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The Chiswick V2, 8 September 2020

Quietly, and this year without ceremony, the Society has arranged for a wreath of flowers to be placed at the V2 memorial in Staveley Road as we do every year. It was laid just a few minutes before the actual anniversary of the rocket exploding at 18.44 on 8 September 1944. The wreath commemorates the […]

Society Activities during the Covid-19 crisis

We are very sorry that we are unable to continue to offer our talks programme for the time being. We have the possibility of re-scheduling the talk by Fiona Davison on The Hidden Horticulturists in October and that by Tracey Logan on The Great West Road in November if meetings become possible again in the […]


This year’s one-day Conference, on the theme of Celebrations & Commemorations, was to have been held on 21 March. In discussion with the University of West London where it was to have taken place, the consortium of local societies behind this event (of which B&CLHS is one) has agreed to postpone the Conference, probably until […]

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