Events in Notting Hill

Here we list a range of upcoming, regular and annual events in Notting Hill – from art to music, fashion to literature, food to nightlife – and much more in between! Do also check on the listing of Events in Kensington & Chelsea from our sister site!

UPCOMING EVENTS IN NOTTING HILL

Open House London at St John’s Church
12pm – 5pm, Saturday 20th September 2014
St John’s Church, Lansdowne Crescent, W11 2NN
Website: www.stjohnsorganproject.com
Explore the Church’s recently renovated organ (from the inside!) and climb the disused bell tower – part of Open House London. Find out more: Explore St John’s Church during Open House London this weekend.

Serpentine Cinema: Film Screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans – Part One
6.15pm, Monday 22nd September 2014
Gate Picturehouse, 87 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JZ
Website: www.serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/serpentine-cinema-curated-cerith-wyn-evans-part-1
As part of a series of performances and screenings by artists and film-makers held in a cinema context, this is part one of a series of films curated by Cerith Wyn Evans on the occasion of his exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery (open from 17th September to 9th November). Part one’s programme contains Blow Job (1964) by Andy Warhol; a new 35mm film by artist and film-maker Steve Farrer, specially created for this screening; Clouds (1969) by Peter Gidal; and Hurlement en faveur (1952) by Guy Debord.

Tickets cost £7 (£6 concessions, £5 Picturehouse members) and can be bought online at www.picturehouses.co.uk.

Serpentine Cinema: Film Screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans – Part Two
12pm, Saturday 27th September 2014
Gate Picturehouse, 87 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JZ
Website: www.serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/serpentine-cinema-curated-cerith-wyn-evans-part-2
The second part of film screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans (see above), part two’s programme contains 10 Drawings (1976) by Steve Farrer; One 11 and 103 (1992) by John Cafe; and Rabbit’s Moon (1972) by Kenneth Anger.

Tickets cost £7 (£6 concessions, £5 Picturehouse members) and can be bought online at www.picturehouses.co.uk.

Just Friends
Saturday, 27th September 2014
Mode, 12 Acklam Road, W10 5QZ
Website: www.socialconcierge.co.uk
Hosted by Social Concierge, an invite-only offline dating club for 20/30-something London professionals, this cocktail party is based on the Trash/Treasure parties of New York – bring along a wingman of the opposite sex who you don’t want to date! The event is invitation only – you can apply for the party at www.socialconcierge.co.uk/the-dating-club/.

Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts - Alma Mahler: Muse or Monster
7.30pm, 1st October 2014
20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA
Website: www.aspectfoundation.net
Find out more details on our blog: Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts returns for its Autumn 2014 season.

Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts – Paris: The Age of Enlightenment
7.30pm, 15th October 2014
20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA
Website: www.aspectfoundation.net

Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts – Prague: Czech Romantics
7.30pm, 5th November 2014
20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA
Website: www.aspectfoundation.net

Aspect Foundation for Music and Arts – Schumann and Fauré: Kindred Spirits
7.30pm, 4th December 2014
20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA
Website: www.aspectfoundation.net

ONGOING/REGULAR EVENTS IN NOTTING HILL

Gigs & Club Nights
Various locations in Notting Hill
Check out the following venues which hold regular concerts, comedy and club nights plus other events – latest listings on their websites:

ANNUAL EVENTS IN NOTTING HILL

MAY

Notting Hill Mayfest
Annual arts festival taking place in mid- to late-May each year offering a very varied programme, including music, opera, theatre, dance, lectures, film and much more. Full details on the Notting Hill Mayfest website.

AUGUST

Notting Hill Carnival
The Carnival takes place over the last weekend of August – of course! See our dedicated Notting Hill Carnival page.

SEPTEMBER

Portobello Film Festival
This independent film festival showcases a very wide variety of films, based around a different theme this year. All screenings are completely free. More details on their website: Portobello Film Festival.

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