The Royal Albert Hall’s film festival celebrates the 20th Anniversary of David Lynch’s Lost Highway

The Royal Albert Hall’s film festival celebrates the 20th Anniversary of David Lynch’s Lost Highway

On August 1st as part of its festival of film the Royal Albert Hall celebrated the work of surrealist auteur David Lynch with a 20th anniversary screening of his pitch-dark mid-career oddity Lost Highway in its intimate Elgar Room. After the film the shell-shocked audience was also treated to a...

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Westminster council plan voluntary ‘mansion tax’.

Westminster council plan voluntary ‘mansion tax’.

Westminster council are planning a voluntary mansion tax for those whose property is worth over £10 million.   The tax, which is due to be collected in April, we be an extra £1376 per property, doubling the amount currently owed to the council. This would raise an extra £2.7m a...

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The BIG Cheese a little something to tempt local businesses

The BIG Cheese a little something to tempt local businesses

No, it’s not the latest trade show at Olympia or farmer’s market in Kensington. The Big Cheese© is a collaboration between Kensington and Chelsea’s public, business and community sector. In a joint venture to support our local economy and to support start-ups and growing small businesses, Portobello Business Centre (PBC)...

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UNESCO’s role on the world stage: An interview with Irina Bokova UNESCO’S first woman Director-General

UNESCO’s role on the world stage: An interview with Irina Bokova UNESCO’S first woman Director-General

In 1965 Barry McGuire recorded the song Eve of Destruction. Fifty-two years later, reviewing events of the last decade, his words appear even more prophetic. Currently, there are 795 million people that live in chronic hunger in a world of 7.5 billion. By 2050, we will need to feed 9...

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