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

Peruvian Nights Supper Club
7.30pm – 10.30pm, 15th November 2014
A secret location in W10
Website: somethingfromsarah.com
Find out more on our blog: Peruvian Nights Supper Club comes to Notting Hill in November.

Events in Notting Hill - Fine Cell Work Christmas EmporiumFine Cell Work Christmas Emporium
10am – 4pm, 27th November 2014
20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA
Website: www.finecellwork.co.uk
A one-day sale hosted by Fine Cell Work of beautiful, hand-made home furnishings and accessories – from sweet smelling lavender bags and hand sewn pin cushions, to stitched wall hangings, contemporary and traditional cushions, quilts, decorations and much more. Prices of items start from £10; entrance is free. Come down and get some new accessories for your home for the festive season, or pick up some Christmas gifts!

Fine Cell Work is a social enterprise training prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework that encourages hope, discipline and self esteem, as well as giving prisoners confidence upon leaving prison and the financial means to stop offending. Prison stitchers spend an average of 20 hours per week doing embroidery in their cells, whilst the highest earners stitch for as long as 40 hours; their earnings from stitching nurtures a work ethic and a sense of independence. Fine Cell Work is done in 24 prisons with 450 prisoners each year and 97% of the stitchers are men. Prisoners earn 37% of each sale, whilst the rest is reinvested into training workshops, materials and Fine Cell Work’s development. Products in the past have sold internationally and to top interior designers such as William Yeoward and Nina Campbell, whilst works have also been commissioned by leading heritage organisations such as the Victoria & Albert Museum, the National Trust and English Heritage.

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

St John’s Notting Hill Christmas Fair
11am – 5pm, 6th December 2014
St John’s Notting Hill, Lansdowne Crescent, W11 2NN
Website: www.stjohnsnottinghill.com

Events in Notting Hill - St John's Notting Hill Christmas Fair
The wonderful St John’s Church will be transformed into a winter wonderland – with Christmas trees and decorations – for this one-day Christmas market. Come down to pick up some perfect Christmas presents for your nearest and dearest; there will be a wide range of stalls selling a lovely assortment of wares.

Entrance costs £1 for adults, children go free.

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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