From The Back Seat – Part 23

Having spent sixteen years sitting in the back seat, climbing into the front seat and getting hold of that steering wheel was paramount. I had experienced a few moments behind the wheel on private land, including the time my brother Gregor and I ‘liberated’ Dad’s Hillman courtesy car while he...

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Roundabout: Damon Hill

Following one’s successful father into motor racing was not as straightforward as may be thought, even if one’s dad was twice World Champion Graham Hill. The champion died in an aircraft accident when Damon was only 15 years old, and he very much had to make his own way into...

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Royal Brompton Hospital: One of the best places to work in the NHS

Royal Brompton Hospital (RBH) will be known to many readers across Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster. Recently a joint analysis conducted by The Health Service Journal and the  Best Companies Group, an independent research firm, has recognised RBH as one of the best places to work in the NHS in a...

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Return to Flanders Fields

This Article was generously submitted by Charles Bryant  Following the submission of our article on the Battles of Aubers Ridge in the May edition of KCW Today, my brother and I visited Flanders Fields on 9 May to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the battle. We traced the exact...

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Marco Grill

  Marco Grill is Chelsea Football Stadium’s go to place for some posh nosh. A branch of the Marco-Pierre White brand, it almost appears to be a fusion of classic fine dining and the more down to earth steak house. Walking in, you certainly feel they lean more towards the...

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Mexican Wrestling

As part of the Year of Mexico in the UK 2015, for the first time ever and for one day only, the mythical, dangerous, acrobatic and heroic world of Mexico’s masked wrestlers, 16 of Mexico’s finest, led by the legendary Blue Demon Jr, join battle under the Royal Albert Hall’s...

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Wigmore Hall prepare to host a community chamber opera inspired by Henry Purcell’s celebrated opera King Arthur

On Thursday 16 July 2015, Wigmore Hall will host the culmination of a 6-month creative project with Early Opera Company and Wigmore Hall Learning’s resident ensemble Ignite, performing alongside a 140-strong community castfrom across Westminster.  Henry Purcell’s King Arthur story is reimagined by composer Alasdair Nicolson and director/librettist Hazel Gould...

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Young people get chance to shape London’s new Garden Bridge

A new initiative has been launched to involve young people from the local community in the development of the Garden Bridge, the pedestrian footbridge linking the two sides of the River Thames in central London, due to open in 2018. Students from primary and secondary schools in Lambeth and Westminster...

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