Current Programme Autumn 2019

Monday 16 September, 7.30pm
The Changing Face of Brentford
An illustrated talk by Janet McNamara, our Vice-Chairman, using historical images to show how the town has repeatedly been re-born over the last three centuries.

Monday 21 October, 7.30pm
Brentford Dock & Railway – a hidden gem
An illustrated talk by David Shailes, local historian and Dock resident, who will describe the building, operation, expansion, closure and rebirth of the Dock as a housing estate

Monday 18 November, 7.30pm
‘Pagan & Popish Mummeries’ – 140 Years of St Michael & All Angels,
Bedford Park

On the day of its consecration a letter from the churchwarden of Chiswick to the Bishop of London was published, accusing the vicar of St Michael’s of ‘high church’ practices. Father Kevin Morris, the current vicar, recounts its sometimes turbulent history, with help from parishioners Torin Douglas and David Beresford

Monday 16 December, 2019, 7.30pm
Christmas Meeting
Our usual annual get-together – your small contributions of seasonal food to share always provide a very welcome spread, and drinks will be on sale in the Club bar. Buy last-minute gifts from our bookstall and join in a jolly activity with a local history theme

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