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Some Events may need prior booking

Thursday 11th , 18th and 25th September 10am-12noon
Discovering 19th century Carshalton through maps, plans and pictures

Old maps and plans can be interesting and useful tools to build up a picture of how the village looked and functioned during the 19th century. Local historian, Cheryl Bailey, presents a course of three 2-hour sessions which will explore the history of the village. Six different locations will be investigated together with explanations of what archives are available locally and how to access them

Course fee £15 (which includes tea or coffee and biscuits). Please pre-book for this course as numbers are limited. Telephone 020 8770 4297

 

Thursday 18th September 7pm at Sutton Library
Thomas Cromwell

Tracy Borman

A Friends of Sutton Library event - Tickets are £3.50 (£3 Friends of Sutton Library) from any Sutton library a few weeks before the talk

Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st September
Open House London Weekend

Make the most of exploring Carshalton this weekend. There are a number of local landmark buildings and structures open including All Saints Church, Carshalton Park Grotto, Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Gardens, Charles Cryer Studio Theatre, Honeywood Museum, Little Holland House (Saturday 20th 2-5pm only) and The Circle Library

Please see
www.londonopenhouse.org for full listings, times and further details

 

Thursday 25th September at 7.30pm Sorry, this talk is now FULLY BOOKED
Carshalton War Memorial

An illustrated talk by Andrew Arnold

This event marks the centenary year of the commencement of the first World War

Andrew's book (see right) Their Name Liveth for Evermore, about the Carshalton WW1 Memorial, and the men behind the names inscribed on it, by Carshalton Ponds, is due to be published in early October. We hope to have copies available in the Museum shop soon after publication.
 

Tuesday 30th September 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
. See below for October's event




 

Friday 3rd October 7-10pm
cherish7 presents their urban retreat at Honeywood Museum


The Urban Retreat is a retreat style event which promises to be a spectacular evening of sophisticated relaxation and restoration for men and women.

We have an array of highly qualified therapists available on the first floor, to give you treatments, advice and discount vouchers if you book a full appointment with them. There will also be free sessions and talks on the night in the top floor room.

On the ground floor we have several health and wellness product ranges, lots of advice and guidance regarding happiness, fertility, pregnancy and birthing, posture and bad backs, fitness and weight management programmes, and even a range of portable Vibro Plates for your home.

Special Events:

●  First 40 people get goodie bag with discounts and samples
●  Collect a raffle ticket as you enter, prize draw at 21:00
●  Free 20min Yoga sessions
●  Free 20min meditation sessions with cherish, 7 steps to happiness

We look forward to lavishing attention on you. For more info or to book treatments call Jane 07889 205548

Wednesday 15th October 7.30pm
Local industry before the railways

An illustrated talk by John Phillips looking at mills, quarrying, brick making and more

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




 

Thursday 23rd October at 7.30pm
Peiper's Tale - The Battle of the Bulge

An illustrated talk by Paul Williams

A talk to mark the 70th anniversary of the Second World War Battle of the Bulge

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

 

Saturday 25th October to Sunday 2nd November
Horrible Half Term Activities

Free drop in Halloween themed crafts, puzzles and trail all week throughout opening hours. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult







Sunday 26th October 2-5pm
Spooky Afternoon

Ghoulies and ghosties galore. Join us for an afternoon of crafts, spooky stories and a Halloween bad joke trail around the house

With Grim Reaper Scarecrow making workshop led by artist Simon Honey

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult




Tuesday 28th October 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
. See below for November's event

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

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

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 stalls, a hog roast and live music

In Honeywood Museum there will be children's entertainments, including Santa’s Grotto

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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