Tag Archives: History

Carshalton history talks at Honeywood Museum, Nov 9 and 16

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Wolmar gets up a head of steam for free railway lecture, Jan 8

Christian Wolmar, the journalist, author and transport expert, is coming to Croydon this Friday to give a free lecture on his book, Engines of War. Wolmar, who was the only non-career politician to be shortlisted for selection as a London … Continue reading

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Walks and talkies to mark the Great Fire of South London

Before The Blitz, there was The Blaze. On Monday night at Crystal Palace, there are a couple of public events to commemorate the fire which destroyed the building that gave its name to the area. The 1936 blaze was the … Continue reading

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John Gent collection history talk, CNH&SS, Dec 9

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Time travellers invited to museum for Croydon Recreated

The Museum of Croydon has been transformed into a form of time-travelling Tardis, ready to transport visitors back 100 years or more. An exhibition, Croydon Recreated, uses three of the museum’s collections to explore what Croydon was like at the … Continue reading

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Museum of Croydon event: Blitz on Your Street, Mar 14

The Museum of Croydon is to stage another free family event, The Blitz on Your Street. The event is suitable for those aged eight and over, and will be staged in the Activities Space (next to Riesco Gallery) on Saturday … Continue reading

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Tour museum galleries to discover your borough’s history

The Museum of Croydon is staging regular free tours to explore the exhibition space and discover more about the history of Croydon. There will be free, guided tours on Thursday February 19 and Thursday March 19 – 11am – 12pm. … Continue reading

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