Back to News

New exhibitions at Merton Heritage Centre.

                  Where Do You Think You Are? poster

Each year Merton Heritage Service works with a range of different museums, heritage attractions and community groups to highlight aspects of the borough's history. 2017 is no exception and we are delighted to be hosting two new exhibitions kindly supplied by external groups.

 

Where Do You Think You Are? 

20 September - 21 October at Merton Heritage Centre

Discover the living heritage of Merton Park from Gilbert the Norman, to Horatio Nelson and the present day. This exhibition will feature photographs, archives and artefacts from the collections of the John Innes Society and Merton Heritage Centre.

This exhibition has been kindly loaned by the John Innes Society.

                     Salvation Army exhibition poster

Rebels with a Cause: Booth, Bandages and Bombs...

25 September - 21 October, Merton Heritage Centre

To mark the 130th anniversary of the Wimbledon branch, this exhibition looks at the work of the Salvation Army, past, present and future. Displays will look at the origins of this important charitable institution, the heroic contribution of members during the Second World War and current initiatives, including efforts to safeguard the victims of human trafficking.

This exhibition has been kindly loaned by the Salvation Army.

« Black History Month 2017.