Ladybird By Design - 100 Years of Words and Pictures Join us for a talk about the fascinating history of Ladybird books by Professor Lawrence Zeegen, author of Ladybird by Design. Jenny Pearce, the daughter of Douglas Keen who first persuaded Ladybird to switch to educational books, will also be talking about her father.
"Feeding London" Exhibition Open Day and Walking Tour As part of the ‘Feeding London’ exhibition, you can see more material relating to the history of market gardening, and other treasures from the archives of the Library, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Members of the Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow community heritage project will be on hand to talk about the exhibition. From 2 p.m. there will be a guided Heritage Walk to Brentford discussing the legacy of local market gardens, led by Pamela McHutchon, a Blue Badge Tourist Guide.