London Stile and Style Hall Mansion, 18 March 2019

Style Hall Mansion in the 1880s

7.30pm, Monday 18 March 2019,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

London Stile was a hamlet on the Chiswick/ Brentford border, a landmark on the road to the West. It disappeared as the suburb grew and today only Stile Hall Gardens preserves the name. In this illustrated talk Janet McNamara and Val Bott will describe the houses and their residents, with a little Victorian scandal thrown in for good measure!

How the Glebe Estate was Born, 18 February 2019

The estate on the 25in OS map of 1893

7.30pm, Monday 18 February 2019,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

In “How the Glebe Estate was born & its role in Chiswick’s Labour history” Chiswick historians and Glebe Estate residents Tracey Logan and Richard Szwagrzak offer an illustrated account of its early history and its architecture

Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, 21 January 2019

7.30pm, Monday 21 January 2019,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

An illustrated talk by Michael Snodin, Trustee of Strawberry Hill and co-curator of the exhibition which has brought Horace Walpole’s extraordinary collection back to Twickenham. Paintings, sculpture and rare objects were dispersed after Walpole’s death. Years of careful research have traced them and some are now to be found in their original locations inside Walpole’s ‘little gothic castle’.