News Archive 2009

Chiswick Café News

Chiswick Café News
December 21 2009
The Café will open in February and will be run by Company of Cooks after a competitive tendering process.

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities
December 2 2009
Two exciting recruitment opportunities have arisen at Chiswick House and Gardens Trust

Christmas Card Competition

Christmas Card Competition
November 12 2009
Budding artists have taken up the challenge to design this year's official Christmas card for Chiswick House and Gardens Trust.

Italian Garden Restoration

Italian Garden Restoration
October 22 2009
The popular Italian Garden is to be restored to its glorious 19th Century appearance thanks to a generous donation.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed for Chiswick House and Gardens
October 8 2009
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust is recruiting volunteers across all areas of this historic site.

Project Update

Project Update October 2009
October 6 2009
The reopening timetable and schedule of opening dates during the landscaping work.

Archaeology Reveals Orangery

Archaeology Reveals Evidence of Lost Orangery
October 1 2009
A recent archaeological excavation provides new information about the lost Orangery and Arcade at Chiswick House Gardens.

2009 Dog Show Winners

2009 Dog Show Winners
September 30 2009
Details of the winners from the 2009 Chiswick Dog Show

Vote for Chiswick House

Vote for Chiswick House
September 24 2009
London 2012 are looking for the most popular landmarks in each borough to feature in a set of Landmark London pin badges.

Kitchen Garden Mural

Kitchen Garden Mural on Display
September 23 2009
An enormouse mural, made up of 90 handmade ceramic tiles, is going on display at Chiswick House.

Venus Has Landed

Venus Has Landed at Chiswick House
September 22 2009
A newly carved copy of the Medici Venus statue has been fixed on top of the empty Doric column in Chiswick House Gardens.

Burlington Lane Gate Closure

Advance Notice of Closure - Burlington Lane Gate
August 23 2009
The entrance on Burlington Lane will be closed for six weeks from 1 September 2009 while path restoration work is carried out.

Trustee elected Mayor

Trustee elected Mayor of the London Borough of Hounslow
August 23 2009
Cllr Paul Lynch, a Trustee of Chiswick House and Gardens, was elected Mayor of the London Borough of Hounslow in May 2009.

New Education & Outreach Officer

New Education and Outreach Officer Appointed
August 18 2009
August 2009 - New Education and Outreach Officer starts work to develop activities for children and families at Chiswick House and Gardens.

Gardens Re-opening Timetable
July 14 2009
A detailed schedule of opening dates for various parts of the garden.
'The Duchess' comes to Chiswick

'The Duchess' Costumes come to Chiswick
April 1 2009
An exhibition of Michael O'Connor's OSCAR winning costumes from the popular film 'The Duchess' can be seen at Chiswick House everyday during April.

House Festival Announcement
March 23 2009
House Festival takes a break while restoration works continue.
Access to Chiswick House and Gardens
March 19 2009
Chiswick House opens again to the public on 1st April. Due to the extensive restoration works many areas of the gardens remain closed.
Education and Outreach Officer job advert
March 3 2009
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust are looking for an Education and Outreach Officer
Education and Oureach Officer Job Description
March 3 2009
Job Description for the Education and Outreach Officer at Chiswick House and Gardens.
Article about Chiswick House in Country Life Magazine
February 3 2009
An article by English Heritage historian, Richard Hewlings, has appeared in Country Life.
Police Urge Public to Respect Closures
January 23 2009
Police have urged people who use the park not to dismantle temporary fencing.
Access in and around Chiswick House and Gardens
January 16 2009
Some areas of the gardens are currently closed to allow restoration work to take place.

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