Events coming up

Sanderstead Pond Clean up. Sunday 14 August 10am

TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) will be clearing the excess pond weed, and cleaning Sanderstead pond on Sunday 14th August at 10 am.

In order to take part in volunteering with TCV, individuals need to fill in a volunteer form. Forms must be filled in and returned before the event for health and safety reasons and to comply with insurance. Forms can be obtained by emailing Peter Underwood at [email protected]


Sanderstead Community Day, Saturday 24 September

Sanderstead Community Day is planned for Saturday 24 September, 11 am to 4 pm, on Sanderstead Rec. Priscillas still need help on the organising committee and are open to stall applications, please email [email protected]

Priscilla's Tearoom

Regular events

Sanderstead Library reading group. Fourth Monday of the month

Sanderstead Library reading group returns on Monday 27th June at 4 pm, when we will be chosing titles. Thereafter it will be held on the fourth Monday of every month.

Croydon Libraries

Litter picking on Sanderstead Rec 2nd Saturday of the month

FOSRGAGS calls for volunteers to help with litter picking on Sanderstead Rec. 2nd Saturday of the month: Saturdays 11th June, 9th July, 13th August and 10th September between 12 and 4 pm. Pickers and hoops available from Priscilla's.


Coffee Pot. Fortnightly on a Friday morning in All Saints Halls

Come and meet new friends and enjoy chatter with fresh home-made cakes and Tea or Coffee, and have fun. Why Not Come and Join us at All Saints' Church Sanderstead in the Small Hall. Fortnightly on Fridays between 10am and 12pm. You will all be made very welcome!


Coffee Club. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at Sanderstead Methodist Church

New members are welcome. We meet on the first and third Tuesday of the month. If you would like some company, conversation, and coffee (or tea) in a friendly environment please drop in to Sanderstead Methodist Church, 102 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EF, between 10.00 and 11.30 am and try out the club. It costs £1 for a drink and a cookie. For some pictures and more details visit the website:


Friends of Purley Beeches Work Parties

Friends of Purley Beeches regular work parties one Saturday a month. Visit their website for details of the next event:

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Sanderstead library is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10am - 6pm

Because of staffing issues from August 8th until September 2nd 2022 the library will close at lunch time from 1pm - 2pm

Sanderstead Library is running Rhymetime on Mondays at 10.30. For more information and service updates please visit our website:

Croydon Libraries

Sanderstead Local History Group. Monthly on a Wednesday

Want to discover more local history? If so then 'The Sanderstead Local History Group' would like to invite you to our monthly meetings held 2-4pm at All Saints Church Hall, Onslow Gardens, Sanderstead on the last Wednesday in the month. A small charge of £2 each meeting to cover hall hire and refreshments. No annual fee. Information is on our web site with a link to the Bourne Society where you can find local history books they have produced.

For 2021 our meetings have been via Zoom and forthcoming meetings are:

  • 29th September: Selsdon AD 871 to 1800: A "Country Estate", by Joyce Hoad
  • 27th October: Selsdon Park Hotel 1800 - 2000: From country mansion to a magnificent hotel, by Joyce Hoad
  • 24th November: All members: An early Christmas party Decision later whether Zoom or face to face

Contact Joyce Hoad (Chair) or Chris Harman at [email protected] if you’d like to be added to our mailing list for Zoom links.

Sanderstead LHG

The Arts Society Sanderstead.

Meetings commence at 10.30 on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the United Reformed Church Hall, Sanderstead Hill, South Croydon, CR2 0HB. Coffee is served from 9.45 to 10.15am.

At present there is no waiting list for new members joining and visitors are welcome on payment of a small fee. For more information phone 0208 660 9122. Email: [email protected]

Meetings are currently held via Zoom. Visit our website for details.

The Arts Society

Toddler Groups every Tuesday and Friday in term time

Toddler groups meet in All Saints' Halls every Tuesday and Friday during term time from 9.30 till 11.30. Toys, trains, friendship, refreshments, songs. £2 per child

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The Arts Society Croydon Area. 2nd Thursday of the month

Meet Monthly (2nd Thursday) at 10.15 in All Saints Church Hall, Sanderstead

For further details please phone 02086572496 or email [email protected]

The Arts Society

Soul Symphony Choir, Tuesday evenings at 7pm

Soul Symphony Choir is a fun, friendly and vibrant choir based in Croydon. ‘I love everyone’s positivity and how wonderful everyone’s attitude is. Every week you have a rehearsal to look forward to with what feels like a second family,’ Lizzy. Be energised by our uplifting sessions as well as the mutual support and encouragement of the Soul Symphony Choir community. Come join us – free taster for your first session.

For more information please visit or email [email protected]

You are welcome to join us on Tuesday evenings from 7pm at St Columba’s Church, 37 Queenhill Road, South Croydon CR2 8DW. For more information please visit

Soul Symphony