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Croydon Clocktower CR9

Location: UK » London » CR

Croydon Council is slashing its arts and culture budget which means that the Clocktower, an arts complex comprising a cinema, bar, and event room called the Braithwaite Hall, is being closed.

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A blow to culture in Croydon

I’m very saddened by the news that the well-attended and well-loved Clocktower is to close. The cinema shows a mixture of arthouse/foreign language/period films and the Hall is used for a variety of performances including comedy, jazz, theatre, etc. There will now be nowhere in Croydon to show films off the beaten track. Not to mention the loss of jobs this move entails. I know that the Clocktower is a ‘nice to have’ rather than a ‘need to…

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Posted by: Adella at 11:54am on 26 January 2011

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