What’s On in Kensington and Chelsea: 4 November – 10 November


SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Kensington and Chelsea has to offer.


By James Pozzi

Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of all the best action from Kensington and Chelsea.

An Evening with James: Royal Albert Hall, South Kensington

Friday 4th November 2011, 7.30pm

Tickets: £60

The Manchester band will be performing songs from their extensive back catalogue – interpreted for these unique shows by the 22-piece Orchestra Of The Swan and 16-piece choir from the Manchester Consort.

The concerts will see James’ back catalogue re-imagined for orchestra and choir, with the band playing many songs they haven’t performed for years.

For tickets contact 0845 401 5034.


Meat Masterclass: Whole Foods Market, Kensington

Sunday 6th November 2011, 7.00pm

Tickets: £20

With the holiday season creeping up, are you feeling a little anxious about your once-a-year turkey preparations?

We’ve recruited our main turkey supplier, Derek Joy of Bramble Farm to a special evening on Tuesday 26 October where customers can learn how to choose the highest quality turkey.

Enjoy a turkey dinner served with speciality Christmas sides, dessert and a glass of wine or soft drink. You’ll also receive a special goody bag to end the evening

Contact: 020 7368 4543


Boutique de Noel: Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street

 Wednesday 9th Nov 2011, 6-10pm

Tickets: Gala Shopping Event: Starting at £35

An annual fundraiser for the Junior League of London, Boutique de Noel features a Christmas market with hundreds of stalls offering art and antiques, children’s clothing, jewellery, stationary and gourmet food.

The Factory: Warhol and his Circle by David McCabe, Proud Chelsea, King’s Road

Runs until 4th December 2012

Tickets: Free

Proud Chelsea presents a photographic memoir of a year at the Factory and beyond, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Edie Sedgwick’s death.

This exhibition features stunning portraits of Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick and their inner circle at the legendary Factory as it rose to prominence.

Contact: 020 7349 0822


Cosmos & Culture: How astronomy has shaped our world, Science Museum, South Kensington

Runs until December 31st 2011

Tickets: Free

Explore how astronomy has changed the way we see our universe – and ourselves – through this object-rich exhibition.

From ancient heritage to cutting edge technology, trace the history of people and the stars through different stories drawn from around the world.

For bookings or enquiries please call 020 7942 4000


Doctor Who Experience: Olympia, Kensington

Runs until November 30th 2011

Tickets: Adults £20 Child £15.50

The Doctor Who Experience invites you to step through a crack in time to become the Doctor’s companion on an adventure allowing you to join the Doctor on a journey through time and space, encountering some of the best-loved and scariest monsters from the hit international television series.

For tickets contact: 0844 209 7354


The Power of Making: V & A Museum, The Porter Gallery, South Kensington

Runs until January 2nd 2012

Tickets: Free

Power of Making celebrates the role of making in our lives by presenting an eclectic selection of over 100 exquisitely crafted objects.

The exhibition is a cabinet of curiosities showing works by both amateurs and leading makers from around the world, presenting a range of skills with imaginative and spectacular results.

For bookings or enquiries please call 020 7942 2000




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