Yearly Archives 2013

Volunteers needed, 20 September 2009

Vanda Foster, Gunnersbury’s curator, writes: We plan to open the Large Mansion, the Bath-house and the Temple at Gunnersbury on the Sunday of London Open House weekend. We are short of volunteers for the Temple. We are hoping some Gunnersbury
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Hounslow Summer Uni at Gunnersbury 2009

A    Audition Technique workshop, age 14 to 21 years Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 July, 10am to 3pm Thinking of an acting career in theatre, film or TV, or auditioning for drama school or a theatre company? This is a
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English Heritage announces Risk Register for 2009

English Heritage has announced its Register of Buildings, Monuments and Parks at Risk. Nine Listed structures at Gunnersbury are included. The entire park is also on the Register and described as “deteriorating” and having “extensive significant problems”. The two local
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Donation from Waitrose, Chiswick

We are delighted to report that the Chiswick Waitrose store has given £238 to the Friends’ funds. Each month three local charities are chosen and shoppers “vote” for their favourite with tokens – the votes are used to apportion the
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Goblin Boots and Fairy Tales

Half term activities for May 2009 Goblin Boots and Fairy Shoes Make your own goblin boots and fairy shoes to take home with you, helped by the members of the Isleworth Embroiderers’ Guild. Wednesday 27 May (under 8s) 10am to
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Awards to museum volunteers

The Mayor of Hounslow, Cllr Genevieve Hibbs, hosted afternoon tea for 35 of the Museum’s volunteers in the Victorian Kitchens at Gunnersbury on 30 April. People help the work of the museum in many different ways – mending costumes for
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Rothschild autochrome photographs

To mark the centenary of colour photography, an exhibition has opened at Exbury in Hampshire, where Lionel de Rothschild created a beautiful garden in the 1920s. The exhibition runs from 1 May to 27 September 2009. On display is a selection
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Branching Out exhibition: 9 – 31 May 2009

  This is the sixth biennial exhibition of the Isleworth and District Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild – and their first at Gunnersbury. On show will be a variety of works by members in which they have been encouraged to
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The Option Proposals In Detail

This article is an account of the detailed proposals which have been put to the Gunnersbury Park Regeneration Board, and incorporates elements of the Board’s discussion on 2nd April 2009. The Friends will be meeting Paul Jardine at 6.30 on
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