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Heads in the clouds

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There seems to be a creeping stack of Very Tall Buildings (VTBs) being announced one after the other in our vicinity. This is causing shivers of alarm among our light sensitive neighbours and along our leafy streets. Good news for…

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Wilson’s World

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Wilson read in one of his many self-help books that it is important to do something that scares you everyday. Have you ever tried a Goofie Foot Frontside Rotational Grind? Apart from being super scary, it also challenges the laws…

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Foxy half term camp

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Little Foxes to the rescue for half term. Book now for the half term football for girls and boys, multi sports or tag rugby. Nearest classes to Notting Hill are in Holland Park and Hyde Park but you can also…

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Sound of the Westway

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Here’s an evening looking at the music history of the Westway with a talk and documentary screening followed by a photo exhibition. As the backdrop for many leading British punk, reggae and rock bands, the exhibition organised by Colville Community History Project…

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Year of the Monkey

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Chinese New Year falls on Monday 8th February this year but will be celebrated in London on Valentines Day, Sunday 14th February. Head over to the West End for one of the most theatrical events in the London calendar and…

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20th Century Theatre to close

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Really sad news, one of our favourite venues is closing down thanks to the massive rise in both rent and rates on the building. During it’s 15 years it has hosted a huge array of events – weddings, celebrations, launches, exhibitions, fundraisers,…

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Mayor to host literature festival

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Authors, illustrators and translators will be providing workshops for RBKC schoolchildren in February on a series of literary works popular with children in Denmark, Estonia and Sweden. The festival will also feature three evening talks open to the public. On Monday 8th…

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Talk about protecting London’s Skyline

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Barbara Weiss, architect and activist, will be talking about protecting London’s Skyline in Kensington Town Hall on Tuesday 2nd February at 6:30-8:30pm. Here’s the reason to care: “Over 200 tall buildings, from 20 storeys to much greater heights, are currently…

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New salon for gorgeous locks

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In a townhouse off Kensington High Street is a hair salon with a homely, friendly feel, not the busy, intimidating, hairspray-filled zone that you would usually encounter. As you would expect for a salon with a rich film, fashion and photographic…

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Wilson’s World

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Wilson doesn’t look the way he does without regular blow-outs at Taylor Taylor on Portobello Road. Though Wilson likes the gold interiors and the fact they have candy jars on every surface (he always helps himself), he mostly likes the company…

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30% off Sasha Kamen jewellery

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Local jeweller Sasha Kamen is offering a last minute Christmas sale with 30% off this weekend until midnight on Sunday. Orders will be posted on Monday (within the UK) in time for Christmas delivery.  All Sasha’s jewellery is hand made…

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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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