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Spectacle of Carnival - 12th - 18th October

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Featuring Carnival designs and images from Luton International Carnival 2015 the Theme was “Let your dreams take flight” Next year 2016 is the 40th year of Luton International Carnival and this exhibition marks the beginning of a year of celebrations.   Hosted by Carnival Village in collaboration with the UK Centre of Carnival Arts   […]

The Meditation Experience – A day with Karen Ruimy - Sunday 1st November - 10.30am - 6pm

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  Slow down your Busy Mind and Connect to your Soul   About the day A Day of meditation of practical and experiential learning – a chance to rest, relax and enjoy getting to know yourself at a deep level and to understand how meditation can easily become a life enhancing part of your existence, […]

ALGERIANISM PART I – THE ‘ART OF’ BEING ALGERIAN - 26th October - 8th November

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The word ‘Algerianism’ initially described a literary movement of the early twentieth century formed by a group of French Algerian intellectuals – the Pieds-Noirs – who aimed to build a cultural ideology to reunite both settler and native communities. After Independence, the notion of Algerianism was translated into a more nationalist and patriotic reference, looking […]

Modern Embroidery: Weekly Tutored Class - Thursdays 6 - 8pm

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Learn basic embroidery stitches in a small friendly class. We will look at examples of lovely contemporary embroidery then design our own pieces. Complete beginners are completely welcome! Thursdays 6 pm – 8 pm from 15th October £10 per week Materials provided by our artist tutor Justina at cost price, including a huge range of […]

TIPTOE CLUB Half Term workshop - Monday 26th - Friday 30th October - 9.30 am - 11.30 am

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Full week half – term art  workshop 3 Years + 26th Oct -30th Oct  / 9.30 am – 11.30 am   1 session:  £15 2 sessions: £25 3 sessions: £35 4 sessions: £45 5 sessions: £60 07804018357   These workshops are held in the ART ROOM

JENNY ANNE MORRISON – ARTIST - Saturday 31st October 2015 - 10am - 10pm

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Visit The Tabernacle off the famous Portobello Road and meet Jenny Anne Morrison Contemporary Artist from Spain.She is known for her colourful collection of Flamenco Dancers, Horses, Beautiful Skies and Landscapes with plenty of movement.There will be a wonderful collection of greeting cards, posters, prints,and beautiful Calendars which will make the perfect gift.The shop can […]

SARAH ANDERSON – TRAVELING ON - 10th - 14th November

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An exhibition of new paintings   ‘After 35 years in Notting Hill where she ran the Travel Bookshop, in the New Year Sarah Anderson is leaving the area and moving South of the river – hence the title Travelling On. The paintings in the exhibition have been done over the last two years and range […]

Autumn Art Exhibition - 23rd - 29th November

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This is an exhibition curated by the artists themselves, without an overarching theme or connection between the various portfolios. Each artist is responsible for themselves, and brings their own unique story and vision to the viewer. It is with this in mind that the viewer is asked to consider the works presented.   It is […]

PORTOBELLO POP ‘INS: Crafternoon delight - Tuesdays 1.30 - 2.30pm & 4.15 - 5.15pm | Thursdays 1.30 - 2.30pm

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Not only are charismatic Notting Hill sisters Lulu and mummy-blogger Laura experienced nannies, they’re artists too. As well as privately delighting children with their enthusiastic approach, they’ve now launched the ‘Crafternoon’ – weekday creative childcare sessions for 2-4 and 4-6 year olds at the iconic Tabernacle W11. Children can get stuck into crafts and games […]

CARNIVAL GARDENS – Carl & Lyn Gabriel - From 7th August


A unique outdoor pre-Carnival exhibition with large scale, handmade, standalone sculptures depicting traditional carnival characters.

Gift wrapping with the wow factor! & Great hampers and gift baskets - Monday 26 October 10am-4pm | Tuesday 27 October 10am-4pm

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Gift wrapping with the wow factor! Monday 26 October 10am-4pm Acclaimed in Japan as the world’s foremost gift wrapping expert, Arona Khan was also the world’s first gift wrapping consultant according to Harpers & Queen.  If you’d like to be able to wrap gifts that look too good to open book a place now on […]

Gong Baths, Sound Meditations, Yoga Immersions & Workshops - Sundays

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Lecture about Nutrition based on your questions (to be sent by email) Lymphatic Shaking to clear blockages and stimulate the bodily fluids Mantra Chanting to settle into the new year Gong Bath to completely relax, escape the everyday reality and reach a state of neutrality where healing takes place.     Sunday 1st February – […]

TIPTOE CLUB - Wednesdays 9.30am - 11am | 3.30 - 5pm

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 REGULAR ART WORKSHOP 3 Years + WEDNESDAYS   –  9.30am – 11am  –  3.30 – 5pm £10 per session   For more information please contact ALEXIA or NIKI. EMAIL: FACEBOOK: TipToe Club  

MANGROVE Steelpan Classes - Tuesdays 4.30 - 8pm / Fridays 4.30 - 6.30pm


A great way to learn a new skill and be involved in the carnival atmosphere all year round.  Classes are held in Mangrove’s dedicated steel pan room at the Tabernacle. These classes are FREE OF CHARGE but places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. The Mangrove Steelband is one of the most […]

Box West - MONDAYS 7 - 8pm / WEDNESDAYS 8.15 - 9.15pm - STARTS 5th October

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STARTS 5th OCTOBER 2015   Fitness through Circuit training GET FIT, LEARN NEW SKILLS Fitness through Circuit training. All abilities welcome Mondays – 7 – 8pm Wednesday – 8.15 – 9.15     £35 fixed price for the month with unlimited access to 12 sessions   £9 drop in   Contact Knolly –  Box […]

Swing Patrol: Beginner Swing Classes - Thursdays 7.45 - 8.45pm


Beginner Swing Classes Swing dance is a collection of dances from the 1920s, 30s and 40s including lindy hop and Charleston. It is a great way to meet new people, have fun, get some exercise and challenge yourself! No experience required – absolute beginners are always welcome! Come along and meet us, and try your […]


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SONG ACADEMY – SONGWRITING & SINGING FOR CREATIVE & MUSICAL KIDS CREATIVITY, INDIVIDUALITY, INNER CONFIDENCE, INSPIRATION, COMMUNITY, OPPORTUNITY   Calling all young singers and songwriters! Join us on Thursdays after-school – Our Autumn Term starts on 24th September. FREE trial session available on 24th Sept. Over a ten week term members develop their singing & […]

Volunteering Information Drop-in Sessions - Thursdays (Last of the Month) 12 - 4pm / Wednesdays (2nd of the Month) 10am - 2pm


Drop in and speak to our Placement Advisors about your volunteering interests and find out about local volunteering opportunities. Founded in 1969, the Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea (VCKC) has been supporting volunteers and the Borough’s voluntary sector for 45 years.  Working with over 200 diverse local charities and community groups, we recruit volunteers to […]

Adult Ballet with Alessandra Masoero - Tuesdays 1 - 2.30pm / Wednesday 1.30 - 2.30pm (Floor Barre) / Thursdays 9.15 -10.45am

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There are several classes, each tailored to a specific level of ability. They all have in common: – live piano music with very experienced musicians – small class sizes (10 people max), so each dancer can be carefully looked after – solid ballet foundations based on RAD, Balanchine and Maggie Black techniques. Each lesson has […]

Santhosh LATINBURN Fitness (Tues), BOLLYWOOD (Fri) & CHA CHA CHA (Fri) - Tuesdays 9.30 - 10.30am / Fridays 9.30 - 10.30am


Santhosh Dance is for everybody who wants to keep fit and feel happy! The popular LatinBurn dance class is an energetic workout based on Latin dance rhythms – easy to follow and lots of fun! On Fridays, the fabulous Nileeka is joining us to teach Bollywood. Finally our group dance lessons, where you can learn […]

FREE YOGA EVERY SUNDAY with MARIA - Sundays 9 - 10am

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LEARN HOW TO BRING BALANCE INTO YOUR LIFE, FREEDOM INTO YOUR MIND AND ENERGY INTO YOUR BODY!! HATHA YOGA AND VINYASA FLOW CLASSES   No need to have experience, be flexible or strong, A learning attitude is enough!   COME EVERY SUNDAY FROM 9 AM TO 10 AM MARIA P. MUÑOZ Maria is a qualified […]

Vinyasa Yoga with Nicola Seagroatt - Wednesdays 7.15 - 8.15pm

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Nicola was initially introduced to Ashtanga yoga by her sister, Alison in 2005 and since then it has become an integral part of her being.  Fortunate enough to learn from inspirational teachers including Cat Alip-Douglas and Claire Missingham, her practice evolved as she moved closer towards the Krishnamacharya lineage and vinyasa style of yoga.   […]

STRICTLY LAW: Free Legal Advice Clinic - Fridays 09:30am - 2pm


Strictly Law WHO ARE WE? Strictly Law is a small community driven law firm that believes in equal rights and opportunities for all, regardless if age, sex, race, or religion. We are a virtual law firm in that we meet our clients in their own home; in Centres for the elderly and disabled; in Community […]

Positive Spirit Yoga - Tuesdays 6 - 9pm / Wednesdays 12 - 1pm / Thursdays 2 - 3pm


Mieke has been practicing Yoga since the early Nineties and has trained in many forms of Yoga, including Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar, Sivananda, Satyananda and Yin Yoga and also studies Qigong. Mieke is based in London’s Notting Hill. Mieke trained with the Minded Institute and qraduated as a Yoga Therapist completing the Yoga Therapy Professional […]

Group Singing Practice Workshop - Mondays 6 - 8pm

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These 2 hour weekly sessions are where adult learners have an opportunity to come together on a regular basis and work on building song repertoire, singing mostly contemporary songs styles. These sessions will start with breathing and vocal warm up exercises followed by harmony work then incorporating these skills through working on popular songs, which […]

Kundalini Yoga and Art Journaling - Tuesdays 1 - 2.30pm / Saturdays 11am - 12.30pm

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Has  taught  by  Yogi Bhajan  With  Kathryn Clinkscales- Reynolds   Nov 3rd – Dec 15th Tuesday 1-2:30 Nov 7th-Dec.19 Saturday 11-12:30   TABERNACLE, NOTTING HILL 35 Powis Square, off Portobello Road, London W11 2AY £70  in advance or  £15 drop -in (Concessions   by  Arangement )     Kundalini Yoga and Art Journaling. These 7 weeks can be […]

The Ballet School - Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Fridays

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The Ballet School, Notting Hill started life in 2002 with just four pupils in the playroom of a house on Westbourne Park Road. Over a decade on it is now a thriving mecca for all budding ballerinas in the Notting Hill area and beyond! It all began as a result of Claire Mcnicholl’s search for […]

Flamenco with Paola - Mondays 8.15 - 9.15pm


Originally, from Andalusia in Southern Spain, Flamenco dancing is one of the 3 integral parts of the fiery art of Flamenco. In this Beginners class you will pick up the essential foot/heel rhythms, posture, strength and body control, as well as hand movements and expression. For more information contact: Paola: 07941415988   This class […]

Jane Adams HATHA Yoga - Wednesdays 10 - 11am

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An experience yoga teacher trained in Sivananda / Hatha method. Hatha with a difference: invigorating and uplifting, loosening and strengthening muscles for confidence and self esteem: the sensation of being in control of your body and mind. Deep relaxation building to dynamic postures for strength, breath control, body shaping and resilience. £10 per class Jane […]

Portobello Dance School - Saturdays 9am - 7pm

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Welcome to our world of dance! Portobello Dance is a community initiative on the international stage. Through dance education aour established organisation runs and participates in a variety of activities – locally, nationally and beyond. Based in North Kensington’s diverse Notting Hill, Portobello Dance School is a popular weekend destination offering children from 3yrs to […]

Capoeira Canal - Thursdays 4.15 - 6.15pm


Ca-po-air-a can be a way of life. It is an opportunity to get fit, develop skills, have fun and feel well in mind, body and spirit. It originated with enslaved Africans in 18th Century Brazil as a fighting dance of rebellion. Today, it is a celebratory fusion of active arts. Children’s classes Capoeira is a […]

Kids Singing Workshop - Mondays 5 - 6pm

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These weekly session give kids the chance to explore and control their singing voice, develop their skills and abilities, and at the same time helping to bring out their natural creativity to develop their confidence to perform. The kids are introduced to some basic techniques to develop, strengthen and control their voice, and help build […]

Jembe Drumming - Fridays 5 - 9pm


Have fun and experience the amazing energy created as you learn components of the west african jembe drumming tradition… Be part of a group weaving intricate authentic rhythms from the past. CRB certified by donation suggested min. £5 Contact Eric: 07980894937 my email: This class is held in the MUSIC STUDIO

Martial Energy Play - Thursday 12.30 - 2.30pm


A unique system for training the mind and body, quickly giving an understanding of basic principles of movement, anatomy, fluidity, spacial awareness and energy in various contexts. Includes elements from judo, kung fu, capoeira and other arts. CRB certified by donation suggested min. £5 Contact Eric: 07980894937 my email:   This class is held […]

URBAN WILD 5Rhythms Dance with Jessica Howie - Fridays 7.30 - 9.30pm

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We all need a strong anchor that nourishes and grounds us in this chaotic, dysfunctional society that we live in. 5Rhythms has been exactly that for me. Ever since I discovered it at 15, I have returned to the dance, and in the last 6 years, my journey has extended to teaching this deeply profound […]

School of Comedy - Mondays 4.15 - 5pm

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School of Comedy was set up by Laura Lawson and Tara Carr in 2005 for children to explore their own unique brand of improv, sketch and character comedy. Laura took the original troupe to the Edinburgh Festival in 2007 where they were given a Channel 4 pilot, followed by two hit E4 series. For Laura and […]

Everybody Ballet - Mondays 1 - 2pm | Wednesdays 11.15am - 12.15pm

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Everybody Ballet provides ballet classes for anyone and everyone; no previous training necessary, just the enthusiasm to do something different. Beginner, intermediate classes, private tuition and children’s coaching all available with former Royal Ballet professional Isabel McMeekan. Please contact us at, MONDAYS – 1pm-2pm Beginners WEDNESDAYS – 11.15am – 12.15pm   This class […]

Blueberry Playsongs - Tuesdays 10 - 11am

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Blueberry Playsongs is where young children learn to have fun with live music. Guitar-accompanied songs with actions, nursery rhymes, instruments, games and dancing- lots of fun for little ones! Blueberry has been running since 1991 and runs term times on Tuesday mornings at the Tabernacle. More info can be found at Call 020 8677 […]