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As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories

NOTTING HILL LOCALS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES

As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories of this diverse area

The Great British Sewing Bee star Tilly Walnes

GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE STAR TILLY WALNES

Brixton resident Tilly Walnes, who appeared on first series of The Great British Sewing Bee, waxes lyrical about sewing, blogging, Brockwell Park and her first book, Love at First Stitch

Oliver Sharp runs the Blackheath and Greenwich branches of Black Vanilla gelateria

BLACKHEATH’S BEST INDEPENDENTS

With independent businesses facing tough trading conditions, The Guide Resident chats with some of the local stores keeping our high streets vibrant and unique

Murano, Angela Harnett

CHEF ON TOP, ANGELA HARTNETT

The celebrity chef has a long food association with Mayfair, firstly at the Connaught and now at Murano. She tells us the secrets to her success

MAYFAIR FASHION DESIGNER JOHN ROCHA

John Rocha has been at the top for 30 years and his Mayfair boutique is testament to a glittering fashion career A long and illustrious career has befallen John Rocha and his flagship boutique on Dover Street in Mayfair is an enviable address. It would seem a long way away from his beginnings, having studied at […]

Actor and director Richard Ayoade on his new film The Double

RICHARD AYOADE ON HIS NEW FILM THE DOUBLE

Actor, director and Gadget Man, Richard Ayoade, talks to Camilla Davies about his feature film The Double and life in East Dulwich

Neon Gods by Thomas William Dowdeswell, on sale at Debut Contemporary in Notting Hill

DEBUT CONTEMPORARY CELEBRATES ITS THIRD BIRTHDAY

Debut Contemporary co-founder, Samir Ceric, reflects on three years in business and what’s to come for this Notting Hill artistic powerhouse

Goldfinger Factory Notting Hill

DISCOVER A NEW SIDE TO UPCYCLING WITH GOLDFINGER FACTORY

Goldfinger Factory, based in Notting Hill’s Trellick Tower, is revolutionising the way we think about interior design. Kat Hopps meets the social enterprise’s founder and CEO, Oliver Waddington-Ball

Sam Scott Thomas and Bertie Portal of Painthouse Clapham

SAM SCOTT THOMAS AND BERTIE PORTAL

Sam Scott Thomas and Bertie Portal of Painthouse in Clapham talk charity work, gruelling fundraising challenges, and busy family life

Fashion designer Jemima Janney

ONE TO WATCH: FASHION DESIGNER JEMIMA JANNEY

Shepherd’s Bush-based ascending fashion designer Jemima Janney conquers everything she sets her capable hands to

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