Local Events

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...

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...

Brevet documentary film

Brevet documentary film
16/03/2017

Join us for Bikeminded’s last screening of the season on Tuesday 28 March at the cosy art-decó lecture theatre under the Kensington Central Library.   Following the hilarious French comedy Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis, the next documentary film BREVET  follows three participants of 2015′s event Paris-Brest-Paris on their 1230 km long ride. Every four years cyclists...

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,...