HeritageEvents

24
JUL
Eddie The Eagle: An Evening With & Film Screening
The Clapham Grand

Michael Edwards better known as Eddie The Eagle Edwards was Born in Cheltenham. Eddie learnt to ski at his local dry ski slope and quickly became an accomplished downhill skier narrowly missing out on being selected for the Great Britain ski team…

Location: 9.1 miles away

TEL: 02036 373306
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27
JUL
Adopt a plant for free at Morden Hall Park!
Morden Hall Park

This summer the beautiful plants the public saw at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show are being giving a lasting legacy thanks to landscape architecture and art practice Wayward the National Trust and the Royal Horticultural Society. An important…

Location: 5.1 miles away

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28
JUL
Talk on the residents of Normansfield
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre

The stories of the residents who lived in Normansfield from 1868 when it first opened to the closure of the institution as an NHS hospital in 1997.Developed by Dr John Langdon Down and his wife Mary it was run for 102 years…

Location: 5.6 miles away

TEL: 03331 212300
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28
JUL
A local history talk on John Charles Buckmaster
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre

A talk by local historian Ken Howe about the extraordinary life and work of John Charles Buckmaster a formidable public speaker and activist. He was a teacher with a strong sense of public duty a Justice of the Peace and a councillor.…

Location: 5.6 miles away

TEL: 03331 212300
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29
AUG
Cave Painting
BourneHall Museum Kids club

They left behind a vivid record of their way of life and some clues of what they believed in. Discover how and why these paintings were created. Then by flickering light try to create your own cave paintings. In our very own…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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08
SEP
Gladiator School
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

Learn about the different types of fighting and weaponry. Witness the resident Gladiators demonstrate their skills. Will it be thumbs up or thumbs downAre you brave enough to survive the arena Come and learn how to be a…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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16
SEP
Walk in the Footsteps of JMW Turner
Turner's House

Join Catherine Parry‐Wingfield Turners House Trusts chairman on a walk from Sandycombe Lodge the painters country retreat across parkland and along the Thames towpath to the top of Richmond Hill. Along the way we stop to discuss Turners paintings which this still‐beautiful…

Location: 7.9 miles away

TEL: 02088 925485
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23
SEP
WW1 Day
Bourne Hall

September 23 10am to 1.30pmA day at Bourne Hall in gratitude for those who fought in the First World WarIn the morning Bourne Hall Museum will be using re‐enactors to give some idea of what life was like for the men at…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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13
OCT
Life in the Trenches
Bourne Hall Museum Childrens Club

What did it mean if you were chatting and where was Blighty Discover the answers to all of these questions and more when we are visited by a British Army Officer and Tommy who will try and get you to join…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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20
OCT
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill House & Garden

This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpoles famous and unique collection for a once‐in‐a‐lifetime exhibition. Horace Walpoles collection was one of the most important of the 18th century. It was dispersed in a…

Location: 7.2 miles away

TEL: 02087 441241
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30
OCT
Halloween A walk on the dark side.
Bourne Hall Museum

Hear tales of local folk who wont stay dead ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills.Discover the story of Joan Butts Ewells witch. are you brave enough to dare to tread where the Resurrection Men once stood whilst you learn…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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31
OCT
Halloween A walk on the dark side
Bourne Hall Museum

Hear tales of local folk who wont stay dead ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills.Discover the story of Joan Butts Ewells witch. are you brave enough to dare to tread where the Resurrection Men once stood whilst you learn…

Location: 0.7 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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