Havering goes wild

If we asked you to think about what sort of wild animals you might expect to see around Havering, cheetahs are probably not one of the first animals that would spring to mind.

Yet back in the 1930s, a small band of cheetahs called Havering home. In the early days of Romford greyhound stadium, cheetah races were used to draw big crowds in.

As part of our Wild Havering month, members of our Saturday morning Kids’ Club, Havering Hedgehogs, brought big cats back to Havering for the morning by making cheetah masks.

For more information about children’s activities at Havering Museum, please see our Kids’ Zone.


About Havering Museum

Havering Museum is a new independent museum in the heart of Romford. It tells the story of the Borough of Havering through images, text panels and objects. Opening times: Wednesday to Friday: 12 to 5pm Saturday: 11 to 5pm Admission: £2.50 Adult £2.00 Senior Citizen Under-16s free (accompanied by an adult) £15.00 Annual Ticket £12.00 Annual Ticket (Senior Citizens)
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One Response to Havering goes wild

  1. Havering Museum says:

    Check this weeks Romford Recorder for another picture and more information on this Havering Hedgehog Activity.

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