7.30pm, Monday 17 March 2014 at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4
an illustrated talk by John Grigg, labour historian. John’s detailed study of local newspapers has uncovered considerable detail of the story of women’s campaign for the vote in our area.
7.30pm, Monday 17 February 2014 at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4
an illustrated talk by Sally Jeffery, a garden historian who has researched the late 17th-century house and garden which adjoined Chiswick House.
This estate was purchased by the Duke of Devonshire and added to the grounds of Chiswick House just over 200 years ago; though the house has gone you can still see the walled gardens north of the conservatory.
copyright John Salmon 2011
7.30pm, Monday 20 January 2014 at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4
This evening will include contributions from two speakers.
First Ian Peacock will provide a short history of the church which celebrated its centenary in 2009. Next Steve Rolling, Heroes of Chiswick Project Manager, will report on progress with the community research project studying the parishioners who died on active service in the First World War. This is supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.