"Apologies to the community for that film being on the wall by the Spanish school. We have to cover all local history no matter how horrible it may be, as Aidan McManus ably illustrates on his great psychogeography expeditions which are not to be…"
Beneath the gentrification of North Kensington and the image portrayed in the films of Hugh Grant lies a much more interesting story; the areas vibrant past beats any kind of fiction. From the early 50s this was one of London's Bohemian quarters, West Indian & Irish immigrants and the indigenous working class of Notting Dale mixed with artists, musicians and writers, all attracted by cheap rents and the freedoms that a neglected area provided. Slummers would use the local clubs and Shebeens…See More