Student Researchers

Bradley Melton and Michael Kuhr, second year University of Hertfordshire students, have been undertaking some research into sport in WGC for our ‘Where Do You Think We Played?’ project as part of their Making Histories module.

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Garden City Lecture 2016 on Ebenezer Howard

Ursula Howard, great-grand-daughter of Welwyn Garden City founder Ebenezer, visited the town on 27th June to give the Garden City Lecture 2016 at the Focolare Centre in Parkway. The audience, many of them residents of the town, were fascinated by such a personal insight into his life, character, and ideals.

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27th June Garden City Lecture fully booked!

“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 of Sir Ebenezer Howard, at the Focolare Centre, Parkway, WGC AL8 6JG on Monday 27 June 2016 at 7:30pm.

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QEII exhibition at Mill Green Museum

Monday 5th October saw a lively morning at Mill Green Museum, when over 30 members of staff, patients and volunteers were invited to a special viewing of the exhibition 'The QEII Hospital... taking a look back'.

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13th May for Fourth Garden City Lecture

Booking is now open for the Fourth Garden City Lecture will be on Wed 13th May 2015 at 7.30pm in the Hawthorne Theatre, WGC. Dr Nick Falk whose URBED co-op were the winners of the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014 for proposals to build new Garden Cities, will be the speaker. The event is a joint promotion with the WGC Society.

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WGC Residents Survey

Agnieszka Supiya is a Quantity Surveying student at London South Bank University conducting research for her MSc dissertation regarding comparisons between garden cities and other towns in Hertfordshire. If you are a resident of WGC she would be very grateful for your assistance in obtaining some information about the town. She has kindly agreed to send the Trust a copy of her findings for our archive - so please do help if you can.

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Further Donations to the Archive

The Trust is continuing to receive unusual and interesting items to add to it's archive thanks to the kindness of people wanting to contribute to the current 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project focusing on the early manufacturing companies that operated in Welwyn Garden City between 1920-1960.

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Denman International Ltd

The Trust is very grateful to Denman International Ltd who have contributed a collection of material relating to the Denman Companies that were once located in WGC to the Trust's archive.

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