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Leighton House is Reopening in October and is Set to be More Beautiful than Ever

Leighton House is finally reopening on 15th October 2022 after getting an 8 million pound renovation – and we couldn’t be more excited. Here’s what you need to know. Situated in leafy Kensington, on the edge of Holland Park, is the studio of Victorian artist and President of the Royal Academy, Lord Leighton.  Leighton House …

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Gaia: Luke Jerram’s Spectacular Lunar Exhibition is Back in London

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in London? A very special visitor has arrived back in the capital and you’re going to want to visit – trust us. If you didn’t manage to catch Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon exhibition last year as part of the Kensington + Chelsea Arts Festival, you’re …

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Rule, Britannia! BBC Proms Returns to The Royal Albert Hall in 2022 With a Stellar Line-Up

The world’s greatest classical music festival returns to London this summer – these are The Proms events you do not want to miss. We don’t mean to brag, but London is a hella cool city.  Don’t believe us? Take the fact that the city has managed to take a series of classical music concerts (which …

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Multi-Sensory Experience Dopamine Land is Coming to London & You Should Be Excited

Ready to completely disconnect from reality? You do not want to miss Dopamine Land – the hottest new immersive experience opening in London from April 16th A labyrinth of rooms invites visitors to reconnect with their emotions and channel their childhood imaginations, aided by colourful lighting, optical illusions, and bonkers sound effects. It’s sensory overload, …

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The Churchill Arms: Kensington’s Brilliant Bedecked Floral Pub

Peeking out from layers of foliage, The Churchill Arms is a testament to the fact that London really loves to show its bonkers side from time to time.  But why is this pub covered in flowers and dedicated to Winston Churchill? And more importantly, is it one of the best pubs in Kensington? All will …

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LUZIA: Cirque du Soleil Return to London With a Stunning Live Show in 2022

Acrobatic ensemble Cirque du Soleil will be somersaulting their way back to London in 2022 with LUZIA, a dreamy Mexico-inspired performance that will inspire and captivate audiences.  From 12th January, you’ll be able to catch the mesmerising circus show at the Royal Albert Hall, the iconic London venue that first hosted Cirque du Soleil’s Saltimbanco …

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19 Brilliant Things to do in Kensington

Kensington has a wealth of destinations for you to explore. From Museum Mile to handsome parks and gardens, these are the things to do in Kensington you shouldn’t miss.  Kensington’s reputation comes before it.  First up, there’s the trilogy of London’s most prestigious (and interesting) museums: the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Science Museum and …

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Kyoto Garden: Discover London’s Beautiful Japanese Garden

Can you believe that London’s very own Japanese-inspired Kyoto Garden lies within Kensington’s Holland Park?  As authentic as it gets without actually taking a trip to Japan, this park is a breathtaking space with a wonderful history to discover and is home to plenty of wildlife for you to spot when you visit.  Taking a …

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The V&A is Hosting a Three-Day Glastonbury Weekender and it Looks Pretty Wonderful

Missing the mud and fun at Worthy Farm? You’re going to love the Victoria & Albert Museum’s upcoming Glastonbury Weekender event. Ditch the wellies – instead take a jaunt to the V&A where the museum is hosting its very own London weekend dedicated to the infamous music festival, with a range of exciting in-person and …

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Hyde Park Pet Cemetery – Discovering London’s Hidden Burial Ground

Rows and rows of small graves, clustered amidst the fallen leaves and undergrowth on the corner of Bayswater Road and Victoria Gate marks one of the most curious spots in London’s Royal Parks – The Hyde Park Pet Cemetery. Blink and you’ll miss it – the cemetery isn’t marked and is rarely open to the …

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