Heritage Events

Events in this section are arranged by
the London Borough of Sutton’s Heritage Department

To view Events arranged by the Friends of Whitehall
visit the Friends Events’ page

Whitehall is currently closed for refurbishment but we look forward to its reopening in Summer 2018.  While Whitehall is closed the Heritage Department have arranged various events as noted below.

Easter Saturday 31st March 2018 – 2 pm – Meet outside Cheam Library – A Walk Around Cheam Village,

A circular walk starting outside Cheam Library, looking at the historic remains of the old village and its environs. Led by Andrew Skelton. Stout shoes recommended!
Tickets £3.50 (Friends £3). Telephone 020 8770 4297 to book.

Thursday 12th April 2018 – 10.30-12.30 and 1.30-3.30 – at Whitehall – Whitehall Historic House Volunteers Day.

Whitehall is reopening this June following a major refurbishment, installation of all new exhibitions throughout the house, and an exciting activity programme.

This is a really exciting time to join the brilliant group of volunteers who help us. Step inside the house and talk to us, and find out more about the volunteering here and how you can become involved. (Please note it will not be possible to give tours of the building on this day).

Saturday 12th May 2018 – 9 am – 1 pm – Cheam Charter Fair.

Come and enjoy the celebrations at the 759th annual Cheam Charter Fair. The fair is thought to date back to 1259 when Henry III granted Cheam a charter making it a town. Members of the Borough Heritage  team will be present at the top of Park Lane just outside Whitehall’s garden. Come and hear our exciting plans for the future of Whitehall, find out about our Heritage Lottery Fund project and collect an events programme.

Sunday 20th May 2018 – 2 pm
Nonsuch Park Walk (Cheam Charter Week event)

A guided walk with John Phillips exploring the historic landscape of the park, including the site of the Tudor Palace of Nonsuch built for Henry VIII. Meet: outside the Nonsuch Mansion café. Tickets are £4.00 (£3.50 Friends). Please telephone 020 8770 4297 to book.