Wandle Art Festival 2022

Poster advertising Wandle Art Festival 2022, 9th and 10th July 12pm - 5pm At Wandle Industrial Museum, Mitcham

The 2nd Wandle Art Festival takes place on Saturday 9th July and Sunday 10th July, 12pm- 5pm

There will be a mix of stalls featuring a variety of local artists as well a music and poetry.

See wandle.org for further info.

Merton Priory – The First 100 Years

Merton Priory Trust are hosting a study afternoon on Saturday 23rd July, devoted to the first 100 years of the Priory’s history. It will take place in the remains of the Priory’s Chapter House beneath Merantun Way, and there is free parking for 4 hours in the Sainsbury/M&S car park which adjoins the site.

Study afternoon: Merton Priory – the First 100 Years

July 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s free to attend, but you need to register your interest on Eventbrite

Background and speakers

Founded in 1117, Merton Priory quickly became one of the most important and influential Augustinian priories in the British Isles. Continue reading “Merton Priory – The First 100 Years”

UpCycle & Textile Care Workshop

Sustainable Merton – Upcycle & Textile Care Workshop

On Wednesday 7th April, (13:00-13:45). Sustainable Merton are hosting a workshop where you can find out how to upcycle, clothes and what to look for when shopping sustainably in the future.

* Upcycle, mend and freshen up your existing wardrobe *

* Learn how to make sustainable choices for clothes to last longer and look better *

* Minimize your spending & contribution to fast fashion by prolonging the life of your clothes *

Register for the Upcycle & Textile Care Workshop here.

Merton Park Heritage Trail

As part of the Merton Heritage Discovery Day  2020 events, local Councillor Dickie Wilkinson in collaboration with Merton Heritage officer, Sarah Gould, have put together a Merton Park Heritage Trail

30 historical images of Merton Park have been posted all around the ward in shop windows, on lamp posts, resident’s gateposts and trees for you to ‘happen upon’ as you take a healthy jog, walk the dog or simply stroll along to collect you morning newspaper. Continue reading “Merton Park Heritage Trail”

Heritage Discovery Day – 2019

Merton Heritage Discovery  Day takes place on Saturday 11th May from 12:30 – 4:30pm. This year, Merton Heritage Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary and have lots of events happening across the borough. The Heritage team have curated a fantastic itinerary for the Discovery day which you can download in full here.

Merton Heritage Discovery Day

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