What’s On in Kensington and Chelsea: 14 October – 20 October


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



By Nadine Burnham-Marshalleck


Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Kensington and Chelsea have to offer.


Fungi Workshop, Holland Park Ecology Centre

Saturday 15th October, 10am

Explore the basic skills needed to identify fungi with expert Dr Mark Spencer from the Natural History Museum.  Bring along your own x10 or x20 hand lens.

For more information, contact: 020 7938 8186 or [email protected]


Ballroom Dancing Class, Carmel Hall of Francis Holland School

Saturday 15th October, 7.15pm

Put on your dancing shoes and join the beginners’ standard and Latin American class. The session will be taught by professional dancers Michael and Martina Burton.

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Tea in the Park, Holland Park

Saturday 15th October, 10am-3pm

Share free tea and biscuits with your neighbours throughout the day.  Volunteers are also welcome to help bake cakes and serve and make tea.

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Alternative Hair Show, Royal Albert Hall

Sunday 16th October, 8pm

Tickets: £35 – £90

New talent and established international hairdressers demonstrate their creativity at the 29th Alternative Hair Show.  Join the event which has raised over £8m for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research since 1983.

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18 Days Film Event, Leighton House Museum

Monday 17th October, 7pm

Tickets: £8, concession £6

Experience a series of ten short films about various stories covering the recent political uprising in Egypt. The films include real-life footage, digital camera work and scripted sequences.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Symphonic Queen , Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday 18th October, 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 – £52

Celebrate 40 years of hits from legendary rock band Queen.  The amplified Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with a full rhythm section and the Brighton Festival Chorus.  The evening will also feature The Queen Symphony conducted by Tolga Kashif.

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