Monthly Archives: August 2015

New Volunteer Roles Advertised

Would you like to volunteer for the Heath Robinson Museum? Check out our Get Involved page for details.

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Concrete Poured for Heath Robinson Museum

On August 21st the concert mixer came to West House to pour the base slab for the new Heath Robinson Museum. Many thanks to our volunteer Dr Peter Ellis for these pictures.

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West House Heritage Open Day

Come to West House on Saturday 12 September! There will be tours of the building, restored by the people of Pinner and reopened in 2010 as a community arts and social centre. Heath Robinson expert Peter Higginson will be speaking about Heath Robinson’s … Continue reading

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New Heath Robinson Exhibition

On Saturday August 29th a new exhibition opened for five weeks in West House’s Heath Robinson Gallery. It showcases the second selection of works from the Simon Heneage Collection, which the William Heath Robinson Trust has recently acquired with the … Continue reading

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Heath Robinson’s Grave Restored

Did you know that William Heath Robinson, who died in 1944, was buried in East Finchley Cemetery? His family has recently restored his grave. Thank you to one of our supporters, who sent us these pictures of Before and After. … Continue reading

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See the Mad Magical Mechanical Musical Machine!

Visitors to Pinner Village Show on 12th September will be able to tour West House in Pinner Memorial Park, and the Heath Robinson Gallery. The people of Pinner originally bought West House, as a war memorial after the Second World … Continue reading

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How are the Museum Building Works coming on?

Our volunteer on the West House and Heath Robinson Museum Estates Sub-Committee, David Chittleborough, reports: Since builders Philiam came on site in May, plenty has been happening. The best news is that the Heath Robinson Museum building works are on … Continue reading

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PIRATES IN PINNER – Yo Ho Ho!

Pinner has long had a seafaring link through Lord Nelson: his daughter, Horatia Nelson Ward lived at West House. But pirates? Well, yes. This summer, children have enjoyed illustration and construction activities at West House. They have been inspired by … Continue reading

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Charity Donates £10,000 to ‘Splendid and Imaginative Project’

Trustees for the Heath Robinson Museum are delighted to announce that an anonymous charitable trust has given £10,000 to the Museum Appeal! This came with a letter which said: ‘We hope that this grant will help you with this splendid … Continue reading

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR MOBALPA’S MUSEUM RAFFLE

The winners have been announced for the raffle in aid of the Heath Robinson Museum in Pinner. Sponsored by Mobalpa Kitchens in Marsh Road, raffle prizes included a Quooker Boiling Water Tap and a Neff Slide and Hide Oven. The … Continue reading

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