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News 30 March 2023
London Borough of Culture: Oratorio of Hope

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Welcome to Croydon, London Borough of Culture 2023.

Join us for a big, bold and cross-cultural celebration of the borough’s unique identity, heritage and character – taking place between April 2023 and March 2024. Featuring leading artists and emerging home-grown talent, expect events, artist commissions and lots of opportunities to take part!

From major events, with international headliners performing alongside home-grown talent, to hundreds of cultural activities from Croydon’s diverse creative communities, our programme will showcase the very best of Croydon to London and the world

The Opening of London Borough of Culture 2023 is taking place Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of April. Tickets are still available to book here

To make sure you are not missing any of the events, performances or exhibitions please visit

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