News Archive 2010

News and press releases for Chiswick House and Gardens Trust from 2010

Restoration of Chiswick House Gardens

Restoration of Chiswick House Gardens
Press packs, images and information about the recently completed £12million restoration of Chiswick House Gardens

Temporary Closure on 19 December

Temporary Closure on 19 December
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust took the decision to temporarily close the Gardens from 7am to 2pm on Sunday 19th December, due to the risks to public safety caused by the icy weather conditions

Chiswick Announces New Camellia Festival

Chiswick Announces New Camellia Festival
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust is launching a new festival to celebrate the world famous Chiswick camellia collection, believed to be the oldest large collection of its kind in the West

New Education Officer Joins Trust Team

New Education Officer Joins Trust Team
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of Sorcha Ní Fóghlúda as Education and Outreach Officer

Pumpkin Party Proves a Winner

Family Pumpkin Party Proves a Winner
Around 300 people joined in the fun of Chiswick's homespun Family Pumpkin Party on the 30th October

Furniture Returns Home to Chiswick

Furniture Returns Home to Chiswick
Thanks to a 100% grant from The Art Fund, English Heritage has acquired a selection of historic furniture and furnishings at 'The Attic Sale' auction at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire

Book a Festive Lunch at the Café

Book a Festive Lunch at the Café
The menu for the festive season will be available from 29 November to 24 December

Chiswick House Gardens Shortlisted for Prestigious Landscape Award

Chiswick House Gardens Shortlisted for Prestigious Landscape Award
Chiswick House Gardens has been shortlisted for a prestigious Landscape Institute award in recognition of the recent historic garden restoration

Record Day at Chiswick House Dog Show 2010

Record Day at Chiswick House Dog Show 2010
News, winners and images from the 2010 Dog Show held at Chiswick House Gardens

Chiswick Past Inspires Winning Stories

Chiswick Past Inspires Winning Stories
Visitors to Chiswick House and Gardens will soon be able to experience it through the eyes of a giraffe, a suffragette and a mental asylum inmate thanks to the winning entries of a nationwide writing competition

Garden Volunteers Welcome

Garden Volunteers Welcome
ChiswickLifeTV catches up with Community Gardener Karen Roberts at the Chiswick House Kitchen Gardens

Private Dinner Offer

Private Dinner Offer
Four dates available in September for a private dinner in the glorious Domed Saloon of Chiswick House.

Calling all Budding Playwrights!

Calling all Budding Playwrights!
English Heritage and Chiswick House and Gardens Trust are looking for talented writers to create a short sketch based on a historical view of Chiswick gardens.

Community Gardener Appointed

New Community Gardener Appointed
Karen Roberts has been appointed to offer the local community an opportunity to learn more about growing their own food

Official Launch Party for Restored Gardens

Official Launch Party for Restored Gardens
CHGT and English Heritage hosted a garden party to thank those involved in the restoration of the gardens and to celebrate their opening.

Restoration Unveiled

Chiswick House Gardens Restoration Unveiled
The £12 million restoration of Chiswick House Gardens in London is unveiled.

CHGT Volunteers Receive Awards

CHGT Volunteers Receive Awards
Five volunteers were recognised in a special civic ceremony at The Paul Robeson Theatre to celebrate Volunteers Week in June 2010.

Do You Remember?

Do You Remember?
A fascinating project to capture people's memories of Chiswick House and Gardens

Information for Residents

Festival Information for Local Residents
Details about the minimal disruption planned as part of this year's House Festival on 8 July.

A Cracking-Good Time at Easter

A Cracking-Good Time at Easter
Thank you to everyone who came along to Chiswick House and Gardens over the Easter weekend making the events such a success.

Big Lottery Local Food Award

Big Lottery Local Food Award Revives Kitchen Garden Activities
CHGT is delighted to announce that the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Scheme has agreed, at the request of Chiswick House Kitchen Garden, to transfer a £96,000 award from the Kitchen Garden to the Trust.

Camellias at Chiswick

Camellias at Chiswick
One of the world's rarest camellias is currently in bloom in its newly restored home.

Conservatory Preview Tours

Preview Tours of Conservatory and Camellias
CHGT is offering sneak previews of the magnificent Conservatory whilst the historic camellia collection is in full bloom.

Chiswick Café Now Open

Chiswick Café Now Open
The new café is now up and running, serving delicious sandwiches, soups and the best of modern British cooking.

Pupils Explore Wilderness

Local Pupils First to Explore Wilderness
Pupils from William Hogarth School are first to explore the newly restored Wilderness as part of the CHGT Education Programme

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