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Richmond and Twickenham Times: Matthews Yard is holidng a special New Years Eve party Matthews Yard is holidng a special New Years Eve party

A rock band will be hoping to fill you with festive cheer this weekend.

Brothers of Mothershovel are playing an array of tunes to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

The band, known for their roots music, are hoping for a full house on the night.

The Brothers of Mothershovel, The Green Dragon, High Street, December 21, 8pm, free, go to for more information.



Make sure you meet Santa in his gingerbread grotto.

Up until Christmas Eve kids can decorate gingerbread men and Christmas cards.

They can also meet Father Christmas in the grotto.

Gingerbread Grotto, Centrale, Croydon, December 18 to December 24, visit for more information.



Say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014 at a twenties themed prohibition party.

Matthews Yard is turning into an exclusive hideaway allowing guest to relax, rejoice and welcome in the New Year.

Guests will receive a complimentary cocktail, Matthew’s Moonshine, on arrival and also a free glass of bubbly as 2014 gets underway.

There will be live music, buffet and themed entertainment.

New Year's Eve Prohibition Party, Matthews Yard, Surrey Street, December 31, 7.30pm, £25 to £50, go to



Croydon Tech City are holding their last event of 2013.

The group, a runner up in Croydon Champions, has a host of guests lined up to speak at the event.

Andrew Brackin of Spot, David Batey of NIckelled and Steve Motakf of 3DScanbot will all be giving presentations.

Croydon Tech City, Matthews Yard, Surrey Street, December 19, 7.30pm, go to for more information.


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