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Press release 13 July 2020

 Sutton’s Heritage Houses to reopen their doors!    

  Sutton Cultural Services are delighted to announce that Whitehall Historic House in Cheam and Honeywood Museum in Carshalton, will be reopening their doors from the 23 July 2020. With measures in place to welcome visitors safely, and new temporary exhibitions and children’s activity packs to delight visitors old and new, the team are thrilled to invite visitors back through the doors to enjoy these two unique local heritage attractions.

To work within recommended guidelines, a pre-booking system for free visits to both sites is now in place via the Eventbrite website (detailed below). Tickets are available for individuals / groups of up to 6 (recommended single household). Please note, morning slots at both sites (10am – 11am; 10-30am- 11.30am) are reserved for priority telephone bookings (those with access concerns and those without internet access.) See attached for full details of opening dates and times, plus details of what’s on at each house.

Opening Schedule Summary

Whitehall Historic House

1 Malden Road

Cheam, Sutton SM3 8QD

From Thursday 23 July 2020

Opening weekly on Thursdays & Saturdays 10am – 5pm

Pre-booking only

Honeywood Museum

Honeywood Walk

Carshalton, Sutton SM5 3NX 

 

From Friday 24 July 2020

Opening weekly on Fridays & Saturdays, 10am – 5pm

Pre-booking only

Bookings for both sites available via:  www.eventbrite.co.uk/suttonculturalservices

Limited priority telephone bookings are also available via the Cultural Services main telephone number:  0208 770 4740

In addition to permanent displays about the history of the house, Cheam and the surrounding area, new temporary exhibitions include: Unlocked….A look inside The Locals: Diaries, a display based around Sutton Archives recent contemporary collecting project, The Locals: Diaries, and Lockdown Art – Creativity Released, a recent call out to local artists for works created during the recent lockdown.

A new Children’s Activity Trail has also been created, which invites children of all ages to join Millie the Whitehall House Mouse as she explores the nooks and crannies of this unique 500 year old property.