Notting Hill Carnival Art Competition / Free Portobello Film Festival 2016

Carnival Captured: 5 Decades of Notting Hill Carnival in Art Competition Open to all ages for free with cash prizes. Celebrate the Notting Hill Carnival and its 5 decades with a piece of art. Enter your own work in any medium for a prize winning anniversary exhibition at the Tabernacle, Powis Square. 

Carnival Captured is set to be a stunning competition exhibition to mark 5 decades of the Carnival. Capture and express the essence, diversity and legacy of Europe's largest street festival in any way you like - photographs, film, sketches, drawings, digital art, canvasses, boards, collages, montages, art prints, publicity, 3-dimensional works, animation, kinetics, poetry...

All visual arts mediums, level of artist and new or earlier works welcome. Selected works will be exhibited at the Tabernacle. Entry deadline October 30 2016. Categories - under 11/11-17/18+ Prizes - £100/£200/£300 For further details - Enquiries - - supported by the Carnival Village Trust, Arts Council England, RBK&C, the Tabernacle and Westway Trust.

Portobello Film Festival 2016 The 21st Free Portobello Film Festival, taking place from September 1 to 18, features a host of local films including histories of Carnival, QPR, Notting Dale, Frestonia, and local free festival band Here & Now. 

Events feature street art, sculpture, comedy, poetry, theatre, performance, and music as well as film. Venues include The Muse Gallery on Portobello Road, the KPH on Ladbroke Grove, and the old Pop Up cinema space in Acklam Village.

Portobello Film Festival's 21st birthday party art show at the Muse Gallery, 269 Portobello Road, stars Joe Rush, Lucy Sparrow, Prime, Teddy Baden, Stewy and Fuel. The free and open to all private view on September 8 features Heathcote Williams, Mutoid Waste Company and local history films.

Tales of the Westway at the Acklam Village Pop Up Cinema on September 16, celebrating the film festival's 21st and the Westway Trust's 45th anniversaries, features DJs Don Letts, Gaz Mayall and Lepke, live street art, local history and the Portobello 2016 Golden Trellick Awards.

Colville 1966 History Project Forthcoming Colville 1966 events in September to be announced and at North Kensington Library on December 17 will feature Muhammad Ali’s local visit, the 66 World Cup on Ladbroke Grove, films, fashion and music in the area, including Blow Up, Lord Kitchener's Valet, Pink Floyd in All Saints church hall, the London Free School playground on the Westway site and Fayre first Carnival procession. Standing at the Crossroads The film 'Standing at the Crossroads', made by St Thomas' School pupils with Digital Works, is now available online via 


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Welcome to the new Colville Ward
In December Parliament approved the new ward boundaries for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

These changes affect Colville Ward. The new ward will not extend west of Ladbroke Grove and will extend south to include Longland’s Court,Chepstow Villas and Stanley Crescent.

The ward will retain three Councillors at the next Council elections on Thursday, 22 May. 2014.

This is also the date for the European Parliament elections.


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