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
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.
Royal Brewery, 1883 (Hounslow Libraries Local Studies Collection)
7.30pm, Monday 18 April 2016,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick,
an illustrated talk by Stephen Hine, telling the story of one of Brentford’s significant but now lost riverside industries