Whitehall is now closed.
Future events will be held in Cheam Library, unless shown differently.
London Borough of Sutton Libraries Tour.
Easter at Cheam with Whitehall: We will be putting on a special event to celebrate Easter this year. More information to come.
Saturday 1st April 2017 – 9.30 am – 3.30 pm – EASTER FAIR in the Parochial Rooms, Cheam Village.
There will be over a dozen stalls displaying crafts for your delight. If you would like to sell your own crafts, a stall can be hired by contacting the web site. The Friends will have a gift stall and a cake stall.
Thursday 13th April 2017 – 2.30 pm – Cheam Library – GEORGIAN LONDON – TALK BY IAN BEVAN.
The population of London doubled in the 18th century and by 1801 had reached just under one million people resulting in a vast amount of building. Elegant squares, new churches and recreational facilities were designed an d constructed. This talk charts the growth of London and what life was like in the Georgian metropolis. Booking form is available.
Thursday 11th May 2017 – 2.30 pm – Cheam Library – EXHIBITIONS 1862 – 1924 – TALK BY IAN BEVAN.
In 1862, a decade after the Crystal Palace Exhibition, a further exhibition was planned to promote arts, sciences and manufacturing. Unfortunately, the building built for the exhibition was disliked and eventually dismantled, but over the next 50 years other exhibition halls such as Alexandra Palace, Olympia and Earls Court were built. They housed a variety of exhibitions which included a Wild West Show and Tibetan musicians.
The British Empire Exhibition opened at Wembley on St George’s Day 1924. Come along an d find out more about this spectacular exhibition.
Monday 15th May 2017 – morning – CHEAM CHARTER DAY.
To uphold the traditional Charter Day, a stall will be manned in the village on Monday morning. The Charter Day is the beginning of a week of activities leading up to Cheam Village Charter Fair on Saturday 20th May. Look out for more details nearer the time.
Saturday 20th May 2017 – morning – CHEAM VILLAGE CHARTER FAIR.