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Join us Sat 16th April at WGC Library

Join us Sat 16th April at WGC Library

On Saturday 16th April the Trust will be holding a drop in session at WGC Library from 10am - 3pm. We hope that you will come along to find out how our 'Where Do You Think We Played?' project is progr...

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...

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

27th June 2016 - a date for your diary

27th June 2016 - a date for your diary

27th June 2016 is the confirmed date for the 5th Garden City Lecture. We are delighted that it will be given by Ursula Howard, great granddaughter of Ebenezer Howard.

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

Join us at the 2016 WGC HealthFest on Sat 21st May

Join us at the 2016 WGC HealthFest on Sat 21st May

The Trust is taking part in the WGC HealthFest taking place on Saturday 21st May between 11am - 3pm outside the Howard Centre. This free event aims to help raise awareness of the many things that contribute to being healthy, keeping fit and feeling good!

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.