ANNABEL POPE’S SOLO EXHIBITION – CAPTURING THE WILDLIFE OF AFRICA

ANNABEL POPE’S SOLO EXHIBITION – CAPTURING THE WILDLIFE OF AFRICA

Bel, as she is known to her friends, feels the ‘irresistible pull of Africa.’  She first visited Botswana in 1983 aged nine, with her parents.’ I made little sketches of everything I had seen.  Elephant stuck in my mind, and watching lion.’ The magic and vastness of Africa has exerted...

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Get your skates on, visit The Tower of London this winter

Get your skates on, visit The Tower of London this winter

Let’s face it, it is only beginning to look a lot like Christmas when are standing on an ice rink, elevated above the ice, unsteady on your skates. Wrapped up in a warm winter coat, clutching mulled wine through thick gloves, your cheeks pink from the chill. The one activity...

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Dickens descendant at London History Festival

Dickens descendant at London History Festival

Author and historian Lucinda Hawksley, great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, came to Kensington Central Library on Tuesday 20 November to talk about Christmas in the Dickens household. Hawksley is one of seven women historians who are taking part in the 10th London History Festival, which runs from until 29 November at Kensington...

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Celebration for Canine Partners

Celebration for Canine Partners

On Tuesday 30th October 2018, Canine Partners UK hosted a special day at Drapers Hall, London. The charity transforms the lives of disabled people across the UK by providing canine partners. With each dog being specifically trained to meet the needs of their partnered person, the charity can help adults...

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Join Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity for a special end-of-year celebration

Join Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity for a special end-of-year celebration

Taking place in the majestic St Luke’s Church on Tuesday 18 December, this festive affair will see performances from the Icosa Choir and Singing for Breathing, a programme aimed at enhancing existing physiotherapeutic support for respiratory conditions by introducing patients to a new form of enjoyable, informal exercise and a better...

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The Chelsea Brocante

The Chelsea Brocante

If you have ever driven around France you will surely have seen signs announcing a “Brocante” taking place in the next town or village.  If you stop by one of these delightful little markets you can expect to find a wide variety of items for sale from second hand plant...

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Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards 2018 Results

Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards 2018 Results

Over 200 people gathered to celebrate the first ever Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards at a glittering ceremony at the Millennium Gloucester Kensington Hotel on Thursday night. Hosted by the Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce in association with Banham Security, the 2018 Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards recognised and rewarded...

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Treasures from the National Art Collection of Jamaica

Treasures from the National Art Collection of Jamaica

To celebrate Black History Month in the United Kingdom and Heritage Month in Jamaica, the Jamaican High Commission, London is, for the first time ever, opening its doors to present its remarkable collection of contemporary paintings and sculpture which are on long-term loan from the National Gallery of Jamaica. The...

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Domestic Violence: Coordinating the Strategic Intervention (DVCI) Project Final Dissemination Conference

Domestic Violence: Coordinating the Strategic Intervention (DVCI) Project Final Dissemination Conference

Practitioners and coordinators working to help combat violence against women and girls are invited to a conference on Wednesday 17 October at Kensington Town Hall to look at the new accredited training in line with the EU best practice in order to expand their knowledge and ensure victims get help...

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National Adoption Week – open events at Lambeth Town Hall

National Adoption Week – open events at Lambeth Town Hall

It’s National Adoption Week (15-22 October) and to celebrate, Lambeth Council is inviting residents who are considering adoption to a series of informal events, where Lambeth adopters will be on hand to describe their own experiences and share tips. Lambeth’s Adoption Service is a professional and friendly team and welcomes...

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