Upcoming Libraries & Heritage Events

21 Dec 2018

Saturday 5th January


Tree by Britta Teckentrup

Sutton Central Library, St. Nicholas Way, Sutton. SM1 1EA.

Listen to a story & take part in a craft activity

Free. Drop in Ages 3-6.



Words Aloud

Sutton Central Library, St. Nicholas Way, Sutton. SM1 1EA.


Spoken word event with open mic first Saturday of every month. This month’s event features Zena Edwards. To perform a 5 minute slot please email in advance: wordsflyer@gmail.com

Book tickets here: https://wordsaloudjanuary2019.eventbrite.co.uk


Sunday 6th January


Little Holland House Open Day January 2018

Little Holland House, 40 Beeches Ave, Carshalton SM5 3LW


Visit former home of artist, designer and craftsman Frank Dickinson (1874-1961).

A unique interpretation of the English arts and crafts movement, the Grade II* interior was created entirely by Dickinson and contains Dickinson’s paintings,furniture, furnishings, metalwork and carving. Wheelchair access to ground floor.

Book tickets here: https://lhhopendayjanuary2019.eventbrite.co.uk


Thursday 10th January


Sutton Through A Lens

Honeywood Museum, Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX

Come and explore some of the people and places of Sutton’s recent history in photographs from the Borough’s extensive local studies and archive collection.

Abby Matthews will be on hand to answer questions about the wider photographic collection and what we can offer anyone interested in local history.

If you have local photos you’d like to donate to the archive, bring them along! We’d love to hear your story. Drop in Session, no booking required.

Find out more here: https://sutton-through-a-lens.eventbrite.co.uk


Thursday 17th & Thursday 31st January


Honeywood Adult Colouring Club

Honeywood Museum, Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX

Join us for our fortnightly calming, creative morning at Honeywood. Be inspired by our beautiful surroundings, all materials supplied. Tea, coffee, cake and lunch is available to purchase from the Tea Rooms.

Free event.

Register here: https://honeywoodcolouringclub.eventbrite.co.uk


Sunday 20th January


History & Tea Afternoon: Carshalton Estate: Then & Now

Whitehall Historic House, 1 Malden Rd, Sutton SM3 8QD

Third Sunday of every month. Illustrated talk by Jean Knight, Chair of the Friends of Carshalton Water Tower about this important eighteenth century estate. Discussion over tea, coffee and biscuits. Cost: £4.00. (£3.50 Friends). Spaces are limited,

Book here: https://carshaltonhouseestate.eventbrite.co.uk


Thursday 24th January


Banstead’s Past on Glass

Sutton Central Library, Family History Centre, St. Nicholas Way, Sutton. SM1 1EA.

Stories of colourful characters from black and white photographs. Banstead historian James Crouch talks about some of the interesting stories behind photographs from the Knights-Whittome collection.

Free event.

Register here: https://bansteadpastonglass.eventbrite.co.uk


Thursday 31st January


Historic House Tour

Little Holland House, 40 Beeches Ave, Carshalton SM5 3LW

Enjoy a special visit to this unique house accompanied by a guide. Discover some of the sources that inspired Frank Dickinson’s creativity. Refreshments tea, coffee and cake.

Cost: £6.50

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/historic-house-tour-tickets-52208614371



Women in the Frame. Female Portraits from the Knights-Whittome Photographic Collection 1904-1918.

Honeywood Museum, Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX

Until Saturday 31st March 2019 (throughout opening hours)