Notting Hill

Notting Hill Carnival Could Result In 'Hillsborough Scale Tragedy' Sadiq Khan Is Warned

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A ‘Hillsborough’ scale tragedy’ could occur at London’s Notting Hill Carnival an official report has warned following last year’s event wher...

If You Think Rillington Place Is Creepy, Try Belarus... Or Saudi Arabia

Neil Durkin | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

Creepy it may be, but Rillington Place's slow-burn horror is essentially a slice of good old-fashioned British macabre - think Jack the Ripper, Brighton Rock, The Elephant Man, Burke & Hare. Far more frightening than these dark historical dramas are the real-life death penalty cases unfolding around the world right now.

Notting Hill Carnival And The Purge

Maria Khan | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK
Maria Khan

A few days before the carnival, I was warned that I should possibly get out of the neighbourhood with my young daughter. "It's going to get dirty and there is a lot of violence...shops are locked down," said a stranger waiting behind me at Gails. "You're better off going somewhere safe." I was curious to face the looming carnival and coming out alive.

The Ultimate Gin and Tonic

Victoria Ferran | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Gin, tonic, ice, and lemon. Serving a classic G&T couldn't be simpler, in theory. And yet home-made attempts are often lacklustre compared to bar-bought ones. Access to quality ingredients are not the problem - local supermarkets are awash with small-batch artisan gin brands

Foragers & Chopsticks: Lunch At Flat Three Restaurant, Holland Park, London

Chloe Gunning | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

As I ventured through an understated doorway on Holland Park Avenue, and downstairs to the restaurant, I wasn't sure what to expect. The room I entered was a sophisticated basement - simple décor, elegant table settings and glassware all working with the original structure of the room.

10 Amazing Things About Notting Hill!

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

I normally switch it up depending on whom I'm talking to and how posh I want to sound (naughty I know). But they all equate to the same thing- the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea!

Why is Easter Revision so Important?

Alex Dyer | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
Alex Dyer

For some students the retention of subject information is good throughout the year, and therefore they won't need to revise for more than a couple of hours each day. However, there are those that struggle either because they haven't applied themselves effectively throughout the year or because they genuinely find learning harder than other students.

Ten of London's Most Unusual Storefronts

Eilidh Wagstaff | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Eilidh Wagstaff

Britain's high streets are becoming more and more bland. The same chain stores dominate shopping parades across the country. With this in mind, here's a list of ten independent shops in London that don't fit the mould...

When Boys Become Men Art Exhibition in Notting Hill

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Debut Contemporary, its artists and Barry Martin and Klara Taussig-Cecmanova as co-curators with Samir Ceric, the gallery's director, decided to join forces to raise funds and awareness for the Harrison's Fund Charity. Located in 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London, the show will continue until the 31st of January.

Human Suffering at Times of Crisis Art Show in Notting Hill

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Barry Martin, a Goldsmiths graduate with artworks in the Tate collection, and Samir Ceric, the director of the Debut Contemporary art gallery in Notting Hill, decided to join forces to highlight an issue that unfortunately is still quite relevant in a society in the 21st Century

Caroline Frost

'Famous People Get Frozen... I Got Stuck At 32' | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Grant reveals that he feels like a 32-year-old man inside a 54-old body. The popular rom-com star, whose new film ‘The Rewrite’ is in cine...

Present Iranian Art at Debut Contemporary

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

An interesting and necessary alternative view. Sassan appropriates images and transform them with the use of more familiar elements of Iranian culture strongly influenced by Pop Art.

Galloway's Battered Face Revealed After Street Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK

Controversial MP George Galloway has been released from hospital after he was battered and bruised in a street attack, police have said. The pro-Pa...

Galloway Beaten Up By A Man Shouting About The Holocaust

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

George Galloway was roughed up in West London’s upmarket Notting Hill on Friday evening, leaving the controversial Respect MP badly bruised. The ass...

In Shock Twist, Hugh Grant To Play English Gent Unsure In Love And Stuff

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Grant is making his return to romantic comedy in the film 'The Rewrite'. The 'Four Weddings' and 'Notting Hill' star will play Keith Michaels,...

In Restrospect, Notting Hill Carnival Was Actually Quite Disappointing

Vicky Chan | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

Houses boarded up, a mixture of soggy bits of paper, puke and cigarette butts carpeting the streets, people in all kinds of bad states passed out in shop fronts if they were lucky... That's the sight I was met with when I arrived at the Notting Hill Carnival in the early afternoon of Bank Holiday Monday.

A Jamaican Twist at Notting Hill Carnival

Jane Egginton | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

London's Notting Hill Carnival has its roots firmly in the culture of the West Indian island of Trinidad, but since 2003, Jamaican Twist - the only Jamaican float to take part - has been an integral part, winning a host of awards.

Five Artists at Debut Contemporary in Notting Hill

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Architects, graphic designers, textile designers, playwriters, illustrators, they all have something in common: they are all cosmopolitan visionaries.

Tahnee Lonsdale at Debut Contemporary

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Tahnee Lonsdale is a painter with a fearless approach to colour. They tell stories of life with its ups and downs, of success, but ultimately they are about the fragility that makes us humans. A search unravels in each painting.

Debut Contemporary Third Anniversary Extravaganza

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Debut Contemporary has become the Arts Hub and Meeting Point in Notting Hill in just three years since its existence. It is a place where you can practise yoga, play chess with gloves, wear a bespoke-made mask, have an Art-inspired dinner and attend a constant array of eclectic events.

'Trail Of Blood' On Notting Hill Street After Stabbing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Eye-witnesses have described a "trail of blood" through the upmarket streets of west London's Notting Hill, after a teenager was stabbed. The teen,...

Dustin Tebbutt: The Interview

Tess Riley | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tess Riley

Tebbutt, who relocated to Sweden to live, work and write music for two years, has returned to his Australian homeland with a stunning EP that's gaining momentum both north and south of the equator. I caught up with him to find out more.

East Versus West in the London Arts Scene

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

There was a moment in the 90s that Cork Street was dead, Jay Jopling opened a gallery in Hoxton Square and many of the best galleries were in Vyner St...

A Date at Portobello Market

Chris Rooney | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

I had only been with Bryony for an hour or so, but the situation had already deteriorated. We were in Notting Hill on our second, and quite possibly last, date.

Police Dance As Thousands Enjoy Adults Day In Notting Hill

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Thousands attended the second day of the world-famous Notting Hill carnival on Monday, with revellers enjoying seasonal weather for the 49th annual ce...