New exhibition at Thornton Heath Library showcasing local photographer and writer Ameena Rojee’s latest project Rural Croydon.
Rural Croydon explores the conservation grazing that takes place in Croydon, a slow practice which uses cows, sheep, and goats to restore and manage several sites of unique chalk grassland around the borough, promoting a deep biodiversity and abundance of vital wildlife., an exploration of the conservational grazing taking place at the borough’s edges.
As part of the exhibition, the library will be hosting the Croydon Fields Family Fun Day on Saturday 8 July. A chance to celebrate nature, woodland and family.
Croydon Fields Family Day
Celebrating Croydon’s green spaces and nature with a day full of family activities and the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge 2023.
Croydon Fields Week Opening Times – 4 – 9 July
- Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 6pm
- Saturday: 9am – 5pm
- Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Thursday 6th July – 11-12:30
Discover some of the treasures of the Museum of Croydon and share your memories of Croydon over the years. This session is inclusive for people living with dementia and their carers.
Saturday 8th July – 11 to 4pm
Drop in for a day of nature activity including storytelling performances from Cat & Hutch, crafts and special visits from the Plunge Boom Vegetable Nannies. We’ll also be launching this year’s Summer Reading Challenge Ready, Set Read!
Thornton Heath Library opening hours from 10 July:
- Monday: 10am to 6pm
- Tuesday: Closed
- Wednesday: 10am to 6pm
- Thursday: Closed
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Audio description for exhibition
Audio description brings arts and heritage to life for blind and visually impaired people. It is the use of precise, logically structured language, interwoven with refences and cultural narrative to evoke an artefact or place.
This new exhibition at Thornton Heath Library showcases local photographer and writer Ameena Rojee’s latest project Rural Croydon which explores the conservation grazing that takes place in Croydon, a land management method that aims to restore and manage several sites of unique chalk grassland around the borough, promoting a deep biodiversity and abundance of vital wildlife.
This audio description version of the exhibition has the artist talk through and describe each photograph.