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Some Events may need prior booking

Half Term Sat 14th – Saturday 21st Feb
Build a Book Week

Create art work to add to our amazing giant pop-up book of Honeywood. Visit the different rooms in the museum for inspiration for the different pages in the book. This features the scullery, billiard room and bathroom amongst other rooms, with all their period detail and fittings

Drop in crafts, trails and quizzes throughout opening hours

Free. No booking required.
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Sunday 22nd February 2-5pm
Chinese New Year Event

This will be the Chinese year of the Sheep, Ewe would be mad to miss our woolly activities. Join us for a fun packed afternoon of sheep themed crafts, rhymes and trails

Free. No booking required.
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

 

Tuesday 24th February 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Circus Circles

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Free, but must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children. Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings





 

Honeywood Book Club

A new book club will start at Honeywood in January. It will be run by the Friends and will meet one Sunday afternoon a month, between 2.30- 4.30pm. If you would like to discuss books on a winter's afternoon, in such a beautiful setting do please join us The dates and selected books are as follows:

18th January – Daughter by Jane Shemilt
15th February – The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
8th March – The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin
19th April – The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman

All the books are selected from the Richard and Judy book club Autumn 2014 list. Please bring a copy of the book with you

Admission will be free, except for refreshments. If you are interested in joining, please email sue_kelsall@hotmail.co.uk or phone Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679

Weds 11th March 7.30pm
Wallington, an important Saxon place?

John Phillips explores the early history of Wallington and its context in north east Surrey

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


 

Friday 13th, 20th and 27th March 1.30-2.30pm
SCOLA Free Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum

Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above

Come along and enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over three weeks and it is expected that all the sessions will be attended

To book your place please contact SCOLA Enrolment Centre on 020 8770 5566 or the Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880

Sunday 22nd March 2-5pm
Toadilly Terrific

Don’t be late, you’d be mad to miss our afternoon of stories, arts, crafts and trails inspired by much loved children’s stories including Wind in the Willows, Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island, and Arabian Nights. See our set of paintings illustrating these stories

Free. No booking required.
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

 

Tuesday 24th March 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Spring Chicks

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Free, but must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children. Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings





 

Saturday 28th March - Sunday 12th April
Easter Holiday Activities - Blossom, Birds, and Butterflies

Throughout opening hours, drop in arts, crafts and trails with a Spring-time theme inspired by Honeywood’s beautiful location

Free. No booking required.
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult


 

Tuesday 31st March 7.30pm
An Evening with Maisie
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

Local author Maisie Dance has written an enchanting book Two Acres of Love about her childhood on the Little Woodcote Estate on the Carshalton/Banstead border.

Come to this FREE event at Honeywood Museum and meet her and enjoy some light refreshments.

Booking required. Please 'phone 020 8773 0185

Wednesday 15th April 7.30pm
Old Carshalton seen though historic paintings

An illustrated talk by John Phillips, exploring Carshalton’s past through the eyes of artists who have recorded the village

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


 

Thursday 23rd April 7.30pm
Gold & Garnets
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

An illustrated talk by Judie English from the Surrey Archaeological Society, looking at Anglo-Saxon jewellery, customs and religious belief

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8773 0185 to book


Sunday 26th April 2.30pm
A guided walk around old Carshalton
led by John Phillips. Meet at Honeywood Museum

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




 

Tuesday 28th April 9.30-11am
Museum Mummies - Tots Transport

Monthly fun sessions with a history theme for 2-4 year olds. Crafts, toys, stories and songs. Free, but must be pre-booked. A responsible adult must stay with participating children. Please phone 020 8770 4297 for further details and bookings






Thursday 25th June at 7.30pm
Regents Canal - Past & Present
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

An illustrated talk by Roger Squires, trustee of the London Canal Museum, looking at the history of the Regents Canal from the time of its building (1812-1820) to the present day

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8773 0185 to book


Thursday 23rd July at 7.30pm
The Great Exhibition 1851
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

An illustrated talk by Ian Bevan, historian and London Guide, charting the origins, development and content of the world's first international exposition, the building of the Crystal Palace to house it and the consequences of its huge success

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends). Please phone 020 8773 0185 to book


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 8773 0185 to book


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 8773 0185 to book

Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm
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.

Tickets are £6 (£5 Friends). Please phone 020 8773 0185 to book

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