21st February 2017
Taking place at West Barnes Library, Motspur Park this talk will look at the life of William Morris and his association with Merton Abbey, the Arts and Crafts movement and much more. Start time 10:30am.
21st March 2017
Surrey Iron Railway
Learn about our first public railway as agreed by parliament. Find out how goods were transported along the Wandle Valley and how, even today, we are still travelling along its route. At West Barnes Library, Motspur Park from 10:30am.
8th April 2017
Talk on the 'Mills of the River Wandle'.
This is taking place as part of the Merton Historical Society programme at 2:30pm in the Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, Colliers Wood. Visitors are welcome. There is a £2 entry fee.
29th April – 1st May 2017
Morden Hall Country Fair
The museum isn't attending but if you want to see something of the different trades and skills that still exist then why not go along.
13th May 2017
Merton Heritage Discovery Day
An opportunity to learn more about the history and heritage of the London Borough of Merton. This event takes place at Morden Library and Heritage Centre from 2pm until 5pm.
27th May to 11th June 2017
Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2017
There will be a full programme of events. The museum will be taking part with talks and a block printing session. More details to follow.
4th June 2017
The Textile Industry and Block Printing
As part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival the museum will be opening its doors from 11am for a talk and the opportunity to print using traditional methods. Learn more about the art of block printing as used for over 250 years by the textile works along the River Wandle. Booking details to be confirmed.
6th June 2017
Mills of the River Wandle
As part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival there will be a talk at Earlsfield Library from 6:30pm on the mills that covered the Wandle Valley. From gunpowder to snuff the mills involved a wide range of industries going back to Roman times.
8th June 2017
A Walk Through the Merton section of the Wandle Valley
Arranged for members of the Merton Historical Society this walk will start at Mitcham Tram Stop at 11am and finish at Merton Abbey (Colliers Wood). The walk will take in the various mill sites, bleaching fields and other places of historical interest along its two and half mile route.
20th June 2017
Talk on the 'The Mills of Merton' at West Barnes Library, Motspur Park from 10:30 to 12.
16th July 2017
Morden Fun Day
We may be giving it a miss but the event gives support to a number of local charities.
9th September 2017
Mitcham Heritage Day (part of Heritage Open Day)
The museum will be open on the day with free entry. There will be a full range of activities on the day from talks, tours and fun covering all aspects of the heritage of Mitcham. More details to follow.
This page was last updated in February 2017.