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Anna

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

Half term events at Gambado Chelsea

It’s half term week – of course! – and many of you will be looking for fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. Indoor play and party centre Gambado is running a full timetable of events this week that will feature plenty of face-painting, balloon modelling, character visits and more! Better still, if your […]

A Celebration of Christmas helps raise funds for BTRC

Last week (10th December) saw the fourth annual Celebration of Christmas hosted by the Brain Tumour Research Campaign (BTRC) at All Saints Church in Fulham. Celebrities, carol singers and local residents with plenty of festive cheer came together for this event which was dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of brain tumour patients, as well as […]

Spotlight on: Bonapeti – Freshly prepared and healthy food delivered to your door!

2015 Update: Bonapeti is now live, so you can all try out their tasty and healthy, freshly prepared meals! Rather excitingly, they’ve vastly extended their delivery area which now stretches down as far as Wimbledon to Vauxhall south of the river and Cricklewood to Kentish Town north of it. Better still, they’ve introduced a special code […]

OpenTable Gifts cards giveaway on Kensington High Street!

Restaurant booking website OpenTable – which features over 4,000 bookable restaurants – are launching a brand new gift card service, OpenTable Gifts…and they are giving away a number of cards to passers-by on Kensington High Street today, 5th December! OpenTable Gifts is an instant gifting service that will suit everyone’s tastes, as you’re able to give […]

Christmas Shopping Event at The Chelsea Gardener, 27th November

The Chelsea Gardener is hosting a special shopping event this Thursday, 27th November – just in time for you to stock up on all the Christmas decorating essentials for your home! Visit The Chelsea Gardener between 6pm and 8pm this Thursday and you’ll be able to enjoy an exclusive discount of 10% off all items, […]

University of London Symphony Orchestra concert – The Chairman Dances, 23rd November 2014

The first concert in the University of London Symphony Orchestra’s new season sees a programme of Shostakovich, Adams and Bernstein in a concert titled The Chairman Dances. Daniel Capps will return as musical director for this concert, which contains an ambitious and varied programme with plenty of virtuosic flair and emotional connection. Starting off with the pseudo jazz inflections, […]

Doggy Dating at Embargo Republica, 6th November

Chelsea’s Cuban-themed bar Embargo Republica is hosting a dating night with a twist next week – inviting singletons and their canine companions for a speed dating event and doggy disco! The evening will take place on the venue’s roof terrace, which means that human attendees can meet like-minded singles, whilst their four-legged friends have space […]

New gallery Apart opens on Kensington High Street

First opened by Adrian Palengat in a former antiques market on Portobello Road in 1999, erectile Apart has operated as a full time pop-up gallery since 2006. Now, for Autumn/Winter 2014, the gallery is occupying two floors of stunning gallery space on Kensington High Street. Apart is known for its early work with a significant […]

Contemporary prints and editions fair MULTIPLIED returns to Christie’s South Kensington, 17th – 20th October

The fifth edition of the UK’s only art fair dedicated to contemporary prints and editions – MULTIPLIED – returns to Christie’s South Kensington next weekend (17th – 20th October). Taking place during Frieze Week, forty of the world’s most esteemed galleries will be taking part in the Fair, which will feature prints, photography, digital art and […]

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 […]