Saturday, January 26, 2008

Holocaust Memorial Concert at Ruskin House

Ruskin House is hosting a concert to mark Holocaust Memorial Day tomorrow. Featuring artists from Poland, Ireland, Australia and Ukraine, there will be poetry and music, including Russian, Jewish and Gypsy music by Balalaika.

It takes place from 8pm on 27 January, in the Cedar Hall, Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. Tickets £2 available on the door or from 020 8688 5339. The event has been organised with the support of the Ruskin House management committee, Croydon TUC, Croydon Labour Party, Croydon Co-operative Party, the Folk & Blues Club and Croydon Communist Party.

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Friday, April 27, 2007

May Day, May Day

Tomorrow, April 28, sees the Croydon May Day March and Rally, with a unity in the labour movement not seen for many years.

The march assembles from 11.30am in Elmwood Road, West Croydon and departs at 12 noon along London Road, North End and the High Street. There will be a rally at 1pm at Ruskin House, Coombe Road, with Mark Serwotka of PCS, Billy Hayes of CWU, Geoff Martin of London Health Emergency, Peter Gibson of Croydon TUC, Lindsey German of Stop the War and Cllrs Tony Newman and Carole Bonner of Croydon Labour and Co-operative Parties.

The march takes place to campaign for improved local public services for all, now facing Tory cuts. More at

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