Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanks to Rawlinson Gold for successful Panto Evening

Rawlinson Gold hosted the Friends of West House for a very successful stall at Pinner Pantomime Evening. Five volunteers sold books, gifts and cards to the value of £270. This will support the Heath Robinson Museum, currently under construction next to … Continue reading

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Festive Activities for Children and Adults at West House

Artist Robyn Wilson-Owen will be running a Paper-Cutting Workshop for adults on Sunday 13th December, 11am-1pm at West House. Follow this link for details! Robyn is also running a Puppet Making Workshop for children aged 8 and over on Tuesday 23rd … Continue reading

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Christmas Fayre at West House

On November 21st and 22nd November Christmas came to West House for the annual  Christmas Fayre, which attracted a steady stream of people buying their Christmas presents in good time. Some most attractive potential gifts were on display, including contemporary silver jewellery, … Continue reading

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Latest Photos from Museum Building Works

Here are the latest pictures from our volunteer photographer Dr Peter Ellis, who is documenting the Museum building works. These are some of the interiors before the wall surfacing goes on! There will be three main rooms: Permanent Exhibition of … Continue reading

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Van Gogh Study Day back by Popular Demand

West House hosts a series of very interesting art and architecture study days, run in partnership with the WEA. The next one will be about Van Gogh, repeated at popular request. Here are some of the rave reviews received about previous … Continue reading

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Santa’s Grotto at West House

We should like to thank the Friends of West House, who have for many years organised the Santa’s Grotto at West House for local children. This year we are delighted to say that our lovely friends at HA:WI Women’s Institute have taken up … Continue reading

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Famous Illustrator donates Picture for Museum

Do you love Peter Cross’s ‘Trouble for Trumpets’ and ‘Trumpets in Grumpetland’ books? Peter has kindly drawn a special Trumpet picture, to be sold in aid of the Heath Robinson Museum. The picture is on sale, priced at £950, at the exhibition ‘The … Continue reading

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Secret Art Sale raises £4500 for Museum

Volunteers are celebrating the huge success of West House’s first Secret Art Sale in aid of the Heath Robinson Museum. They estimate that, including Gift Aid, the Sale raised £4500! The paintings, 6 inch by 6 inch canvasses all priced … Continue reading

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Children’s Craft Activity for Xmas Holidays

Claire Linge, the Heath Robinson Museum Learning Officer for Children, Young Adults and families, will be leading a Santa’s Elf Craft Workshop at West House on December 22nd. Morning and afternoon sessions will be available. See below for full details – only … Continue reading

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List of Artists at Secret Art Sale

Thank you very much to everyone who supported the Secret Art Sale to raise money for the Heath Robinson Museum. We raised over £4000! Did you love a picture at the Secret Art Sale, and wanted to know who painted it? Click on … Continue reading

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