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Visit Kensington & Fulham Open Studios this weekend

For all keen art collectors – on this coming weekend (10th to 12th October) and the next (17th to 19th October), Kensington & Fulham Open Studios will give you the chance to visit and purchase art works in the very spaces where they were created. Now in its second year, five-five participants will be taking part [...]

Kensington Mums’ Social Events this August and September

If you’re a little down because summer’s almost over (and the weather seems to suggest that summer’s definitely over) then don’t fear – local parenting website Kensington Mums once again have a number of exciting events lined up to ease you into Autumn! On Thursday 18th September, from 1pm to 3pm, Kensington Mums will be hosting a Beauty [...]

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 [...]

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! [...]

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* [...]

Join the SPID Theatre Company and take part in Kensal Voices!

Young local residents may be very interested to hear about an exciting local community project that’s calling for participants to take part in taster sessions next week! Kensal Voices will see 20 young participants based in and around Kensal House take part in an exciting multimedia project that will focus on the heritage of this [...]

Kensington Mums events in November!

If you’re a local resident and a local mum (and especially if you’re very active on the web!) I’m sure you must have come across the excellent local blog Kensington Mums! The voluntary online support network provides invaluable advice on being a mum, parent or carer in the area, as well as providing plenty of [...]

The Olympic Torch in Kensington & Chelsea

On the penultimate day of the Olympic torch relay – the day before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games – the torch passed through many central London areas, including our very own Kensington & Chelsea! Entering the Royal Borough at around 1.30pm, on the north side of the Thames by Chelsea Bridge, the torch wound its [...]

InTRANSIT Performance Arts Festival returns this July

The 6th edition of the performing arts festival InTRANSIT returns to the wonderful streets, unusual hidden spaces and leafy parks of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea this July. Since its launch in 2006 with a programme of artist-led walking tours around the area, InTRANSIT has grown year on year and next month over [...]

Jubilee Weekend celebrations and street parties!

There’s no way that it can have escaped your notice that next weekend (2nd – 5th June 2012) is Jubilee Weekend, which celebrates The Queen’s sixty year reign. Over the four-day weekend (thank you, your Majesty, for the extra bank holiday!) there will be all sorts of events taking place across London, both official and [...]