Ashcroft Theatre Safety Curtain
On display is an image of the
Ashcroft Theatre Safety Curtain.
This was created by artist Henry Bird
and was completed in 1982.
Henry was commissioned to paint
the curtain for the 20th anniversary
of the Ashcroft theatre
and Fairfield Halls at a cost of £6000.
The curtain is a painted mural
depicting Croydon’s
rich theatrical history.
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