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  1. The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation charity

    Kensington and Chelsea Foundation charity party

    On Tuesday 27 September the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation will bring together over 600 guests at Saatchi Gallery for an evening of entertainment. Guests will be welcomed by the renowned Ebony Steel Band and local celebrities will be on hand to cheer...
  2. London Farmers Market Parsons Green Fulham

    New farmers' market coming to SW6

    A new farmers' market is coming to Parsons Green and SW6. Opening on Sunday 25 September at New King's Road primary school, the Parsons Green Farmers' Market will provide a range of produce including organic meats, dairy, plants, flowers, hand...
  3. Sheep Jigsaw Duke of York Square Kings Road

    Sheep on King's Road

    This week we welcome sheep to King's Road. And yes, you read that right. Last week we had American taxis for the opening of Kate Spade and this week it's, well, sheep.
  4. Chelsea AutoLegends Royal Hospital Chelsea London

    Roundup: Chelsea AutoLegends

    Today (Sunday 4 September) saw super cars, rally cars and vintage cars descend on the grounds of the Royal Hospital for Chelsea AutoLegends.Here is a round up of this year's AutoLegends event from the web.Follow the story chronologically and click...
  5. Operation Cup of Tea Duke of York Square King's Road Chelsea

    Operation Cup of Tea

    Last month, volunteers in Notting Hill handed out tea, biscuits and community spirit on Portobello Road for Operation Cup of Tea. It was the community's response to the London riots in August. Following its success, Operation Cup of Tea is returning...
  6. Peter Holland London Paris charity bike ride

    Guest post: The London to Paris Cycle

    After months of training, cycling to work, to Windsor, to Brighton, around London, getting lost, changing tyres, and swimming, I was now stood outside The Clarendon Hotel Blackheath at 6am waiting to cycle the epic journey to Paris… with a...
  7. Justin Miles Channel to Channel Challenge

    Kayaker to paddle through London for charity

    Not many people know it but the London River Bus is a great way to get around London, travelling through the capital on the Thames without all the kerfuffle of the buses and the suffocating Tubes during rush hour. And if you...
  8. Callum Turner Burberry AW11 men

    Local resident stars in Burberry AW11 campaign

    I recently had the pleasure in catching up with local resident Callum Turner (pictured) who is one of the new faces for the new Burberry AW11 men's campaign. Callum, who lives at World's End, is pictured modeling the new men's...
  9. Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road Chelsea

    Chelsea Library refurbishment still ongoing

    The Chelsea Reference Library in Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road, will remain closed until early September for its ongoing refurbishment to be carried out. The improvements to the library will provide better access to the special collections area, more...
  10. Simon Henbery

    New head chef at Chelsea Brasserie

    The foodies amongst you will be glad to hear that there is now a new head chef at the Chelsea Brasserie on Sloane Square, Simon Henbery. Henbery has been brought in to develop the current menu to feature new European...
  11. Chelsea AutoLegends

    Chelsea AutoLegends - tickets now on sale

    Following the resounding success of the inaugural Chelsea AutoLegends last year, the 2011 event – to be held on Sunday, 4 September – will be even more spectacular, and tickets are now on sale.
  12. Chelsea Academy Lots Road, London

    Chelsea Academy rated as 'Outstanding'

    The report card for the newly opened Chelsea Academy has come in and its assesors have given it an 'Outstanding' rating by Her Majesty's Inpsectors (HMI).
  13. St. Luke's Gardens Chelsea

    Seven Kensington and Chelsea parks win Green Flag Award

    Seven parks in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) have been awarded with the prestigious Green Flag Award - launched in 1996 to identify the country's best parks and open spaces with high environmental standards.Both Cremorne Gardens and...
  14. Creative Chelsea Design Festival King's Road

    Creative Chelsea: the countdown begins

    This year’s London Design Festival sees the launch of a brand new design district for the notoriously established Chelsea area, and Kingsroad.co.uk and Hillgate PR are teaming up to celebrate and launch of the initiative. This new dedicated calendar of...
  15. RBKC free art exhibition mental health

    Borough to exhibit mental health patients' art

    The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) is celebrating the creativity of mental health patients this month by displaying their photographs, poetry and paintings across the borough, in a bid to raise awareness on mental health and services RBKC provide.
  16. Motcomb Street Party London

    Motcomb Street party, fun for a good cause

    If you have never been to Motcomb Street’s annual street party, then clear tomorrow evening's diary as it is one of the summer’s events that should not be missed.The street comes alive with entertainment, stalls and music – this year...
  17. On the Map Royal Borough Kensington Chelsea RBKC

    Chelsea on the map

    This morning saw the launch of a new shopping website set to change the face of retail in Kensington and Chelsea. The new initiative, On the Map, provides an interactive series of maps to The Royal Borough’s key shopping areas...
  18. London-Surrey Cycle Classic Chelsea Fulham route

    London-Surrey Cycle Classic to ride through Chelsea

    This Sunday (14 August) sees elite cyclists and teams from across the world race in the London-Surrey Cycle Classic and Chelsea has the honour of being part of it.
  19. Battersea Park Boutique Run London

    Battersea Park boutique run

    Need a fun challenge? Enthusiastic runner? Aspiring to be the next Paula Radcliffe in the London 2012 Olympics? Then get your running trainers on and sign up for the Boutique Run, a five or 10 kilometer charity run for women...
  20. National Army Museum Chelsea Kids Zone

    Brand new Kids’ Zone at the National Army Museum

    Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? The National Army Museum on Royal Hospital Road is launching its brand new Kids’ Zone play area on Monday 12 July, with forest and arctic themed climbing frames, arts and crafts...
  21. Library Kensington Chelsea

    London Boroughs join forces to save libraries

    One million residents are set to benefit from a plan commissioned by three of London's boroughs that will ensure the survival of 21 public libraries.The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), Hammersmith and Fulham, and Westminster City Councils, have...
  22. Peter Holland

    Local resident to cycle to Paris for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Local resident, Peter Holland is to embark on a 470-kilometre journey from London to Paris – by bike. Starting in Blackheath on Wednesday 17 August, he aims to finish on the following Saturday (20 August), under the Eiffel Tower.Holland, who...
  23. Triyoga

    Triyoga opens next week on the King's Road - with free classes

    The London yoga and Pilates studio, Triyoga hits Chelsea this Saturday (2 July), as it opens its new branch at 372 King's Road. And to entice people to come in, they're offering free yoga classes throughout the day, taught by some of...
  24. Sarah Storey paralympic ambassador

    Paralympic ambassador launches Links of London's 2012 collection

    Fine jewellery store Links of London at 16 Sloane Square will be holding an exclusive event on Monday 27 June to launch Entwine - part of the brand's exquisite London 2012 collection. And paralympic ambassador Sarah Storey OBE will be there...
  25. Summer fete

    Wandsworth Bridge Road summer fête

    The Wandsworth Bridge Road fête is happening this Saturday 25 June, with fairground stalls, wine and food tastings, flower arranging and pottery workshops, Flamenco dancing, live music, face painting, a barbecue and strawberries and cream.Kicking off at 11am with an...
  26. Steve Strange

    Come to Steve Strange's birthday party

    The front man from Visage and figurehead of the New Romantics movement, Steve Strange, is holding his 52nd birthday party at Mare Moto, 563 King's Road, on Wednesday night (22 June) – and Kingsroad.co.uk readers are invited.The night will be...
  27. Restaurant Gordon Ramsay Royal Hospital Road Chelsea

    Gordon Ramsay restaurant named top in UK by TripAdvisor

    Chelsea's critically acclaimed Restaurant Gordon Ramsay – named after and owned by the famous TV chef – has been voted London's number one restaurant by users of the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor.
  28. Wimbledon Tennis Bluebird Chelsea King's Road

    Tennis at Bluebird, just in time for Wimbledon

    Bluebird Chelsea has teamed up with Veuve Clicquot to bring the King’s Road a relaxed summer space with fine food and an outdoor television screen, so you can watch the live Wimbledon championships and a series of movies alfresco.The area...
  29. London Design Festival 2011 Logo

    Creative Chelsea: promoting design

    For this year's London Design Festival, which is held on 17-25 September and attracts over 350,000 people, Kingsroad.co.uk is teaming up with Hillgate PR to celebrate design in the King's Road area, in its new initiative, Creative Chelsea.The London Design...
  30. Christian Bale as Batman

    Batman star Christian Bale shops on the King's Road

    It looks like the star of the new Batman films, Christian Bale, has swapped shopping in LA for the boutiques of King's Road – as he was spotted earlier today buying a present for his daughter in the edgy ladies fashion...