Jubilee Weekend celebrations and street parties!

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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 unofficial. Full details of official … Read More

Are you ready to Style the Cyclist?

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The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea’s Bikeminded campaign – which aims to encourage those that live and work in the area to get on their bikes – has teamed up with Harrods for a fantastic ‘Style the Cyclist’ competition, in which you get the chance to style two local personalities! Whether you’re a stylist or someone with a particular … Read More

100 Days to the Olympics!

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Today, 18th April 2012, marks 100 days until the opening of the 2012 Olympics Games that are – of course – to be held in London! We here at The Guide to Kensington and Chelsea are certainly very excited about this amazing event being held in our very own city and can’t wait to get caught up in all the … Read More

Bikeminded’s Summer Cycling Tour Programme in Kensington & Chelsea

AnnaEvents, Family, Featured, Film, Fitness, Music3 Comments

Bikeminded has recently announced a very exciting summer programme of cycling tours that will take place in the Kensington and Chelsea area over the next few months, kicking off this Saturday, 14th April with a Film Tour. The Bikeminded campaign is run by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with the aim of getting more people on their bikes … Read More

Spaghetti House comes to Kensington High Street!

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I’m sure all you Londoners out there have eaten at a Spaghetti House over the years and with news of a new restaurant opening in Kensington, you won’t have far to travel to get your next pasta fix! The newest Spaghetti House held its grand opening at 9 Kensington High Street last Friday, 30th March, attended by the Mayor of … Read More

Psophos Quartet at the Institut français, 27th March 2012

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As part of the A French Musical Journey from Couperin to Boulez series at the Institut français, the renowned Psophos Quartet will be performing works by Ravel, Debussy and Chausson on Tuesday 27th March. The Quartet is comprised of Eric Lacrouts (violin), Laurent Manaud-Pallas (violin),  Cécile Grassi (viola) and Guillaume Martigné (cello). Created in 1997 at the Lyon Conservatoire supérieur de musique et de danse, the Psophos … Read More

A Night of Burlesque at The Gore Hotel, 29th March 2012

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On 29th March 2012, The Gore Hotel and The Folly Mixtures will be hosting a fabulous night of Burlesque entertainment alongside a sumptuous three course dinner. The discreet Tapestry Room at The Gore Hotel will be the very fitting venue for the evening, with its two rooms that are decorated with luxurious tapestries, rich soft furnishings, gilt mirrors and two period fireplaces. … Read More