Notting Hill Farmers Market move

The Notting Hill Farmers Market is calling on local residents to help them save the market as they are being forced to move from their current location on Kensington Church Street. Due to planned building work on the site, the market has started looking for alternative spots in the area....

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Still Water by Nic Fiddian-Green

A few years ago, when I was cycling past Marble Arch, and saw Still Water for the first time, a monumental bust of a horse drinking, mounted en pointe on its muzzle, I nearly became unsaddled. It was an astonishing sight, redolent of heroicism, bravado and audacity, and unusual for...

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Film is Art: The Magical World of Andrew Sinclair

For one week Timothy Langston, LAPADA member, is showing works by Andrew Sinclair. Pieces of art, history and film; of fantasy transport and the imagination of Surrealism; of cinematic movement as well as static poise will be played out on numerous stage sets at this Pimlico Road gallery. In providing a pictorial history of the 20th...

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Battersea Arts Centre hosts Phoenix fundraising event

Following a fire last month, Battersea Arts Centre is hosting an event tomorrow to fundraise for repairs to the severe damage that was the result of the blaze. The event will take place on Saturday 18th April and a range of talent will take to the stage at Southbank Centre...

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Royal College of Music announces £25m redevelopment plans

The Royal College of Music has announced that it will be launching a £25 million redevelopment of its historic facilities starting in 2016. Plans for the South Kensington building will focus on the open courtyard space at the heart of the Prince Consort Road campus. They also include development of...

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Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman

  This feature documentary follows and explores the lives of 10 women artists, from the youngest, aged 22, to the oldest, Rose Wylie, aged 82. After three years filming in the various artists’ studios in London, and following some on location, Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Susan Steinberg, tells the story of...

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Westminster named Drug Crime Capital of the UK

Westminster has been named Drug Crime Capital of the UK. New figures reveal that both Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham are amongst three west London boroughs that recorded the highest drug crime rates in the country last year. The other borough is Brent. In Westminster there are nearly 12 incidents...

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Tottenham Cemetery becoming a “dumping ground” for unwanted pets

Tottenham Cemetery has been recently dubbed a “tragic dumping ground” by an animal charity after another discovery of abandoned kittens within the grounds. With kitten season upon us, Wood Green’s, The Animals Charity say it is not unusual to see an influx of abandoned pregnant cats or unwanted litters of...

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Everland

Everland By Rebecca Hunt Penguin Books 2015 £8.99 ISBN: 978-0141049939     Rebecca Hunt’s debut novel, Mr Chartwell, evocatively realised Winston Churchill’s infamous ‘black dog’ of depression as an actual, vicious beast. Her much-awaited second book, Everland, is equally haunting; both novels share a commitment to creative storytelling, but also...

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