What's On

Enjoy being creative at a Museum of Croydon workshop.

On this page you can find out about Museum of Croydon exhibitions and events. Scroll down the page to see what's on now and coming soon.

For opening times and information about how to get to Croydon Clocktower, please see our 'Visit Us' page.

Our galleries and events are free unless otherwise stated.

For drop in events, places will be allocated on the day on a 'first come, first served' basis.
For family workshops all children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child.

If you have any questions or suggestions for events, please contact us, we will be happy to help.




Galleries and Exhibitions:



Museum of Croydon Galleries

, ground floor, Clocktower.

Riesco Gallery

, lower ground floor, Clocktower.

'Bones of Croydon' exhibition

, until January 2019, Riesco Gallery.




Events Programme: Summer 2019




Adult Events

80 years since evacuation -

Join us on the 4th of September to commemorate 80 years since the children of Croydon were evacuated during the Second World War.

Timings: 11-3pm

Refeshments provided.

Book tickets at eventbrite or email museum@croydon.gov.uk




Saree Unwrapped -

Saturday 28 September
11-4
Free Family workshops- learning how to wear a saree, creating a saree border, learning basic embroidery, Saree documentary and storing your wedding outfit.

details on booking to be confirmed.



Free, family workshops and events to keep your creativity burning brightly as the nights draw in!

All our family workshops take place from 11am to 4pm and are free, drop-in, family events. Each activity is suitable for 5 - 11 year olds, although other ages can enjoy them too. They can take as little as 20 minutes to complete if you're in a hurry, but feel free to take as long as you wish and explore our galleries too. As well as our three, free galleries, Croydon Clocktower also has a great cafe and Library, including Children's Library, if you want to make a day of it. We hope you enjoy our activity programme and look forward to seeing you at Croydon Clocktower soon.




Wednesday 21 August - Tissue paper quilting activity at the Museum of Croydon



Thursday 22 August - Make your own Croydon skyline



Saturday 24 August - Weave your way down to the Museum of Croydon for a paper weaving activity



Wednesday 28 August - Soak up the rays and make a colourful sun catcher



Thursday 29 August - Create a colourful fish in a fish tank



Saturday 31 August - Blast off! Deorate a rocket to celebrate 50 years snce the first moon landings




This page is updated regularly, so please bookmark it to keep up to date with our latest events.