Mitcham Heritage Day is on from 10.00am to 4.30pm on Saturday 8th September.
MCGC&H provides a range of information and materials relating to the day.
Enjoy a day of experiences, visits, tours, exhibitions, and more, and discover just some of the great heritage of our area. Check out the special children’s events too! Everything is free. There are refreshments at many venues.
Here are just some of the things you can do.
- Mitcham Parish Church is opening its bell tower (access via a spiral staircase). You can also take a guided tour of the historic graveyard and view exhibitions about some of the men commemorated on Mitcham War Memorial
- Wandle Industrial Museum is waiving its entry fee for the day. See a special exhibition, Snapshots of a Bygone Age
- Cricket Green School is opening its gates for the day so you can view the Grade II listed 14th Century arch of Hall Place
- Mitcham Cricket Club Pavilion is open. Have tea on the balcony, view cricketing memorabilia and a special exhibition
- Mitcham Methodist Church – a rare Grade II listed post-war church – will open. The choir will sing in the afternoon
- The Canons House and Dovecote will offer children’s activities, a chance to see inside the dovecote (Mitcham’s oldest building), and an opportunity to learn more about the Lottery project to restore the house and landscape
- Mitcham Bowling Club will be open to learn more about the sport and see the rink. In the afternoon, you can support the club in a match
- The former Three Kings Pub will tell the story of its former owners, and children can dress up as music hall performers
- Mitcham Cricket Green Community & Heritage will offer a guided walk taking in the gems of the conservation area at 2.00 pm.
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