The Greenings of Brentford End: 18th century royal gardeners

BM 74.14 Greening trade card
7.30pm, Monday 19 September 2016,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place,
Chiswick, London W4

An illustrated talk by Val Bott about several generations of the horticultural family who ran royal gardens at Kew, Richmond, Kensington, St James’ Park, Windsor and Hampton Court in the 18th century

Annual General Meeting, 16 May 2016

The Brentford Monument

The Brentford Monument

7.30pm, Monday 16 May 2016,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4

The evening includes the business meeting and the launch of Journal 25 to members. (Copies will be posted to those unable to attend).

After the business meeting, Howard Simmons will give a talk to mark the 1000th anniversary of the little-known Battle of Brentford of 1016 and the Danish Wars of that time.

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