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Where Do You Think We Played?

Where Do You Think We Played?

Just what did Welwyn Garden City residents get up to in their spare time during 1920-1970? Did you join or set up a local club or society? Were you into sports, arts, music, languages, debating, socia...

Trust's Heritage Hat-Trick

Trust's Heritage Hat-Trick

The Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust is celebrating - our third bid for lottery money has been approved! The Trust’s new project ‘Play’ is all about the leisure activities of the town’s residents dur...

Waterstones selling Trust books

Waterstones selling Trust books

Waterstones is now selling Trust books! You now have another option of where to get our books as Waterstones in WGC now stocks all three. You can walk into the Howardsgate store and pick up the brand ...

News

'The QEII - A Hospital's Story' now available!

'The QEII - A Hospital's Story' now available!

'The QEII - A Hospital’s Story' has arrived. Written by Trustee Angela Eserin it begins with WGC’s Cottage Hospital and the long struggle to get a new general hospital for Welwyn Hatfield.

Garden City Heritage

History

History

Welwyn Garden City, as its name suggests, is a garden city, founded by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the 1920s following his previous experiment in Letchworth Garden City, and designed by Louis de Soissons.

Archive

WGC Light Railway

WGC Light Railway

The Trust has been given a copy of the Industrial Railway Society's Industrial Railway Record No. 62 dated October 1975 containing a fascinating article on the WGC Light Railway written by Alan M.Clarke which is reproduced below.

Events

'Where Do You Think We Worked?' timeline book

'Where Do You Think We Worked?' timeline book

The Trust’s book 'Where Do You Think We Worked? - A Timeline of WGC Industries 1920-1960' reveals the wealth of material gathered during the ‘Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.

Three Magnets ® Projects

New WGC heritage trails

New WGC heritage trails

 

Following on from the release of the film ‘Welwyn Garden City ~ A Brave Vision’ in DVD format the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust has now issued 3 heritage trail booklets.

Help support Welwyn Heritage Trust for free when you shop online by using easy fund raising. You still shop directly with each retailer, but simply by using the link (click the logo below) and selecting Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust, each purchase you make will generate a cashback donation to the Trust.