The Harrow Hill Trust is a volunteer-run community organisation that looks after the people and places of the Harrow on the Hill conservation areas. Here you can find out more about the Trust and its aims, upcoming events on the Hill and how to support the Trust in its work.
Guided Walks around the Hill
Sunday 10 June
Led by Jonathan Edwards, this walk principally centres on historical aspects of Waldron Road, Crown Street and Nelson Road. Participants of the walk may also wish to partake of the the Open Gardens event on the same afternoon – certain local gardens will be open to the public for a charge of £5, with proceeds being divided between St. Luke’s Hospice and St. Mary’s Church Spire.
Sunday 16 September
Led by Judith Shepherd. In conjunction with Harrow Heritage fortnight, this walk provides an entertaining, informative and light-hearted summary of the quirky side of Harrow’s history. Starting from the Green we will progress up the High Street to St Mary’s Church, with stories of Harrow’s past, selected to delight and enlighten all ages, with audience participation at intervals.
Sunday 11th November
Harrow and the First World War.
The Trust’s guided walks commence at 2.30pm, meeting on the Green, High Street on the Hill. The charge of £3, or £2 concessions, goes to Trust funds.
Other activities on the Hill
St Mary’s Church Spirewatch Fair 2018 | Saturday 5 – Monday 7 May
Come along to the 37th annual Spirewatch Fair to find all the attractions you have come to expect: affordable art, garden plants, delicious home-baked cakes and teas, bric-a-brac, art and garden books, raffle and occasional musical performances. Open: Saturday 9.30 am – 5.00 pm, Sunday 12 noon – 5.00pm, Monday 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
The Old Speech Room Gallery, Harrow School will be open for Spirewatch Fair visitors on Sunday 6 May 2.00 – 5.30 pm.
St Mary’s Summer Fete | Saturday 9 June, 1-4.30pm, Church Yard
Spire Cafe | third Saturday of every month (21 April, 19 May, 16 June, 21 July), 10.00am – 3.00pm
have lots planned for Spring and Summer and new members are always welcome. Meetings are held on the First Monday of the month at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Hill, HA1 3HL. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Facebook: WI Harrow on the Hill
The Hillplayers – The Real Inspector Hound Thursday 21 – Saturday 23 June | Harrow Arts Centre. Tom Stoppard’s absurdist farce. A satiric play-within-a-play, this parody focuses on two theatre critics, insecure Moon and womanizing Birdboot, as they review an Agatha Christie-style murder mystery.
Tickets: adults £10, concession £8 can be purchased online from harrowarts.com or by phone: 020 3773 7161
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Harrow School tour | Saturday 9 June, 2-4pm | The Bill Yard, at the foot of Church Hill. A rare opportunity to visit the Fourth Form Room, used for various fi lming (including Harry Potter and the Philosophers’ Stone), Speech Room, Vaughan Library, Harrow School Chapel and other places not usually open to the public. Tours are only offered three times a year and are very popular with the whole family.
Tickets: adults £6.50, concession £5.50, children £1.50 can be purchased over the phone 020 8426 4638 (8am-5pm, Monday-Friday) or email: email@example.com. Tickets on the day subject to availability.
The Friends of Harrow School
The Friends aim to build and maintain links between the School and the local community. Members enjoy access to many School concerts, plays at the Ryan Theatre and Club and Society talks, many of which are free. We hold supper, quiz and dance evenings each year and members receive a termly calender highlighting events that might be of interest and publications that keep them in touch with news at the School. Annual subscription: £20 per member or couple, £10 concession (member or couple aged 60 or over). To sign up, contact Teresa and Graham Dunbar at: Chair, Harrow School, Friends of Harrow School, 5 High St, Harrow on the Hill, HA1 3HP or email: firstname.lastname@example.org