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Summer of Rockets – Filming in Brentham

The current BBC2 drama Summer of Rockets was partly filmed in Brentham last year. The full series is available on the BBC iPlayer or you can watch it on Wednesday evenings at 9pm on BBC2. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Open Gardens 2019

  The annual Open Gardens Day will be on Sunday 9th June from 1-30pm to 5pm There will be a plant sale on Vivian Green (opposite Brentham Club) Teas will be served by Diana Hill at 10 Winscombe Crescent  If you … Continue reading

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Fallen Oak Tree

Within a few seconds on Saturday 4th May a part of the pre-history of Brentham was suddenly gone. At about 5.20pm, in the allotments between Brunner Road and Brentham Way there was a terrific vibration as one of the huge … Continue reading

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May Day Parade and Open Day at The Brentham Club

Saturday 11th May sees the annual May Day parade round the Brentham estate. A wonderful tradition dating back over 100 years. Come along and enjoy the spectacle. Parade starts at 2-30pm. While in the vicinity why not drop in to … Continue reading

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Brentham Society AGM

The  Annual General Meeting of The Brentham Society for the year ending August 2018 will be held at The Brentham Club on Tuesday 26th February at 8pm. Our speaker this year is the international authority on John Ruskin and local … Continue reading

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Brentham Fireplace

The Brentham Society has a store of reclaimed original Brentham fixtures and fittings – including this handsome bedroom fireplace. If you are doing any renovation work and would like to restore original features, the Brentham Society would be happy for … Continue reading

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Brentham’s Roll of Honour

As we approach 100 years since the end of World War I we remember all those from Brentham who served. During the period 1914 – 1918 some 210 Brentham men went to war – 17 did not return. A plaque to … Continue reading

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Brentham makes the top ten

Following a public vote, Brentham Garden Suburb made it into the Top Ten of the Nation’s Favourite Conservation Areas. We were one of only two areas in London in a national shortlist of 18 out of 249 submissions to Civic … Continue reading

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Vote for Brentham

Brentham is one of 18 shortlisted conservation areas out of a total of 249 submissions to Civic Voice’s campaign to find the Nation’s Favourite Conservation Area. Vote for Brentham Garden Suburb as your favourite. Click here Voting now closed (16/10/2018)  

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Guided Walk Around Brentham Garden Suburb

A must for all new residents and those who wish to have a better appreciation of what makes Brentham so special. Part of the London Open House event, resident Clive Evans leads an enlightening walk around our streets and through … Continue reading

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