Talk and walk: Explore local history at Merton
Join us on a walk and talk about our project to create a new riverside park at Pickle Park and our work to restore the Merton Priory Wall. Merton Priory Chapter House, Saturday 21 October. FREE
We’re creating a new, nature-friendly riverside park for local residents of Merton to enjoy. Come and find out about how we’re restoring the Merton Priory Wall, which formed one of the most important monasteries in medieval England, as part of this revitalised green space.
Hear from archaeologists and National Trust about the works to restore the wall and learn about the Merton Priory with a local historian.
Talks will be followed by a guided walk to see the wall up close.
Free tea, coffee, and refreshments will be served on arrival.
This is a free event, but please book in advance.
Call 0344 249 1895
What to bring and wear
Please dress appropriately for the weather as part of this activity involves a walk to Pickle Park.
The Chapter House is accessible by wheelchair users. If you have access requirements and need special arrangements made, please contact us or the organiser of the event in advance so we/they can accommodate you.
This event is in partnership with the National Trust, Merton Priory Chapter House and Bee Creative Art Hub. It coincides with the annual art exhibition ‘Momentum’ which showcases the work of local artists. Please note there are no toilet facilities at Merton Priory Chapter House, the nearest toilets and baby changing facilities are at Sainsbury's which is next door or at Merton Abbey Mills across the road.
Event is organiser is National Trust.
Disclaimer: All information was correct when the listing was prepared. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.