Brentford Local History Month Exhibition at the Musical Museum

Displays feature the life of Thomas Layton and old photos of the area

The free exhibition runs until 26 June. Picture: Brentford Voice


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As part of Brentford History Month, an exhibition is now open at the Musical Museum.

This includes display boards on the Life and Legacy of Thomas Layton and photographs of Brentford as it was in the early 20th Century.

You will also be able to see a small collection of artefacts from Brentford's social and economic history, and there is a quiz and other activities for children.

The opening hours are 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and it runs until 26 June. There is no admission fee to visit this exhibition although you may wish to give a small voluntary contribution to the Musical Museum.

The cafe at the Museum is recommended for its coffee and tea, and views over the Thames.

To find out more about the importance of Thomas Layton in Brentford's history, visit this link.

Brentford Voice has helped organise Local History Month in the area and it has expressed thanks to those who have helped out including the Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society, Karen Reader (Brentford Thru My Lens), the Musical Museum, and local businesses.

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May 27, 2022

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