A visiting speaker gives a unique insight into modern China. Barnaby Powell is a Croydon resident who is fascinated by China and comes to give the benefit of his research and insight with an illustrated talk into what the modern growth of this huge civilisation means for the rest of the world. Non members welcome.
The charismatic young man behind “Black Star Caravan” visits us to amaze and uplift us with an insight into the adventures that “Black Star Caravan” offer. They’ve an upcoming trip by land from London to Guinea Bissau. Not only is the disparate group of travellers, friends, artists and performers leading a tree planting sideline
This coming Tuesday’s Club Night will take the form of a party / social. We recall with thanks the hard work that went into making last year’s Gatliff Marathon a success and also the Club’s 86th anniversary. Everyone is welcome. If you don’t venture down on a Tuesday very often we’d love to see you. In
After our excellent fun in January, at the High Commission for India in London, we now have part 2 coming up this week, where Mr Raja, the organiser of the Pongal festival, is coming to tell us more about Tamil culture. This all came about through the "Croydon Tamil Sangam", who organised this year's event
It involves mild stretching exercises- we are toning it down so everyone can participate. Probably best not to eat up to an hour before. The idea is to do 15 minute standing warm-ups the standing stretching. Then a bit of chair exercises and hopefully we would be warm enough to do a 15 minute mediation
Pancakes to make and eat on Tuesday! There is no plan for the Club to provide materials this year so please bring along any of your own equipment, if you can: fry-pans, spatulas etc., batter mix and ingredients for fillings. Hopefully, there will be sufficient to share. Also, do remember that in recent years we
Ben Greenwood, a professional Video Producer, is coming to show us video editing methods and run a workshop for us to learn how to turn our adventure stories into video clips. An essential aid to getting our message out there in the modern era.
COPSE Associate Graham Chamberlain followed a trail to unravel a family puzzle that had links across Europe. He shares his story.
An excuse for a party and a bit of food
Due to Corona Virus and in line with public health advice, this event is now cancelled