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Booking now open for 27th June Garden City Lecture!

Booking now open for 27th June Garden City Lecture!

“Ebenezer Howard: Who do we think he was and how did he do it?” is the title of the latest Garden City Lecture. This year we are delighted that it will be given by Ursula Howard, great granddaughter o...

Healthfest this Saturday 21st May

Healthfest this Saturday 21st May

Please join us at the Healthfest in WGC town centre this Saturday between 11am - 3pm. The Trust will have a stand inside the Howard Centre in the main atrium by the down escalator. We hope that you wi...

'Memory Lane' at Mill Green Museum Sunday 12th June

'Memory Lane' at Mill Green Museum Sunday 12th June

Mill Green Museum is kindly allowing the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust to join in with its ‘Memory Lane’ event in the museum grounds on Sunday 12th June 2016 from 2-5pm.

News

27th June 2016 - a date for your diary

27th June 2016 - a date for your diary

27th June 2016 is the confirmed date for the 5th Garden City Lecture. We are delighted that it will be given by Ursula Howard, great granddaughter of Ebenezer Howard.

Garden City Heritage

History

History

Welwyn Garden City, as its name suggests, is a garden city, founded by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the 1920s following his previous experiment in Letchworth Garden City, and designed by Louis de Soissons.

Archive

WGC Light Railway

WGC Light Railway

The Trust has been given a copy of the Industrial Railway Society's Industrial Railway Record No. 62 dated October 1975 containing a fascinating article on the WGC Light Railway written by Alan M.Clarke which is reproduced below.

Events

Join us at the 2016 WGC HealthFest on Sat 21st May

Join us at the 2016 WGC HealthFest on Sat 21st May

The Trust is taking part in the WGC HealthFest taking place on Saturday 21st May between 11am - 3pm outside the Howard Centre. This free event aims to help raise awareness of the many things that contribute to being healthy, keeping fit and feeling good!

Three Magnets ® Projects

New WGC heritage trails

New WGC heritage trails

 

Following on from the release of the film ‘Welwyn Garden City ~ A Brave Vision’ in DVD format the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust has now issued 3 heritage trail booklets.

Help support Welwyn Heritage Trust for free when you shop online by using easy fund raising. You still shop directly with each retailer, but simply by using the link (click the logo below) and selecting Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust, each purchase you make will generate a cashback donation to the Trust.