Brentford and Chiswick Local History Society
Autumn Programme of Talks September to December 2009
The Society's talks usually take place on the third Monday of the month. We meet at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Afton House, Bourne Place, Chiswick W4, starting at 7.30pm. Remember that Afton House does not open until 7pm.
You may also be interested in the following events organised by others:
Tuesday 1 September - Express Tavern Kew Bridge Unveiling of Trafalgar Way plaques at 10.30am Bill White of the Trafalgar Way Trust gave us a talk about commemorating the bringing of the news of the victory at Trafalgar to London in 1805. Now two plaques are to be unveiled at the Express Tavern, one of which will commemorate the local men who fought in the Battle.
Saturday 19 September - 9.30am Re-dedication of St Lawrence’s war memorial, Brentford Troops from Hounslow Barracks will march from The Butts to a ceremony at about 10am in the grounds of Brentford Library. The memorial has been restored and this event marks its installation beside other rescued local war memorials.
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September -
(free) London Open House Buildings open this weekend are listed in a booklet available from libraries and also at www.londonopenhouse.com. Local highlights include:
Saturday 26 September 10am–4.30pm - Lateral Thinking: West Middlesex Family History Society Conference St Mary’s Church Hall, Twickenham. For tickets send a cheque for £9 made out to the Society with an SAE to Mrs K A Dudman, 119 Coldershaw Road, London W13 9DU
Thursday 19 November 7.30 pm - Grain, cash and prayers:¬ St Paul's Cathedral and its Manors in Chiswick, an illustrated lecture by James Wisdom at St Nicholas Church. Admission free to Friends of St Nicholas (whose event this is), otherwise tickets are £5 at the door.
10am-5pm Open Air London: Parks, Pleasure and Protest
September 2, 2009