Isleworth Brewery

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“From the towns all inns have been driven; from the villages most… Change your hearts, or you will lose your inns, and you will deserve to have lost them. But when you have lost your inns, drown your empty selves - for you will have lost the last of England.”

Hilaire Belloc, the preface to ‘The Four Men’ 1912

The street names are probably a giveaway - Shirehorse Way, Clydesdale Close, Malting Way, Draysman Way… but just off St John’s Road that links Old Isleworth and Hounslow there once stood a brewery that supplied beer to pubs from Hammersmith to Teddington and beyond.

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27 March 2015 | around town | Comments [0]

Weekend Train Engineering Works - 29 March 2015

All lines in the Staines area will be closed all day Sunday for renewal and maintenance work. Buses will replace trains between Hounslow and Ascot, Hounslow and Windsor and Hounslow and Woking via Brentford. Please see our website for full details.

27 March 2015 | around town | Comments [0]

Event Reminder: Redlees UNROOTED - 4 to 5 April 2015

uprooted

Opening Saturday 4 April, 6.30 - 9.00pm and Sunday 5 April, 11am - 4pm

UNROOTED brings together the work of four visual artists who explore, in different ways, the various intersections of physical nature, technology and simulation. Using images that conjure up undefined representations of both past and future, the artists ask us to question our relationship with our landscape, whether virtual, imagined or real. ­

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27 March 2015 | around town | Comments [0]

Deer Park School Announces Headteacher

Deer Park School, the new primary free school which plans to open with one Reception class in Richmond this September, has announced its Headteacher Designate. Alison Colenso will be joining Deer Park School from Lowther Primary School in Barnes in…

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27 March 2015 | news | Comments [0]

Live Languages Spring 2015 Update

Would you like to improve your French conversation? Join Adrienne, bilingual Oxford graduate and qualified French, Spanish and German tutor, for fun, friendly and relaxed French conversation in a small adults’ group. There are a couple of new spaces available…

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27 March 2015 | around town | Comments [3]

Richmond Council Gets 10 million to Improve Cycling

Cycling facilities along the A316 will be improved, thanks to funding from the Mayor of London, Richmond Council has confirmed. Last year it was announced that Richmond upon Thames missed out on the top prize for Transport for London’s Mini…

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27 March 2015 | news | Comments [3]

Event Reminder: Workshops for Children 14-17 @ Orleans House Gallery - Easter 2015

orleans easter 2015

Whether you want to develop and learn new skills in animation, costume design or textiles- there is a lot going on! Our workshops are based on two of our exciting exhibitions ‘A Guest in Turner’s House’ (in the Stables Gallery) and ‘Metamorphosis Open’ (Riverside Gallery) and we can’t wait to see how young people respond to these creative themes.

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27 March 2015 | around town | Comments [0]

Wolf Hall Part 2 - When One Vicar Turned Against Another

Henry 8th

THE STORY SO FAR… In 1533 the King, Henry 8th, broke with the authority of Rome and the Catholic Church, married his second wife Anne Boleyn and proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church of England. Many objected and there were some who voiced their opinion quite openly but they were quickly rounded up by the King’s Chief Minister Thomas Cromwell and silenced - by the axe and the hangman’s noose. Amongst their number were two local clerics, John Hale, the vicar of Isleworth and Robert Feron, the vicar of Teddington.

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20 March 2015 | around town | Comments [0]

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