Classical music concerts in Kensington & Chelsea in March and April

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Eric Whitacre Singers

We’ve been informed of a couple of fantastic classical music concerts that are due to take place in Kensington & Chelsea in the next couple of months. The first features popular composer and conductor Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers at St Luke’s Church in Chelsea on Tuesday 12th March, whilst on Thursday 4th April, renowned choir Tenebrae will … Read More

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra extends their 2012-2013 series of concerts at Cadogan Hall

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We wrote earlier this year about the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s magical series of concerts for 2012/13 at the wonderful Cadogan Hall in Chelsea. Excitingly, news now reaches us that six concerts have been added to the existing series, beginning with Martyn Brabbins conducting Sir Peter Maxwell Davies in March, through to Bernstein Night in June. The six additional concerts are (click on … Read More

Spotlight on…The Baglioni Spa in Kensington

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The Baglioni Spa

I had the pleasure of visiting the Baglioni Spa at the Baglioni Hotel recently to take a look around this little piece of tranquility and calm in an otherwise normally very bustling part of Kensington. The Hotel itself is located on Hyde Park Gate – directly opposite Kensington Gardens and close to the Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial, … Read More

Beautiful handcrafted Mayan Guatemalan Bags

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We here at The Guide to Kensington and Chelsea are very happy to help promote all sorts of local businesses, causes and events and we thought we’d shed a little light on a project that we’ve been working on very recently! We’ve recently set up a small online shop selling recycled, handcrafted bags made by the Mayan people of Guatemala. … Read More

Kensington Mums’ round up of events in the capital this Christmas

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If you’re wondering what child-friendly events you can take the kids to in London this Christmas, fabulous local website Kensington Mums have provided a superb round-up. Titled “What’s on for you and your little ones this Christmas”, it really is an extensive listing of events both in Kensington and the nearby area, and across the capital – with something for … Read More

Spaghetti House pays tribute to spaghetti bolognese for National Eating Out Week

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As part of the third National Eating Out Week (on from 19th to 25th November 2012), five international dishes that have been adopted, accepted and are now well loved by the British public are to be honoured – including the fabulous Italian favourite, spaghetti bolognese. London-based Italian restaurant group Spaghetti House will be paying tribute to this dish on Tuesday … Read More

Kensington Mums events in November!

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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 news on events and other … Read More

The High Tea Cast presents… Sex & Mugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll, 24th November 2012

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Sex & Mugs & Rock 'n' Roll

The girls from The High Tea Cast are returning to Kensington to offer up another slice of supreme fun with their Sex & Mugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll night on Saturday 24th November 2012. Last year’s event (see our post on it here) raised the final £1,300 for London based charity Janie’s School, which helped finish the building of a school … Read More

“Apped to the Max” exhibition at Kensington & Chelsea College, 5th – 11th November

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iPhoneography - Apped to the Max Exhibition

From 5th to 11th November, Kensington & Chelsea College are due to host an exhibition of images from the UK’s first iPhoneography course at the College’s Chelsea Centre Gallery. The recent ‘iPhoneography: An Introduction to Photography with the iPhone’ course taught students skills and techniques for capturing and creating beautiful yet edgy images with only their iPhone camera and certain … Read More