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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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June 2018 update

A Newsletter has recently gone out to members of the Friends. However, here are a few reminders and extras: Capel Manor College’s Open Day is this coming Saturday, 16 June, 10am to 3pm, in the Walled Garden The Museum’s re-opening
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Print-making workshop 31 May 2018

Family Workshops will offer a chance to celebrate the fantastic architecture where you live and take part in an exhibition – dress for mess and be ready for fun! Full details and an online booking form can be found here:http://www.visitgunnersbury.org/printmaking-family-workshops/
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Anniversary 1926 official opening of Park

Neville Chamberlain, then Minister of Health, opened Gunnersbury Park to the public on 21 May 1926, the Friday before the late May Bank Holiday weekend. The Park superintendent reported “crowds large on Saturday, tremendous on Sunday and overwhelming on Monday”.
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Cafe now selling new history of Gunnersbury!

The Scala Publications book on the Gunnersbury Park estate is now on sale in the new cafe in the Park. Succinctly written and profusely illustrated, it covers the story of the estate from the middle ages to the present and
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Gunnersbury Park, the Place and the People

7.30pm, Monday 19 March 2018, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4 2EL. Admission is free and all are welcome The Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society is hosting a talk to introduce the new Scala Publications
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