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Cinema Lumiere

New book Cinema Lumiere – set in Notting Hill – out on 8th October

Cinema Lumière by Hattie Holden Edmonds hits book shops next month, telling the tale of a fictional cinema that only houses one seat…showing viewers a film of their lives. Hannah Bailey has sealed her heart against love, she’s resigned herself to a dead-end job and her catastrophic thinking is out of control. In fact, she’s hard [...]

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Book and Kitchen events in September

One of Notting Hill’s finest bookstores, Book & Kitchen, has a couple of exciting events lined up for September! First up, a ten-week masterclass in children’s picture book writing and illustration starts that month, taught by Dr Karenanne Knight. Starting on Monday 15th September, the course is perfect for anyone that’s got an idea for a children’s [...]

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Kreutzer Sonata

ASPECT Foundation presents ‘Tolstoy and Music: Kreutzer Sonata’, 6th February 2014

Renowned violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky and acclaimed pianist and former BBC Radio 3 presenter Iain Burnside will perform with the lauded Czech string ensemble The Zemlinsky Quartet in another wonderful ‘Music in Context’ concert presented by the ASPECT Foundation for Music and Arts. The evening will explore Tolstoy’s inspiration for his controversial novel, which was inspired [...]

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Book & Kitchen Christmas Shopping Evening - Around the World in 80 Gifts

‘Around the World in 80 Gifts’ at Book & Kitchen on 7th November

Right in time for the Christmas-present buying season – yes, it’s that time of year again! – Notting Hill’s excellent Book & Kitchen will be hosting their first ever Christmas Shopping Evening on 7th November 2013, from 5.30pm to 9pm. As well as Book & Kitchen’s own delights – they stock the best in classic [...]

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Portobello Voices

Portobello Voices Review

Many of you will have heard of a new book called Portobello Voices which tells the tale – in each subject’s own words – of many of the characters that exist in and around Portobello Market. I was rather excited to be able to pick up a copy from the book’s launch last week at The 20th [...]

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