From now until 31 August at Merton Heritage Centre:
All the Fun of the Fair.
The story of Mitcham’s historic fair from its Tudor origins to the present day.
3 – 28 September
The history of key properties along the River Wandle from grand mansions, to humble mills and cottages.
Saturday 3 August , 10.30 – 1.30
A Wandle Walk: From Morden Hall to Merton Abbey Mills.
This tells the story of the Wandle, historic buildings and industries along its route – finishing with a visit to the Merton Priory chapter house.
Bookings: Tel. 020 8545 3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 8 August, 12 – 12.30 at Merton Heritage Centre
Lunchtime learning session : Mitcham Fair
A bitesize introduction to aspects pf local heritage and the chance to view objects and documents from the Heritage collection.
Saturday 10 August, 2 – 4pm at Merton Heritage Centre, Morden Library.
Heritage Skills Workshop: Photography hints and tips.
Guidance on cameras, local clubs, photographic styles and how to take the perfect picture.
Tuesday 13 August, 10.30 – 12 noon at Wimbledon Library
The Story of Wimbledon Theatre.
Saturday 17 August, 2.30 – 3.30 at Mitcham Library
Old Mitcham: Photographs from the Tom Francis collection
Tuesday 20 August, 10.30 – 12 noon at West Barnes Library
Croydon Airport: From 1939 onwards.
Friday 23 August, 2.30 – 3.30 at Raynes Park Library
A Farmer’s Life: The Story of the Rayne Family
Saturday 24 August, 2.30 – 3.30 at Colliers Wood Library
Discover Colliers Wood: An A-Z of local heritage.
For info on any of these events, please contact Merton Heritage Centre Tel. 020 8545 3239 or email: Local.email@example.com