The History of the Royal Brewery, 18 April 2016

Royal Brewery, 1883 (Hounslow Libraries Local Studies Collection)

Royal Brewery, 1883 (Hounslow Libraries Local Studies Collection)

7.30pm, Monday 18 April 2016,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick,
London W4

an illustrated talk by Stephen Hine, telling the story of one of Brentford’s significant but now lost riverside industries

The Valley of the Stamford Brook, 21 March 2016

1st OS Stamford Brook

7.30pm, Monday 21 March 2016, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4

An illustrated talk by Derek Chambers, using research undertaken for his recent MSc in Applied Landscape Archaeology. He will be looking at the shaping of our suburban landscape.

The Layton’s Library Project, 15 February 2016

The Layton’s Library exhibition (photo Toni Marshall)

7.30pm, Monday 15 February 2016, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4

an illustrated talk by The Chairman of the Thomas Layton Trust and members of the project team on this unusual project. The team of volunteers is revealing 17th and 18th century books from Thomas Layton’s collection through exhibitions and events. The first exhibition is at Hogarth’s House from 22 January to 3 April, and the second is at Boston Manor House from 4 June 2016 until 30 October 2016