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Cllr Susan Smee, Acton History Group 12 October 2016

Jonathan Oates, Ealing’s Archivist,will give an illustrated talk to Acton History Group on Susan Smee: Pioneer Actonian & Councillor. It will include new material Jonathan has found about her work for Gunnersbury Park Museum. The meeting takes place at 7.30pm
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Heather Wall, Conservation student

A guest post on the visit gunnersbury website has been written by Building Conservation student, Heather Wall. She has had a fascinating experience working on aspects of the conservation project, mainly relating to smaller structures in the park.
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Museum events, July 2016

WEST LONDON FOLK BAND Sunday, 10 July 2016, 12.30 to 2.00pm Summer concert, Terrace Room, Small Mansion at Gunnersbury Park. Free, but advance booking is essential; via visitgunnersbury.org or 07803 454813. Please note that seats will be allocated first come,
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Capel Manor Gunnersbury Open Day 25 June

Don’t miss the chance to visit Capel Manor College’s Gunnersbury Centre, inside part of the walled garden. Their Open Day on Saturday 25 June, includes a not-to-be-missed plant sale. The event runs from 10am to 3pm and the gates face
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Ken Hawkes 1940-2016

Ken Hawkes died on 28 January 2016. Ken was a founder member of the Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum in 1981 and was the Friends’ first Vice-Chairman. In 1982, when the organisation became a registered charity, he took on
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Tree Walk, Saturday 13 February, 11am

The Gunnersbury Museum Learning and Outreach team have arranged a tree walk in the Park with local expert John Wells. On this occasion the tour will focus on identifying a selection of coniferous trees and consider their origins and uses.
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The Sports Hub

Hounslow’s Planning Committee gave its approval to the Sports Hub at its meeting on Thursday 14th January, subject to certain conditions. One significant one is that the Chair of the committee will have to approve the colour of the materials,
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