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Programme of Events 2019

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 26th

 

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 28th

 

First Opening of the Water Tower

 

Time 2.30pm - 5pm

 

 

Orangery Exhibition for the Season is the History of St. Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls.

 

Sunday 5th

 

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 18th

 

Times Past XIV : Supporting Britain

 

Films made to boost morale at home and aboard during World War II and the later 1940s Documentary and Public Information Films from John Freemans Archive.

A repeat of last Autumn's Showing.

 

Time 2.30pm - 4.30pm

 

 Price £4 each ticket.

April

May

Saturday 8th

 

Friends AGM from 2pm - 2.45pm

then

"The Men of the Wrythe"

 

A talk given by Margaret Thomas at 2.45pm followed by Tea.

 

Friends - Free.

Non-Friends - £5 each ticket.

Saturday 22nd

 

Summer Solstice Party:

"The Dansant". 

 

With refreshments

 

Time - 3.00pm - 5.30pm

 

Tickets £10 each

June

Saturday 6th

 

Carshalton Charter Fair

 

The Friends will be present at the Carshalton Annual Charter Fair. The Fair consists of stalls, food and entertainment.  

 

The event is held at the War Memorial Gardens, upper pond Carshalton from 11am - 4pm.

Sundays

7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

 

Openings on these dates also supporting The Festival of Archaeology, from the Council for British Archaeology.

 

archaeologyfestival.org.uk

 

 

Orangery Displays.

July

Monday 26th

 

Carshalton Environmental Fair

 

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

 

Time 10.30am-5pm

 

envfair.org.uk

August

 

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd 

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 on the 22nd.

Openings on the 15th, 22nd & 29th

are in suport of the Wandle Frortnight

 

wandlevalleyforum.org.uk

 

Sunday 29th is the 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 our Hiring and Tour pages for more information.

September

Friday 1st

 

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

 

This event is also in support of Museums at Night.

 

 

Time 7:15pm for 7:30pm start

 

Price £4 each ticket

October

Friday 7th

 

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 £5 each ticket

December

There are no planned events during October 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 21st

 

Carshalton House Tours

at 1.30pm & 3.15pm

(Tower Open at 1pm)

 

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.