<![CDATA[friendsofhoneywood.co.uk - Latest News]]>Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:13:06 +0100Weebly<![CDATA[Carshalton Artists Open Studios 22/23 & 29/30 June]]>Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:58:52 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/carshalton-artists-open-studios-2223-2930-juneCarshalton Artists Open Studios will, in 2019 celebrate the work of Carshalton Arts and Crafts artist, Frank Dickinson. Dickinson built and then made the stunning interiors of the grade 2 listed Little Holland House. Sutton Museums and Heritage will collaborate with CAOS and will open Little Holland House for all four days of the CAOS festival.
In 2018 CAOS celebrated the work of Pauline Boty, with three schools joining CAOS artists in producing nearly 300 works of A5 artwork, inspired by Boty and displayed in businesses across Carshalton. Carshalton Artists plan on doing the same with Dickinson in 2019. Picture
We are participating in this major local event. See paintings from the Museum Collection, create your own masterpiece and have it displayed at Honeywood.
Free, drop in.
Saturday 22 to Sunday 29 June (during opening hours)
Julian Heath Photography at Honeywood
Julian is delighted to be back at Honeywood Museum for this year’s CAOS festival of art.

​Last year, he won the very prestigious first prize in the annual ‘Beautiful Surrey’ photographic competition organised by Surrey Life magazine.

Please do come and see him at Honeywood Museum; he has some really lovely new images plus a few old favourites and conversation pieces too.
Saturdays and Sundays 22/23 and 29/30 June
Meet local artist Hana Horack and see some of her recent work

Saturday 22 and Sunday 30 June 14:00-16:00
Fabric and Felt Fun at Honeywood
Join Team Imagineers for fun with fabric and felt.  Help us make an artwork to brighten a ward at St Helier Hospital.  Friendly expert artists will help you use hand powered sewing machines and learn felting techniques. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Sewing activity suitable for children aged seven and over. Drop in, no booking required. Free.

<![CDATA[Closures over the Easter period]]>Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:45:28 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/closures-over-the-easter-period
All other opening hours remain as usual.
<![CDATA[The Old Rectory, Carshalton - an update]]>Sat, 06 Apr 2019 13:38:12 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/the-old-rectory-carshalton-an-update
Carshalton Old Rectory Association (CORA) have updated their Website with the latest news regarding the future of the Grade II* Listed building.

Details may be found here.
<![CDATA[Jazz Roots Revisited - Thursday 24 October 19:30]]>Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:45:47 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/jazz-roots-revisited-thursday-24-october-1930Picture
Tickets now available
A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event
To celebrate Black History Month the Friends of Honeywood Museum bring you an evening of jazz originally played by the Greats to illustrate the huge contribution that Black musicians made to the jazz era.
Enrico Tomasso enjoys a well-earned international reputation, including best trumpet category winner in the 2018 British Jazz Awards. Age seven he met and played for Louis Armstrong, resulting in a life-long friendship.
‘It is a mark of true distinction when a jazz trumpeter plays with such fluency and apparent ease that you listen to the music and not the technique’ (Dave Gelly, The Observer).
Alongside Enrico is very skilled and knowledgeable pianist Hugh Crozier. ‘Nothing could ever muddy up the pianist’s vibrant solos’. (Jazz Review).
Tickets £10 (Friends £8) include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Please ‘phone 020 8642 4778 to book.

<![CDATA[Concerns raised over the future of the Old Rectory]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:27:37 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/concerns-raised-over-the-future-of-the-old-rectory
Carshalton Old Rectory Association (CORA) have today raised concerns over the future of the Grade II* Listed building.

Situated in Festival Walk, alongside Honeywood Museum, the building has a rich history surrounding its long-standing place in the heart of Carshalton's Heritage Conservation Area.

Further details, and a brief synopsis of the current situation may be found here, on CORA's Website.

You may wish to act on the information given and play your part is preserving this wonderful piece of Carshaton's heritage.
Grade II* Listed Old Rectory
<![CDATA[A Thought for Mothering on Sunday 31 March]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:28:23 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/a-thought-for-mothering-sunday-31-march-2019]]><![CDATA[Songs of Summer at Honeywood Museum 21 June 19:30]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:41:33 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/songs-of-summer-at-honeywood-museum-21-june-1930
Songs of Summer - Music for a Midsummer’s Evening

Friday 21 June 19:30

Carshalton Opera and The Friends of Honeywood Museum
A collaborative Fundraising Event

An evening of live Music at Honeywood Museum

Maggie Cooper (Soprano), Keziah Thomas (Harp) and Elizabeth Andrews (Cello) will perform a selection of popular music including Britten Folk Songs, Manuel de Falla’s Siete canciones populares españolas and Bachianas Brasilieras by Villa Lobos.

Tickets are £20 and will include a glass of wine and nibbles

Please phone 020 8642 4778 to book or obtain your tickets online at www.carshaltonopera.com.
<![CDATA[More 'Carshalton Pub Crawl Mugs' now in our shop!]]>Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:12:05 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/more-carshalton-pub-crawl-mugs-now-in-our-shop]]><![CDATA[New events have been added.....]]>Wed, 06 Mar 2019 21:08:27 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/new-events-have-been-added..... to our Events page, and to the Little Holland House page. Do check the listings out, especially if you have younger members of your family!]]><![CDATA[More 'Carshalton Pub Crawl' Mugs are on their way!]]>Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:24:34 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/more-carshalton-pub-crawl-mugs-are-on-their-way]]><![CDATA[Limited Edition 'Carshalton Pub Crawl' Mug]]>Sat, 02 Mar 2019 23:02:57 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/limited-edition-carshalton-pub-crawl-mug1181125]]><![CDATA[Limited Edition 'Carshalton Pub Crawl' Mug]]>Thu, 28 Feb 2019 18:26:17 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/limited-edition-carshalton-pub-crawl-mug
Produced by Lazy Stuff of Carshalton, this wonderful Limited Edition mug depicting Carshalton's famous pubs will be available for just £12 at Honeywood Museum from noon on Friday 1 March 2019.

​First come, first served!

Please note that we are currently only able to accept cash payments in our Shop.
<![CDATA[Sorry, our April Ordnance Survey talk is now sold out]]>Wed, 27 Feb 2019 19:37:33 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/sorry-our-ordnance-survey-talk-is-now-sold-out]]><![CDATA[Honeywood Mini Explorers - two new events]]>Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:46:34 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/honeywood-mini-explorers-two-new-eventsOur next two Honeywood Mini Explorers sessions for children aged six to ten. The sessions are FREE, but must be pre-booked on 020 8241 5679 or by email. Please do book early as these occasion almost always get fully booked!

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Donations will be very welcome
<![CDATA[Two new dates for you, your families, diaries and calendars!]]>Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:01:23 GMThttp://friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/latest-news/two-great-new-dates-for-your-diaries-and-calendars]]><![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!
<![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.
<![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.
<![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.