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Presents an afternoon of “Seasonal Splendour” By National Demonstrator John Chennell

Wednesday 24 October at 2pm We are a friendly local flower club affiliated to NAFAS, new members and visitors (£6) always welcome. Monthly meeting and demonstration at 2pm on the 4th Wednesday of every month at Banstead Community Hall, Park Road, SM7 3AJ

GARDENERS QUESTION TIME Monday 29 October 2018 at 7pm

Wallington Old Town Hall, Woodcote Road, Wallington Tickets £5 on the door, in aid of Sutton Mencap For further information, please call 020 8647 3382 Specialist panel from: Royal Parks, London in Bloom, RHS Judges Refreshments * Raffle * Bring and Buy * Produce and Plants Sutton Mencap Charity Number: 1080514

GET READY TO CAST ON! Calling all knitters, crocheters and crafters - individuals and groups! The Big Knit is upon us, and we are looking forward to an even bigger and better one this year. With more time than ever to knit, we’re eyeing a 10,000 hat target which will raise more than £2,000 for us, so we can continue to support older people in Sutton, and improve later life in the borough. For more info about the Big Knit, including hat patterns and how to get involved, visit www.ageuk.org.uk/sutton/big-knit or call 020 8770 4090.

SECRETARY NEEDED FOR LOCAL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP Do you have some spare time? Would you like to do some Volunteering? Do you have computer skills (for emails, typing WORD documents, accessing websites,) and good organisational skills to delegate tasks to other volunteers? If so, Carshalton Diabetes UK Group would like to hear from you. See: www.diabetesukcarshalton.org.uk for further details about Carshalton Diabetes UK Group. If you could help please phone: 07983 628071 or email: secretary@diabetesukcarshalton.org.uk for further details.

We urgently need volunteers at our shop in Wallington, located at 19 Woodcote Road, Wallington.

15 Wallington Explorer Scout Unit Special Needs

You can make a difference by volunteering a few hours each week to a great cause. Come in for a taster session, see the work we do & meet the team. Together we can beat cancer.

Are you looking for an activity for them to gain more independence?

For more information, please call 020 8647 1063.

Is your child between the ages of 14 and 18? Do they have special needs? Be it Autism, Down’s Syndrome or LD?

Have they struggled at a mainstream Scout or Explorer Unit? Then look no further! We meet Wednesday evenings (term-time) just off Wallington High Street. We do crafts, hikes, camping, first aid skills and more! We cater for all needs and abilities. For more information: Email: 15wesuexplorers@gmail.com or call 07952700297

Carshalton Choral Society Presents: Charles Ground’s Saint Cecilia Mass and Handel’s Ode for Saint Cecilia’s Day All Saint’s Church, High Street, Carshalton, SM5 3PD Saturday 20 October 2018, starting at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm Conductor: Jonathan Eyre Tickets: adults £12 (children and students are free), available from www.carshaltonchoral.org.uk Tel: 020 3652 3894, and on the door. CARSHALTON DIABETES UK GROUP NEXT DAYTIME MEETING:- Talk by Dr. Jyoti Balani, Diabetes Consultant. 2:30pm on Thursday 8 November 2018 at the Good Shepherd Church Hall, Queen Mary’s Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, SM5 4NP. NEXT EVENING MEETING:- Talk about Foot Care for people with Diabetes by a Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist. 7.30pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA. People living with Diabetes, their family members, carers, friends and those with an interest in finding out more about diabetes are all welcome. Further details at www.diabetesukcarshalton.org.uk or phone 07983 628071.

Surrey Organic Gardening Group

We are people who enjoy many aspects of gardens and gardening. We hold regular monthly meetings, often with guest speakers, and also arrange group visits to public gardens and other places of interest. New members warmly welcomed.

See our website for details of our

regular meetings in Carshalton. www.sogg.org.uk

PURLEY LITERARY SOCIETY We meet fortnightly from 9 October to March. We meet at 8pm in the hall of the Purley United Reformed Church, 906 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LN (next to Purley Hospital). www.purley-literary-society.com Tuesday 9 October 2018 Dr Lois Oliver will be speaking about ‘Rubens: Painter of Princes, Prince of Painters’ Tuesday 23 October 2018 John Wilson will be speaking about ‘The Lancaster Bomber and Me!’

Carshalton Water Tower The Water Tower opens each Sunday in the month from 2:30-5:00pm unless otherwise stated. The Hermitage is open on the first and third Sunday in each month (when the Water Tower is open) from 2:30 - 4:30pm. The Water Tower is available for hire and private tailor made tours can be arranged. Please see the Friends’ website for details: www.carshaltonwatertower.co.uk or contact Mrs Julia Gertz, the Friends’ Secretary on 020 8647 0984; or write to 136 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2NR. Friday 26 October:

Times Past XIV: Supporting Britain, morale boosting World War II films from John Freeman’s Archive, in support of Museums at Night. 7:15 for 7:30pm start, £4 each ticket.


A Life Beneath the Waves Part Two Kevin Franks is delighted to return and continue reminiscing about life as a submariner at our Coffee Morning. Saturday 20 October 10am - 12 noon. Admission free. Having spent more than 20 years in the Royal Navy, he will touch upon some of the unique aspects of life on board a submarine and bring along some memorabilia. Talk commences at 10:30am. www.carshalton-methodist.org.uk Facebook.com/ CarshaltonMethodistChurch

Banstead Arts Festival Society Autumn/Winter Season 2018 - 2019

Banstead Arts Festival – concerts at 7:30pm in the Community Hall, Banstead Saturday 20th October 2018 London Bridge Trio with Gary Pomeroy, viola Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493 Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op 11 Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25

Bute Road Gardeners New members are always welcome and membership is FREE for the year until December 2019 (normally £2.00 p.a.). We open every Sunday until 28th October and then will re-open in early March 2019. We’d love to see you in the morning from 10.00 until 12.00 at our Trading Hut in Bute Road, not far from Wallington County Grammar School and opposite no 39. Completely non-profit making, by buying in bulk we compete very well with other suppliers of fertilisers, both chemical and organic. For instance, stable manure is £3 for an 80L bag or £14 for five bags, Growmore sells at £2.40 for 3Kg and Fish Blood and Bone is only £1.75. We also have a range of gardening sundries such as Bamboo Canes, Maxi Crop, weedkillers etc. We can take your purchases to your car and load it for you if that helps. So come along and see us – if you don’t have a garden there are allotments available currently at Bute Road and other sites in the area. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE UNTIL END 2019.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS AT THE SUTTON WOMEN’S CENTRE 3 Oct: Book Club - book tba. 10 Oct: Knitting & Sewing Group 17 Oct: Talk - Creating the Right Impression. We all know that first impressions count. Opinions are formed in the first few minutes you meet someone and it can be hard to change that view once it’s there. This talk will help you get it right the first time. Drop in sessions every Wednesday from 12pm until 3:30pm. Feel free to pop in for a moment, an hour, or stay all afternoon. Tea, coffee, cake and company. Sutton Women’s Centre, 3 Palmerston Road, Sutton, SM1 4QL. www.suttonwomen.co.uk

MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION - VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED IN OUR AREA M.N.D. Affects up to 5,000 adults in the U.K at any one time. 50% of patients will die within two years and a third will die within one year. There is no cure. We need volunteers not only to support patients and their families but also on the administration side. Being a volunteer for MND in our local community is extremely rewarding and will help to make a real difference to people affected by MND. If you feel you could help us in any way, please email colin.de-ath@sky.com Registered Charity No. 294354

Coffee Concerts in the Mallinson Room at Wallington Library, Shotfield, Wallington Coffee Concerts at Wallington Library Mallinson Room, 11:30 - 12:30 Free. Tea & Coffee available. Wed 3 Oct - Hungarian Music (Gordon Thompson) Wed 17 Oct - A little light music (Rosemary Howard) Wed 31 Oct - Marching Military Music & All That (Ken Dudley)

Wallington, Carshalton & Beddington Horticultural Society - a gardening club for local people who enjoy gardening Wed 17 October - A Tour of Britain in Bloom. Speaker - Jim Buttress, renowned RHS Judge. Tickets ÂŁ5 (including light refreshments). 7:30pm in Holmwood Hall, Holmwood Gardens, Wallington, SM6 0EU. For tickets please ring 020 8669 0318.

BRITISH BLACK CIVIL RIGHTS HEROINES Wednesday 24 October 19:30 A Friends of Honeywood Museum Event An illustrated talk by Tony Warner The bias in schools gives the impression that racism and civil rights was an American issue and totally ignores the struggles Black British people endured. This presentation will provide the names and achievements of those Black women born or resident here that fought against British racism over the last 300 years. Includes: Florence Mills, Mavis Best, Adelaide Hall, Sybil Phoenix, Connie Mark, Linda Bellos, Will Brown and many others. Issues covered include; virginity testing at Heathrow, deaths in custody, Saturday schools, Educationally Sub Normal classes, theatre, the Royal Navy, politics and much more.

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The Wallington Directory - October 2018  

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