Creative Croydon in the Media

Creative Croydon take part in Croydon Pride Fest August 2016

Croydon Advertiser

Croydon Carer Adapts Right Said Fred – 26th December – Article about Croydon Carers Choir

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Croydon Citizen Articles

Rainbows Across Borders LGBT Asylum Seekers Choir lead the way at Croydon’s first Pride Fest – by Katie Rose, Croydon Citizen. 

Singing Therapy in Croydon – 29th February 2016 by Katie Rose, Croydon Citizen

Croydon Comes A-Wassailing – by Liz Shepperd-Jones February 2016

The View from Croydon: A tribute to David Bowie – by Katie Rose, January 2016

Refugee Tales Comes to Croydon – by Catherine Pestano, December 2015

How young musician William Campbell makes Croydon proud – by Katie Rose December 2015

Event Review: Rum & Reggae – by Katie Rose November 2015

Event Review: O’Hooley and Tidow play the Oval Tavern – by Catherine Pestano, October 2015

Event Review: From Shame to Strength – by Katie Rose, October 2015

Event Review: Air Balloon Garden Party – by Katie Rose, August 2015

A Party without a heart? – comment on Ambition Festival by Sean Creighton and Katie Rose August 2015

Event Review: Bourbon & Blues – Debbie Bond & Tru Dats – by Katie Rose August 2015

Event Review: It began on the walls: the Banksy retrospective at Rise Gallery – by Katie Rose August 2015

IDAHOBIT Day Croydon 2015: you’ve come a long way baby – by Catherine Pestano May 2015

Event Review: Bourbon and Blues – Giles Hedley & the Aviators – by Katie Rose May 2015

Croydon Carers Choir: Singing with Those Who Care – by Katie Rose, April 2015

Croydon Celebrates International Women’s Day – by Catherine Pestano March 2015

Croydon Carers Singing for Support – by Catherine Pestano Sept 2014

How Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2014 can make Croydon a healthier place – by Catherine Pestano June 2014

To hear our heart speak: Croydon’s later life dancers – by Catherine Pestano May 2014

Answering the call of the wild: Croydon Forest School – by Catherine Pestano April 2014

Review of Silver Sunday at Croydon Minster – by Liz Shepperd Jones October 2013

Croydon Radio Broadcasts

INSIDE STORY RADIO SHOW – monthly broadcasts with Katie Rose & Rob Wilson Jnr
Sharing the inside scoop on the good news from Croydon community, arts & biz.
August 2016 – interview with Rainbows Across Borders

THE CARERS SHOW- Dawn Assefa 15th April 2015
Katie Rose singer and singing teacher comes to tell us about the benefits of singing and her workshops for carers

THE ANTIDOTE TO AUDIO WALLPAPER – James Tighe 7th April 2015
Interviewing acts playing live in Croydon.
7pm-8pm Catherine Pestano & Katie Rose are back in the studio talking and singing about International Voice day on 16th April and the events to celebrate this in and around Croydon that can help you to find your singing voice.

PICK & MIX ft Catherine Pestano – 1st December 2014
In the second hour, Catherine Pestano will be joining me to talk about Croydon Council’s scheme to encourage people to sign up and become a volunteer mentor to children in the borough.

Healthy Approach – Jimi Sayo – Catherine Pestano – 6th July 2014
Today we learn how singing aids breathing related ailments and ask how far to show your devotion to faith when fasting could be a health risk at times like Ramadan and an inspirational magazine promoting emotional well being by being The Best You.  Joining me live in the studio is Catherine Pestano, local Croydon Social Worker and member of the Croydon Community Choir on an innovative project run in conjunction with The University of Canterbury. This project is on the benefits of singing for different substantial health conditions linked to breathing.

PICK & MIX ft Catherine Pestano & Ian Probert – 7th April 2014
From 12.30, Catherine Pestano from Community Music Croydon will join me to talk about freeing your voice and improving well being through community singing groups and bedside singing & how singing can improve breathing problem. This show is presented by: Glenn Lawrence



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The Transmitter
Crystal Palace, June Issue 2011 (No 18)
This photoshoot, video and article featured Catherine Pestano, Katie Rose and Sing Your Heart Out Singers at Antenna Studios.
“Singing for Wellbeing: Katie Rose & Catherine Pestano run an uplifting daytime sound and voice group at Antenna Studios.”