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Good Friday Cycle Ride

Good Friday Cycle Ride
06/04/2017

Discover the story of Easter on our Good Friday cycle ride, visiting churches throughout Kensington and Chelsea.   We will stop at some of our most historic churches and hear about the journey Christ took to Golgotha on Good Friday, culminating with an enactment of the crucifixion at one of the Royal Borough’s central landmarks....

Exchanging Places event this Thursday

Exchanging Places event this Thursday
04/04/2017

We’ve teamed up with the Met Police, the V&A and the Natural History museums to organise our next Exchanging Places event on Thursday 6 April, from 7:30am to 10am.   You will have the opportunity to seat in the lorry driver’s seat and became aware of all the blind spots. You can also have your...

Free activities at Kensington Leisure Centre open day

Free activities at Kensington Leisure Centre open day
03/03/2017

The Kensington Leisure Centre is celebrating its first anniversary this Sunday 5 March, from 10am to 4pm.   There are plenty of activities taking place at the leisure centre throughout the day including swimming, basketball, badminton, karate, soft play for toddlers and table tennis.   There are details of activities in this link.    ...

Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis - ‘Welcome to the Sticks’

Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis – ‘Welcome to the Sticks’
13/02/2017

Join us for the next Bikeminded Film Club on Tuesday 28 February, in the cosy art-deco lecture theatre under Kensington Central Library. Following the classic E.T The Extra-terrestrial last month,  the third screening will be Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis (France, 2008).   Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis is a French comedy about a public servant from Provence, who...

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial is coming soon
27/01/2017

The Bikeminded Film Club is back for a fourth year! It is held in the unique art-decó lecture theatre at the Kensington Central Library, a cosy venue to watch cycling-themed films during the autumn and winter. Did we mention that entrance is free?   The second screening will be E.T the Extra-terrestrial, which tells the...

Plan Zheroes - The Zero Food Waste Heroes

Plan Zheroes – The Zero Food Waste Heroes
03/01/2017

We would like to start the year with some positive action!   Bikeminded is supporting the charity Plan Zheroes’s work which allows food businesses (cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, catering companies or hotels) that have surplus food food to connect with local charities feeding people in need. Plan Zheroes was co-founded by long time Kensington and Chelsea...

Be a Light Angel

Be a Light Angel
16/12/2016

We launched the ‘Be a Light Angel’ campaign two weeks ago and had already over 40 volunteers willing to pass on bike lights to other cyclists riding without lights. One volunteer called them ‘darkies’.   Thank you to everyone who is already taking part.   Due to popular demand we are extending the campaign for...

Portobello Winter Festival

Portobello Winter Festival
30/11/2016

A new winter festival is coming to the iconic Portobello Road area this Christmas featuring steel pan renditions of Christmas songs on a Carnival stage, a festive makeover for the world-famous vintage market, pop-up stalls from locally based designers and Christmas rum shack.   North Kensington is famous the world over for its street markets,...