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Events

 2nd July 2022 Croydon Green Spaces 

Taking palce at Croydon Central Library between 11am and 4pm. An opportunity to find out about the green spaces to enjoy in South and South East London.

 9th/10th July 2022 Wandle Art Festival 

Taking placen between 12-5pm each day on the Lower Green West, Mitcham. Art, crafts, music, dance, poetry and more over two days.

 16th July 2022 Wandle Discovery Day 

A session of activities taking place from Mitcham to Merton Abbey. Our volunteer John Sheridan will leading a walk from Morden Hall Snuff Mills to Merton Abbey Mills at 11am. Book with John at john.sheridan08@gmail.com

Walks

Saturday 16th July. From Morden Hall Park to Merton Abbey Mills. Starting with the history of Taddy & Co you will learn about the links in this walk with the textile industry that existed on this section of the Wandle from the 1700s finishing at Merton Abbey Mills which was home to the last textile works on the river. Meet at the Snuff Mills at 11am. This is part of a series of activities taking place on the day arranged by the South East Rivers Trust.

Sunday 21st August. From Earlsfield Station to Merton Abbey Mills. Follow some of the route of the Surrey Iron Railway, discover the location of former mills and end with a visit to the remains of the Chapter House of Merton Priory. Meet at Earlsfield Station at 11am.

Thursday 22nd September. From Mitcham Tram Stop to Morden Hall Park. Starting at the start of the remaining part of the route of the Surrey Iron Railway this walk takes in the rich heritage of the area through Ravensbury Park. Along the route of the walk, you will learn about the Wandle’s brewing past, it’s links to trout fishing and to the textile industry plus more. Meet at 11am on South Bound Platform of Mitcham Tram Stop.

Exhibitions

 Saturday 20th August 2022 Merton Discovery Day 

Put this date in your diary. The annual Merton Discovery Day will be taking place on this day from 11am at the Merton Civic Centre. Full details to follow.

 Saturday 10th September 2022 Mitcham Heritage Day 

Put this date in your diary. The annual Mitcham Heritage Day will be taking place on this day. Details to follow.

 Wandle Fortnight 2022 

The dates for this annual celebration of the Wandle Valley is planned for 10th-25th September. More information on the events taking place when known.

 

All events are subject to change depending on Government Covid-19 restrictions. 

 

This page was last updated on 25th June 2022