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Fairfield's Annual Report for the Financial Year 2014-2015To view the report Click HereHeadlines:A total of 391 ticketed shows and events comprising 659 performances.36.5% of our programme was for young people and families.£6 of revenue generated for every £1 of public revenue funding.This year 11,376 young people participated or performed in arts activity at Fairfield.We had 9 apprentices employed at Fairfield learning skills for life from staging to marketing.Our Stewards put in 22,998 voluntary hours to help us with our programme.Plus all our community events and classes.....and all our conferences, meetings, weddings and parties that contribute revenue to help us provide entertainment and participation in the arts in Croydon....And 15/16 looking even better, 3rd Qtr 2015 average attendance at performances was up 25% over same quarter in 2014...and a record breaking panto!THIS IS AN INFORMATION PAGE ONLY, IGNORE 'BOOK TICKETS' BUTTON BELOW
Fairfield Annual Report

Fairfield's Annual Report for the Financial Year 2014-2015
To view the report
Click Here

Headlines:

A total of 391 ticketed shows and events comprising 659 performances.

36.5% of our programme was for young people and families.

£6 of revenue generated for every £1 of public revenue funding.

This year 11,376 young people participated or performed in arts activity at Fairfield.

We had 9 apprentices employed at Fairfield learning skills for life from staging to marketing.

Our Stewards put in 22,998 voluntary hours to help us with our programme.

Plus all our community events and classes.....and all our conferences, meetings, weddings and parties that contribute revenue to help us provide entertainment and participation in the arts in Croydon.

...And 15/16 looking even better, 3rd Qtr 2015 average attendance at performances was up 25% over same quarter in 2014...and a record breaking panto!

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25/06/2016 to 31/12/2019
Your last chance to visit Fairfield for at least two years Fairfield Halls will be closing on 15th July 2016, so Croydon Council can start the £30m refurbishment programme for the venue. Croydon Council are planning for Fairfield to reopen in summer 2018.We have a full programme of events up to 9th July 2016 (Jimmy Carr will be our last event). As this will be your last chance to visit Fairfield Halls for a while, we would love to see you at one of our many shows, films or events up to that date.Fairfield is run by an independent community based charity. During closure we will be showcasing new Croydon talent in spaces across the borough, delivering projects for all ages to participate in making performance and dramas which address big issuesClick here to see highlights from over half a century.
Fairfield Closure

Your last chance to visit Fairfield for at least two years

Fairfield Halls will be closing on 15th July 2016, so Croydon Council can start the £30m refurbishment programme for the venue. Croydon Council are planning for Fairfield to reopen in summer 2018.

We have a full programme of events up to 9th July 2016 (Jimmy Carr will be our last event). As this will be your last chance to visit Fairfield Halls for a while, we would love to see you at one of our many shows, films or events up to that date.

Fairfield is run by an independent community based charity. During closure we will be showcasing new Croydon talent in spaces across the borough, delivering projects for all ages to participate in making performance and dramas which address big issues


Click here to see highlights from over half a century.

25/06/2016 to 31/12/2019
Ashcroft TheatreSunday 26 June 4pm£15, £20 & £25Earlier this year, the Swamis, Brothers and Sisters at the Maa Kali Temple (Skanda Vale) in Wales realised a 20-year dream, by completing the construction of Skanda Vale Hospice – where they provide free, expert care for families affected by life-threatening illnesses.The purpose of this event is to raise funds for the running of the Hospice - with all proceeds (not just profits) being pledged to the cause, so that they can continue to care for the terminally ill.To ease the suffering of any being is probably the most profound act of kindness one can perform.To bring comfort to those who do not have much time left is one of the best acts of punya one can perform.So please join us for a wonderful evening of entertainment by Mahesh & Nitu Gadhvi - legendary singers from Bollywood films such as Janbaaz, Jungle Love Story and Sir Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi – performing with a full live band. Discounted Car Parking available.www.skandavalehospice.orgAnju Patel: 07862708669 / anjucrystal@hotmail.co.ukAsha Patel: 07958398436 / 58apatel@gmail.comGita Acharya: 07795494549 / gita.pandyaacharya@hotmail.comSunil Gosai: 07778419252 / sunil.gosai@gmail.com
Just for Skanda Fundraising Event

Ashcroft Theatre
Sunday 26 June 4pm
£15, £20 & £25

Earlier this year, the Swamis, Brothers and Sisters at the Maa Kali Temple (Skanda Vale) in Wales realised a 20-year dream, by completing the construction of Skanda Vale Hospice – where they provide free, expert care for families affected by life-threatening illnesses.

The purpose of this event is to raise funds for the running of the Hospice - with all proceeds (not just profits) being pledged to the cause, so that they can continue to care for the terminally ill.

To ease the suffering of any being is probably the most profound act of kindness one can perform.

To bring comfort to those who do not have much time left is one of the best acts of punya one can perform.

So please join us for a wonderful evening of entertainment by Mahesh & Nitu Gadhvi - legendary singers from Bollywood films such as Janbaaz, Jungle Love Story and Sir Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi – performing with a full live band. Discounted Car Parking available.

www.skandavalehospice.org

Anju Patel: 07862708669 / anjucrystal@hotmail.co.uk
Asha Patel: 07958398436 / 58apatel@gmail.com
Gita Acharya: 07795494549 / gita.pandyaacharya@hotmail.com
Sunil Gosai: 07778419252 / sunil.gosai@gmail.com

26/06/2016 16:00
Concert HallSunday 26 June 7.30pm£32.50With support from Will Varley www.willvarley.comStrikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April last year released their 10th album on the Cooking Vinyl label.They have carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans new and old.In the process they have enjoyed Gold and Platinum singles and albums in UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Following on from the theatre success of the musical drama featuring songs by The Proclaimers, Sunshine On Leith the movie version was a hugely popular release in 2013, spending a month in the Top Ten generating over £4.8 million at the UK box office, the fifth highest grossing independent release of the year.Expect to hear the classics Sunshine on Leith, (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles, Letter From America, I'm on My Way, Life With You, Lets Get Married and more.'My favourite band of all time. They write the most spectacular songs, big hearted, uncynical passionate songs.' David Tennantwww.proclaimers.co.ukRambling folk singer Will Varley, who has famously walked over 500 miles along England's south coast with a guitar on his back, saw an incredible year last year with the release of his critically acclaimed third album Postcards From Ursa Minor on 30th October via Xtra Mile Recordings. His previous two albums also received rave reviews from Q magazine & fRoots and he has been described by Frank Turner, as ‘One of the best singer-songwriters in the UK.’After a sell-out headline UK tour in February and March 2016, Will embarks on his biggest year to date with a tour in America throughout March, headline festival shows and a diary busier than ever before.www.willvarley.comwww.facebook.com/willvarleymusicwww.twitter.com/willvarleymusic
The Proclaimers

Concert Hall
Sunday 26 June 7.30pm
£32.50

With support from Will Varley www.willvarley.com

Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April last year released their 10th album on the Cooking Vinyl label.

They have carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans new and old.

In the process they have enjoyed Gold and Platinum singles and albums in UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Following on from the theatre success of the musical drama featuring songs by The Proclaimers, Sunshine On Leith the movie version was a hugely popular release in 2013, spending a month in the Top Ten generating over £4.8 million at the UK box office, the fifth highest grossing independent release of the year.

Expect to hear the classics Sunshine on Leith, (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles, Letter From America, I'm on My Way, Life With You, Lets Get Married and more.

'My favourite band of all time. They write the most spectacular songs, big hearted, uncynical passionate songs.' David Tennant

www.proclaimers.co.uk

Rambling folk singer Will Varley, who has famously walked over 500 miles along England's south coast with a guitar on his back, saw an incredible year last year with the release of his critically acclaimed third album Postcards From Ursa Minor on 30th October via Xtra Mile Recordings. His previous two albums also received rave reviews from Q magazine & fRoots and he has been described by Frank Turner, as ‘One of the best singer-songwriters in the UK.’

After a sell-out headline UK tour in February and March 2016, Will embarks on his biggest year to date with a tour in America throughout March, headline festival shows and a diary busier than ever before.

www.willvarley.com
www.facebook.com/willvarleymusic
www.twitter.com/willvarleymusic

26/06/2016 19:30
Cert 15Concert HallMonday 27 June 7pm£4, Students £2(Please call the Box Office on 020 8688 9291 to book student tickets. You will be required to present a valid student ID card on arrival at the venue)
Eye in the Sky
Cert 15

Concert Hall
Monday 27 June 7pm
£4, Students £2
(Please call the Box Office on 020 8688 9291 to book student tickets. You will be required to present a valid student ID card on arrival at the venue)



27/06/2016 19:00
A Gala night of the best Worship, Praise & Gospel MusicConcert HallWednesday 29 June 7pm£5 if booked in advance, or £10 on the dayThe last big performance and the last gospel music production at this iconic South London concert venue. Churches, gospel artists, friends and family come and say goodbye to this iconic venue as it is set to close in July. Join an array of Churches as well as award-winning artist such as John Fisher & IDMC, Faith Child, Clif & Marie, i=Change, Roger Samuels, Sister Angie, Ken Burton & Croydon SDA Gospel Choir and much more for one last time Lifting up praises in this wonderful venue.
Churches Together Celebration of Praise
A Gala night of the best Worship, Praise & Gospel Music

Concert Hall
Wednesday 29 June 7pm
£5 if booked in advance, or £10 on the day


The last big performance and the last gospel music production at this iconic South London concert venue. Churches, gospel artists, friends and family come and say goodbye to this iconic venue as it is set to close in July. Join an array of Churches as well as award-winning artist such as John Fisher & IDMC, Faith Child, Clif & Marie, i=Change, Roger Samuels, Sister Angie, Ken Burton & Croydon SDA Gospel Choir and much more for one last time Lifting up praises in this wonderful venue.
29/06/2016 19:00
Concert HallThursday 30 June 7.30pm£10 - £25Conductor - Dominic PeckhamPiano - Bocheng Wang (Croydon Concerto Competition Winner 2015)The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra - Corps of Army MusicFeaturing local schools of Croydon, and members of the Croydon Philharmonic and Croydon Bach Choirs.Opening fanfare (composed by a local student)VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Fantasia on a theme by Thomas TallisMOZART - ‘Allegro’ from Piano Concerto No.20 in D minorJOHN WILLIAMS - ‘Dartmoor 1912’ from the motion picture War HorseHARPER - 'In Gardens of Peace’ (Croydon Citadel Band, Salvation Army)HANDEL - Zadok the PriestHAYDN - Symphony No.45 ‘Farewell’R. PANUFNIK - ‘Fanfare for Fairfield’(Programme may be subject to change)The London Mozart Players present a community concert celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday, and paying homage to the Fairfield Halls. This event falls on a national day of commemoration, so will also honour the centenary of Somme.The LMP will be joined by the Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra for performances of music by some of the most iconic classical composers. Including a performance by Bocheng Wang (winner of the 2015 Croydon Concerto Competition), the Citadel Band of the Salvation Army, and a chorus of young singers and community choirs, all led by the charismatic Dominic Peckham, this is a concert not to be missed.
London Mozart Players - Queen and Country

Concert Hall
Thursday 30 June 7.30pm
£10 - £25


Conductor - Dominic Peckham
Piano - Bocheng Wang (Croydon Concerto Competition Winner 2015)
The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra - Corps of Army Music

Featuring local schools of Croydon, and members of the Croydon Philharmonic and Croydon Bach Choirs.

Opening fanfare (composed by a local student)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
MOZART -Allegro’ from Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor
JOHN WILLIAMS - ‘Dartmoor 1912’ from the motion picture War Horse
HARPER - 'In Gardens of Peace’ (Croydon Citadel Band, Salvation Army)
HANDEL - Zadok the Priest
HAYDN - Symphony No.45 ‘Farewell’
R. PANUFNIK - ‘Fanfare for Fairfield’

(Programme may be subject to change)

The London Mozart Players present a community concert celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday, and paying homage to the Fairfield Halls. This event falls on a national day of commemoration, so will also honour the centenary of Somme.

The LMP will be joined by the Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra for performances of music by some of the most iconic classical composers. Including a performance by Bocheng Wang (winner of the 2015 Croydon Concerto Competition), the Citadel Band of the Salvation Army, and a chorus of young singers and community choirs, all led by the charismatic Dominic Peckham, this is a concert not to be missed.


30/06/2016 19:30
Ashcroft TheatreSaturday 2 July 7.45pm£26Harmony Productions is celebrating 15 years in producing urban comedy shows and are bringing the the massive DONS OF COMEDY one last time before Fairfield closes, featuring six of the funniest comedians on the circuit today, including Slim, Kane Brown, Felicity Ethnic, Kojo, Marlon Davis and Junior Booker.Harmony Productions has been at the forefront of the development of urban comedy in the UK. Over the years they have established top-quality comedy brands such as DONS OF COMEDY, MAGNIFICENT 7, COMEDY FACE OFF and COMEDY LINK UP and have brought over the cream of USA comedians including Bill Bellamy, Mark Curry, Kevin Hart, Eddie Griffin and John Witherspoon.Come and join us on this fantastic night of urban comedy with special music guests performing on the night and chance to win a trip to New York (flight only), when you enter the Harmony Productions raffle. With an anticipated packed house of comedy lovers in one place this promises to be the biggest and best night of urban comedy anywhere in the UK.
Dons of Comedy

Ashcroft Theatre
Saturday 2 July 7.45pm
£26


Harmony Productions is celebrating 15 years in producing urban comedy shows and are bringing the the massive DONS OF COMEDY one last time before Fairfield closes, featuring six of the funniest comedians on the circuit today, including Slim, Kane Brown, Felicity Ethnic, Kojo, Marlon Davis and Junior Booker.

Harmony Productions has been at the forefront of the development of urban comedy in the UK. Over the years they have established top-quality comedy brands such as DONS OF COMEDY, MAGNIFICENT 7, COMEDY FACE OFF and COMEDY LINK UP and have brought over the cream of USA comedians including Bill Bellamy, Mark Curry, Kevin Hart, Eddie Griffin and John Witherspoon.

Come and join us on this fantastic night of urban comedy with special music guests performing on the night and chance to win a trip to New York (flight only), when you enter the Harmony Productions raffle. With an anticipated packed house of comedy lovers in one place this promises to be the biggest and best night of urban comedy anywhere in the UK.

02/07/2016 19:45
Cert PGConcert HallSunday 3 July 2.30pm£2
Kung Fu Panda 3
Cert PG

Concert Hall
Sunday 3 July 2.30pm
£2




03/07/2016 14:30
The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits TourConcert HallSaturday 9 July 8pm£30Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.Jimmy Carr has been on the stand-up scene for a decade and a half. In that time he’s performed nine sell out tours, playing nearly 2,000 shows to over 2 million people across four continents. He’s won the British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and been nominated for the Perrier Award.  Now all that experience is being put to good use - you can see all the greatest material from his extraordinary career in one show - this is the very best of Jimmy Carr.www.jimmycarr.comTwitter @jimmycarr
Jimmy Carr July 2016
The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Concert Hall
Saturday 9 July 8pm
£30

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

Jimmy Carr has been on the stand-up scene for a decade and a half. In that time he’s performed nine sell out tours, playing nearly 2,000 shows to over 2 million people across four continents. He’s won the British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and been nominated for the Perrier Award. Now all that experience is being put to good use - you can see all the greatest material from his extraordinary career in one show - this is the very best of Jimmy Carr.

www.jimmycarr.com
Twitter @jimmycarr



09/07/2016 20:00

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