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Exhibition Talk – Ealing’s 1970s Wasteland

A talk to accompany an evocative exhibition of black and white photographs documenting an important but often forgotten part of central Ealing’s history. The exhibition comprises about 40 photographs of the clearance of The Grove area community prior to the construction of the new town centre. They are taken by Ian Cole, a photographer who… Continue reading Exhibition Talk – Ealing’s 1970s Wasteland

Keep it lively and pass it on: Ealing’s ‘living’ heritage. Speaker: Dr Stephen Shaw Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London.

The annual John Delafons Lecture which is part of the programme offered by Ealing Civic Society. Anyone may attend but we would love you to join us for only £10 per year by completing the form available on our website: https://ealingcivicsociety.org/join-us-now/

Talking and Exploring – Discovering Olde Ealing

Meet at The New Inn for a chill and chat, some beverage and a snack if you like. From the pub we will walk towards Ealing Green to look at the famous Ealing Studios, step into Walpole Park and catch a glimpse of the historic Pitzhanger Manor.. Then, we will do some window shopping along… Continue reading Talking and Exploring – Discovering Olde Ealing

Talking and Exploring – Discovering Northfields

Once an avenue of trees only now a good range of upmarket shops and pleasant residential streets. We’ll wander up and down taking in the allotments, some old houses in the area, a couple of parks and a few interesting retail stops. Oh yes, a couple of churches and an ornate cinema that is now… Continue reading Talking and Exploring – Discovering Northfields

London Transport Museum Depot Open Days: From Past to Present

Join us at the Museum Depot in Acton, west London to discover the story of transport past and present and imagine what a green future could look like for London. See historic and modern examples of ‘green’ transport, from the electric trolley bus to an electric locomotive and modern day hire bikes. As well as exploring this… Continue reading London Transport Museum Depot Open Days: From Past to Present

More Than Words: Writing the Wrongs

This exhibition spotlights the remarkable work of pioneering activists, publishers and bookshop owners Jessica and Eric Huntley in this exhibition of photographs and book covers. Guyanese-born Jessica and Eric Huntley were radical political activists who came to England in the late 1950s. Settling in Ealing they founded Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications which celebrated Black culture and history,… Continue reading More Than Words: Writing the Wrongs

Tour: Introduction to Gunnersbury Park Museum (weekly)

Join our free volunteer-led tours and discover more about the museum and its fascinating collections.

Talk: The History of Syon house

Talk the history of the house from the time it was built (1547-50) to the present. Patrick Russell will also discuss the Bridgettine Abbey that was on the site for 100 years prior to this time. The house was privately owned by the Percy family – the Earls and latterly Dukes of Northumberland – since… Continue reading Talk: The History of Syon house

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