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Exciting Kensington Mums events taking place in March!

Favourite local kids and family website Kensington Mums have a number of exciting events lined up for March that we’re sure you’d love to know more about and join in with! First up, on Friday 7th March (10am – 2pm), Kensington Mums’ Motherhood Project will be featured in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s [...]

Kensington and Chelsea College Open Days, 4th & 6th February 2014

Come down to the Kensington and Chelsea College Open Days this February when you can take advantage of their free 1-2-1 courses and careers advice from specialist tutors and careers advisors. Taking place from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th February,  you’ll have the opportunity to try out a number of free taster [...]

The Parallax International Art Fair returns to Chelsea, 21st – 22nd February 2014

We’ve written about the Parallax International Art Fair a number of times before on this blog, so keen readers will be pleased to hear that the ninth edition is taking place at Chelsea Town Hall on 21st and 22nd February 2014. This latest edition will see 225 artists take part from a very wide range [...]

The first Pop Up Colombia comes to Kings Road, 4th-8th December

The very first Pop Up Colombia will be brightening up Kings Road at the beginning of next month, giving locals and visitors a taste of the country, its food, music, fashion and much more! During the five-day pop-up shop, a wide variety of Colombian designers, artists and entrepreneurs will be showcasing and selling their products [...]

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park returns for 2013!

One of the most popular Christmas events that’s right on our doorstep – Hyde Park Winter Wonderland – is back this year! Taking place from Friday 22nd November 2013 through to Sunday 5th January 2014, the event’s usual attractions and activities from previous years will be back again, ready to get you into the Christmas [...]

Kensington Mums’ upcoming events, including the Motherhood Exhibition and 2nd Birthday celebration!

Kensington Mums – the fantastic mums’ support network website for the local area – has a busy few months ahead with the unveiling of a number of fab events that will be of interest to all mums (and parents) in the neighbourhood. And they’ve also got some very exciting news of their own to share! [...]

The 8th Parallax Art Fair returns to Chelsea Town Hall this October

On the 18th and 19th October, the eighth Parallax Art Fair in three years will be returning to its usual home of Chelsea Town Hall on King’s Road. With over 200 exhibitors from all over the world, Parallax is the largest art fair of its kind – one where all exhibitors show their work commission-free, [...]

Aston Martin Centenary Event in Kensington Gardens

Yesterday afternoon – another hot and sunny day in London town – saw an Aston Martin centenary event take place in the beautiful setting of Kensington Gardens. (Wonder if known Aston Martin fan Prince William came to take a peek, just prior to the royal birth?!)  In the company’s 100th year, a number of celebration [...]

Kensal Voices presents the Kensal Voices Magazine at North Kensington Library, Saturday 8th June

A few months ago on The Guide to Kensington & Chelsea, we wrote about an interesting local community project taking place in Kensal Rise called Kensal Voices. Started by the S.P.I.D. Theatre Company – an award winning youth organisation - this multi-strand, multimedia project aims to rediscover and share the history of Kensal House, the historic, Grade II* [...]

Parallax Art Fair at Chelsea Town Hall, 1st & 2nd June

We’ve covered previous editions of the Parallax Art Fair – or rather, the non-art fair – on this blog, and news reaches us that the next instalment will be returning to Chelsea Town Hall once again, taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June. This time round, Parallax will feature over 100 international artists – some [...]