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Some Events may need prior booking

Special Events                                                           Regular Events

Friends of Honeywood Museum Film Club
Saturdays and Sundays 2.30pm

Open to members of the Friends of Honeywood Museum only. Current Membership cards will be required for entrance

Please note that the billiards room will be closed to visitors for this event. The rest of the museum will be open as usual

Saturday Family Matinées
18th March

Vintage Sundays
5th February and 15th March

Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679
or sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

 

Honeywood Embroidery Groups
Wednesdays and Saturdays 2.30-4.30pm

February 1st, 4th and 15th
March 1st, 4th, 15th and 29th

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

Most months 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 a series

All sessions run from 2.30-4.30pm
 

Honeywood Book Club
Sundays 2.30-4.30pm

22nd January  The 12.30 from Croydon

Freeman Wills Crofts

19th February  The Stranger in the Mirror

Jane Shilling

12th March  The Return of the Native

Thomas Hardy

Admission and refreshments free. 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.co.uk

 

Chinese New Year Event
Sunday 29th January 2-5pm

2017 is the year of the rooster, so join us for traditional Chinese New Year crafts with a Honeywood twist

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

 

The 2015 Excavation at Beddington Park
Wednesday 8th February 7.30pm

How a piece
of broken wine bottle changed the history of the park and the Carew estate

An illustrated talk by local historian John Phillips

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends).

Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book

Beddington Park from Tudor Deer Park to Public Park
Wednesday 15th February 7.30pm

The park was
the hunting ground of kings and queens, which narrowly escaped becoming a Victorian housing estate

An illustrated talk by local historian John Phillips

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

Park Yourself at Honeywood - Half Term Activities
11th - 19th February

Come in from the cold and enjoy some free family friendly crafts, trails and puzzles on the theme of Parks.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Admission is FREE
. Donations are very welcome

Thursday 16th
February 2-4pm A chance to talk to Sarah Price, Project Officer for the Beddington Park HLF project and find out more about the proposals, including the upgrading of the playground and children’s activities

Saturday 18th February 11am-1pm Sarah Price returns to Honeywood to chat to visitors about the Beddington Park HLF project plans, including the Lake restoration and landscaping designs

Honeywood Mini-Explorers - Valentine's day
Tuesday 14th February 11am-1pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We will look at the historical roots of Valentine’s Day
and who Saint Valentine was

Aimed at children aged 6-10 years, with craft activities and decorating biscuits

FREE, but must be pre-booked on 020 8770 4297. Please make us aware of any food allergies when booking

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Donations will
be very welcome

Historic Rotherhithe – a Thames-side village
Thursday 23rd February 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

An illustrated talk by Roger Squires, Trustee of the London Canal Museum

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

Sutton College at Honeywood Family Nature Arts and Crafts
Friday 24th February, 3rd, 10th and 17th March 1.30-2.30pm

Suitable for children aged 2 plus

To book
your places on this FREE course please contact our Sutton Centre on 020 8770 5566, or Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880
Please quote course code F5100V09AG

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. (Maximum 2 children per adult)

Terrific Toys Afternoon
Sunday 26th February 2-5pm

Crafts, puzzles and stories inspired by Victorian and Edwardian toys. Have a go with our reproduction toys and games

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


 

Crafty Critters
Sunday 26th March 2-5pm

Spotted, striped, colour changing, look alike and dazzle patterned. Animals have many ways to hide! Join us for an afternoon of camouflage crafts, trails and puzzles

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

Weather Lore – Fact or Fiction?
Thursday 23rd March 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Well-known local weatherman Ian Currie returns to Honeywood for this talk looking at this country's rich store of weather saws and sayings

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

 

The Return of Alfred & Salamanda - Music of Stage and Screen, by arrangement
Thursday 27 April 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event


More details to be announced about the return of this wonderful Saxophone Quartet for another evening of delightful music at Honeywood Museum

The Friends of Honeywood Museum - Annual General Meeting

Thursday 25th May 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Open to Friends of Honeywood Museum only




 

The Great Unwatched - Wit and 'Wisdom' on the Radio
Thursday 22nd June 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Broadcaster Bob Sinfield affectionately nibbles the hand that fed him for 35 years: the radio

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


 

Victorian Leisure – and Pleasure!
Thursday 27th July 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

An illustrated talk from Ian Bevan looking at the many and varied ways in which the Victorians enjoyed themselves

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


 

 

 

 


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