Verdi ‘Requiem’ – The Addison Singers – 22nd November

The Addison Singers perform ‘Requiem’ by Verdi. The Addison Singers 150-strong choir join forces with the Brandenburg Sinfonia and four excellent soloists for a performance of Verdi’s monumental Requiem. Completed in 1874 in memory of the Italian writer and political activist Alexander Manzoni and often described as the ‘greatest opera Verdi never wrote’, there were…

ACAVA Artists: Open Studio Weekend 27th and 28th September 2014

You are warmly invited to the ACAVA Private View: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September – 12-6pm ACAVA STUDIOS IMPRESS HOUSE VALE GROVE ACTON W3 7QH Brackenbury resident Michele Jaffe-Pearce will be showing new works:     The following sculptors, painters, printmakers and photographers will also be opening their doors: Caitlin Blakenhorn, Katy Freeman, Emily…

New Brackenbury Tree

Mark Waters, H&FC Arboricultural Officer, informed us this week that a Prunus ‘Umineko’ tree, jointly funded by the Brackenburys Café’s notice board collection and Brackenbury Residents Association, was recently planted on the corner Aldensley Road, opposite Brackenbury Road.  Mark sent this information about the tree. “The tree is an upright flowing cherry with large single white flowers about 1¼…

Parking in Zone K

My Saturday started as it always seems to these days, with trying to find a parking space after 9 am within 25 yards of my house and, as always, no luck… It appears I am paying the council £120 a year residents parking fee to allow non-residents to park in the road for free at…

Welcome

Brackenbury Residents Association represents an incredibly vibrant community of local residents and their families who seek to make Brackenbury a better place for the future by working to maintain and improve the quality of life for us all. We do this by looking after the interests of our community in local planning & development, traffic and…

Advent Concert at Holy Innocents Church

Music for Advent Concert by Chiswick Baroque is taking place on Sunday 8 December at 4 pm. Tickets on the door – £10, £8 concs, under 16’s free. Proceeds will go towards supporting Musequality and the DEC Philippines Appeal. See the attached PDF poster for details.

H&FC Consultations

There are some open consultation / surveys that may be of interest on the council website: Health and wellbeing consultation; Farmers market in Ravenscourt Park; Bulky waste; Community Strategy 2014-22 and Street Markets. Go to www.citizenspace.com/lbhf and select “see all open consultations”.

The New Brackenbury Restaurant

There is new management on the site of the old Brackenbury Restaurant. The new partners are Ossie Gray, (ex River Cafe General Manager & Wine Buyer of 20 years), with Head Chef Humphrey Fletcher (Kensington Place, The Glasshouse, The River Cafe & Head Chef at The Royal Well Tavern, Gloucestershire.) & Andy Morris who has…

Fly Tipping / Litter – Report by Ian Cranna

On 28 November members of the BRA Litter sub-committee were joined by Cllr Greg Smith a walkabout of the area with Cllr Greg Smith, LBHF Head of Residents Services, Street Scene Enforcement team leader Roy Instrall and SERCO contract manager Lesley Gates. With this tour being so early (9 am) on the day after our…