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Kew celebrates National Lottery Award

Kew celebrated its Grow Wild initiative being voted the UK’s Best Environment Project in the National Lottery Awards on TV in September 2016. Staff and volunteers from Grow Wild were joined on the red carpet by celebrities such as John…

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Grow Wild awards light up Kew Orangery

The Orangery lit up with colour, laughter and wild flower fun for the first ever Grow Wild awards, an opportunity to bring together Grow Wild volunteers, groups, partners and supporters in one of Kew’s most iconic venues. Grow Wild is…

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Kewite-mail, December 2016

The Newsletter of the Kew Guild President

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Nigel Hepper’s school project reworked 70 years on

Retired teacher Mark Smith of The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) has written an article for the 2016 issue of ‘Memento’, the school’s Memento magazine. Nearly seventy years on, he has re-surveyed Meanwood Marsh, previously mapped using string, pegs and…

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Farnham Tree Trail launched

Guild member Peter Bridgeman has written a delightful leaflet for the Farnham in Bloom scheme of Farnham Town Council, Surrey, published earlier this year. Available free of charge from the library and the Council offices, the Farnham Tree Trail Guide…

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Letter from the President

Hello from the new President. It was a great honour for me to take over from Tony Overland as President of the Kew Guild at the AGM held at the Jodrell Lecture Theatre on the 10th September. Tony has worked…

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AGM 2016

Alan Stuttard (left) takes over as President of the KEW GUILD 2016-17 from Tony Overland at the end of the AGM. A brief resume of the AGM is planned to fill in members on recent discussions. The reports below outline…

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Norfolk Report

Kew Guild Norfolk Weekend 11/12 June 2016 – Part 1 The group’s first visit, on this brilliantly orchestrated weekend by John Simmons and others, was to Blickling, a National Trust complete Norfolk Estate, set in North Norfolk. We were welcomed…

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