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Some Events may need prior booking

Special Events                                                           Regular Events

Honeywood Book Club
Sundays 2.30-4.30pm

24th July The Postcard Leah Flemming
25th September A Funeral for an Owl Jane Davis

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 Embroidery Groups
Wednesdays and Saturdays 2.30-4.30pm

July 2nd, 6th and 20th
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
 

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

Vintage Sundays 17th July and 11th September

Please contact Sue Kelsall on 020 8241 5679
or email to 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!
 

Carshalton Charter Fair
Saturday 2nd July

Founded by King Henry III in 1259, Carshalton’s historic Charter Fair takes place in the attractive Memorial Garden by Honeywood Walk opposite the famous ponds and close to the Ecology Centre and Honeywood Museum.

The Fair features an array of interesting Stalls. Live Music including traditional jazz from ‘The Wandle Jazzmen’ and distinctive acoustic music from talented local musicians such as ‘Cellar Door’. A range of Food and Drinks will be available including Real Ales. Do come and say hello to The Friends of Honeywood Museum at their gazebo!

Admission to this Carshalton Society event is FREE. To book a stall at low cost call David on 020 8647 2114 or e-mail davidburr647@btinternet.com

Historical Walk around Hackbridge
Sunday 10th July 2pm

A guided walk led by local historian John Phillips.
Meet at the bridge over the Wandle on Nightingale Rd/Hackbridge Rd

Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends)

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

Historical walk around Beddington Village
Sunday 24th July 2pm

A guided walk led by local historian John Phillips.
Meet on Church Rd in front of St Mary’s Church

Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book

Tickets are £3.50 (£3.00 Friends)

Everyday Life and Accidental Death in Tudor England
Thursday 28th July 7.30pm
A Friends of Honeywood Event

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


 

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

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

London Open House
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September

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 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

 


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

Further details to follow







 

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