Posts at Notting Hill


Serpentine swimming festival


Swim Serpentine is a two-day open water swimming festival that involves a ‘mass-participation’ one mile swim one day and the next will host the British Open Water Swimming Championships. Lots of time to practice your strokes, it is on Saturday…

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Birds of a feather


Now the tawny owl tree has been lopped in Kensington Gardens none of the local birders seems to know where they have moved to, though there are three trees with Little Owls in them, one near the Prince Albert memorial….

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Wilson’s World


The people have spoken this morning, but not the dogs.   Wilson doesn’t obey the command “leave” (the delicious piece of last night’s rained on pizza he found on the street) or the “stay” when his mother legs it out the…


Science summer camps at Imperial


Richer Education based in Imperial College will be running three, week long Science Summer Camps for children. Aimed at boys and girls aged 5-11 there will be all manner of practical experiments and demonstrations. It costs £250 for the week…

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The Coronet was nearly history


Costume designer Vicky Russell (pic below) grew up in Notting Hill and comes from a theatrical family which took a great interest in local film and theatre and when The Coronet was threatened with not only closure but was due to…

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Slow stitches at The Muse


A new show at the Muse showcases textile art by a young artist. It’ll be an interesting show, especially for interior designers. Called Slow Stiches, A stitch to remember… the artist Vrinda Akar says: “All my life I have been…


They will go to the carnival


Great news for the Venture Centre children. Not sure if you remember but we asked for help to raise funds for children at The Venture Centre to join the carnival and through funding via the Spacehive project they raised more…

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Notting Hill Offers


Guitar for sale


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


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…

Notting Hill Property

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Charming one bedroom flat


Chesterton Road, North Kensington W10 A beautifully refurbished, spacious and well thought out 1 bedroom flat arranged over the raised ground floor of this handsome period conversion and located on this popular and pretty tree lined street in the heart…

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Outstanding 8 bedroom house


Pembridge Square, Notting Hill W2 An exceptional Grade II Listed detached house commanding a glorious corner position overlooking a wonderful garden square and represents a remarkable fusion of traditional and contemporary. This remarkable house has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment/modernisation programme…