Monthly Archives October 2013

Joan Catterall (1941-2011)

  Joan Catterall, one of the founder members of the Friends of Gunnersbury Park in 1981, died on 24 February after a long illness. She was our very active Membership Secretary from the beginning until she stepped down in the
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At Last! New Toilets at Gunnersbury Park!

The Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum sponsored a small celebration of the completion of the new toilet block beside the Victorian kitchen wing of the Large Mansion on the morning of Tuesday 14 December 2010.   Representatives of the
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Special event 29 November 2010

Managing a National Trust property from spiralling decline to a good news story, a talk by Julie Smith, National Trust   With the help of one of our members, who works for the National Trust, we were able to arrange this
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Stir-Up Sunday 11.30 to 3.30pm 21 November 2010

  Join this free family event as the Victorian servants prepare for the Christmas festivities!  Sessions take place at the following times,first come first served: 11.30am-12.30pm, 1-2pm and 2.30-3.30pm.  Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult at all
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A Hive of Industry – until September 2011

  Quietly over the summer a new exhibition has been installed at the Museum at Gunnersbury. A fantastic array of products made in Hounslow and Ealing the two boroughs the museum serves, has been brought out of the stores and
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A History of the World in a Hundred Objects

With the success of its Radio 4 series, presented by Neil MacGregor of the British Museum, the BBC has encouraged both museums and individuals to submit significant objects for its website – you can see those from Gunnersbury Park Museum
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New Fashion Display at the Museum 2010-11

There is a new display of Victorian dress at Gunnersbury Park Museum which shows the range of clothes which a fashionable Victorian lady might wear in any one day. Nowadays it is fashionable to look casual and to wear the
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