6 Honeywood Exhibitions and Events Sunday 23 November 2-5pm Polar Playtime A family afternoon of free fun with a wintry theme. Stories, trails and crafts including making snowflakes, a reindeer hat, a snowman mobile and much more. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Thursday 27 November 7.30pm Dickens and his Illustrators An illustrated talk by Peter Smith, London City guide and lecturer. Peter describes how Dickens, writing for an audience that ranged from high society to the semi-literate, understood the importance of illustrations. A Friends of Honeywood Museum event - For tickets (£2.50/£3.50 nonmembers) ring 020 8773 0185 Saturday 6 December 1-6pm Carshalton Frost Fair The Friends of Honeywood Museum and Ecolocal are again organising a Frost Fair. to be held at Carshalton Ponds, along Honeywood Walk, Festival Walk and the Memorial Gardens. Stalls, a hog roast and live music plus children’s entertainments, including Santa’s Grotto in Honeywood Museum For further details see the Friends of Honeywood Museum website www. friendsofhoneywood.co.uk NEW Hire Honeywood’s Edwardian Billiards Room We are now offering the opportunity to hire this unique space and play on the Edwardian billiards table outside Museum opening hours. For further details please contact the Curator on 020 8770 4297. CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT HONEYWOOD Honeywood Museum makes an exciting and different venue for children’s parties. Traditional Games Party Two hour party including games, trails, toys and dressing up. Suitable for children aged 5 years and over. £95 for up to 15 children. £3 extra per head to a maximum of 20. Crafty Party Two hour party with craft. Choose from lots of exciting new themes-Pony Party, Fashion Show, Fairy Tales, Vintage Car, Victorian Toys, Salt Dough, Victorian Inventions, Puppet Party, Masquerade Party. All have new themed trails. Suitable for children aged 6-12. £110 for up to 12 children. £3 extra per head to a maximum of 20. Victorian Inventions Party Two hour party with some fun optical experiments.: make a zoetrope and optical toys. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years. £110 for up to 12 children. £3 extra per head to a maximum of 20. Contact the Curator on 020 8770 4297 for more information.
Art on Screen A program of digital exhibitions on large scale display screens featuring images from the Borough art collection. The collection is rich in works that reflect the local area from the 18th century up to today, and includes work by artists of local, regional and national significance. Art on Screen is available to view in the following locations Cheam Library Honeywood Museum Sutton Central Library Sutton Life Centre Wallington Library Westcroft Centre Worcester Park Library Sutton Library St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA WW1 Archives Exhibition 6 November – 12 December Great War Stories: Local People at Home and on the Front The centrepiece of the London Borough of Sutton’s World War 1 centenary commemoration. Using original documents and photographs, it looks at the role played by those who stayed behind and those who fought for their country, as well as the little known history of Sutton’s conscientious objectors. There is a supporting activities programme focussing on young people and their understanding of the war; pick up a leaflet in any Sutton library. More information from Sutton Local Studies & Archive Centre Tel: 020 8770 4747 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Carew Manor Guided Tours of Great Hall and Dovecote Sundays 14 September & 12 October at 2pm & 3.30pm See Sutton’s only Grade 1 listed building with its late-medieval hammer-beamed Great Hall roof built by Richard Carew c.1500, in the company of an expert guide. Includes a visit to the interior of the nearby 18th century octagonal Dovecote. TICKETS: £5 (£4.50 for members of local Heritage Friends groups). Advance booking from 020 8770 4781. 7Other Exhibitions and Events