CroydonBites is a programme for local artists with short works, some of them making their debut performances.
Randolph Matthews & Katie Rose / Across the Lines
Across the Lines is an immersive artistic journey by vocal artists Randolph Matthews and Katie Rose, exploring the hope and challenges of human connection. This multi-layered performance piece challenges barriers, encourages empathy, and prompts reflection, aiming to cross the lines to a more compassionate society. Join us on this transformative voyage into the heart of humanity.
Chardine Makaveli-Singh / A Cronx Tale – Stefans Story
A Cronx Tale is a short, animated film about the dangers of getting involved in gangs, street crime and county lines. Through animation it looks at how actions have consequences, and using a mixture of reality and fiction, its aim is to leave an impact and create positive change. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the films creator.
Nathan Brown-Bennett / Cancelled!!!
What do Birds, Dirt, War and Blackness have in common? Find out from 21 year old cyber security student and passionate Spoken Word artist, Nafe. Presenting a collection of pieces touching racism, culture and mental health in what he calls ‘Cancelled!!!’ including new pieces performed for the first time.
Off the Cuff Theatrical Productions / The Immigration Office
Find out how British you really are and what happens when the patron Saint of England tries to enter the country that claims him as their own. A comic exploration of our current immigration system and the various myths of national identity.