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Crossword December 2014

Try our fiendish holiday cryptic crossword 32 and win yourself a bottle of Champagne! For a printable version, click here. Send all entries to: Kensington,Chelsea and…

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New Edition Out Now!

Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Today bumper December/January Edition is out now and at all the usual stockists. Watch this space for contents! You can download the…

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A Victorian Obsession: The Perez Simon Collection

A Victorian Obsession:   The Perez Simon Collection.   Leighton House Museum   Until 29th March 2015.   "It is an honour to be a…

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Prince opens Future Engineering Exhibition

The Prince of Wales met students from Chelsea Academy, Industrial Cadets and Engineering Apprentices during a tour of the Science Museum's new exhibition, Engineer Your Future which…

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You can live where Agatha Christie made death her business.

Agatha Christie's house where she wrote Murder on the Orient Express is up for rent The famous author had many houses in Kensington and Chelsea, two feature Blue Plaques. Cresswell…

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Kensington and Chelsea Foundation Launches 4th Annual Winter Warmth Campaign

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation launched its 4th Annual Winter Warmth Campaign on November 26th and as of December 9th has already raised £14,000 from…

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Latest from Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster

The France Show 2015

  From January 23rd to 25th London is being given the chance to leave its traditional animosity behind and embrace and revel in the culture of France. The France show will be running at Olympia Central, Hammersmith offering “the best of France in a day”. The event will have cookery demonstrations from some of France’s finest chefs, food markets and tutored wine tasting events. There will also be live entertainment

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Introducing The Works on Paper Fair

The Works on Paper Fair has been running since 1999 bringing great artwork into people’s homes. It is now in its sixth year in the science museum and is known for bringing friendly knowledgeable art dealers together with both well experienced and budding art collectors. Offering a wide array of unusual and original pieces of art for sale, it is a growing attraction in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Crossword December 2014

Try our fiendish holiday cryptic crossword 32 and win yourself a bottle of Champagne! For a printable version, click here. Send all entries to: Kensington,Chelsea and Westminster Today, 80-100 Gwynne Road London SW11 3UW, or scan and send by email to wolfe@kcwtoday.co.uk. The first correct, or substantially correct answer, picked at random will win a prize of a bottle of Champagne kindly donated by: Lea and Sandeman. www.leaandsandeman.co.uk/Fine-Wine. 211 Kensington Church St, London W8 7LX.

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Prince opens Future Engineering Exhibition

The Prince of Wales met students from Chelsea Academy, Industrial Cadets and Engineering Apprentices during a tour of the Science Museum’s new exhibition, Engineer Your Future which explores engineering through striking objects and three challenging interactive games that bring to life the skills engineers use every day. His Royal Highness is a long-term supporter of UK skills, training and innovation, particularly in the field of engineering, where the current skills shortage could

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New Edition Out Now!

Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Today bumper December/January Edition is out now and at all the usual stockists. Watch this space for contents! You can download the digital edition here. Get your hands on it here: Waitrose: Belgravia, Bayswater, Edgware Road, Fulham Palace Road, Fulham Broadway, Gloucester Road, Kensington High Street, King’s Road, Knightsbridge, Marylebone, Parsons Green, South Kensington, Tottenham Court Road, Victoria, Westfield, Pimlico, Porchester Road, Sainsbury’s: Cromwell Road, Ladbroke Grove,

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A Victorian Obsession: The Perez Simon Collection

A Victorian Obsession:   The Perez Simon Collection.   Leighton House Museum   Until 29th March 2015.   “It is an honour to be a part of the journey that allows these masterpieces to be shown in such an authentic setting, and in some cases returning to their home,” Juan Antonio Perez Simon declared on the display of his Victorian art collection at Leighton House Museum. “It gives me great

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White Christmas? Or White Dwarf!

For me the White Dwarf gets my vote every time, after all it will be the ultimate fate of our own Sun in about 5 billion years and besides being a fascinating remnant of a dying star, it is are amongst the most artistic displays created by a star during it’s death throws. In the case of stars like our Sun and M2-9(pictured), the stars transform themselves from normal stars

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You can live where Agatha Christie made death her business.

Agatha Christie’s house where she wrote Murder on the Orient Express is up for rent The famous author had many houses in Kensington and Chelsea, two feature Blue Plaques. Cresswell Place, where she lived with her first husband in the 20s, and Sheffield Terrace, where she lived between 1934 and 1941. There is nothing marking the modest house at 47-48 Campden Street although she lived there for four years with her second husband, the archaeologist Max Mallowan, between 1930 and

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