Commenting on Windrush on 22 June, Mark Allison, Leader of Merton Council, said: ”This year marks 73 years since the first of the Windrush Generation arrived on our shores, ready […]
Merton Council is encouraging residents to get involved with VE Day celebrations and commemorations from the safety of their homes. Homemade bunting has already started to appear in windows around […]
Merton Council is encouraging residents to apply to close their road for a street party on 8, 9 or 10 May in celebration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day. […]
Steel bands, food tasting and an exhibition illuminating the working lives and experiences of members of the Caribbean community feature at events to mark Windrush Day.
Merton Council is to hold a special service at Mitcham War Memorial, on Lower Green, to commemorate the bravery of local resident, Acting Second Lieutenant, William Allison White and to […]
Residents and visitors are invited to a Heritage Discovery Day being hosted by Merton Council on Saturday 12 May. The event runs from 12.30pm to 4.30pm and will take place […]
Merton’s Heritage Centre is celebrating the centenary of women’s right to vote with a comprehensive programme of activities and events from February until October 2018.
Merton Council will be paying its respects to the past and building hope for the future when it hosts a special event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
A Heritage Discovery Day is being hosted by Merton Council for people to find out more about the borough’s history.
A heritage project has uncovered the life stories of more than 500 First World War combatants commemorated on local war memorials.