Colville Community Forum
Two Potato: an oral history of children's play in North Kensington A new documentary film made by Colville Primary School. You are invited to a wonderful new film exploring the history of children's play in North Kensington, with interviews with local people along with beautiful archive images of the area, the film is a celebration of the joy and struggles of childhood in the area. The project explores aspects of play for pre-teen children including street play, playgrounds, singing games and rhymes and board games. In short, what people played, where they played and how they played.
Premiere at The Gate Cinema, 87 Notting Hill Gate, Friday December 9, 10.30 am. The film, interviews and children's writing are available on the project website. For further information please visit www.onepotato.org.uk Digital Works City Living Local Life Colville
Standing at the Crossroads The Carnival 50th film 'Standing at the Crossroads', made by St Thomas' School pupils with Digital Works, is now available online via https://
Colville 1966 History Project 1966 The Year the Decade Exploded in Notting Hill slideshow talk by Tom Vague at North Kensington Library, 108 Ladbroke Grove on Saturday December 17 3-4 pm - commemorating the 50th anniversaries of the first Notting Hill Carnival, the London Free School, Muhammad Ali on Tavistock Crescent, auto-destructive art on the Westway site and Pink Floyd at All Saints hall. along with 66 films, fashion and music in the area, including Twiggy, Lord Kitchener's Valet boutique, the Beatles, Stones and Beachboys - also featuring Brian Nevill reading from 'Boom Baby', Mark Jackson reciting his 66 World Cup poem and Niall McDevitt on International Times.
1957/67/77 Next year's Colville history project will feature a 1957/67/77 slideshow talk at North Kensington Library on Saturday March 25 by Tom Vague, Brian Nevill and Dave Hucker - on the 60th of the Rent Act, Rachman and rock'n'roll, the 50th of the hippy summer of love and the 40th of the punky reggae party. Places can be booked for these free events via Eventbrite or at any of the Kensington and Chelsea libraries.
Here are two recent pictures taken of the impact of the congestion and new streetscaping at Portobello Road which narrows the road considerably. Taken by a member a day when an ambulance couldn't…Continue
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Dear Neighbours The Council is currently consulting on the draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Westway. This draft sets out the Council's approach as to how the land beside and…Continue
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