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New art on Portobello Wall

Local artist Fiona Hawthorne has a new show on the Portobello Wall between Oxford Gardens and Golborne Road, part of the series of public open-air exhibitions commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The series of 186 line drawings, some with colour washes, is themed on the Market with the 150th anniversary in mind

Go Golborne 5 A DAY campaign
This month, healthy lifestyle campaign Go Golborne launches its first themed mini-campaign, 5 A DAY Your Way. The programme includes a 5 A DAY 20 Day Challenge and a Family Fun Day at the Venture Centre on Saturday 28th November

Portobello Green Designers Christmas Shopping Evening
The Portobello Green Arcade, 281 Portobello Road, is holding a Christmas shopping evening on Thursday, 3rd December from 2.30pm with shops open late until 9pm. Perks include free mulled wine and up to 25% discounts at selected stores

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

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.

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

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

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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