Yearly Archives 2020

A Drive-In Cinema at Gunnersbury?

The CIC has informed us that it is having discussions (through Event Umbrella, their events team) with The Luna Cinema to run a drive-in cinema from 19th August until 8th September. Their plans are to offer two screenings each evening
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Update on refreshments, loos, boats!

Gunnersbury is showing small signs of recovery. The gardens continue to look wonderful and work on the Sports Hub is moving forward. The toilets will re-open this weekend and the staff team have asked users to treat them with respect
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Young people’s football sessions at Gunnersbury

Brentford Football Club Community Sports Trust is running new small group and 1-2-1 football sessions for boys and girls. Details have been posted on their website here and they have provided this email address for inquiries: fdc@brentfordfccst.com
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Capel Manor Gunnersbury Plant Sale 7, 8, 9 July 5-7pm

‘End of Lockdown’ Plant Sale at Capel Manor College Gunnersbury Park! Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th July from 5pm-7pm. The college says “Our gates are now open and we have plenty of lovely plants looking for new homes! Distancing
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Survey date extended to 13 July

Your views can help shape the future of historic buildings in Gunnersbury Park. Please take this chance to share your ideas! The survey announced early in June, designed to support a study on the future of the Small Mansion and
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Secret Cinema & Gunnersbury Survey

We have just heard that the Secret Cinema team has cancelled their plans for a short season of cinema screenings, to be held in the Park this summer. We have no further information about the reasons for this, but it
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Secret Cinema’s plans for this summer

In May, Secret Cinema cancelled their application to put on a repeat of their 2018 event, but they have now made a new application for a revised model of the sort of event they usually offer. Their plans now need
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Raising funds to support the Gunnersbury estate

With the destruction of the cafe, the Community Interest Company which runs Gunnersbury has now lost almost all its expected income for the coming months – no Lovebox, no Secret Cinema, no Shakespeare performance, no schools visits, no weddings or
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Surveys now online about Small Mansion & Stables

The study about the future of the Small Mansion and Stables is still in progress despite the current difficulties. This work is being funded by the Architectural Heritage Fund, the Gunnersbury Park & Museum Development Trust, the CIC and the
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