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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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The future programme at Gunnersbury

Subscribing Friends have already been sent Gunnersbury’s current What’s On brochure. More information has come from the Museum team about events for the next few months. There will be talks and readings to mark the centenary of the end of
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Lovebox – the Apology

In two 90 minute meetings on Monday 3rd September the Lovebox organisers stood in front of very angry groups of local residents and apologised for a string of failures in their organisation of the Lovebox/Citadel festival weekend. Occasionally they blamed
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Friends’ contributions to the Museum and Park

We are delighted to announce that we have now paid the final donations promised over the last two years, a total of £18,316, to support the restoration project at Gunnersbury. Our gift of £6,616 provided the partnership funding required to
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More on Go Ape – the CIC’s survey and public meetings

Ealing Council’s Consultation pages has this notice: Gunnersbury Park – Go Ape high wire course consultation This consultation will be open until 1 September 2018. The consultation The Gunnersbury (2026) Community Interest Company (CIC), who manage Gunnersbury Park, are seeking
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Treewalks, zip lines and high ropes

Ealing Councillors have given approval for their officers to work with the Gunnersbury CIC to negotiate a contract with Go Ape (Adventure Forest Ltd) to install zipwires and tree walks in the trees around the children’s playground, the derelict changing
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New Co-op shop & Community Fund

The Friends have been invited to help launch the new Co-op store at 578-586 Chiswick High Road, opposite Gunnersbury Station. There is a preview afternoon, 1 to 7pm on 4 July, for “friends and neighbours” with refreshments but no shopping,
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Friends’ Evidence at the Chiswick Curve Inquiry

The last four days of the public inquiry into the Chiswick Curve will be from Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th June, at the Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Rd. You can find full details on the inquiry web site http://www.hwa.uk.com/projects/land-at-chiswick-roundabout-public-inquiry/
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Museum Opening Weekend 23/24 June 2018

At last, the big event is here and good weather is promised too! The team are putting finishing touches to the stylish Museum displays and the Park is looking wonderful. There will be a programme of free events throughout Saturday and
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