Purley Festival 2017 Events

Jun
17
Sat
Manga Club
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Manga Club @ Manga Club | England | United Kingdom

 

Get involved in all things Manga!

Take part in reading Manga, listening to Anime soundtracks and creative drawing.

FREE – Drop in.

Jun
23
Fri
With Love – From Baltimore
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
With Love – From Baltimore @ Christ Church, | England | United Kingdom

An evening of live music

With Love – From Baltimore

Support from Miss Jones and the Imposters

All proceeds to support Christians Against Poverty.

Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door, family tickets available.

more info (www.oldlodgelane.co.uk )

Jun
26
Mon
SECHC Experience Day
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SECHC Experience Day @ South East Cancer Help Centre (Tesco Development) | England | United Kingdom

For one day only SECHC will be opening its doors to non-members and inviting them to experience a selection of therapies, including yoga and reflexology.
Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm with Lunch break: 12.30pm – 2.00pm. (Guests are welcome to stay for lunch.)

All sessions must be booked in advance.

List of therapies available:
  •  Reflexology 1/2 hour sessions: 2pm – 4pm = £20
  •  Aromatherapy 1/2 hour sessions: 10am – 4pm = £20
  •  Reiki 1/2 hour sessions: 12pm – 4pm = £20 
  •  Facials 45min sessions: 10am – 3.30pm = £20 
  •  Manicures and Pedicures 1/2 hr or 1hr sessions: 10am – 4pm = £10/£20
  •  Yoga  2.30pm – 4pm = £6 

To book your therapy or place in the yoga class in advance please contact the Centre on 020 8668 0974 or alternatively email eleanor.appleton@sechc.org.uk

Purley Festival Opening Party
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Purley Festival Opening Party @ Obia’s Restaurant | England | United Kingdom

Come and join us, raise a glass and help us celebrate the start of the Purley Festival 2017 with Croydon’s Mayor Toni Letts.
Book your tickets now for this FREE event – Sorry, this event is now full.

Big Purley Clean Up
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Big Purley Clean Up @ Meet at Tesco Underpass | England | United Kingdom

Come and help us and 1st Purley Scout Troop (Christian’s Own) all tidy – big clean up followed by some fun in the park.

Jun
27
Tue
Mind, Body and Kids!
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mind, Body and Kids! @ Purley Library | England | United Kingdom

Come along to a mix of talks & fun with FREE First Aid advice/demo by Daisy First Aid, Mindfullness with Govani Coaching, and finish off with a fun Zumba sesion with LeeAnn Lok
See www.Govanicoaching.com
www.DaisyFirstAid.com
www.LiveNatural.moonfruit.com

FREE – Drop in

I, DANIEL BLAKE (15)
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm
I, DANIEL BLAKE (15) @ Christ Church | England | United Kingdom

‘I, DANIEL BLAKE’ (2016)
(15) NB Contains strong language
Director Ken Loach
100 mins
Starring Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Dylan McKiernan, Briana Shann, Mick Laffey, Harriet Ghost
‘I, Daniel Blake’ is a British drama in which a 59-year-old joiner, unable to work due to a recent heart attack, befriends a young single mother as they both struggle with the red tape of the state welfare system.

Free admission with ticket only, please book through bookings@christchurchpurley.org.uk

An evening with AWOL
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
An evening with AWOL @ The Jolly Farmers | England | United Kingdom

Junior presents an evening of music and spoken word showcasing his new concept A Way of Life that aims to support young performers and musicians.
FREE – Drop in

Jun
28
Wed
House of Stand Up Comedy Night
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
House of Stand Up Comedy Night @ Purley Social Club | England | United Kingdom

House of Stand Up is delighted to be presenting a night of live stand-up comedy during The Purley Festival 2017.

We’ll be bringing you 5 top comedians that regularly perform on the London Comedy Circuit and appear at leading clubs like The Comedy Store and Up The Creek. This promises to be an evening of truly first-class comedy entertainment.

Fresh from performing at leading clubs like The Comedy Store and Up The Creek the five star line is topped by TV and Radio regular Dominic Holland. As well as two BBC Radio 4 series Dominic has appeared countless times on ‘HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU’ and ‘THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE’ – ‘LOOSE ENDS’ and ‘THE NEWS QUIZ’ and is constantly touring the UK.

Also scheduled to appear at the Purley Social Club on the 28th June are CARLY SMALLMAN, who has appeared on the BBC’s ‘The Rob Brydon Show’ and ITV’s ‘Viral Tap’ with AJ ROBERTS, DON BISWAS and PETE BECKLEY completing the line up.

Jun
29
Thu
Social Media for SMEs
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Media for SMEs @ TBC

Social Media for SMEs with Wendy Ager of Get Better Coaching, Purley Festival’s Head of Social Media
Book through www.purleyfestival.co.uk or on Facebook

Business networking meeting
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business networking meeting @ Monetary Solutions | England | United Kingdom

Business networking meeting hosted by Monetary Solutions
An opportunity for local businesses to meet and network with other businesses

FREE – Drop in

Keeping Purley Safe
Jun 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Keeping Purley Safe @ Purley Library | England | United Kingdom

Come and chat to your local Police team, Fire Brigade and listen to a representative from the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs foundation about supporting young people to make safe choices about drugs.
The Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation is a Croydon-based drug and alcohol education charity, set up in 2014 by Tim and Fiona Spargo-Mabbs, in response to the death of their 16-year-old son Dan having taken ecstasy, in order to try to prevent any harm happening to young people from drugs.
FREE – Drop in.

BedZED tour – Hackbridge
Jun 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
BedZED tour - Hackbridge @ BedZED | London | England | United Kingdom

Come and see how BedZED works and what life is like in this iconic community.
BedZED is the UK’s first large-scale, mixed use sustainable community with 100 homes, office space, a college and community facilities. Completed in 2002, this pioneering eco-village in south London suburbia remains an inspiration for sustainable neighbourhoods and our One Planet Living Communities across the world.

Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes prior to the tour start time in the Bioregional reception area (located at the front of the development, glass double doors- with signs), this will ensure the tour starts promptly.

The tour is for age 15 years and above.

FREE – 25 people max

Lego Engineering workshop
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Lego Engineering workshop @ Purley Library | England | United Kingdom

Lego Engineering workshop
e2 Young Engineers Surrey is putting on an engaging, hands-on Lego workshop. Each child will work with a unique age appropriate Lego kit, which is designed and manufactured especially for the e2 Young Engineers UK programme.
Ages 3-12 years

THE LONG DAY CLOSES (PG)
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
THE LONG DAY CLOSES (PG) @ St John the Baptist Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign presents
THE LONG DAY CLOSES (PG) 1992 UK 85 mins
Director: Terence Davies
Stars: Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack and Anthony Watson
The Long Day Closes is the story of eleven-year-old Bud. A sad and lonely boy, Bud struggles through his days and, with cinema as his main source of solace, haunts the haunts the local picturehouse by night. Davies – now known for The Deep Blue Sea, Sunset Song and A Quiet Passion – movingly revisits the pleasures and pains of his childhood, as part of a large Catholic family in 1950s Liverpool. A 16mm presentation with a short support programme.
Tickets £5.

The Long Day Closes (1992 UK) Cert. PG – Purley Festival screening

Book online using the link above or in person at Wallace Arnold Worldchoice, 62 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PD.

Jun
30
Fri
Creative Writing Group
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Creative Writing Group @ Purley Library | England | United Kingdom

Do you enjoy writing, ever dreamt of being an author? Come along and give it a go with lots of different writing themes and exercises to get you started.

 

TROLLS (U) – Cinema in the Park – 1st showing
Jun 30 @ 4:15 pm
TROLLS (U) - Cinema in the Park - 1st showing @ Purley Festival Site | England | United Kingdom

Cinema in the Park – Outdoor film screening (weather proof)

Film now confirmed as:

“TROLLS” (2016) Rated U

From the creators of Shrek this brilliant animated comedy features original music from Justin Timberlake and the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Russell Brand, Gwen Stefani, Kunal Nayyar, Icona Pop and many more.

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the first outdoor screening at Purley Festival on the main stage. There will be gazebos to sit under if it rains.
First showing 4.30pm, second showing at 6pm (approximate time).

TROLLS (U) – Cinema in the Park – 2nd showing
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm
TROLLS (U) - Cinema in the Park - 2nd showing @ Purley Festival Site | England | United Kingdom

Cinema in the Park – Outdoor film screening (weather proof)

Film now confirmed as :

“TROLLS” (2016) Rated U

From the creators of Shrek this brilliant animated comedy features original music from Justin Timberlake and the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Russell Brand, Gwen Stefani, Kunal Nayyar, Icona Pop and many more.

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the first outdoor screening at Purley Festival on the main stage. There will be gazebos to sit under if it rains.
First showing 4.30pm, second showing at 6pm (approximate time).

GREASE – Cinema in the Park
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm
GREASE - Cinema in the Park @ Purley Festival Site | England | United Kingdom

Grease (1978)  Cinema in the Park – Outdoor film screening (weather proof)

Come and channel your inner T Bird or Pink Lady and sing your heart out to this absolute classic musical! Do dress up!.

£5 for adults, £2 for under 18.

Book your tickets now (with or without suggested donation) or turn up on the day.

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the first outdoor screening at Purley Festival on the main stage. There will be gazebos to sit under if it rains.

Jul
1
Sat
Pursers Opticians Open Day
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pursers Opticians Open Day @ Pursers Opticians | England | United Kingdom

Come and see the exciting new range of British made frames from Booth & Bruce.  There will be a chance to view the whole range as well as one off, on-the-day only offers and discounts throughout the practice.
020 8660 2147
FREE – Drop In

Tom Janssen
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm
Tom Janssen

Local legend Tom plays original tunes with his unique intricate and detailed style.

 

JG and the Ultimates
Jul 1 @ 12:30 pm
JG and the Ultimates

Brothers Jay and Stoobie Gipson bring a bit of rockin’ rhythm and blues to Purley with their fabulous guitar and harmonica combo.

Website: facebook.com/jgandtheultimates/

Beats Practice
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm
Beats Practice @ Purley Festival

A one-off reuniting with one or two special guests. Locally based in origin playing a nicely balanced mix of rock, soul and blues for all to sing along and dance to.

Dave Sears and the Folk Thing
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm
Dave Sears and the Folk Thing

Dave Sears style of transatlantic folk is bluesy, rootsy and captivating.

Farsight
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm
Farsight

A singer-songwriter inspired by messages of hope, love and truth. Thought provoking lyrics woven in to both haunting and beautiful melodies.

Website: facebook.com/farsightmusic

Purley Oaks School Choir
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm
Purley Oaks School Choir @ Purley Festival | England | United Kingdom

The brilliant choir of Purley Oaks Primary School return for 2017, with a selection of upbeat songs that everyone can sing and dance along to.

Susie B
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm
Susie B

Folksy singer songwriter with haunting vocals.

Website: susiebmusic.com

Younger Generation Theatre Group
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm
Younger Generation Theatre Group @ Purley Festival | England | United Kingdom

The Younger Generation Theatre Group was set up in 1989 to give young people the opportunity and chance to appear on stage in a professional environment. Singing a selection of songs from this year’s show.

Website: www.youngergeneration.co.uk

Tanya Pemberton
Jul 1 @ 2:30 pm
Tanya Pemberton

Tanya plays a mix of covers and originals delivered with sensitivity and humour.

 

Website: www.facebook.com/Tanya-Pemberton-Music

History of Purley – Roger Packam
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
History of Purley - Roger Packam @ Purley Library | England | United Kingdom

Come along and find out about the fascinating history of your home time with local historian Roger Packam
FREE – Drop In

Joe Head
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm
Joe Head

Nibbling away at the ankles of the live & unsigned music scene… he has created a beat driven, funky grunge groove vibration hailing from London the South.

Website: www.facebook.com/joeheadmusic

Velvet Alibi
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm
Velvet Alibi @ Purley Festival | England | United Kingdom

A high energy groove ensemble who merge melodic songwriting and lush vocal harmonies with funky beats and virtuosic improvisation.

Website:  www.velvetalibi.co.uk

The Lollipops
Jul 1 @ 3:30 pm
The Lollipops

A leading vintage vocal trio specialising in covering songs you’ll recognise but in an Andrews Sisters style – expect Kate Bush, Blondie and Beyonce with a vintage twist!

Website: www.thelollipops.co.uk

Leslie Lewis Walker
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
Leslie Lewis Walker

Fusing poetry, jazz and soul influences and creating thought-provoking uplifting lyrics and song.

Soul Grenades
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
Soul Grenades @ Purley Festival | England | United Kingdom

Purveyors of heavyweight funk and soul grooves with a contemporary edge, Soul Grenades are quickly establishing themselves as one of the most dynamic live acts on the scene.

Website: www.soulgrenades.com

Magic Brother
Jul 1 @ 4:30 pm
Magic Brother

Think modern Traffic or prime Jefferson Airplane with a twist. Let them carry you on a psychedelic breeze through the glowing South London ether releasing riffs, rocks and rides.

Website: facebook.com/magicbrother/

Paul ‘Captain’ Watson
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
Paul ‘Captain’ Watson

Paul plays covers and original material – something to put a little skank in your step.

The Higher Planes
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Higher Planes @ Purley Festival | England | United Kingdom

Six-dimensional, star-powered soul love orchestra.

Website: www.thehigherplanes.com