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Holiday fun in Hyde Park

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  From discovery days, pond dipping, meadow madness, nature explorers and wild photography classes, The Royal Park has masses for children to immerse themselves in this summer. Classes are mostly free or up to about £15 and run throughout August…

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New Notting Hill Loaf shack

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Furniture shop Loaf has arrived at 103 Lancaster Road selling comfy beds, beautiful furniture and everything else you can think of to fit-out your home. There is a ‘Cloud like’ mattress testing area and a basement cinema-come-den playing retro re-runs. Lots of…

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Family Fun at Museum of Brands

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Sunday family fun is on offer from now to the week before the Carnival at the Museum of Brands on Lancaster Road. Travel through the museum’s time tunnel to discover or rediscover, favourite toys, games and sweets from the past….

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Silent Film with Organ Accompaniment

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Following on from sell-out showings of The Cameraman, The Wind, Steamboat Bill Jr and Wings, leading film organist Donald MacKenzie returns to St John’s church to enhance this big-screen showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger starring Ivor Novello with some spooky music. A serial killer…

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Cameron back in the hood

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Cameron and family have decamped from number ten to a friend on Lansdowne Road – their house is still rented out –  bringing with them a number of uniformed gun toting allies. Two on the front door and a couple…

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Bears Den at Bushstock review

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Let me set the scene. The queue to see Bears Den was long. Everyone was excited and expectant. The beautiful venue, St Stephens Church in Notting Hill was packed. From the first note, we were seat dancing and visibly enjoying the…

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Stables under the Westway

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Under the Westway there is a special hub of activity, a group of people busy looking after 14 horses and keeping alive a way of life that first started there in the 1850s. Sarah Tuvey (pic right) took over the…

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Wilson’s World

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School’s OUT! Come July, the good parents of the hood take off for their various chateaus, boats and villas and send their dogs to establishments like the Dog House. Eton only demands an interview, but the Dog House insists on…

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Pass on a Poem

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Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1850 – 1919 Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own. Sing, and the hills will answer;…

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Guitar for sale

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A Westfield electric guitar for a little one, it is the smallest size you can buy. This is so gorgeous. As new – it has hardly been used. Think good for a 10 year old. It comes with a case….

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Jewellery offer with a heart

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Free Me is a London based registered charity that is dedicated to women striving to achieve and maintain recovery from eating disorders and addictions through jewellery design and creation. We teach our members how to make and design jewellery and…

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