History of play exhibition/film / Tab kids activities / 1967 History project

Out and About and Play Gloucester Court Reminiscence Group will be presenting an exhibition of photographs by Peter Dixon taken in North Kensington in the late 50s/early 60s, with recollections from members of the reminiscence group, on September 21 from 3 to 7 pm at the Kensington Central Library lecture hall on Phillimore Walk. The exhibition will subsequently be on display in the lending library. 

Two Potato: an oral history of children's play in North Kensington A new documentary film made by Colville Primary School pupils, which was launched at the Gate Cinema last year, can now be watched on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMcSag7ItZE

The film documents the history of children's play in North Kensington, featuring interviews with local people along with beautiful archive images of the area, capturing 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.

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


After school activities at the Tabernacle Free activities for kids from 3 to 16 years old from Monday to Friday, starting September 18 - arts and crafts workshops - Capoeira - drama classes - steel band classes. To book your space and for more information phone 0207 2219700 email reception@thetabernaclew11.com or visit the Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY.

The aim is to connect with the local community by supporting, inspiring and improving the children's creative expression and well being. For more information on the programme please have a look at the Tabernacle website https://www.tabernaclew11.com/home call, email or visit. Please note spaces are limited, we recommend reserving places now to avoid disappointment. We look forward to seeing you all.

 


Colville History Project The next history talk slideshow at North Kensington Library on Saturday September 30 3-4 pm will be on 1967, featuring Twink Mohamed Abdullah John Alder, of the Pretty Things and Pink Fairies, Tom Vague and Dave Hucker -.along with the 50th of the hippy summer of love - Oz, IT, the Head Shop at 202 Kensington Park Road and the Notting Hill People's Association. Places can be booked for this free event via Eventbrite or at any of the Kensington and Chelsea libraries. The history project also aims to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Rent Act and its effect on Rachman, and Joe Meek recording on Arundel Gardens. Future talks planned are Better Badges and the Dread Broadcasting Corporation, local Irish history by Patrick Joyce and the launch of the North Kensington oral history book by Roger Rogowski.

Bogus Plumbers There have been two reported incidents recently where a group of 2-3 men, claiming to be plumbers, have conned their way into the victim’s home and stolen money or other items. The suspects are described as white, aged between 20-30 years old, and wearing workmen’s clothing. If someone has knocked unexpectedly at your door claiming to be a plumber or other trader, and asking to be let in, the police would like to know.


 

Forum

Busking on Portobello Road 1 Reply

By way of context: I’ve lived on Portobello Road or close by for 13years, I have 3 daughters, one of whom is 10yrs old and my flat faces onto the road, close to the junction with Lancaster Road. As…Continue

Started by John Lowery. Last reply by Samantha Batra Apr 18.

'masterplan' is needed for Golborne Road?

Has CCF ever thought about whether it would be worth doing a neighbourhood plan, either just for Golborne Road or for a wider area? In the St Helens area we are now getting into the detail of putting…Continue

Started by CCF Admin Feb 28, 2014.

Westbourne Park Road congestion 1 Reply

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

Started by Monica Press. Last reply by Monica Press Feb 28, 2014.

Hate Crime Initiative

A new drop-in centre to provide support to those in Kensington and Chelsea who experience any type of Hate Crime opened 22nd June.PC Kirstie Miller, the diversity officer for Kensington and Chelsea…Continue

Tags: hate, crime, police

Started by CCF Admin Jun 25, 2012.

Latest Activity

Profile IconChris Boodle, jacqueline pruskin and A SMITH joined It's Your Colville
yesterday
Mark Atkinson posted an event
Thumbnail

See Paddington™ at Portobello Road Market! at Tavistock Square W11

September 23, 2017 from 11am to 3:30pm
In the lead-up to the UK release of Paddington 2, the much-loved bear will appear during…See More
Sep 11
CCF Admin posted an event
Thumbnail

Out and About and Play exhibition at Kensington Central Library lecture theatre

September 21, 2017 from 3pm to 7pm
Out and About and Play: Gloucester Court reminiscence group exhibition of photos by Peter Dixon…See More
Sep 10
CCF Admin posted events
Aug 16
 
 
 

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Welcome to the new Colville Ward
In December 2013 Parliament approved new ward boundaries for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

These changes affected Colville Ward. The new ward now extends south to include Longlands Court, Chepstow Villas and Stanley Crescent.

The ward retains three Councillors at Council elections.


 

© 2017   Created by James Hamill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service