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Taking place on 21st and 22nd June – right over the summer solstice and celebrating that magical event – the very first All Saints Road Summer Solstice Festival will see a special weekend of exclusive offers, master clases, food, music and much more that all are sure to enjoy!

This very famous Notting Hill street is one of the last remaining solely independent retail streets in London and it is this that provides a real community spirit to the area – something that many visitors to the area have experienced. The Festival is a perfect chance for everyone attending to learn a little more about the street’s rich history, as well as being able to find out more about the experts behind the specialist retailers that are based on All Saints Road.

All Saints Road Summer Solstice Festival

Starting at 6pm on Friday 21st June, there will be live music, street food and events held by each individual retailer within their premises, that will all continue late into the evening. On Saturday, the fun will continue and the day will also see special classes and additional entertainment take place. These include curtain and blind specalists Prêt á Vivre hosting master classes in creating beautifully dressed windows; a talk by the Abras Gallery on how to look after your heirlooms; children’s craft activities at the Candy Milliner and Bicycle Workshop; free lessons on how to string a guitar at the Portobello Music store; and a bread making master class at The Tin Shed with master baker Julian Sciascia. Many other fun activities will also be taking place during the Festival.

Many of the retailers will also be offering some very tempting discounts during the festival – to give you just a taster, vintage store The Gathering Goddess will be offering a 10% discount on any purchases over £150 (excluding sale items); physiotherapy and Pilates centre The Practice will offer 20% off all services booked during the festival; Walking on Wood will have an 8% discount on all supply and fit offers placed during the event; and The Jacksons will be offering 10% off their lovely fashions (non sale items).

To find out more about the Festival and to keep up with all the latest announcements, be sure to check out the dedicated Facebook page – www.facebook.com/AllSaintsRoadW11 – and to also follow the Festival on Twitter: @AllSaintsRdW11.

All Saints Road Summer Solstice Festival
21st & 22nd June 2013
www.allsaintsroad.co.uk

A brand new furniture, object and interiors store – Hutch – has opened on Golborne Road that’s a very welcome addition to the area! Hutch offers an eclectic range of furniture and accessories, all very carefully sourced – you’ll be able to find everything from unique vintage pieces to contemporary, one-off finds of assorted styles and from different eras. This means Hutch’s stock continuously evolves – anything from mid-century armchairs to industrial iron shelving units, Victorian wardrobes or farmhouse tables may well make an appearance in store.

Hutch Interiors

Hutch Interiors

Hutch Interiors

There are also plenty of gifts for the home available at Hutch – whether it’s something to treat yourself or your friends! The handmade Portuguese tableware of Mateus and the beautiful, spring-colour-influenced, handmade ceramics by Swedish designer Mia Blanche are both stocked exclusively by Hutch. The gorgeous French linen cushions of Bed & Philosophy and the linens, cotton throws and cushions by Limun are also sold in store. An upholstery service is also available that can advise you on fabrics and trims, as well as being able to create a stunning and unique piece for you.

Do also watch out also for Hutch Bed & Bath – a new showroom coming soon that’s dedicated to the bedroom & bathroom.

There’s plenty at Hutch for you to furnish your home with – as well as numerous items to help you accessorise each room!

However, Hutch is not just a regular interiors store – but a place to learn assorted crafts at as well! Amongst the lessons that you can take part in are learning to make cushions, lampshades and scented candles, screen printing, or a street photography class. This month, two special classes will be taking place:

  • Intro to the sewing machine
    10am – 12pm, Thursday 25th April
    Price £48
    A practical, hands on course that will set you up for lots of sewing projects at home
  • How to make an envelope cushion
    12.30pm – 3pm, Thursday 25th April & 10am – 12.30pm, Saturday 27th April
    Price £48
    Learn how to make a cushion cover that you can take home – a great handmade piece that’ll liven up your sofa!
In the next few months, the following classes will be held at Hutch:

  • Make a fab linen beach bag
    10am – 12.30pm, Saturday 10th & Saturday 17th May
    Price £95
    A perfect lesson to take part in just before your summer holiday! Hutch will provide everything needed to make the bag, including linen in lovely neutral tones – plus muffins and coffee! This short course has been devised exclusively for Hutch by textile creative Angela Woolley.
  • How to make a fabric lampshade
    Tuesday 14th May
    Price £65
    Run by Ruth McAllister from Quincy Lampshades – simply bring along your choice of medium weight fabric (1/2 metre in length), all other materials will be provided.
  • Learn how to screen print
    Wednesday 19th June
    Price £68
To book a place on any of the above workshops, contact Georgia at info@hutchinteriors.com or 020 3659 4320.

Hutch Interiors - Candle Lesson

For more details on Hutch, visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HutchInteriors.

Hutch Interiors
61 Golborne Road
W10 5NR
020 3659 4320

Notting Hill’s Le Creuset store is celebrating Australia Day this Saturday 26th January, so why not pop into the store (between 9.30am and 6pm) to join them in the celebrations – and receive a free goody bag!

Simply come into the Le Creuset store in Notting Hill and quote ‘Happy Australia Day’ to receive a free goody bag which includes a Silicone Basting Brush!

Le Creuset
54 Ledbury Road
Notting Hill
W11 2AJ
020 3220 0017
Notting hill@lecreuset.co.uk

Goody Bags limited whilst stocks last
Goody bags only available on 26/01/13
Not in conjunction with any other offer
Available in the Notting Hill store only

Don’t get scared now…but the Notting Hill store of British childrenswear brand no added sugar sure look like they’ll have some spooky goings on this Halloween.

On two days over the Halloween period – Saturday 27th and Wednesday 31st October – come by the store to participate in some scary face painting, munch on a cookie or two and play some Lucky Dip – where you can be in with a chance of winning one of ten free Classic t-shirts.

no added sugar

Halloween at no added sugar
12pm – 6pm, Saturday 27th & Wednesday 31st October
57 Ledbury Road
W11 2AA

www.noaddedsugar.com