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The return of Lovebox and Citadel

The CIC has agreed to the Lovebox and Citadel festivals returning to the same area of the park as last year. The events will be on the 12th, 13th and 14th of July. Yesterday’s notice from Ealing Events reports that
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History Walk for Friends, 10.30 2 December 2018

GUNNERSBURY, THE PLACE & THE PEOPLE Sunday 2 December 2018 Meet outside the Café in the Park at 10.30am for a walk through the landscape of the Gunnersbury estate, uncovering the layers of history which can still be found. You
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Co-op Community Fund success!

We are thrilled to report that Co-op members have supported the Gunnersbury Quilt project – we are very grateful to them for this vote of confidence. The result is that we will be the grateful recipients of a total of
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Co-op Community Fund opportunity ends 27 October!

There are 3 days left to support the Co-op’s Community Fund donation to support a community quilting project, inspired by an early Victorian quilt, made locally, in the Museum’s collection. Over £1,200 has already been earmarked for our project from
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The future programme at Gunnersbury

Subscribing Friends have already been sent Gunnersbury’s current What’s On brochure. More information has come from the Museum team about events for the next few months. There will be talks and readings to mark the centenary of the end of
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Lovebox – the Apology

In two 90 minute meetings on Monday 3rd September the Lovebox organisers stood in front of very angry groups of local residents and apologised for a string of failures in their organisation of the Lovebox/Citadel festival weekend. Occasionally they blamed
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Friends’ contributions to the Museum and Park

We are delighted to announce that we have now paid the final donations promised over the last two years, a total of £18,316, to support the restoration project at Gunnersbury. Our gift of £6,616 provided the partnership funding required to
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More on Go Ape – the CIC’s survey and public meetings

Ealing Council’s Consultation pages has this notice: Gunnersbury Park – Go Ape high wire course consultation This consultation will be open until 1 September 2018. The consultation The Gunnersbury (2026) Community Interest Company (CIC), who manage Gunnersbury Park, are seeking
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Treewalks, zip lines and high ropes

Ealing Councillors have given approval for their officers to work with the Gunnersbury CIC to negotiate a contract with Go Ape (Adventure Forest Ltd) to install zipwires and tree walks in the trees around the children’s playground, the derelict changing
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