<![CDATA[friendsofhoneywood.co.uk - Latest News]]>Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:54:54 +0000Weebly<![CDATA[Another of our great talks has now sold out!]]>Thu, 07 Feb 2019 20:37:23 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/another-of-our-great-talks-has-now-sold-outApologies to those who may be disappointed. Please do book our Talks and Events early to ensure you have are able to enjoy them!
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<![CDATA[An Unexpected Treasure at Honeywood Museum in September]]>Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:06:49 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/an-unexpected-treasure-at-honeywood-museum-in-september
A fascinating talk has been added to our Events page, and one which will be of huge interest to the past and present students of Sutton High School, their families, friends and descendants, and very many others across the Borough who will be intrigued, touched and more than occasionally amused at Sue James's account of the school's wonderful history and how it grew into its prominent place in what is now the London Borough of Sutton.

Bookings are now being taken.

Our talks are extremely popular, and almost always sell out, so please do act quickly!


​Click here to download, print and book.
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<![CDATA[Sorry, we have stopped taking bookings for these events]]>Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:41:43 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/sorry-we-have-stopped-taking-bookings-for-these-events]]><![CDATA[A delightful new film.....]]>Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:46:54 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/a-delightful-new-film..... looking at the Beddington Park Regeneration Project.
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<![CDATA[Two great new talks added to our 2019 events listing]]>Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:13:44 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/two-great-new-talks-added-to-our-2019-events-listing
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Two more talks that will be of interest to many have been added to our Events page. Bookings are now being taken. Our talks are extremely popular, and almost always sell out, so do act quickly!

Click here to download, print and book.
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<![CDATA[History of the Old Rectory - now available in our shop]]>Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:26:14 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/history-of-the-old-rectory-now-available-in-our-shop
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Published in December 2018, Sue Horne's 'A Respectable Parsonage House' looks in detail at the history of the Old Rectory in Carshalton's historic and much-loved conservation area and the people who lived there over very many years.

Priced at £7.00 per copy, this book is now available from the shop at Honeywood Museum or can be ordered immediately by printing, completing and posting this Order Form together with a cheque.

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<![CDATA[The Museum is closed over Christmas and the New Year.....]]>Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:28:35 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/the-museum-is-closed-over-christmas-and-the-new-yearPicture
..... from 17:00 on Saturday 22 December until 11:00 on Wednesday 2 January.

Whilst you're here, do have a look at the many Events already planned for 2019!

We wish everyone a very happy Christmas, and very much look forward to seeing you in 2019.

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<![CDATA[Early 2019 Talks]]>Wed, 05 Dec 2018 20:59:26 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/early-2019-talksAlready our February talk The Ponds - Houses and People 1860-1913 is sold out, and we have limited spaces for our illustrated March and April talks.

The intimate environment in historic Honeywood Museum restricts the numbers we are able to make available to those who wish to attend. If you'd like to book tickets, please do download, print and return our Booking Form as soon as possible. Teas and coffees from 19:00 are included in the ticket prices.
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<![CDATA[Autumn Raffle - the winners!]]>Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:12:28 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/autumn-raffle-the-winnersVery many congratulations to those who had their tickets drawn by Alison Weir at last night's event:
  • Christmas Hamper - Maggie Moxham
  • £50 The Sun pub voucher - Janet Tranter
  • Greyhound Hotel pub meals - Margo Cartwright
  • Case of beer from The Hope pub - Katy Rainger
  • Ridlington Optician voucher - Elizabeth Price
  • Cut and blow dry at Hair on Broadway - Mary Lowe
  • Honeywood cream tea - Mags Stubberfield
  • £15 Woodcote Nurseries voucher - A. Clifton
  • £5 House of Flowers voucher - Josephine Taylor
Thanks to all who supported The Friends of Honeywood Museum, either by purchasing tickets or by providing the prizes. We're extremely grateful.]]>
<![CDATA[Please sign up to receive the new London Borough of Sutton Libraries, Heritage & Arts monthly events newsletter]]>Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:50:22 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/new-events-newsletter-from-sutton-council]]><![CDATA[Your final chance to buy our Autumn Raffle tickets!]]>Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:52:29 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/final-chance-to-buy-our-autumn-raffle-ticketsPicture
Our Autumn Raffle tickets will be on Sale at Honeywood Museum for the final time over the weekend 17/18 November.

Some great prizes, many from local businesses. Please do help us raise funds for all the work we do at, and support we give to, the Museum.

The Raffle will be drawn by best-selling author Alison Weir at our event (now sold out) on Thursday 22 November.

Thank you so much to all those who have already got their tickets, and to all those who have donated prizes.

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<![CDATA[NEW! Honeywood Explorer Bags]]>Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:41:54 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/new-honeywood-explorer-bags
Calling all young Explorers! On the weekend 17/18 November Honeywood Museum is launching Explorer Bags, aimed at 6-10 year olds.

The Friends of Honeywood Museum have had bags made specially to help young visitors explore the house. Any children visiting Honeywood can borrow one. Each bag contains a trail around the house which makes sure children are looking at the architecture of the building and at the exhibits!

To complete the trail they will need a magnifying glass, torch and tape measure, which are all provided!

The bag also contains appropriate colouring sheets and pencils and a very special jigsaw of Honeywood. Enough to keep a young enthusiast busy for an hour or two!
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<![CDATA[A Weekend of Remembrance - 10 & 11 November]]>Fri, 02 Nov 2018 13:38:20 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/a-weekend-of-remembrance-10-11-novemberPicture
A weekend of remembrance marking the end of WW1.

​Display of personal postcards sent home to loved ones, replica posters, service man’s jacket.

Open 11:00 to 17:00 on both days.


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<![CDATA[Autumn Raffle Tickets are available at the Museum - just £1]]>Wed, 31 Oct 2018 23:32:15 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/honeywood-raffle-tickets-are-available-at-the-museum
The Friends of Honeywood Museum
2018 Autumn Raffle

 
£1 Tickets available now at the Museum


Winning tickets to be drawn by world famous local author Alison Weir at Honeywood Museum on Thursday 22 November

100% of the proceeds contribute to the work The Friends do to support Honeywood Museum. A huge thank you to those who have provided the prizes and to those who support us by buying tickets.
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<![CDATA[New events for Christmas and the New Year!]]>Tue, 30 Oct 2018 22:54:39 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/new-events-for-christmas-and-the-new-yearPicture
We've just added a number of new events over the Christmas and New Year period and beyond to our Events page!

Some need booking, so do get in early to avoid disappointment.

Look out for the Carshalton Frost Fair details......... and please note the new booking arrangements for our February Honeywood Mini Explorers event for youngsters aged 6-10.

Bookings for our February, March and April illustrated talks are now being taken. John Phillips' talk in February is already proving extremely popular.

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<![CDATA[New in our shop - Carshalton Heritage Walk]]>Wed, 24 Oct 2018 22:14:51 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/new-in-our-shop-carshalton-heritage-walkPicture
Covering 28 unmissable heritage venues in and around Carshalton's Conservation Area, our new full-colour Carshalton Heritage Walk leaflet is now available in our shop.

Priced at just 20p this has be to one of the best value guides available of its kind!

The suggested route starts and finishes at Honeywood Museum, so a coffee before and a tea at the end make this a perfect short walk.

Available while stocks last.

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<![CDATA[Carshalton Frost Fair returns!!!!]]>Sun, 21 Oct 2018 18:49:13 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/carshalton-frost-fair-returns]]><![CDATA[Our Black History Month talk - 24 October 2018 at 19:30]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:39:10 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/our-black-history-month-talk-24-october-2018-at-1930Picture
We still have a limited number of tickets available for our Black History Month talk on Wednesday 24 October at 19:30.

Black British Civil Rights Heroines rarely feature in discussing matters relating to Civil Rights; this talk is likely to reveal a lot about past prejudices and what we may have learnt from them. 

Tony Warner's presentation will provide the names and achievements of those black women born or resident here that fought against British racism over the last 300 years.


We are delighted to say that we will be joined by ​ members of the Black Cultural Archives based in Windrush Square, Brixton.

'Phone Sue on 020 8642 4778 to book tickets. £5 (£4 Friends), which includes tea/coffee from 19:00.

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<![CDATA[Delayed Opening on 18 October]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:23:12 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/delayed-opening-on-18-octoberPlease be aware that on Thursday 18 October Honeywood Museum will open at 13:00 rather than 11:00 to facilitate staff training. Our Tea Room will be open as usual.]]><![CDATA[Christmas Closing Dates]]>Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:32:14 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/christmas-closing-datesSutton Council have informed us that Honeywood Museum will be closed from Sunday 23 December to Tuesday 1 January inclusive this year.]]>