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Programme of Events 2017

Details of the Friends' events including those that we are attending, are listed here. All the money raised benefits the Water Tower and Historic Garden for the conservation and future restoration.


More information will be published on the events as it becomes available. Check back regularly for any updates to the listed details.


Events are subject to change and are held at the Water Tower unless otherwise stated.


For a booking slip for all this years events please vist the downloads page.

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Friday 7th


The Friends' Heritage Quiz with Quizmaster Amanda Hill


The popular Annual Quiz returns, Why not make up a team of 4? Can you win this year?


Time - 7.15pm for 7.30pm start


Price - £2.50 each ticket.

Sunday  23rd


First Opening of the Water Tower


2.30pm - 5pm


Orangery Display for the Season is Dodgy Bankers

Saturday 6th


Carshalton in the Age of John Fellows


An Illustrated talk given by Andrew Skelton with light refreshments to celebrate Fellowes purchasing the Estate.


Time - 3pm - 5pm


Price - £7.50 each ticket.

Sunday 7th


First Opening of the Hermitage


Time - 2.30pm - 5pm



The Hermitage will open on the 1st & 3rd Sunday in the month when the Water Tower is open

Saturday 20th


Times Past XII

Vintage 1930s & 40s Film


A second chance to see last Autumn's film show from John Freemans Archive.


Time - 2.30pm for 4.30pm


Price - £4 each ticket.


Teas Available



Saturday 10th


AGM from 2pm-2.45pm


Old Money & New, Sir Nicholas Carew of Beddington & the Financiers


A talk given by John Philips at 2.45pm followed by Tea.


Friends - Free

Non-Friends - £5

Sunday 18th


London Open Gardens & Squares


Time - 12.00pm - 5pm


For advance tickets contact:

020 7839 3969,


or for more information


Teas Available


Saturday 15th


Carshalton Charter Fair


The Friends will have a stall at the Annual Charter Fair, this year to be held in the Wrythe Green Recreation Grounds.


This is in support of The Men of the Wrythe.


Visit the Facebook Page - Men of the Wrythe for more information.

Sunday 16th, 23rd & 30th


Openings Supporting The Festival of British Archaeology


Orangery Displays


Time - 2.30pm - 5pm



Monday 28th


Carshalton Environmental Fair


The Friends will have a stall at the Environmental Fair at Carshalton Park.




Sunday 10th


National Heritage Opening


Free Entry in Support of National Heritage.




Teas Available

Saturday 16th

Sunday 17th


Open House London Weekend


Free Entry in Support of London Open Houses.


Time - 1pm - 5pm


Teas Available

Sunday 24th


Last Opening of the Water Tower . 2.30pm-5pm


The Water Tower public openings for the season end but there are still a number of events before the end of the year.


You are also welcome to book a private tour. See out Hiring and Tour pages for more information


Friday 27th


Times Past XIII : Transport & Travel


In it's thirteenth year from John Freemans Archive is an evening of themed documentary films.


This event is also in support of Museums at Night.



7:15pm for 7:30pm start


£4 each ticket


Friday 1st


Christmas Soiree


Join us for music, mulled wine and seasonal light refreshments it's the perfect start to the festive season.



7:15pm for 7:30pm start



£5 each ticket


There are no planned events during November at this time.

If you need to hire the Water Tower for your own event please see the Hire page for more infomation.


Programme of Events 2017

Sunday 16th


Carshalton House Tours 1.30pm & 3.15pm


A rare chance to see the ground floor interior of this important 18th century house led by local historian Andrew Skelton.


Tickets £5 - Please pre-book via Honeywood Museum on

020 8770 4297 as places are limited.


Tickets include entry to the Water Tower. Teas Available.

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