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Cycle the markets

Bikeminded, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's cycling campaign, is inviting people to join a marshalled Market Cycle Ride as part of the Portobello and Golborne Market 150th anniversary celebrations. The ride runs twice on Saturdays 26th September and 17th October

Free drama and heritage sessions for young people
SPID Theatre is running free Saturday drama sessions for 13 to 25-year-olds. The year-long Trellick Tales project is divided into three blocks, so you can join for just one of those if that suits you and there is a performance at the end of each block

20th Portobello Film Festival
The 20th Portobello Film Festival runs until September 20th with 600 independent films all screening for free. Films are showing at the Pop Up Cinema, the Muse Gallery and the 50Golborne Gallery, plus Saturday family film matinees

Golborne and Portobello Markets 150th anniversary video project
As part of the Golborne and Portobello Markets 150th anniversary celebrations, young film maker Mathieu Ajan has been commissioned to make a series of short films

Golborne Road Festival 2015 in pictures
The 2015 Golborne Road Festival was a fun-filled family day in July with bright sunshine, delicious food and magnificent music. Relive the entertainment at this fantastic community party by viewing the photos here.

Athlone Gardens consultation
Athlone Gardens was relocated last year because of the development of the Wornington Green Estate and it will move again in 2016. The Council is responsible for the park and it's keen to consult the local community about the new park

Local artist celebrates 150 years of the market
Local artist Mary Kuper has created a unique work to celebrate the 150-year anniversary of Golborne and Portobello markets. The intricate illustration combines scenes from around the area and prints are available to buy

New community grants programme from Westway Trust
The Westway Trust has just launched a new £100,000 grants programme to fund projects by local organisations supporting the community with individual grants of up to £2,500 available

More to eat on Golborne Road
Golborne Road has seen a rush of new restaurant openings this year, (two of them next to door to each other at numbers 93 and 95 Golborne Road), bringing Danish, Austrian and contemporary British cuisines to the neighbourhood

K&C Social Council: private tenants survey
Kensington & Chelsea Social Council is conducting a survey of local residents who rent private accommodation. They're asking private renters to fill in the survey form to gain a better picture of the issues faced by those in the sector

Tribute to Susie Parsons
The Golborne Forum is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Susie Parsons who died suddenly from a massive stroke on the 6th June 2015. Susie has been an active and influential part of North Kensington for many years

Westway Trust development plans for Portobello
Westway Trust has started initial consultation on their development plans for the area at the junction of Portobello Road and the Westway, including Acklam Village, Portobello Green, Portobello Green Arcade and Acklam Road car park

RBK&C arts grants available
The Royal Borough’s Arts Grants Scheme for 2015-16 is now open to artists and organisations that want to apply for funding. Individuals can apply for up to £1,000 and organisations for up to £3,000

The story of the Cobden Club mallet
Golborne Life ran a feature about listed buildings in our area in 2013, which included an entry on the Cobden Club, a Grade II listed structure from 1880. That's when the Cobden Club mallet's globetrotting story emerged

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
The new oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here

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