Category Archives: Brentford

The History of the Great West Road, 7.30pm, 20 September 2021

For the start of our autumn programme, we offer an illustrated talk by James Marshall, Hounslow’s former Local Studies Librarian, who wrote the important 1995 book of the same title. This talk marks the centenary of the start of construction work on the road in 1921. To book a place at this Zoom talk, please […]

Gunnersbury Park: the Place and the People, 6.30-7.30pm, 16 September 2021

This online talk is promoted jointly by Gunnersbury Park Museum and the Friends of Gunnersbury Park & Museum. Val Bott and James Wisdom will present the story of the estate, which they recounted in their book of the same title, issued by Scala Publications in 2018 for the re-opening of the Museum after refurbishment. Their […]

The Archaeology of Brentford Waterside: webinar 29 July 2021

This is an event put on by MOLA (originally the Museum of London’s archaeological unit). We’ve been waiting some time for a chance to find out what has been happening across the huge development site, so this is very exciting! They write that “the archaeological excavations at Brentford Waterside are enriching the story of this […]

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