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Please be aware that some events may need prior booking

A Special Easter Offer from Honeywood's Shop

Saturday 1st to Sunday 30th April ONLY

The Oaks - Volumes 1 & 2

Was £39.90 Now £29.90 (Or..... buy one, get one half price!)


Both volumes of Paul Williams' definitive history of The Oaks will be available for this limited period with 25% OFF when purchased together from the Museum's Shop

We regret that we do not have the facilities to take cheques of credit/debit cars in the Shop

Colour Crazy Easter Holiday Activities

Saturday 1st to Sunday 16th April

A celebration of colouring for young and the less young, with our special drawings of Honeywood to colour and some pretty flower and Spring animal pictures

Follow
our “Go Quackers Duck Trail” within Honeywood. Give our feathered friends a treat and get some duck food while you’re here!

 

Honeywood Book Club

Sunday 9th April 2.30-4.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

This month's book:
  The Crossing
Andrew Miller

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

Victorian-style Easter Eggstravaganza

Tuesday 11th April 11am-12.30pm and 2-3.30pm (Special holiday opening)

Decorate a Papier Mâché egg, and create a mini Springtime meadow inside with bunnies and lambs. Also make a special keepsake decorated box, design your own Easter card and more!

Tickets are £4.50 per child. Activity suitable for children aged 4yrs and over

Spaces are limited, pre-booking is essential as we expect this to be very popular

Please telephone 020 8770 4297 for tickets. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Honeywood Mini Explorers

Wednesday 12th April 11am to 1pm


A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

A FREE event with an Easter theme aimed at children aged 6-10 years, who must be accompanied by a responsible adult
 

The Return of Alfred & Salamanda - Music for Stage and Screen (by arrangement)

Thursday 27 April 7.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood
Museum Event

Bart, Berlin, Bernstein, Gershwin, Porter, Purcell, Rodgers, Schonberg, Sullivan, Verdi - just a few of the composers of music for plays, operas, musicals, film and TV to be included in this concert of arrangements made for the saxophone quartet

Wine and nibbles included in the ticket price!

Tickets are £6 (£5 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

Honeywood Book Club

Sunday 7th May 2.30-4.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

This month's book:
  A Very British Murder
Lucy Worsley

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

Model Railway Weekend

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May 10am-5pm

An event in collaboration with Carshalton & Sutton Model Railway Club, Croydon Model Railway Society and Wimbledon Model Railway Club

Throughout the
weekend model railway layouts running, model train and railway building exhibits. No booking required. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Free. Donations are welcomed.
 

The Friends of Honeywood Museum - Annual General Meeting


Thursday 25th May 7.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

Open to Friends of Honeywood Museum only

 

Half Term Activities

Saturday 27th May- Sunday 4th June

Details to be announced
 

 

Volunteer Day

Friday 2nd June 11.30am - 4.30pm

Come to Honeywood today and discover the exciting world of opportunities available for volunteering with the Heritage Team

We have roles
at Honeywood, Little Holland House, with the Whitehall Heritage Lottery Funded project, Local Studies and Archives and more! So whether you are interested in greeting visitors, giving guided tours, arty and crafty, or would like to help with Museum collections care or gardening we would like to meet you

There will be guided tours of Honeywood at 12 and 2pm. Full details of all roles will be available so come and meet us and find out more. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available
 

Honeywood Book Club

Sunday 11th June 2.30-4.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

This month's book:
  The Red House Mystery
A.A. Milne

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

The Great Unwatched - Wit and 'Wisdom' on the Radio

Thursday 22nd June 7.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood
Museum Event

Broadcaster Bob Sinfield affectionately nibbles the hand that fed him for 35 years: the radio

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

Carshalton Artists Open Studios

Saturday & Sunday 24th/25th June and Saturday/Sunday 1st and 2nd July

Carshalton Artists Open Studios will celebrate the rich diversity of cultural activities in Carshalton, with thirty artists exhibiting over fifteen locations. This exciting new event will bring to the community original exhibitions, engaging demonstrations and free workshops. The Carshalton Artists Open Studios festival will take visiting audiences on a journey of discovery, encouraging them to visit Carshalton’s amazing array of talented artists, heritage centres, historical buildings, places of outstanding natural beauty and vibrant galleries

CAOS brings together a highly talented community of artists, from a rich diversity of backgrounds, using a wide range of artistic expression and includes artists that have exhibited at the prestigious RA Summer Show and Mall Galleries. Neal and Helena Vaughan (Festival organisers) explain that “this amazing festival will engage existing audiences and those who do not normally participate in arts, drawing them into the area to experience the hugely talented artists, vibrant community and breathtaking cultural heritage Carshalton has to offer”

You can find out who’s exhibiting, what’s on and when at www.carshaltonartists.com and follow the fun on Twitter @Carshalton_art #CAOSart17

 

Carshalton-on-Sea

Saturday and Sunday 8th/9th July 10am to 5pm


A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event
 

Steve Day, Magician (Saturday) - Pauline’s Puppets/Magic (Sunday)

Throughout the weekend there will be drop in crafts, sand pits and beach toys, traditional side shows and games : traditional side shows include Coconut shy, Hook a Duck, Ball in Bucket, Flip a Frog, Lucky Dip : Small charge for side shows, and the chance to win a small prize

More events to be announced!

 

Honeywood Book Club

Sunday 9th July 2.30-4.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

This month's book:
  The Rejected Writers' Book Club
Suzanne Kelman

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

 

Carshalton Charter Fair

Saturday 15th July


The Friends' Gazebo will be up and running with all sorts of delightful gifts and children's games throughout the day in the Memorial Garden in Honeywood Walk by Carshalton Ponds- more details nearer the time
 

Victorian Leisure – and Pleasure!

Thursday 27th July 7.
30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

An illustrated talk from Ian Bevan, City of London Guide and Lecturer, looking at the many and varied ways in which the Victorians enjoyed themselves

The Victorians were the first to organise leisure time and leisure activities. This talk illustrates the many and varied ways in which Victorians enjoyed themselves, including family sing-songs, walks in the park, going to the seaside and of course the appreciation of theatre and all forms of music

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

 

Environmental Fair

Bank Holiday Monday 28th August


The Friends' Gazebo will be up and running with all sorts of delightful gifts and children's games throughout the event in Carshalton Park- more details nearer the time.
 

Pre-Raphaelite Painters & Poets

Thursday 28th September 7.30pm


A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

This illustrated talk by Pete Smith, London City Walks

Pete traces the development of a movement that revolutionized the nineteenth-
century art scene and initially scandalized conventional Victorian society. While concentrating primarily on the paintings and writings of the Pre-Raphaelites, it will also deal with the colourful lives of the artists who produced them, and tell stories of drug abuse, sexual intrigues, suicide and even gruesome graveyard goings-on

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

Is Sutton Part of Black History?

Thursday 26th October 7.30pm


A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event
for Black History Month

We offer a very 'warm welcome' back to Sean Creighton, independent historian of slavery, abolition and British Black history, for another illustrated talk detailing many little known aspects of Sutton's black history

The baptism in Sutton on 15th April 1677 of John Sango, ‘a Moor’, in Sutton is a reminder that Africans and people of African descent have been living and working in Britain for centuries. Most came here because of Britain’s involvement in the slavery business and colonialism. As across the rest of the country there were many involved in the slavery business and then colonialism who lived or had family connections with Sutton. Sean will discuss these connections and the lives of the people involved

Tickets are £4.50 (£3.50 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book

Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession

Thursday 23rd November 7.30pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event

We are delighted to once again welcome back the renowned local author Alison Weir to Honeywood Museum

Fresh from the sophisticated palaces of Burgundy and France, Anne draws attention at the English court, embracing the play of courtly love. But when the King commands, nothing is ever a game. She has a spirit worthy of a crown – and a crown is what she seeks.  And so she embarks on her perilous course, which will plunge a kingdom into turmoil.

Alison Weir weaves new research and theories into the dark, powerful tale of Henry VIII’s second wife - a woman ahead of her time, who dared to question traditional concepts of femininity, and whose ambition drove her to gamble with the fickle nature of a dangerous king.


Mulled wine and mince pies included in the ticket price!

Tickets are £6 (£5 Friends)

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book
 

Carshalton Frost Fair

Saturday 2nd December 1-6pm

A Friends of Honeywood Museum & Ecolocal Event

Event details will be confirmed nearer the time

 

 

 


 

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