48 years as the cultural centre of Sydenham. A shop that does so much more than sell books.
Sydenham Arts Festival, Spontaneous Productions, Box office to International Music Festivals, Art Gallery, Children’s entertainment, Home to many book clubs Kirkdale Bookshop has been key to making Sydenham a good place to live.
Balloons, special offers, cake and more were on offer. Impromptu poetry readings and just good company. A good day to choose as with the exception of a shower the sun shone, the sky was blue, the artisan market was in town. But most of all, in conjunction with the Arts Festival team and SEE3 they brought to town the true horror of Morris Dancing, Croydon Style.
Bedlam in Sydenham
The Wild Hunt Bedlam dancers perform in Venner Square before moving onto the Kirkdale Bookshop ‘lawn’.