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Exhibitions                    

Some Events may need prior booking

Wednesday 12th November 7.30pm
Renaissance gardens in the local area and beyond

An illustrated talk by John Phillips on two great local gardens - Beddington and Nonsuch – in their British and European context

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends). Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book




 

Thursday 13th November 7.30-9.30pm
The Great War Poetry Workshop

Led by professional poet Stephen Smith, with additional guidance from members of Sutton Writers Circle and using the artefacts in Honeywood Museum’s War to End All Wars exhibition as inspiration, this practical workshop will concentrate on creative methodologies, exploring perspective, form and figurative language, and will lead participants to the preliminary drafting of a poem

Stephen Smith has worked as a University Lecturer, a Writer in Residence, a Creative Writing Tutor in Adult Education and as a lecturer in literature, history and philosophy for the WEA. His critically acclaimed collection, The Fabulous Relatives, published by Bloodaxe Books, won a major Eric Gregory Award

This event is FREE, but pre-booking is requested. Please telephone 020 8770 4297

Friday 14th 21st, 28th November and Friday 5th December 1.15-2.45pm
SCOLA Free Festive Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum

Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above

Come along and enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over 4 weeks and it is expected that all the sessions will be attended

To book your place please contact SCOLA Enrolment Centre on 020 8770 5566 or the Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880


 

Friday 21st, 28th November and Friday 5th December 1.15-2.45pm
SCOLA Free Festive Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum

Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above

Come along and enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over 4 weeks and it is expected that all the sessions will be attended

To book your place please contact SCOLA Enrolment Centre on 020 8770 5566 or the Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880


 

Sunday 23rd November 2-5pm
Polar Playtime

A family afternoon of fun with a wintry theme. Stories, trails and crafts including making snowflakes, a reindeer hat, a snowman mobile and much more

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult





Tuesday 25th November 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Young Farmers

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Free, but must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children. Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings. See below for December's event




 

Thursday 27th November at 7.30pm
Dickens and his Illustrators

An illustrated talk by Peter Smith, London City guide and lecturer

Peter describes how Dickens, writing for an audience that ranged from high society to the semi-literate, understood the importance of illustrations.

A Friends of Honeywood Museum event - For tickets (£2.50/£3.50 non-members) 'phone Sue Horne 020 8773 0185

Friday 28th November and Friday 5th December 1.15-2.45pm
SCOLA Free Festive Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum

Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above

Come along and enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over 4 weeks and it is expected that all the sessions will be attended

To book your place please contact SCOLA Enrolment Centre on 020 8770 5566 or the Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880


 

Friday 5th December 1.15-2.45pm
SCOLA Free Festive Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum

Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above

Come along and enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over 4 weeks and it is expected that all the sessions will be attended

To book your place please contact SCOLA Enrolment Centre on 020 8770 5566 or the Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880


 

Saturday 6th December
Carshalton Frost Fair 1 to 6pm

The Friends of Honeywood Museum and Ecolocal are again organising a Frost Fair. This will be held at Carshalton Ponds, along Honeywood Walk, Festival Walk and the Memorial Gardens. There will be lots of stalls, a hog roast, a brass band and carol singing

Father Christmas will be visiting Honeywood Museum, where there will also be Punch & Judy and The Play of Light Theatre Company performing an Old Persian tale The Lemon Princess illustrated with colourful 'Picture Lanterns' and shadow puppets

Further details to be announced - watch this space!

Tuesday 16th December 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Free, but must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children. Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings

 

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