Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow Market Garden Open Day. Our Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow project aims to conserve and restore the market garden history of Middlesex. In September we are holding a free open day at our Model Market Garden in Marble Hill Park. There will be seed swapping, garden tours and gardening advice. Please do join us, everyone welcome.
London Open House - Sir Richard Burton's Tomb Traditional storyteller, Giles Abbott, will tell the gripping, awe inspiring story of one of the great Victorian adventures - Sir Richard Burton. You will also be able to view this extraordinary Grade II* tomb; a stone Bedouin tent decorated with both Christian and Islamic symbols. In it lie Sir Richard Burton and his wife, Isabel, together with a collectionof their possessions - all visible through a small window to the rear, accessible via a ladder. ENTRY FREE
London Open House - Kilmorey Mausoleum Kilmorey Mausoleum is a Grade II listed building exotically built in Egyptian style from pink and grey granite. It was built in the early 1850s by the Earl of Kilmorey for his mistress, Priscilla Hoste at a huge cost of £30,000. They had a son, but she became terminally ill with heart disease and died in 1854. The mausoleum was designed by the architect H.E. Kendall and first erected in Brompton Cemetery before coming to Twickenham. Set in an attaractive garden which is maintained by Trust volunteers. ENTRY FREE.
London Open House - Grove Gardens Chapel Visit this attractive Grade II listed Chapel built in 1973 by Sir William Blomfield. The chapel was restored and renovated under the initiative of the Environment Trust, financed by grants from English Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund which were supplemented by local donations. ENTRY FREE.