Shot Youth Theatre
We currently organise a variety of drama classes, and acting and theatre
activities. All of our drama classes and productions are staffed by professional
theatre workers and musicians. At present there is also a state-qualified
teacher on site at all times.
Group of Composers
is a New Music organization set up by composers based in London as a self-support
Comets Steel Band
Things have come a long way since the early days, and today, we comprise
a skilled and highly professional eleven piece band. Our repertoire is wide
ranging and covers the Classics, Pop and Jazz as well as traditional Calypso
Croydon Art Society
The Society’s annual exhibition in the autumn is regarded as a major
art event in the Croydon ‘calendar’. Visitors to the exhibition
are assured of seeing work of the highest standard.
Each season the choir performs a number of concerts in and around Croydon
for many of which it engages professional soloists and orchestras. Membership
is generally around 80 singers.
Croydon Brass Band is a friendly, social band. We play a variety of music
from Macolm Arnold's 'Little Suite for Brass' to George Gershwin's 'Someone
to Watch Over Me' and we are currently preparing for our Summer season.
Folk and Blues Club
The Croydon Folk and Blues Club meets every Sunday evening, usually around
8:00 at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon, Surrey. Everyone is welcome
and musicians of all abilities are encouraged to "have a go" if
they want to.
Croydon Philharmonic Choir is recognised as one of the finest choirs in
the South of England. We receive invitations to sing with major orchestras,
such as The BBC Concert Orchestra, The London Mozart Players, The Philharmonia
and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
CMS provides a wide range of instrumental and vocal teaching in Croydon
schools from the beginner SoundStart programme to university and music college
entrance. Instrumental teaching is available for all orchestral and band
instruments, keyboard, piano, guitar, drum kit, Indian harmonium, tabla
Recorded Music Society
We now meet at St. Mildreds Church, Bingham Road, Croydon a few minutes
walk from Addiscombe tramlink. We commence at 7-30pm and conclude at 9-30pm
on alternate Friday's. Click
here for our upcoming events and programme for the next six months.
Membership subscription is £18 plus £1.50 recital fee each time
attending. Guests pay £2.50 recital fee.
Croydon Stagers is an amateur theatrical group based in Surrey. It performs
two large scale musicals each year and one smaller production. The two main
productions take place at the Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
Our aim is to give local and talented amateur musicians the opportunities
to play and perform from the Classical Repertoire. Whilst achieving a high
standard of musicianship, we are also keen that our music making should be
an enjoyable experience.
The Jubilate Choir is a chamber choir about 30 - 35 strong, supported by the
London Borough of Croydon. Each year we present two or three major public
concerts. New members welcome in all voices - no auditions.
The Music Trust is a registered charity set up by Leslie Olive to govern
and manage an extensive programme of musical activities. Its work embraces
The English Arts Chorale and Reigate Summer Music Festival.
- Sanderstead Dramatic
Sanderstead Dramatic Club was established in 1907. Apart from short breaks
to accommodate two world wars the club continues today with an annual pantomime
in January for which the demand in Sanderstead appears insatiable. Among other
events we also produce a play in June and hold various monthly club nights
throughout the year.
School of Dance
Willow School of Dance is a friendly school with over 200 pupils who attend
classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz/Freestyle and Musical Theatre (Singing and
Generation Theatre Group
The Younger Generation was set us in 1989 to give young people the opportunity
the chance to appear on the stage in a proffessional environment. The show
is a team effort, there are NO INDIVIDUAL STARS. All of our cast are "STARS",
which in why in our programme we always list the cast in alphabetical order
and in the Finale of the show they are all dressed the same.