Gladstone Park Consultation

Gladstone Park Public Art Consultation

Following the decision not to rename Gladstone Park, Brent Council are looking to create a series of public art projects to reflect the history of the park and the diverse legacy of the area. Please fill in the form to express your views on what this should be like: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DQSIkWdsW0yxEjajBLZtrQAAAAAAAAAAAAMAACIxsDpUQUtJSDE4WU1NQTVJUjI4VVlLR0c0VTZGQi4u

Willesden Local HIstory Society Journal 54

Willesden Local History Society Journal No.54

Willesden Local History Society Journal No. 54 has been published. It features the following articles: Willesden Trades and Labour Hall by Christine Coates Coal, Dole and Dinner Ladies by Matilda Velevitch  and Daisy Ruland Froth Blown in Willesden 1927 by Harry Brown Arthur Tyler – Local Man and Liberator  by Myfanwy Lloyd Streets and Characters …

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By The Cut of Their Cloth

A new project to explore multicultural and mixed race history

‘By The Cut of Their Cloth’ or ‘BTCOTC’ is a collaborative project between local artist and designer, Warren Reilly (BA Hons) @wr.designs_ @wr.fineart and The Mixed Museum @themixedmuseum . The project will explore Brent’s rich multicultural and mixed race history. Workshops and open calls will be conducted to generate imagery and collect narratives that will encourage the local community …

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Kilburn Schools

New video downloads

The previous online lectures of the Willesden Local History Society have been added to the list of videos available for members, including October’s General Strike in Willesden by Chris Coates and September’s Kilburn Schools by Alan Hovell. The videos are available in the Archives – the member’s only area of our website. The full list …

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Streets and Characters of West Hampstead and Cricklewood

Streets and Characters of West Hampstead and Cricklewood – new book

A new book,  ‘Streets and Characters of West Hampstead and Cricklewood‘ by Dick Weindling and Marianne Colloms has been published by the Camden History Society. This covers the area north of the Jubilee line from Kilburn Station across to West Hampstead and Finchley Road stations and goes as far north as The Crown in Cricklewood. …

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