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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

April

May

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 opensquares.org

 

Teas Available

June

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

 

July

Monday 28th

 

Carshalton Environmental Fair

 

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

 

10.30am-5pm

 

envfair.org.uk

August

Sunday 10th

 

National Heritage Opening

 

Free Entry in Support of National Heritage.

 

1pm-5pm

 

Teas Available

 

heritageopendays.org.uk

Saturday 16th

Sunday 17th

 

Open House London Weekend

 

Free Entry in Support of London Open Houses.

 

Time - 1pm - 5pm

 

Teas Available

 

openhouselondon.org.uk

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

September

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

October

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

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 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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