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Programme of Events 2020

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 24th

 

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 - £3.00 each ticket.

Sunday 19th

 

First Opening of the Water Tower

 

Time 2.30pm - 5pm

 

 

Orangery Exhibition:-

Dudgy Banks; The South Sea Company & South Sea Bubble.

 

Sunday 3rd

 

First Opening of the Hermitage

 

Time - 2.30pm - 4.30pm

 

 

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

Saturday 2nd

 

Times Past XV : Documentarty films from John Freeman's archive Looking at Life in Britain in the 1940s-1960s including transport, technology, travel. : Documentarty films from John Freeman's archive Looking at Life in Britain in the 1940s-1960s including transport, technology, travel.

A repeat of last Autumn's Showing.

 

Time 2.30pm - 4.30pm

 

 Price £4 each ticket.

April

May

Saturday 6th

 

Friends AGM from 2pm - 2.45pm

then

"The Rise & Fall of a South Sea Man"

 

A talk given by Andrew Skelton at 2.45pm followed by Tea.

 

Friends - Free.

Non-Friends - £5 each ticket.

Sunday 28th

 

Opening earlier in support of

 

Carshalton Artists,

Open Studios (CAOS)

 

 

 

 

Time 12.00 5.00pm

 

June

Saturday 4th

 

Carshalton Charter Fair

 

War Memorial Gardens, upper pond Carshalton.

 

 

Time 11.00am - 4.00pm

Sunday 5th

 

Opening earlier in support of

 

Carshalton Artists,

Open Studios (CAOS)

 

 

 

 

 Time 12.00 * 5.00pm

July

Monday 31st

 

Carshalton Environmental Fair at Carshalton Park

 

The Friends to be present at this popular Bank Holiday event, publicising the Water Tower activities; sharing a stall  with The Carshalton Society. The Environmental Fair is held at Carshalton Park.

 

Time 10.30am-5pm

 

envfair.org.uk

August

 

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th 

Free Entry Weekend, supporting:-

Open House London Weekend

and

National Heritage Openings

 

Time - 1pm - 5pm on both days.

Teas Available

 

openhouselondon.org.uk

 

heritageopendays.org.uk

 

Last Opening of the Hermitage 20th.

Openings on the 13th, 20th & 27th

are in suport of the Wandle Frortnight

 

 

wandlevalleyforum.org.uk

 

 

Sunday 27th is the last Opening of the Water Tower. 2.30pm-5pm

September

Friday 16th

 

Times Past XVI : More documentarty films from John Freeman's archive looking at British Life in the post 2nd World War period including some films John Betjeman, not forgetting transport and travel, etc.

 

This event is also in support of Museums at Night.

 

 

Time 7:15pm for 7:30pm start

 

Price £4 each ticket

October

Friday 4th

 

Christmas Soiree

 

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

 

 

Time 7:15pm for 7:30pm start

 

 

Price £6 each ticket

December

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.

November

Programme of Events 2019

Sunday 19th

 

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: Only obtainable from London Borough of Sutton, contact sutton.gov.uk/librariesheritageevents

Places are limited.   Tickets include entry to the Water Tower.  

Teas Available.

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Sunday 13th

A Themed Walk:

The South Sea Compay in Carshalton 

with Andew Skelton.

Details and Tickets only avialable from London Borough of Sutton, contact:-

 sutton.gov.uk/librariesheritageevents

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Saturday Friday 31st

 

"The Gardens ofthe South Sea Company"

 

           A talk given by Andrew Skelton.

 

 

 

Time 3.00 - 5.00pm

 

Price £5 each ticket