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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,...

Family Feel Good Festival this Saturday!

Family Feel Good Festival this Saturday!
21/11/2016

The Golborne Community Champions and Go Golborne invite you to the Family Feel Good Festival on Saturday 26 November, from 1pm to 5pm, at the Venture Community Centre.   There will be free fun activities for children of all ages including Alexander D Great Sing Along, face painting, arts and craft and adventure play. There...

Tree of Joy art print

Tree of Joy art print
08/11/2016

’100copies Bycicle Art’ is the  brainchild of Singapore Creative Director  Thomas Yang . An avid cyclist, he decided to combine two of his passions – bicycles and art – into 100copies. All of the art prints you see here are original designs created by him and are limited to, as the name suggests, 100 copies.  ...