Category Archives: Industry

The History of the Royal Brewery, 18 April 2016

7.30pm, Monday 18 April 2016, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4 an illustrated talk by Stephen Hine, telling the story of one of Brentford’s significant but now lost riverside industries

The impact of Thornycrofts ship-yard on Chiswick

17 September 2012, 7.30pm at The Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, W4 In this illustrated talk James Wisdom will show how the Thornycrofts’ substantial ship-building business affected the economy and community in Chiswick, from the 1860s to the early 1900s

A Hive of Industry

19 September 2011, 7.30pm at the Chiswick Memorial Club An illustrated talk by Vanda Foster, Curator of Gunnersbury Park Museum. She will be exploring aspects of her current exhibition, highlighting some famous products made in Brentford and Chiswick. The exhibition is open daily at the Museum, admission free, 11am to 5pm, April to October, 11am […]

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