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Bike Week 2017

Bike Week 2017
08/06/2017

Bike Week 2017 takes place from 10 to 18 June. It is the UK’s biggest mass participation cycling event. It’s about promoting cycling as part of everyday life and getting the message across that cycling is for everyone. There is are whole range of activities  in the Royal Borough and across London. Check for events...

Ride the Royal Borough in June

Ride the Royal Borough in June
01/06/2017

We have organised four different led rides which will take place on four consecutive Saturdays in June. The rides have a different topic each Saturday, but with one shared aim: for you to discover new, unexpected places in the Borough as well as new cycle routes to visit places of interest.   The rides are...

New Youthquake Event

New Youthquake Event
22/05/2017

Love Your Local Market (LYLM) is an international event taking place from 17 to 31 May 2017. Three thousand markets around the world are expected to take part, making this the largest market event in history. The theme for LYLM 2017 is youth culture, and Portobello and Golborne Road market is taking inspiration from ‘Youthquake’,...

Dinosaur Discovery Rides

Dinosaur Discovery Rides
03/05/2017

To celebrate Walk to School Month in May, follow in the giant footsteps of our Jurassic friends as you search for Kensington and Chelsea’s newest residents throughout May. Discover new places and things you may not have known about the Royal Borough while you enjoy getting out and about and being active.    This year...

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...