Fairtrade in Kensington and Chelsea

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As part of the national Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 (27th February to 11th March), the Kensington & Chelsea Fairtrade Campaign is to host two stalls at Whole Foods on Kensington High Street in early March to help raise awareness of and promote Fairtrade in the Borough. The two stalls will be held on Saturday 3rd and Saturday 10th March from 11am … Read More

L’amour à la française part 2 at the Institut français, 7th February

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Next Tuesday 7th February, singers from the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Academy Opera will be performing the classical music concert L’amour à la française part 2 at the Institut français, a concert that will include songs dealing with various sides of love at the beginning of the 20th century. The concert programme will be: Fauré Duet Puisqu’ici … Read More

The Music of Burt Bacharach at Cadogan Hall, 14th Febuary 2012

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Sarah Lark

Sloane Square’s Cadogan Hall venue will be hosting a very special Valentine’s Day concert this year – one that’s perfect for a romantic outing – with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra playing The Music of Burt Bacharach. Songs by the “King of Sophisticated Pop” that will feature on the night include gems such as Anyone Who Had A Heart; Close to … Read More

Life drawing classes in Chelsea in 2012

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Those looking to improve their artistic skills may be interested to hear of these life drawing classes for adults at the GEMS Hampshire School in Chelsea – and now’s the perfect time to sign up for the Spring Term. Run by Anna Clare Lees-Buckley, the 8-weekly life class runs on Manresa Road, in Chelsea, alongside the scholarly term. A maximum … Read More

Winter Wonderland 2011 in Hyde Park

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Ice skating at Winter Wonderland 2011

Seeing as we’re so close to Christmas, I decided to put on my festive hat and pay a visit to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park today – having greatly enjoyed my visit there last year. (See my photos from last year’s event.) Attending later in December this year, today – only four days before Christmas – was incredibly busy; of … Read More

Local businesses in Kensington & Chelsea

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I recently received a few emails from readers and visitors to this site suggesting that I feature more small businesses in the area, thereby helping their trade. That’s something I completely agree with, and I am of course very happy to feature or list any independent shops and businesses (and tradesmen and women) on this site – if there’s anything … Read More