Croydon Heritage Festival
The Whitgift Foundation
  • Croydon Heritage Day

    Croydon Heritage Day

    Celebrate Croydon's past, present and future in North End on 21 June.

  • Explore historic Croydon

    Explore historic Croydon

    We're opening many of Croydon's most iconic buildings for tours this summer

  • Dance, music and plays

    Dance, music and plays

    Throughout the festival we're putting on a varied programme of performances.

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Croydon Heritage Festival is a celebration of Croydon’s rich and vibrant past, present and future. We’re inviting you to explore Croydon’s fascinating heritage and culture through a two week programme packed full of community based events...

  • The Forum

    Date: Friday 20 June 2014

    Venue: Whitgift Centre, Level 2, West Arcade (next to Clas Ohlson)

    The Forum Croydon introduces an exhibition about the Whitgift Centre and its 45 year history in Croydon...More info

  • Croydon Town Hall

    Date: Saturday 21 June 2014

    Venue: Croydon Town Hall

    Tours of our Borough's iconic Town Hall will explore the Council Chamber, Committee Rooms and the Braithwaite Hall...More info

  • Stanley Halls

    Date: Saturday 21 June 2014

    Venue: Stanley Halls

    Explore the public and 'hidden' spaces of Stanley Halls...More info

  • A workshop celebrating the life of Mary

    Date: Saturday 21 June 2014

    Venue: Whitgift Centre Unit, First Floor, East Arcade (next to Waterstones)

    Children will learn about the author's life and work, before being transformed into fairies themselves...More info

  • Croydon Heritage Exhibition

    Date: Saturday 21 June 2014

    Venue: Fairfield Halls

    A free exhibition at the Fairfield Halls...More info

We are a local charity providing education and care in Croydon. We provide one of the largest school fee support schemes in the UK at our three schools, we run the Carers’ Information Service and care for older people through Whitgift Care...


We’re launching this year’s festival on Saturday 21 June by transforming Croydon into a showcase of free heritage themed activities. Taking place from 11am in North End, there'll be live music, stalls, tours of historic Croydon and more...

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Croydon Heritage Festival
The Whitgift Foundation