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Some Events may need prior booking

Saturday 13th - Sunday 21st February
Half Term Activities - Fun in the Jungle

Jungle fever has reached Honeywood! From elephant’s ears to slithery snakes. Hop on down to Honeywood for drop in crafts and trails throughout opening hours

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

 

Tuesday 16th Feb 11am-1pm
Honeywood Mini Explorers Kings and Queens
A Friends of Honeywood Event

A look at some of the most famous Kings and Queens There will be a brief history about them, craft activities and dressing up

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


Sunday 21st February 2.30-5pm
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



 


Wednesday 24th February 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Embroidery Groups

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

Each month there will be one Saturday afternoon session and two Wednesday afternoons. 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 an 8 inch ring frame and a pair of sharp scissors. No other equipment required. Charge per session is £5.00. Please come along and try a session, you do not need to book the series. All sessions run from 2.30-4.30pm.

   

See HERE for three day-long classes linked to the Stitches in Time Exhibition
 

Wednesday 24th February 7.30pm Carshalton SOLD OUT - Book Now for repeat talk on Wednesday 6th April 7.30pm
Wednesday 9th March 7.30pm Sutton and Cheam
The Story of Five Villages

A series of three illustrated talks by John Phillips exploring the history and development of the villages that are now in the London Borough of Sutton

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends) for each talk. Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book
 

Thursday 25th February 7.30pm
Georgian London
A Friends of Honeywood Event

An illustrated talk by Ian Bevan, who is a City of London Guide and Lecturer

'This talk charts the events of 18th century London, when London was still like a small town. It was a pleasant place to live for a gentleman of means such as Dr Johnson, but not so good for those not benefitting from the rising wealth and fine new buildings'

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


Thursday 25th February 11am for eight weeks
Honeywood Quilting Group

Spring time eight-week course commencing 25th February
with Lesley Ann Albiston of Auntie Lesley's Sewing Emporium

Make a cot quilt, bags, cushions, sampler quilt, tea cosy, make up bags, toys etc. whilst learning traditional patchwork, appliqué and quilting techniques

Thursday mornings 11am-1pm £64.00 all levels welcome

Places are limited - booking required - telephone the Museum on 020 8770 4297 to book

Please bring along sewing kit and some patchwork fabric -
templates and notes will be provided

        
 

Fridays 26th February, 4th March, 11th March and 18th March 1.30-2.30pm
Sutton College (SCOLA) at Honeywood Museum
Family Nature, Arts and Crafts. Family Fun at Honeywood Museum

Please note that the number of sessions is four, not three as shown on the poster

FREE course aimed at families. Suitable for children aged  2 plus.  Book your place via Sutton College Enrolment Centre on
020 8770 5566 quoting Course Code F5100VA9AG
 


Sunday 28th February 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

The Tea Planter's Wife Dinah Jeffries
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 March - The Taxidermist's Daughter Kate Mosse
 


Saturday 5th, Wednesday 9th and Wednesday 23rd March 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Embroidery Groups

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

Each month there will be one Saturday afternoon session and two Wednesday afternoons. 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 an 8 inch ring frame and a pair of sharp scissors. No other equipment required. Charge per session is £5.00. Please come along and try a session, you do not need to book the series. All sessions run from 2.30-4.30pm.

     

See HERE for three day-long classes linked to the Stitches in Time Exhibition
 

Wednesday 9th March 7.30pm Sutton and Cheam
Wednesday 24th February 7.30pm Carshalton SOLD OUT - Book Now for repeat talk on Wednesday 6th April 7.30pm
The Story of Five Villages

A series of three illustrated talks by John Phillips exploring the history and development of the villages that are now in the London Borough of Sutton

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends) for each talk. Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book
 


Saturday 12th March 2.30-5pm
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



 

Sunday 13th March 2-5pm
Sir Water Raleigh and The Tower

An event marking the 400th anniversary of Raleigh’s release from The Tower, an afternoon of themed fun with potatoes, ships, Crown Jewels, and beheadings.

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

 

Saturday 19th March- Banding, alphabets and numbers
Saturday 16th April-Spot motifs, figures, buildings, animals and flowers
Saturday 14th May- Geometric and freestyle borders
Stitches in Time Sampler Days with Hilda Sheppard Royal School of Needlework trained

To accompany our exhibition of historic samplers we are holding three day-long practical sessions looking at different elements of sampler design and stitches

Please bring a 24” by 12” rotating frame and a sharp pair of scissors. All other materials will be provided.  Each day is 10.30am - 4.30pm, break for lunch 1- 1.45pm. (Lunch not included)

Places must be booked in advance as places are limited. Tickets for each session are £27.50 or £75.00 for all three sessions. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book


Sunday 20th March 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

The Taxidermist's Daughter Kate Mosse
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 May - The Marriage Game Allison Weir
 

Thursday 24th March 7.30pm
The Victorian and Edwardian Garden at Honeywood
A Friends of Honeywood Event

A look at the history of the garden, what survives, and the options for restoration with John Phillips. This event will launch the new Friends of Honeywood Garden Club.

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

Saturday 26th March - Sunday 10th April
Easter Holiday Activities - Easter Eggs??

What came first the chicken or the egg? Neither, it was the dinosaur! Drop in themed crafts, trail and more throughout opening hours

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

 


Saturday 2nd, Wednesday 6th and Wednesday 20th April 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Embroidery Groups

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

Each month there will be one Saturday afternoon session and two Wednesday afternoons. 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 an 8 inch ring frame and a pair of sharp scissors. No other equipment required. Charge per session is £5.00. Please come along and try a session, you do not need to book the series. All sessions run from 2.30-4.30pm.

     

See HERE for three day-long classes linked to the Stitches in Time Exhibition
 

Tuesday 5th April 11am-1pm
Honeywood Mini Explorers Spring
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We will look at the changes that take place during the Spring, and the history of some of the traditions we have in spring

N
ew 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

Wednesday 6th April 7.30pm Carshalton - a repeat of our Sold Out 24th February talk
The Story of Five Villages

A series of three illustrated talks by John Phillips exploring the history and development of the villages that are now in the London Borough of Sutton

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends) for each talk. Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book
 

 


Sunday 17th April 2.30-5pm
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



 

Sunday 24th April 2-5pm
Knights, Damsels and Dragons Afternoon

Fly the flag for St. George’s Day and come to Honeywood to hunt the dragons. Lots of fun with themed crafts, trails and more. Come dressed as a Knight or Princess for the occasion for a small prize

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

 

Thursday 26th May 7.30pm
The Friends of Honeywood Annual General Meeting

Open to members of The Friends of Honeywood Museum only
 

Thursday 28th April 7.30pm
Frying Pans and Fires-a natural history of cooking and kitchens
A Friends of Honeywood Event

The natural history of food and the kitchen. A feast of fascinating facts on kitchens from castle to cottage freshly delivered for your delectation!

An illustrated talk by Peter Gillman. Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book
 


Sunday 1st May 2.30-4.30pm
Honeywood Book Club

The Marriage Game Allison Weir
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



 

Saturday 7th/Sunday 8th May 10am to 5pm
Book Fair

Further details to be announced in due course




 

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd May 10am to 5pm
Model Railway Weekend - details to be announced

Thursday 16th June 7.30pm
Talk - Drawn, Hung and Quartered: The Art of Henry VIII
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Henry was the first English kind to collect art in the modern sense, even though his purpose was invariably to enhance his own glory. He may with some justification be accounted the true founder of the Royal Collection. An Illustrated Talk by Siobhan Clarke who is a guide/Lecturer for Historic Royal Palaces

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

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June
Carshalton-on-Sea

More details to follow




 

Saturday 2nd July
Carshalton Charter Fair

Thursday 28th July 7.30pm
Talk - details to be announced
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Monday 29th August
Carshalton Environmental Fair

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
London Open House

Throughout the weekend there will be children's "Make an Edwardian High Tea paper craft

Treat yourself to an Edwardian High Tea at Honeywood's Tea Room

Sunday 18th September - Tours of Honeywood looking at the 17th century and later building. Tours start 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm and will be led by local historian John Phillips

Thursday 22nd September 7.30pm
Music Evening
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Wednesday 12th October 7.30pm
Sutton's Bus Routes Over the Years

John Parkin returns with another of his ever-popular transport-themed illustrated talks. On this occasion he will be looking at how Sutton's bus routes have changed over the years

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

 

Thursday 27th October 7.30pm
Talk - details to be announced
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Sunday 30th October 2-5pm
Spooky Afternoon - details to be announced

Thursday 24th November 7.30pm
Christmas Talk/Event - details to be announced
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Saturday 3rd December 1pm
Carshalton Frost Fair

 

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