Yearly Archives 2013

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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Gunnersbury Park Trees

The Friends have recently received this note from John Laing Integrated Services, the company ultimately responsible for the landscape at Gunnersbury. It is a very informative note and so we are reproducing it and its attachments in full. “As part
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Museum activities 2 June 2010

Green Elephants and Mice! A family activity for children of all ages    Q: When is a milk carton not a milk carton? A: When it’s a green elephant, of course! Confused? Join one of these creative workshops and all
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Friends Seek action from English Heritage

    This is the text of a press release issued by the Friends on 13 December 2009: FRIENDS ASK ENGLISH HERITAGE TO ACT At their Annual General Meeting on 6 December the Friends of Gunnersbury Park & Museum resolved
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Huge damage from repeated lead thefts

Over the period of the last three weeks, Gunnersbury has suffered four thefts of lead from the roof of the servants’ wing in the Large Mansion, three of them in the last four days. A couple of weekends ago lead
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Ealing Runs Out of Options?

  We have to face the fact that the governance of Gunnersbury has collapsed – yet again – and that the estate and the museum will continue to decay and decline until this is radically changed. The specific event this
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