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Some Events may need prior booking


Saturday 5th September 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 

Sunday 6th September 11am-4pm
Wedding and Events Fair

Our annual event proves to be a big attraction for local couples planning their special day. This year looks to be bigger and better than ever. Come and meet some of the best local event suppliers, enjoy scrumptious tasters, see beautiful floral displays, have your picture taken in our photo booth and try on some gorgeous wedding suits and gowns. We guarantee many more inspirational tips for your special day whether it’s a party or a wedding we have it all.

All this runs alongside the Honeywood exhibitions which makes for a quirky and fun event.

Events by Inspire
 working with Honeywood Museum www.eventsbyinspire.co.uk - please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details, or contact  Vanessa on 07753 791022


Saturday 12th September 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 

Thursday 17th September 7.30pm
The Oaks Book Signing

Join us to celebrate the launch of the long anticipated second volume of The History of The Oaks, From the Victorian Era to Modern Times, which follows on from the much acclaimed first volume, the Stanley Years. Paul Williams will give a short talk on the latest research into the history of the estate and sign copies of his book. View full details of this book HERE.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served. The event is free, but please phone 020 8770 4297 to book a place.


 

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September
London Open House Weekend

Join us as we take part in this celebration of our architectural heritage. For children there will be a Honeywood window trail, and the chance to make a paper model Honeywood throughout the weekend.

On Sunday 20th at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm there will be a hort talk by John Phillips on the history of the building.



 


Sunday 20th September 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes Anna McPartlin
Admission Free, except for refreshments. Please bring a copy of the book with you.

If you are interested in joining, please contact
Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or sue_kelsall@hotmail.com


Next book and meeting: 1st November - The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith

 


Wednesday 23rd September 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Thursday 24th September at 7.30pm
Surrey Against Napoleon
A Friends of Honeywood Event

In this year of the bi-centennial of the Battle of Waterloo discover how Surrey prepared for war against Napoleon. An illustrated talk by Jeremy Harte, writer, lecturer and curator at Bourne Hall Museum, Ewell

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

 


Sunday 27th September 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 


Tuesday 29th September 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Wiggly Wandle

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Tickets are £1.50 per child. Must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children

Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings




 

Saturdays 3rd, 10th and 17th October 10am-12 noon
Discovering 19th century Carshalton through old newspapers
 (Repeated from February 2014)

Local historian, Cheryl Bailey, will re-present this popular course of three sessions uncovering life in Carshalton during the 1800s through the study of old newspaper reports.

Course Fee: £15 (which includes free tea, coffee and biscuits). Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book.

 


Saturday 3rd October 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 

Wednesday 7th October 7.30pm
John Lord Lumley of Nonsuch Palace

An exploration of the world of this significant, and in many ways mysterious, Elizabethan aristocrat.

An illustrated talk by John Phillips. Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends) Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book.



 


Sunday 18th October 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 


Tuesday 20th October 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Harvest Happenings

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Tickets are £1.50 per child. Must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children

Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings




 


Wednesday 21st October 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Thursday 22nd October at 7.30pm
The Life and Work of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

Historian Sean Creighton presents an illustrated talk on Britain's first major black classical music composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who lived most of his life in Croydon and was buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

To celebrate Black History Month 2015

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

Saturday 24th October to Sunday 1st November
October Half Term

Horribly good fun for all. If you missed our Spooky event here’s a second chance to make things for your Halloween party. Some of the event crafts will be available plus some new ones throughout opening hours.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Activities are FREE. Donations are very welcome.

Sunday 25th October 2-5pm
Spooky Afternoon

Come and enjoy a spine chilling afternoon making some creepy decorations for your Halloween party. Also follow our Halloween trail and groan at our spooky jokes, make a stained glass window, paper pumpkin decoration, skull masks, handprint ghosts, spooky mobile and more.

Face painting (suitable for children over 3 years of age). Small charge applies. All other activities are FREE. Donations are very welcome.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Come dressed up if you wish for a small prize.


Tuesday 27th October 1am-1pm
Mini Honeywood Explorers - Winnie goes Batty

The theme will be Halloween and will be based on the Winnie the Witch book - Winnie goes Batty. We will make a witches spell and do some craft activities.

New led sessions aimed at children aged 6-10 years. Each history discovery session will have lots of exciting, fun, hands on activities including crafts and stories.

Must be pre-booked. Please ring 020 8770 4297.All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult Free, donations are very welcome. A Friends of Honeywood Event
 


Sunday 1st November 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

The Sunday Philosophy Club Alexander McCall Smith
Admission Free, except for refreshments. Please bring a copy of the book with you.

If you are interested in joining, please contact
Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or sue_kelsall@hotmail.com


Next book and meeting: 29th November - Two Caravans by Marina Lewycka
 


Saturday 7th November 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Sunday 8th November 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 

Wednesday 11th November 7.30pm
The Beddington Carews in the reign of Edward III and Richard II

An illustrated talk by John Phillips. Carew Manor is the Borough’s only Grade I listed building.

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

Friday 13th, 20th, 27th November and Friday 4th December 1.30-2.30pm
Sutton College at Honeywood Museum - I Spy, Arts and Crafts

Free course aimed at families. Suitable for children aged  2 plus.  Book your place via Sutton College Enquiry Centre on 020 8770 5566

Course code F5101

Sunday 22nd November 2-5pm
Pirates at the Ponds

To celebrate the defeat of the pirate Blackbeard on November 22nd 1718 come to Honeywood for an afternoon of pirate fun. Make a pirate model and mask, a parrot, a skull, and skull and crossbones flag, a treasure chest and more.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Admission is FREE. Donations are very welcome.


 


Tuesday 24th November 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Perfect Patterns

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Tickets are £1.50 per child. Must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children

Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings
 


Wednesday 25th November 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Sorry, this event is now sold out
A Royal Christmas
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event


Renowned author Alison Weir and Siobhan Clark, historic Royal Palaces' guide, lead us through a history of Royal Christmases.

Join in the festivities and enjoy mulled wine, mince pies and our Grand Draw.


 


Saturday 28th November 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 


Sunday 29th November 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

Two Caravans Marina Lewycka
Admission Free, except for refreshments. Please bring a copy of the book with you.

If you are interested in joining, please contact
Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or sue_kelsall@hotmail.com


Next book and meeting: 20th December - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
 


Wednesday 2nd December 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be-pre booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Saturday 5th December 1pm to 6pm
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.

A diary date!! More information in due course

 


Saturday 12th December 2.30-4.30pm
NEW Honeywood Embroidery Club

Using inspiration from Honeywood museum, take time to learn a traditional skill of hand embroidery starting with the foundation of stitches surface and counted. Group led by Hilda Sheppard, Royal School of Needlework trained.

Each month there will be afternoon sessions on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Wednesdays will repeat the previous Saturday. People are welcome to attend both weekend and weekday sessions if they wish. Must be pre-booked as places limited. Please ring 020 8770 4297.

Please bring a 10 inch ring frame. No other equipment required.

Charge per session is £5.00
 


Sunday 13th December 2-5pm
NEW Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only
.
Membership cards will be required for entrance.
Vintage Sundays and Saturday Family Matin
ées. Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual. At 3.00pm there will be a short talk inspired by Honeywood and the exhibitions here.
 


Tuesday 15th December 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Snow and Ice

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Tickets are £1.50 per child. Must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children

Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings
 


Sunday 20th December 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
Admission Free, except for refreshments. Please bring a copy of the book with you.

If you are interested in joining, please contact
Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679 or sue_kelsall@hotmail.com



 

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