Acton History

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Acton History Group

Meetings

The Acton History Group meets at 7.30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month from September until March in St Mary's Church Hall in Acton. (Opposite Morrisons - Entrance to the right of the tower)

Visitors welcome at all meetings. Admission £2.00

 

 

Join Acton History Group

For more information on Acton History Group and confirmation of meetings please send an e-mail to:- info@actonhistory.co.uk

Subscription: £10 per year - £15 per year (couple)

If you wish to join, send an e-mail to:- info@actonhistory.co.uk

 

Programme of meetings

 

St Mary’s Church Hall, The Mount, Acton (opposite Morrison’s) at 7.30 pm (unless otherwise noted)

Just £2 for non-members, free for members

2018

Wednesday 14th February

"A Transport Treasure Trove: London Transport Museum Acton Depot" a presentation by Keith Raeburn – Depot Logistics supervisor and Vicki Pipe – Family & Community Programme Manager.

Wednesday 14th March

"St Martin’s War Memorial Re-visited” a presentation by Clive Davis and "The 1918 Coupon Election” a presentation by John Grigg.

Wednesday 13th June

AGM and Reminiscence Roadshow - "On the Allotment".

Wednesday 12th September

Hanwell and Southall Through Time a presentation by Paul Lang.

Wednesday 10th October

Gunnersbury Park: the Place and the People - James Wisdom and Val Bott present the story of the historic estate which is now a much-loved public park. They will reveal some of the discoveries made during their research and many of the beautiful images which appear in their new book on Gunnersbury."

Wednesday 14th November

“187 years of Mental Health Care at St Bernard’s Hospital, Hanwell” a presentation by Kevin Towers.

Wednesday 12th December

Gunnersbury Park Museum, its History and Volunteering - presentation by Angharad Howell, Gunnersbury Park and Museum Volunteer and Visitor Experience Officer, and the museum Curator.

Walks and Visits 

2018

Wednesday 11th April

Votes for Women Exhibition at Museum of London (Meet 10.30 am at North Acton tube station to travel to St. Paul’s tube.) Call 0208 992 0287 to confirm attendance.

Saturday 19th May

Visit to Kensal Green Cemetery – Meet at Acton Central, at 1pm, or at the Vehicle Gate near Kensal Green tube at 2pm. Cost £10 call 0208 992 0287 to book.

West London Local History Conference 

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The Impact of the 1914-18 War on West London

University of West London, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9GB

Tickets £15.00, includeing morning coffee and afternoon tea. Available by post from: J McNamara, 31B Brook Road South Brentford TW8 0NN. Please send a cheque to “West London Local History Conference” with an SAE

This year's speakers share the results of their research to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. They will describe how the War affected individuals, communities, orga