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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
24th September, 12th November and 10th December

Vintage Sundays
11th September, 9th October, 6th November and 4th December


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

 

Honeywood Embroidery Groups
Wednesdays and Saturdays 2.30-4.30pm

August 3rd, 6th, 17th and 31st
September 3rd, 14th and 28th

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

25th September A Funeral for an Owl Jane Davis
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 sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk

 

Honeywood Garden Club
Occasional Tuesdays and Fridays from 10.30am

Next date: Tuesday 28th June postponed - 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

In the first instance it is planned to have a general tidy-up for the summer that is hopefully coming!
 

Summer Holiday Activities Olympic Celebration
Saturday 23rd July - Friday 2nd September

Drop in crafts, trails, puzzles and colouring sheets throughout opening hours

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout August 2.30-5pm - Sand Pits - enjoy building sand castles (weather permitting)

No booking required. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Free. Donations are very welcome

Honeywood Mini Explorers - The Olympics
Tuesday 9th August 11am-1pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We will be looking at the history of the Olympics and comparing them to the modern version, making Olympic rings and, weather permitting, having our own mini Olympics

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

A Historical Walk around The Oaks Park
Sunday 21st August 2pm

A guided walk led by local historian John Phillips
Meet outside the Oaks Park Cafe off Croydon Lane

Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends)

Honeywood Mini Explorers - Animal Habitats
Tuesday 23rd August 11am-1pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

We will focus on the different habitats animals make, make animal masks and create our own animal habitats

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

Carshalton Environmental Fair
Monday 29th August

Look out for the Friends of Honeywood Museum at their gazebo!

More details to follow


 

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

Our annual event for couples planning their special day. 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

Events by Inspire working with Honeywood Museum 
www.eventsbyinspire.co.uk

Please phone Adelle on 020 8642 8866 or 07495 214618 for further details and bookings

Celebrate Living Wandle Fortnight at Honeywood
Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th September 10am-5pm
Satur
day and Sunday 24th and 25th September 10am-5pm

Wonderful Wandle Family Crafts and Activities

Drop in crafts throughout the weekend including make funky frogs, racing fish, model paper mills, exotic fish, pond pictures, colouring sheets, puzzles, trails and more!

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

Waddon Ponds to Carshalton Ponds Walk
Sunday 11th September 2pm

A guided walk led by John Phillips on this picturesque and interesting stretch of the river

Please meet at Waddon Ponds by the Mill Lane gate

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

The Making of the Modern Wandle
Wednesday 14th September 7.30pm

An illustrated talk by local historian John Phillips looking at how the river took its present form

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends)

Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book

London Open House
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September

Throughout the weekend there will be children's "Make an Edwardian High Tea" paper craft, plus a Honeywood Window Trail for children

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 3.30pm and 4.30pm and will be led by local historian John Phillips - FREE, no pre-booking required

A Musical Evening with Alfred & Salamanda, a saxophone quartet - A journey through Time
Thursday 22nd September 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

Starting with an arrangement of a 16th century madrigal and journeying through to the modern day song, this concert will include music by Sullivan, Singelée and Shaub, with songs from music hall and more recent musicals

To discover more about Alfred & Salamanda click HERE

Tickets are £6.00 (£5.00 Friends) to include wine and nibbles. Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

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

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

 

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


Black Poppies
Thursday 27th October 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

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 British West Indies Regiment Walter Tull Avril Coleridge-Taylor

 

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

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

Confirmed details to follow nearer the event







 

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