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Current items about the Brentham Garden Suburb

Coronavirus – support network

The Brentham Society is trying to ensure that any vulnerable or self-isolating resident on the estate has the necessary support they need. To that end – in tandem with the Pitshanger Community Association (PCA) we are attempting to set up … Continue reading

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Brentham May Day – Cancelled

The May Day committee have, after much deliberation, decided to cancel May Day this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  We are all sad about this decision but feel we have no choice from a health and safety point of … Continue reading

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Brentham Society AGM – 2020

The  Annual General Meeting of The Brentham Society for the year ending August 2019 will be held at The Brentham Club on Tuesday 3rd March at 8pm. Our speaker this year is Steve Pound (former local MP) who will share … Continue reading

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Fred Perry returns to Brentham

The link between the Brentham Club and the Fred Perry organisation goes from strength to strength. The recent junior tennis championship, held at the club, was a real celebration of young talent, showcasing some amazing up-and-coming players. If you weren’t able … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New Brentham Merchandise

These tea towels show images from our extensive archive. Printed on top quality Panama Cotton, hemmed on 4 sides, measuring 78 x 49 cm and priced at £7-00 each, or £24 for the set of four, they make ideal gifts. … Continue reading

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Recycling – a local scheme

Local Cafe, Cinnamon, on Pitshanger Lane has come up with a really useful idea and is recycling coffee grounds for customers to take for their gardens. Do help yourselves, enrich your Brentham garden and at the same time support a … Continue reading

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Book and DVD Deal

The Brentham Society in conjunction with Pitshanger Bookshop  The book ‘Brentham:  A History of the Pioneer Garden Suburb’, by Aileen Reid,  £15 including a free copy of the DVD ‘The Brentham Story’. Available at  Pitshanger Bookshop  see also the Society SHOP

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