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The Brentford Flood 1841, a talk by Val Bott, 18 January 2021

This online talk takes place at 7.30pm on Monday 18 January. The Brentford Flood of January 1841 B&CLHS Editor, Val Bott, will present an illustrated talk marking the 180th anniversary of this disaster which took place on the night of 16/17 January 1841. She will describe how the Brentford community came together to cope with […]

Thames Luminaries, online lecture series January & February 2021

Members may be interested in this forthcoming series of short talks on historic gardens along the Thames valley, including Hogarth’s House, Chiswick House and Boston Manor House from our patch. Full details and booking information here. The talks are free but a £5 donation is recommended, with proceeds being split equally between the participating houses. […]

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