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Anna

Anna has written 144 posts for The Guide to Kensington & Chelsea

Appleyard London’s Kensington Flowers – special offer for readers, get 33% off!

I had the great pleasure of receiving one of Appleyard London‘s exquisite bouquets this week – a wonderful gift that’s certainly brightening up my living room! A luxury flower delivery company based in the capital – but with delivery available nationwide – Appleyard London pride themselves on their boutique floral creations. Their ever-evolving range of bouquets […]

Byron’s proper hamburgers return to High Street Kensington

Eagle-eyed (and hungry!) residents may have spotted the re-launch of Byron High Street Kensington last week, following a stylish new revamp of this, the first restaurant in the Byron chain which opened its doors way back in 2007. Re-opened on 1st September, the restaurant at 222 Kensington High Street takes its inspiration from its local […]

Kensington Mums Back to School events for September

Local mums’ and parents’ website Kensington Mums is hosting a couple of exciting events for this month, helping you get back into the swing of things for the start of the new school year! First up is a pampering event for all the mums out there – perfect for having a little ‘me’ time whilst […]

Crown & Glory Pop-Up at Anges de Sucre

Anges de Sucre on Holland Street – the local sweetshop that was voted the best café or coffee shop in Kensington in the 2014 Timeout Loves awards – will be hosting a flower crown pop-up next weekend (Friday 14th – Sunday 16th August 2015) and is inviting people of all ages to come down! Their Crown […]

Pintar Rapido outdoor painting festival returns on 11th & 12th July

The UK’s largest outdoor painting festival, competition and exhibition is returning to the streets of London – and Chelsea – on the weekend of 11th and 12th July 2015 for its third annual event. Open to both professional and amateur artists from all over the UK, the event challenges artists of all levels to create a […]

Design Pop Up The Poundshop at The Science Museum

The weeklong Poundshop pop up will be held at The Science Museum from 24th June and will feature a number of unique and exciting products based around the theme of science. The pop up will showcase the best science inspired designs the UK has to offer, including items from a range of talented contemporary designers. […]

Kensington Mums Pamper Evening at Liz Earle on 30th June

Join local mothers and parents network Kensington Mums for a special evening of pampering on Tuesday 30th June at the flagship Liz Earle store on Duke of York Square. The evening will include treatments such as skin and hair consultations, hand and arm massages plus make-up tips and tricks. Mums will also be given goodie bags […]

Life drawing classes in Chelsea at The Ram start on 14th May

Starting tonight, Thursday 14th May, and running until early July, The Ram pub near Chelsea Harbour will be hosting a series of life drawing classes for all budding artists. Led by professional artist Jonathan Ellis, the classes are suitable for all levels and abilities – from those who haven’t picked up a pencil since their […]

Art History courses in Chelsea start 20th April

Art historian and accredited lecturer Mariska Beenkenkamp-Wladimiroff will be running a new set of art history courses at the World’s End Studios, Lots Road, starting on 20th April. Them main five-week course is titled ‘Introduction to Art’, covering different styles and genres each week as detailed below, and followed by a visit to the National […]

It’s All About Piano returns to the Institut français, 27 – 29 March

The third edition of the music festival It’s All About Piano returns to the Institut français at the end of March, with a wide variety of piano-themed events featuring musicians and artists from all around the world. Curated by the Institut’s Head of Classical and Contemporary Music, Françoise Clerc, It’s All About Piano is the only festival in London […]