March is Women’s History Month and Heritage officer, Sarah Gould and her team of volunteers have put together a collection of local history items to celebrate womankind: https://photoarchive.merton.gov.uk/womenshistory
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”
Merton Heritage Service has put together an online series of images, quizzes and reminiscences to celebrate 75 years since VE Day. (8th May 1945). Continue reading “Merton Heritage VE Day”
Can you help?
Merton Heritage Service is currently designing a range of resources for reminiscence work to support people living with dementia. They are also devising special displays to form a sensory exhibition, open to all, but of particular benefit for people with visual and hearing impairments, adults with autism and learning difficulties.
As part of this work Merton Heritage Service need your help hunting for objects that can be included in themed memory boxes and heritage displays… Continue reading “Merton Heritage Service – Artifacts Wanted”
Lights, Camera, Merton!
John Innes Society Talk;
A History of Merton Film Studios
11 DECEMBER 2019
Talk starts at 8pm | Entry £4
The Coach House
1A Melrose Road, SW19 3HF