Archive for the ‘Nonsuch Mansion’ Category

Shakespeare in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 16 June, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Mayhem’s fabulous new production of the Shakespeare classic, As You Like It.  You can buy the tickets on line at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/mmtc, and select your tickets. For those not familiar with this particular Shakespeare comedy, As You Like It has all the hallmarks of a classic Shakespeare comedy featuring an array of fantastic […]

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What is the link between Nonsuch Palace and ISIS?

by Mary Burstow on 21 May, 2015

I was rather chuffed to see that an article on Nonsuch Palace has appeared  in History Today. The article, written by Susanna Lipscomb, asks “While it rightly condemns ISIS’ brutal destruction of the Middle East’s rich architectural heritage, is the West neglecting its own, more subtle cultural vandalism?” The article tells how Nonsuch Palace in the […]

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A Defibrilator for Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 19 May, 2015

  Nonsuch Parkrun are applying for funding from to raise money for a debrilator for Nonsuch Park, to be kept at the Mansion House cafe and to set up a Junior Parkrun on a Sunday morning. They can only get the funding, if enough people vote for them. Full details can be found at: https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/1776

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Join Friends of Nonsuch

by Mary Burstow on 5 May, 2015

The Friends of Nonsuch Working Party has been in existence since the Friends took over stewardship of the Nonsuch Mansion Service Wing over 20 years ago. All the renovation, improvement and maintenance work at the Service Wing to date has been carried out under the auspices of the Working Party, or where necessary specialist contractors […]

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Nonsuch Park – The Mansion House

by Mary Burstow on 5 May, 2015

Farmer Memorial – Time for fast action

by Mary Burstow on 6 April, 2015

The issue of repairing the Farmer Memorial is going forward at the speed of an arthritic slug!  In August of 2013 the Farmer Memorial was driven into by a car, on the corner of the Ewell road.  Sutton Council recovered the pieces of the memorial, put them into safe storage and started work on liasing […]

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Nonsuch Museum

by Mary Burstow on 3 April, 2015

Hurrah! The Friends of Nonsuch Museum will be open on Sunday 6th April.  The impressive museum shows what a Victorian Kitchen Service Wing would have looked like.  You can then go on and find out more about Nonsuch Palace, and see the impressive scale model of the Palace Best of all IT’S FREE!!   Can […]

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Friends of Nonsuch restore Gardeners Bothy Wall

by Mary Burstow on 15 December, 2014

Many thanks to the Friends of Nonsuch, who have done such a wonderful job this summer getting the Gardeners Bothy Wall repaired in Nonsuch House Gardens. The Gardeners Bothy was originally the cottages in which the Gardeners lived in. The cottages had long ago collapsed, but the side of the cottages which faced onto the […]

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Nonsuch Dome – Victory for local residents

by Mary Burstow on 4 December, 2014

Epsom Town planners have turned down the planning application by Nonsuch High School for a Sports Dome, Pavilion, Football pitch and running track. This evening was decision day for the Nonsuch Dome planning application at Epsom Town Hall. The public gallery was packed with local Cheam residents concerned about the planning application and its impact […]

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Bells and Voices at Christmas

by Mary Burstow on 4 December, 2014

Nonsuch Mansion House, Sunday December 7th at 2.30pm Friends of Nonsuch will be performing A musical entertainment in the Stable, near the Nonsuch Mansion House Coffee Shop.  No charge for entry, but donations very welcome.    

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