Carnival of Croydon

22nd - 23rd Mar 2024 - Croydon Clocktower (Katharine Street) and High Street

Price FREE

‘Meet’ Croydon’s musical icons and join a carnival of giant puppets, animated by local dance companies.

Come and meet Stormzy, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Nadia Rose, Shri Sriram, Desmond Dekker, Mad Professor, Captain Sensible, and Ralph McTell* and join a like-never-before musical journey through over a century of great music!

Presented by Strange Cargo and Scanners Inc and featuring some of Croydon’s best dancers and choreographers – Simeon Qsyea; Anusha Subramanyam (Beeja Dance); Jose Agudo (Jose Agudo Dance Company); and Caram-el Solider, along with community dancers from Beeja and dance students from Coulsdon College.

*Appearing in puppet form

This event is part of Croydon Remix, the closing weekend of our year as London Borough of Culture.

Our ‘Musical Icons’ will also be making a few guest appearances…

Catch them in the Children’s Library (Croydon Clocktower) at 4pm, Saturday 23 March.

Coming to Young Croydon Composers? The puppets will be paying a visit to Fairfield Halls on Saturday 23 March at 6:30pm and 7:50pm. Book your tickets to Young Croydon Composers.

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