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: Spring 2019

Adult Events

Join us for a fascinating talk by Pam Buttrey, historian and author of Cane Hill Hospital- the Tower on the Hill.

Thursday 11 April
Activity Space, Museum of Croydon, Lower Ground Floor, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon.

Booking is required please email researchroom@croydon.gov.uk or ring 02082531022 to make a booking.

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.

Saturday 23 March- Have fun re-creating Croydon's old Cattle Market

Saturday 30 March- Make horse drawn wagons inspired by the Surrey Iron Railway

Saturday 6 April - Create a sporty mandala for World Health Day

Wednesday 10 April - Be inspired by Croydon Camera Club and make your own camera

Thursday 11 April - Join us for a 'Jackson's Lavender's Oils' inspired activity at the Museum of Croydon

Saturday 13 April - Create a picture of the past using images of Old Croydon

Wednesday 17 April - Know your street like the back of your hand

Thursday 18 April - Come and make your own colourful kite

Saturday 20 April - Celebrate Croydon Artist, Bridget Riley's birthday by creating your own Op art

Saturday 27 April - On your marks, get set, go! Make your own Marathon runner

Saturday 4 May - Create your own aeroplane mobile to remember the Wings for Victory campaign

Saturday 11 May - Make your own mosaic inspired vase

Saturday 18 May - Support Mental Health Awareness Day by building a colourful brain collage

Saturday 25 May - Design your own jigsaw for Dementia Awareness Week

Saturday 1 June - Predict the weather by making your own weather board inspired by Admiral Fitzroy

Saturday 8 June - Take inspiration from the Croydon Art Collection and create your own masterpiece

Saturday 15 June - Create your own Archaeology dig- what will you discover?

Saturday 22 June - Capture your hopes and dreams by designing your own dreamcatcher!

Saturday 29 June -Join us making Medals and Stripes to celebrate Armed Forces day

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