4 Honeywood Exhibitions and Events Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 September Make the most of exploring Carshalton this weekend. There are a number of local landmark buildings and structures open including All Saints Church, Carshalton Park Grotto, Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Gardens, Charles Cryer Studio Theatre, Honeywood Museum, Little Holland House and The Circle Library. Friday 3 October 7-10pm cherish 7 presents their Urban Retreat at Honeywood Museum We welcome back cherish7’s Urban Retreat. Join us for an evening of taster treatments from fully qualified, highly recommended local practitioners, also there will be a variety of gifts from local businesses on offer. For more information please email jane@ cherish7.co.uk or call her on 07889205548 There is also a free walk on Sunday at 10.30am taking in the main buildings of interest in the Carshalton conservation area. Please see page 14 and check out www. londonopenhouse.org for full listings, times and further details Tuesday 30 September 9.30-11am Tuesday 28 October 9.30-11am Tuesday 25 November 9.30-11am Tuesday 16 December 9.30-11am Museum Mummies 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. Wednesday 15 October 7.30pm Local industry before the railways An illustrated talk by John Phillips looking at mills, quarrying, brick making and more. Tickets £3.50 (£3.00 Friends). Ring 020 8770 4297 to book. Thursday 23 October 7.30pm Peiper’s Tale: The Battle of the Bulge An illustrated talk by Paul Williams to mark the 70th anniversary of the Second World War Battle of the Bulge. A Friends of Honeywood Museum event. For tickets (£2.50/£3.50 non-members) ring 020 8773 0185.
5 Sunday 26 October 2-5pm Spooky Afternoon Ghoulies and ghosties galore. Join us for an afternoon of crafts, spooky stories and a Halloween bad joke trail around the house. With Grim Reaper Scarecrow-making workshop led by artist Simon Honey. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Saturday 25 October-Sunday 2 November Horrible Half Term Activities Free drop in Halloween themed crafts, puzzles and trail all week throughout opening hours. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Wednesday 12 November 7.30pm Renaissance Gardens in the local area and beyond An illustrated talk by John Phillips on two great local gardens - Beddington and Nonsuch – in their British and European context. Tickets £3.50 (£3 Friends). Ring 020 8770 4297 to book. Thursday 13 November 7.30-9.30pm. The Great War Poetry Workshop Led by professional poet Stephen Smith, with additional guidance from members of Sutton Writers Circle and using the artefacts in Honeywood Museum’s War to End All Wars exhibition as inspiration, this practical workshop will concentrate on creative methodologies, exploring perspective, form and figurative language, and will lead participants to the preliminary drafting of a poem. Stephen Smith has worked as a University Lecturer, a Writer in Residence, a Creative Writing Tutor in Adult Education and as a lecturer in literature, history and philosophy for the WEA. His critically acclaimed collection, The Fabulous Relatives, won a major Eric Gregory Award. This event is FREE, but pre-booking is requested by ringing 020 8770 4297. Fridays 14, 21 & 28 November and Friday 5 December 1.15-2.45pm SCOLA Free Festi ve Family Arts and Crafts at Honeywood Museum. Arts and Crafts for Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with children 2yrs and above. Enjoy creative and fun afternoons. This course will be running over 4 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 Honeywood Exhibitions and Events