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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 Matineés
12th November and 10th December

Vintage Sundays
9th October, 6th November and 4th December

Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679
or email to


Honeywood Embroidery Groups
Wednesdays and Saturdays 2.30-4.30pm

October 29th
November 9th and 23rd
December 7th, 10th and 21st

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

23rd October Snow Falling on Cedars
                            David Guterson
27th November Never let me go Kazuo Ishiguro
18th December The Adventure of the Christmas
                            Pudding Agatha Christie

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


Honeywood Garden Club
Occasional Tuesdays and Fridays from 10.30am
Please look back for new dates in due course

Our long-term aim is to plan and implement the restoration of Honeywood's Edwardian garden with the help of research into typical planting schemes of the period

Practical help is warmly welcomed, as well as assistance with the necessary research

Contact Honeywood Museum on 020 8770 4297 to join us

Friends' 2016 Autumn Raffle

Fabulous prizes - Tickets £1 Each

Now On Sale from Honeywood Museum!

Click HERE for all the details

Winners drawn 24th November

Halloween Half Term Activities
Saturday 22nd – Saturday 29th October

Spooky themed drop in crafts and trail throughout opening hours

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


Honeywood Mini Explorers - Roald Dahl
Tuesday 25th October 10.30am-12.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We will look at sections from different books and make props to act out extracts from the stories

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

Pre-booking required. Please ring 020 8770 4297. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult
Free, donations welcomed

Imagine Festival Family Workshops
Tuesday 25th October 2-3pm and 3.30-4.30pm

H.G. Wells inspired our imagination when it comes to time travel and science fiction, so why not reach for the stars at our paper lantern workshop. As part of the Imagine festival, artist Amanda Randall has helped create a unique exhibition at Honeywood, and she will be leading this one off workshop which uses wax resist techniques and paper folding tricks to help make your piece stand out.  This workshop is easy, colourful and fun and you take your work of art home!

For ages 6 and over
Each child to be accompanied by an adult who is expected to assist the child during the workshop. Must be pre booked

To book these events visit


Black Poppies
Thursday 27th October 7.30pm

Stephen Bourne presents an illustrated talk about his latest book Black Poppies (The History Press) which explores the military and civilian wartime experience of black Britons during the First World War

Black History Month at Honeywood Museum

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

Stephen Bourne Walter Tull Avril Coleridge-Taylor

Night Buses and Last Bus and Train Journeys
Friday 28th October 7.30pm


An illustrated talk by transport historian John Parkin. John will take a look over the years at London's night buses and some of the final journeys on some bus routes, rail lines and vehicle types

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

Spooky Afternoon
Sunday 30th October 2-5pm

Horribly good fun for all. A family afternoon with more exciting creepy crafts, stories, trails. Come dressed up for a small prize

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


From Village to Suburb in the Local Area 1840-1939
Wednesday 9th November 7.30pm

The Making of a Special Place - Carshalton from 1840
Wednesday 16th November 7.30pm

Two illustrated talks by local historian John Phillips. Tickets for each talk are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends). Please ring 020 8770 4297 to book


"I Spy" Arts and Crafts - Family Fun at Honeywood
Friday 11th, 18th, 25th November and 2nd December 1.30-2.30pm

Sutton College at Honeywood Museum

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 : F51001A09AG

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

Richard III - The Man and the Myth
Christmas Event featuring a Talk from author Alison Weir
Thursday 24th November 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We regret any disappointment caused by this event now being sold out


Carshalton Frost Fair
Saturday 3rd December 1pm

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 in the Memorial Garden. 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 follow nearer the event


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