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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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The impact of the Chiswick Curve on Gunnersbury Park

A planning application for a 32 storey building at the Gunnersbury Roundabout is being considered by Hounslow Council. The site is the land presently surrounded by advertising hoardings between B&Q and the roundabout itself. This is “The Curve”. It will
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Music in the Small Mansion 29 November 2015

A free afternoon concert with a seasonal theme is being organised by the Museum staff. The Hot Flush Ladies’ Barbershop Quintet will be performing between 2.00 and 2.45pm on Sunday 29 November 2015 in The Terrace Room of the Small
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 10 October 2015

Our meeting will begin at 10.30am on Saturday 10 October. This year Capel Manor College is generously providing our venue; access is through the gate in the wall opposite the main Gunnersbury car park. Friends are all welcome but should
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Open House at Gunnersbury, 20 Sept 2015

Despite barriers starting to go up in the park, ready for works to begin, between 11.30am and 4.30pm on 20 September there will be opportunities to explore and discover more about future plans for Gunnersbury. The free activities include: exploring
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