Brent Heritage Local History Walks

New Local History Walks – part of Being Brent project

Join us for Brent Heritage Walsk and Tails and learn more of Brent’s juicy historical secrets with Local History Walks! Friendly in-person guided tours, fun do-it-yourself downloadable history trails and inspiring how-to workshops will show you how to step into the stories behind Willesden’s busy high road, the quiet recreational spaces of Queen’s Park and …

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London Open Gardens Virtual Event

London Open Gardens Virtual Event 12 June

This June the London Garden Trust (LGT) will transform its annual summer fundraising event (previously Open Gardens Squares Weekend, now London Open Gardens) into a live, virtual and interactive show giving ticket-holders access to some of London’s most inspirational, normally private, green spaces. Starting at 5.30pm (BST) join us for 90 minutes of discovery, as …

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Brent Museum and Archives

Being Brent – a new project by Brent Museum and Archives

Brent Museum and Archives have received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £250,000 to deliver Being Brent – Heritage for Health and Wellbeing, a wide-ranging project delivered to involve the biggest cross-section of community members. Being Brent encompasses the diverse range of Brent’s heritage through parks and green spaces, natural habitats, notable industrial and …

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Jabeen Desai and Grunwick Strike podcast

Women Inspire podcast

Womeninspire podcast features Jayaben Desai and the Grunwick Strike, which took place at Grunwick Film Processing Laboratories in Chapter Road,  in Willesden. between 1976 and 1978. https://womeninspire.co.uk/podcasts   There’s a transcript for the podcast here – https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5f646fbe21749c5c6b9d7880/t/602aa4a7b341c828b3b47e05/1613407400085/Jayaben+Desai+Podcast.pdf   Find out more about the Grunwick Strike in our publication Willesden Local History Society: 40 Years of History …

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