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Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal

  Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal The TLS has once again teamed up with the Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal (HGM) to help arrange the immersion of Lord Ganesh into the River Thames at Kingston Sailing Club. The event has now been running for 11 years and it has been estimated that the immersion has included over 5,000 people from the Hindu community who had previously had very little contact with the Thames Landscape- many previously feeling that the river had little value to them. In 2018, the TLS will establish a volunteer programme with HGM that will be rolled out over the winter 2018 /19 at...

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Shires on the Avenues and The Last Herd

The TLS Shires on the Avenues project is now in its third year  of management on the Ham Avenues. At the end of May/beginning of June – Operation Centaur (Shire Horses team housed at Richmond Park and Hampton Court) work with the TLS to carry out a hay cut on the Avenues. Helped by corporate volunteers arranged in partnership with the National Trust the work provides a sensitive management of the grasses along the historic 17th Century landscape around Ham House. The volunteers cut areas unreachable by mowers and the horses walk up and down the avenues pulling traditional cutting tools...

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TLS marks the life of Pocahontas on the 400th anniversary of her death

The Thames Landscape Strategy had great pleasure co-ordinating the Pocahontas at Syon: From the James to the Thames events between 16th and 21st March.  The TLS events culminated with a dedication to Pocahontas at Syon House on 20th March attended by HRH The Duke of Gloucester with Chief Emeritus Ken Adams ,Chief Steve Adkins, and Chief Anne Richardson will be representing the Virginian Powhatan tribes.     Matoaka, daughter of Chief Powhatan and more commonly known as Pocahontas was born and raised along the banks of the James River near Richmond Virginia but died in March 1617 on...

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The Oceanides (York House Gardens) Oct 08

The Oceanides (York House Gardens) Oct 08

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Watermark Issue 17

Watermark Issue 17

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Watermark Issue 16

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