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The Big Conversation, 27 July 2019

The Gunnersbury Estate CIC has announced that it wants interested local residents to contribute ideas on how the estate is run and discuss what happens there in the future. After an introduction by CEO David Bowler, participants will have the
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Preparing for Lovebox and Citadel

The Lovebox and Citadel events will happen on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the coming weekend. Last year 111,000 people attended, and by every measure they had a really good time while they were in the park. The Gunnersbury Community
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Park Walk, Sunday 9 June 2019

Friends are warmly invited to join our quarterly stroll round the Park this coming Sunday. Meet at the cafe at 10.30am. This gentle exploration will last about an hour and a half so you’ll be back at the Café in
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“Gunnersville” – plans for Concerts in September

The organisation behind Lovebox (Festival Republic) is negotiating with the Community Interest Company to hold “concerts” on 6th, 7th and 8th September, with the possibility of two more on the following weekend. We know very little about these events, other
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Lovebox and Citadel events – April 2019 update

The organisers of the three day event (12 – 14 July) held their second open evening for residents on Monday 25th March. They made a presentation and answered questions. Despite being an entertainment company, the experience was downbeat, verging on
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The Future of Public Parks

The publishers of the journal The London Gardener (Vol 22, 2018) have very kindly given us permission to re-publish (here) a recent article from their contributor “Perambulator”. It is Parks for People: gone for good and describes the sudden end
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The return of Lovebox and Citadel

The CIC has agreed to the Lovebox and Citadel festivals returning to the same area of the park as last year. The events will be on the 12th, 13th and 14th of July. Yesterday’s notice from Ealing Events reports that
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History Walk for Friends, 10.30 2 December 2018

GUNNERSBURY, THE PLACE & THE PEOPLE Sunday 2 December 2018 Meet outside the Café in the Park at 10.30am for a walk through the landscape of the Gunnersbury estate, uncovering the layers of history which can still be found. You
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Co-op Community Fund success!

We are thrilled to report that Co-op members have supported the Gunnersbury Quilt project – we are very grateful to them for this vote of confidence. The result is that we will be the grateful recipients of a total of
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Co-op Community Fund opportunity ends 27 October!

There are 3 days left to support the Co-op’s Community Fund donation to support a community quilting project, inspired by an early Victorian quilt, made locally, in the Museum’s collection. Over £1,200 has already been earmarked for our project from
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