Local Events

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...

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,...

Join Father Christmas for a special ride

Join Father Christmas for a special ride
25/11/2016

Join Father Christmas on Saturday 10 December as we ride through the pretty streets of Kensington to explore the origins of our traditional British Christmas celebrations!  Don’t miss the opportunity and get your tickets here!     Victorian Kensington Palace, we will discover, is where much of the way we now celebrate Christmas comes from. ...

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...

Nour Festival 2016 is here!

Nour Festival 2016 is here!
25/10/2016

Nour Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, from 21 October to 6 November 2016. Showcasing a broad spectrum of arts and culture, Nour reaches a diverse audience of local, national and international visitors....

Market Cycle Ride in Kensington and Chelsea

Market Cycle Ride in Kensington and Chelsea
07/10/2016

We are delighted to invite you to the Market Cycle Ride as part of Portobello and Golborne Market 150th anniversary.    Join us in this guided tour through the markets in Kensington and Chelsea. Starting in the south of the borough, at the Duke of York Square Fine Food Market, you’ll be led on a leisurely six-mile...