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Get your dancing shoes on – Notting Hill carnival is here!

From what started out as a small gathering in a town hall in St. Pancras in 1959, the Notting Hill Carnival is now Europe’s biggest street party, celebrating London’s Caribbean community, culture and traditions. Each year the carnival attracts…

Best Easter Activities for families in London 2018

The Easter holidays are nearly upon us.  Don’t panic if you haven’t started planning your activities yet – we’ve rounded up the best family days out over Easter in London for 2018.  Be warned, there are lots of chicks, bunnies and…
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What is Earls Court like?

What is Earls Court like? Many people think Earls Court is just about the now closed Exhibition Centre, the numerous hotels, Earls Court tube station or the retreating army of young Aussies. But there is much more to it than that and it's a…
Marylebone - Moxon Street

Spotlight on Marylebone

Marylebone in central London is a fashionable and cosmopolitan urban village located just moments north of Oxford Street. The area is known for its majestic Georgian property, pretty mews properties and period mansion blocks. Being so central,…
Summer activities in Kensington - Serpentine

What are the best summer activities in Kensington?

With summer here it's time to dust off your sun hats, slap on some sun cream and head out to make the most of it while it lasts! Whether you live in Kensington or are just visiting there are a whole host of things to do. But what are the best…
reasons to rent or buy in Queens Park - Gail's Bakery

Five great reasons to rent in Queens Park

The small northwest London enclave of Queens Park is a well-known mecca for those in the media and creative industries as well as A-list celebrities who want to rent in Queens Park. People are drawn to the area because of its range of beautiful…
Five great reasons to rent or buy in Kensal Rise

Five great reasons to rent in Kensal Rise

Kensal Rise in northwest London is an area on the up; full of Victorian and Edwardian houses similar to neighbouring West Hampstead, Maida Vale and North Kensington but offering far better value, it also boasts a vibrant independent culture.…
Notting Hill and Kensington Garden Squares - Eccleston Square

Our Favourite London Garden Squares

The Open Garden Squares weekend is here again! Taking place this weekend 13-14th June, the event gives you access to over 200 London garden squares, many of which are normally closed to the public. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the…
Notting Hill in the spring

My favourite things to do in Notting Hill in the spring

Amanda Waggott is the co-founder of the Notting Hill Post, a webzine for Notting Hill locals with news and views on what’s going on in the area. It’s a fantastic read written by two ex-journalists who have lived in the area for more years…