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  1. Sarah Lark

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing special valentines concert

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing the timeless music of Burt Bacharach for a special Valentines day performance on 14 February at Cadogan Hall. If you're feeling musical, treat your loved one to the romantic sounds of Bacharach's gems such as...
  2. Spanish Wine

    Chelsea and Fulham Wine Society Spanish Tasting

    This month, Ian McLaren will be showing a range of the best wines from all over Spain from Galicia to Mallorca and Navarra to Jerez. Ian runs the UK Wineclub internet magazine, which gathers together material from many of the country's amateur wine...
  3. Classics with My Baby

    Classics with My Baby at Christ Church Chelsea

    Want to feel amazingly smug about doing your mummy job while giving yourself a genuine treat at the same time? Then take your baby, infant or child to a Classics with my Baby concert at a variety of London locations...
  4. Tom Aikens Chelsea

    Tom Aikens Chelsea Restaurant Reopens

    Tom Aikens will reopen his eponymous Chelsea restaurant today after a significant refurbishment. Aikens Restaurant, located at 43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, originally opened in May 2003 and quickly garnered numerous culinary accolades for Tom’s creative and distinctive modern French cooking.
  5. War Horse Lates National Army Museum

    War Horse Lates at the National Army Museum

    Looking for something to do at the end of the month and want to save a bit of money? The National Army Museum on Royal Hospital Road, is launching its free evening exhibition War Horse Lates every last Friday of...
  6. Katherine Hooker jacket

    Ready to wear sale at Chelsea Old Town Hall

    Katherine Hooker, one of the go-to labels for the Duchess of Cambridge,  is holding her first ever Ready to Wear sale at the Chelsea Old Town Hall on King's Road from Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 February 2012, 10am until...
  7. Glass teapot

    Bluebird launches its afternoon tea

    Chelsea’s most famous neighbourhood restaurant, Bluebird, has launched its new afternoon tea. The traditional afternoon treat includes fresh fruit scones with clotted cream and jam, an assortment of finger sandwiches with fillings including egg mayonnaise and cress, smoked salmon, cucumber and...
  8. Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair Battersea

    Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair opens on Tuesday

    The winter Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in the marquee in Battersea Park, opens on Tuesday 24 January with a full house of more than 140 exhibitors. The event, which runs until Sunday 29 January, showcases a range of unusual and practical period furniture...
  9. The Scene Worlds End

    Review: The Scene at the World's End

    The World’s End is at the end of the King's Road that you might not necessarily be drawn to. But if you can persevere past the shops and restaurants before it, and around the World's End corner, the pub is...
  10. Hammersmith flyover

    Flyover reopens to light traffic

    Hammersmith Flyover has today reopened – but in a restricted capacity, with only one lane open in each direction to cars, vans and other light vehicles. Traffic restrictions are being enforced by a 6ft 6in width restriction at either end of...
  11. MaxMara dress

    MaxMara Arrives At Harvest King's Road

    Proving it really is ‘Made in Chelsea’, longstanding King's Road boutique Harvest aims to keep its local clientele engaged in 2012 by adding top new designer lines to its collection, kicking off with the addition of the luxury designer MaxMara.
  12. Gina Conway

    Win £100 to spend at Gina Conway Aveda Salons and Spas

    The award winning Gina Conway Aveda Salons and Spas offer a range of luxurious hair and spa experiences all using Aveda’s naturally derived hair and skincare range. With locations in Chelsea, Notting Hill, Fulham and Wimbledon, the Gina Conway Aveda Salons...
  13. London 2012 Olympics

    200 days to prepare for Olympic Games

    With just 200 days to go before the Olympic Games begin, expectation is building for what promises to be a magnificent sporting summer in the capital. Amidst the excitement, however, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is urging residents...
  14. Dorsia

    Get A Reservation At The Dorsia

    Dorsia is located in a classic Georgian town house on Cromwell Road and promises a home from home for its members. The entire lower ground floor is devoted to hedonistic dance and fun in a club, the ground floor opens up...
  15. London Mandarin Hotel

    Mandarin Oriental unveil new scented stay package with Ormonde Jayne

    You might think The Mandarin Oriental has everything. Nothing could make it better. It’s as good as it gets. And, for the most part you’d be correct. However, they’ve introduced a little change that edges it that little bit further...
  16. Meditation

    How to feel energised: 5 easy tips

    Short, cold days, long, cold nights. Warm, soft duvets. It's not easy to get up in the morning and feel full of beans, right? Don't worry, help is at hand: we asked the experts for their tips on how to increase...
  17. Vivify Spa Chelsea Cloister

    Beauty Review: Vivify Spa Chelsea

    If you, like us, have been bombarded with detox and diet messages since January started you might be a bit sick of them. Okay so in hindsight eating an entire block of Stilton or slowly but steadily working your way...
  18. Harry Maxwell Young Apprentice

    My King’s Road: Young Apprentice Harry Maxwell

    Harry Maxwell, or Harry M as his friends call him, was a recent semi-finalist on BBC1’s 2011 Young Apprentice. He was described as “exceptional” by Lord Sugar and is currently in his final year of A-Levels at Rugby school. Working towards...
  19. Hafod Glan Gwy cottage Wales

    Win A Weekend Escape With Sheepskin, Inspired Cottages

    Sheepskin, founded in 2009, is an exclusive collection of unique holiday cottages. Whether you are looking for a cosy character cottage, a secluded and romantic retreat, a family holiday by the sea or luxury weekend break in the mountains, Sheepskin...
  20. Busaba Eathai Chelsea restaurant

    Review: Busaba Eathai King's Road Chelsea

    Fast food is a difficult thing to get right. In London, you are never more than a happy meal away from any one of the usual suspects, but there is so much more out there for a quick bite after...
  21. Gaucho International Polo London

    Tickets now on sale for Gaucho International Polo

    On the evening of 21 March 2012 Gaucho will host the Gaucho International Polo at London’s iconic 02 Arena, promising a combination of high-octane polo with world musical entertainment. Gaucho returns this spring following the success of last year’s inaugural...
  22. Awana restaurant

    Celebrate Chinese New Year at Awana

    Tonight is Chinese New Year, and what better way to celebrate than with a slap-up meal. Fine-dining Malaysian restaurant Awana is hosting a celebration for the Year of the Dragon, with a mouth-watering menu offering a selection of authentic Chinese dishes.
  23. Christmas tree Royal Borough Kensington Chelsea

    Recycling Your Christmas Tree In RBKC

    2012 is now in full swing as we wish all our readers here at kingsroad.co.uk a very successful and happy new year. But as you probably would have guessed by looking around the household, the remnants of 2011 are still...
  24. Vintage bridesmaid dress

    Beautiful bridesmaids

    The foremost concern for a bride is normally for her own dress, but it is important to remember the bridesmaids want to feel special too. Just like the bride, the bridesmaids will be in the spot light all day, and...
  25. The Botanist Sloane Square

    Review: The Botanist Sloane Square

    The Botanist couldn’t be more Sloane Square if it tried. Perched on one corner of the square, it honours Dr Hans Sloane, noted scientist and, of course, botanist.
  26. 02 wifi Royal Borough Kensington Chelsea

    Landmark deal creates Europe’s largest free wifi zone

    Visitors to and residents in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea are to enjoy free wifi access on their mobile phones, laptops and tablet devices, following a landmark deal between Westminster City Council, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and network...
  27. Parallax AF Chelsea Old Town Hall Art Exhibition

    Parallax AF to open at New Chelsea Venue

    After a successful 2011, Parallax AF is moving to Chelsea Town Hall in the fashionable King’s Road area of Chelsea, London, with a sister project, Plat4m, remaining at La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall. “Not only is the Chelsea...
  28. Purple Dragon Chelsea

    Return to the Purple Dragon - part 1

    Right before the December school holidays, I had the decadent good fortune of being invited for a return visit to Purple Dragon in Chelsea to meet with the visionary entrepreneur and super-mum, Shari Meyers. Shari is the creator and hands-on...