Family concerts at the Institut français this autumn

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The Institut français is hosting a series of classical music concerts on select Saturday mornings this autumn that the whole family can enjoy – and where you might be able to introduce live classical music to the little ones! The Cavatina Family Concerts are of the highest musical quality and present classical music in a fun and interactive way. Starting … Read More

Take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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MacMillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support are inviting Kensington and Chelsea residents to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 30th September 2011 to help raise money during the flagship fundraising event, which raises over £8 million for people living with cancer. Five friends round the kitchen table or 500 in the community centre. Every coffee morning counts if we’re going … Read More

Carluccio’s Kensington Mushroom Festival 2011

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Carluccio’s two Kensington venues will be hosting a month-celebration of the mushroom from 10th September by offering a selection of weekly changing seasonal mushroom specials and some lesser-known regional specialities, focusing on different varieties of mushroom, in their caffes. The deli and food shops will also be selling some delicious mushroom and truffle products for you to make your own … Read More

Tribute concert to Pierre-Antoine Bernheim at the Institut français

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Min-Jung Kym

To kick off the Classical Tuesdays series at the Institut français this autumn, young Korean pianist Min-Jung Kym will be performing a tribute concert to Pierre-Antoine Bernheim on 20th September 2011, featuring a selection of pieces including works by Schumann, Beethoven, Donzietti and Liszt. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Ming-Jung has performed as a soloist, in a duo … Read More

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If you can’t make it to Kensington and Chelsea in person, why not take a look at some of our photo albums? We’ve got a wide variety of photos of the area through the seasons! Photos of Kensington

Royal Wedding Paddle!

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We were recently forwarded details about a great – and surely unique – way of celebrating tomorrow’s Royal Wedding! Chelsea Kayak Club, keen to do their bit for this very special day, will be hosting a boat trip on the Thames to Westminster, lead by two special Union Jack clad kayaks that have been renamed “Wills” and “Kate” for the … Read More

Latest News – 25th March 2011

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Another round-up of the latest news! Mother’s Day at Kensington Palace In honour of this year’s Mother’s Day (Sunday, 3rd April), Kensington Palace will be holding a rather unique – and slightly different – treat for our lovely mums! The Palace will be having an activity day (10am to 4pm) on that Sunday so you can treat her to your own homemade bouquet of … Read More

Latest news – 11th March 2011

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Here’s a round-up of a few new things I’ve noticed in the Kensington area: Friends of Holland Park I received a nice letter from the Friends of Holland Park this morning, which was sent out to all local residents. The letter details the activities of the group in protecting and preserving this wonderful west London Park, such as (recently) conserving … Read More