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Thames Luminaries – historical talks Jan & Feb 2021

If you have enjoyed exploring the restored historic gardens at Gunnersbury you may be interested in this forthcoming series of short talks on nearby historic gardens and their owners along the Thames valley, including Hogarth’s House, Chiswick House and Boston
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The Future of the Bowling Green

On behalf of the Friends we have submitted comments on the second application for planning permission to turn the Bowling Green and Club-house into a ‘Putt in the Park’ facility. The fact that a site which was being cared for
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London in Bloom Award

We are delighted to report that in September the Park won a high level Silver/Gilt Award from London in Bloom. The Award Panel felt excellent progress had been made in the Park over the last 18 months. They were even
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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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