The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions

The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions

The British and Continental Pictures Auction on the 17th April at Olympia Auctions (www.OlympiaAuctions.com), is particularly strong in modern British pictures with works by exponents in the field including Augustus John, John Bratby, Anne Redpath and Dame Laura Knight. Works also for sale by lesser known figures such as Harry...

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Bridging the Borough Divide: Rob Jones

Bridging the Borough Divide: Rob Jones

Rob Jones did not always want to be a policeman. In fact, he did not know what he wanted to be. Upon graduating from Oxford University, Jones trawled his net through the open seas of unemployment, fishing out a school of opportunities that stretched from one side of the Atlantic...

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The Unreasonable Woman: Emma Dent Coad MP

The Unreasonable Woman: Emma Dent Coad MP

Save for a few Liberal Party dalliances in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the Conservative Party reigned supreme for the better part of a century in South Kensington and Chelsea. North Kensington, conversely, pinballed around the political spectrum until it was abolished as a constituency in 1974. Thereafter,...

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Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

The Royal College of Art’s Kensington Show takes place just a couple of steps away from the great Victorian shadow of the Royal Albert Hall. In stark contrast to the richly historical setting however, the exhibits on display belong wholly to the future. Whilst most of the Royal College of...

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Review: Chakra Restaurant

Review: Chakra Restaurant

Chakra Restaurant 33c Holland Street, Kensington W8 4LX 02072292115 Photo credits: Mel Yates Located in the heart of Kensington, Chakra Restaurant is chiselled into one of the borough’s many sloping and slaloming streets, Holland Road. The road, much like the borough, is awash with pristine white houses, a quaint pub and...

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London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

Sophie Zovighian from Kensington will be stepping closer to a cure for Parkinson’s by taking part in the Walk for Parkinson’s fundraising event at Kensington Gardens on Sunday 29 April. The 29-year-old decided to get involved in the charity Parkinson’s UK’s annual walk in memory of her dad who had...

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Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Join The Cantus Ensemble for its Spring concert of ethereal and exquisite choral works. Featuring Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb, MacMillan’s Strathclyde Motets and Poulenc’s Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, this is not a concert to miss. ​ Tickets: £15/£10 Date: 10th March 2018 Time: 7.30pm Location: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street 114 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH...

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Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

As the competition for London school places heats up, Kensington Park School, a new independent school for boys and girls aged 11-18, provides a much needed additional choice for parents Kensington Park School is already attracting a lot of attention and quite rightly so. Not only does the school have...

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Introducing Caremark: new care for residents in South-West London

Introducing Caremark: new care for residents in South-West London

Having spent the first 25 years of his career resettling refugees from Africa, South Asia and the Middle East into new homes, Abdirahman Issa, or Abdi for short, is now taking on a new challenge: care. Based in South West London, Abdi decided to set up a business committed to...

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Draycott Nursing & Care carol service 2017 in aid of Canine Partners

Draycott Nursing & Care carol service 2017 in aid of Canine Partners

On Thursday 14th, Draycott Nursing & Care will be hosting a carol service at St Mary Abbots Parish Church, Kensington High Street. The service aims to raise awareness for dog sponsorship from puppy training to the end of working life. As part of the service, there will be readings by:...

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