News Archive 2016

News and press releases for Chiswick House and Gardens Trust from 2016.

Christmas Wreaths Sale

Christmas Wreaths Sale
Wreaths made by Chiswick House volunteers will be available for sale outside the café between 11.30 -12.30 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8th until 20th December.

New Café Summer Menu

New Café Summer Menu
Join us this summer for a menu inspired by tomatoes.

Kitchen Garden Produce Sales

Kitchen Garden Produce Sales
Grown in the Kitchen Garden and picked daily by our volunteers.
Twice weekly produce sales Tuesdays and Thursdays 11.30am – 12.30pm from outside the café, and then from 1.30pm-3.30pm from the Walled Kitchen Garden.

BBC Gardeners' Question Time

BBC Gardeners' Question Time
Did you miss Chiswick House and Gardens Trust on BBC Gardeners' Question Time on 15 May? Now available on iPlayer.

Memories of The Beatles

Memories of The Beatles
A gardener, mum and several school children who were there when the Beatles filmed 50 years ago all came together at Chiswick House grounds to share their memories for the Chiswick House & Gardens Trust archives.

50 Years Since The Beatles Filmed at Chiswick House Gardens

50 Years Since The Beatles Filmed Two Groundbreaking Music Videos in Chiswick House Gardens
It was 50 years ago...May 20th, 1966, that the four most famous people on the planet strolled into a public park in West London to create two ground-breaking mini films which were to change the course of music history.

Conservation of the Cedars of Lebanon

Conservation of the famous Chiswick House and Gardens Cedars of Lebanon
31 Cedars of Lebanon from five different clones of Chiswick House and Gardens’ trees, have been successfully grafted as part of English Heritage Project.

Private Events in the Conservatory

Private Events in the Conservatory
Please note the Conservatory will be used for private events over the summer. A full list of dates is available.

Did You See The Beatles?

Did You See The Beatles?
Help! We need somebody to tell us about the Beatles when they came to Chiswick House & Gardens.

Easter Weekend Opening

Easter Weekend Opening
Chiswick House will be open Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday over the Easter weekend 10am-6pm (CLOSED Saturday).

Chiswick Camellias Win Gold!

Chiswick Camellias Win Gold!
The Chiswick House and Gardens Trust have won a coveted Gold Award with the Plant Heritage London Group.

New Plaque Honours Members of the International Camellia Society

New Plaque Honours Members of the International Camellia Society
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust honoured three members of the International Camellia Society for saving the historically important and very rare Chiswick House Camellia Collection for the nation.

Camellia Show Open

Camellia Show Open
Open daily (closed Mondays) until Sunday 13 March 2016.

Magical Lantern Festival Open

Magical Lantern Festival Open
The Magical Lantern Festival, organised by Weli Creative, London’s first Chinese Lantern Festival is now open.

Camellia Show Countdown Begins

Camellia Show Countdown Begins
Preparations are now well underway for the 2016 Camellia Show running from Thursday 11 February to Sunday 13 March 2016.

Magical Lantern Festival Installation

Magical Lantern Festival Installation
The Magical Lantern Festival, London’s first Chinese Lantern Festival, will come to Chiswick House & Gardens this February, to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2016, the Year of the Monkey.

Celebrate! April 2016 Venue Hire Offer

Celebrate! April 2016 Venue Hire Offer
To celebrate an additional month of the Burlington Marquee, we have created a special April offer for this introductory year.

Sculpture Shock Prints

Sculpture Shock Limited Edition Prints
Limited edition prints by artist Hanna Haaslahti are now available to purchase from the Royal British Society of Sculptors website.

Launch of Winter Events

Launch of Winter Events
An exciting winter and spring programme of events.

Winter Opening Times

Winter Opening Times
Come in to explore and enjoy!

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