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Free legal advice in W11 from Strictly Law

Seeking out legal advice is a daunting prospect for many of us – but here’s a new and free service that many in the local area will welcome. Strictly Law are offering drop-in clinics at The Tabernacle in W11 every Friday (10am – 2pm) where you can obtain free and impartial legal advice. You can [...]

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A glimpse into Notting Hill’s history with this short film on Notting Hill Housing

Anyone interested in the history of Notting Hill and its residents should take a look at this fascinating video on the formation of Notting Hill Housing. This housing association was formed in the early 1960s as a result of the appalling living conditions that some residents faced – alongside other social issues that immigrants were [...]

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Notting Hill Mayfest 2014

Notting Hill Mayfest 2014 is nearly here!

As we edge ever closer to the fifth month of the year and to proper, glorious spring, we’re also soon to see the latest edition of the Notting Hill Mayfest! This month-long cultural festival will once again host a number of exciting events, from music and opera to talks, art, cinema and kid’s activities, which [...]

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IMPREINT Portraits Day

Join in with the fun of Portraits Day in Notting Hill, 1st March 2014!

At the start of the year, The Guide to Notting Hill mentioned a year-long and exceedingly fun project by the artist IMPREINT, Portraits – one that anyone and everyone is encouraged to participate in! Kickstarted in December on the streets of Notting Hill (when, in just a few hours, over 100 people took part), the [...]

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“Stories in Residence: Tales of the Sunshine Flats” concludes the year-long Kensal Voices project on 22nd February

I’ve previously written about Kensal Voices, a year-long intergenerational heritage project run by the SPID (Specially Produced Innovatively Directed) Theatre Company to assist and help young participants gain professional creative skills as well as marking the history of this Grade II* listed local landmark. Most recently, we wrote about the free guided tours of Kensal House that took [...]

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