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Golborne Road Festival 2017 is coming!

The Golborne Road Festival is coming round again on Sunday July 9th, noon to 6 pm. There will be loads of family fun, live entertainment and a chance to hang out with your neighbours.

The programme includes a live music stage, dance, food from around the world, children’s entertainment, arts and community stalls and sports and fitness activities.

Golborne Road will be closed to traffic between Portobello Road and Wornington Road during the Festival, so come along to enjoy the fun and don't forget to bring the children.

Find the Festival on Facebook here

Take a look at photos from last year’s Festival here

Changes in Golborne
You’ll have noticed that the improvements to the Golborne Road streetscape are progressing apace. But that’s not all that’s happening in Golborne – entirely new streets are appearing in the ward as well

The Eagle re-opens
The Eagle at 250 Ladbroke Grove has changed hands again, but the good news is that it’s still a proper local pub. The new owner is Hippo Inns, a small chain with eight pubs around London

Roger Mayne exhibition
Roger Mayne (1929 -2014) was a highly esteemed photographer who made many images of street life in Southam Street in Golborne. Now, there’s a major exhibition of his work at the Photographer’s Gallery in Soho

Portobello plans from Westway
The Westway Trust has published its new set of plans for the development of the area around the flyover including Acklam Village, Portobello Green, Portobello Green Arcade and Acklam Road car park

Free film premier
Year 6 children at Colville Primary School, some of them from Golborne, have made a film about the history of children’s play in North Kensington. The premier of One Potato is at the Gate Cinema on Friday 9th December, 10.30 am, and it’s free

Local history: St Joseph's Home for the Elderly
Golborne has seen many changes over the years, changes that continue with developments like the renewal of the Wornington Green Estate. One big change that happened in the 1980s was the demolition of St Joseph's Home for the Elderly

Golborne Road Festival 2016 - the photos
The sun shone on July 10th, helping to create an excellent Golborne Road Festival 2016. We've got some photos which will help you to get an idea of the tremendous fun and the community spirit that made the Festival such a success

Goldfinger Factory
Goldfinger Factory is a social enterprise based in Trellick Tower that turns waste into gold by using discarded materials to build cutting-edge furniture and trains local people in craft skills

New Moroccan restaurant: Zayane
There’s a new Moroccan restaurant on Golborne Road at number 91, formerly home to popular Lebanese eatery Baalbak. Zayane offers modern Moroccan cuisine and features a North African styled interior

Focus on business: Green Endings
Green Endings, an independent funeral directors, has just opened at 42 Golborne Road. Founded in 2000, the company has branches in Tufnell Park and Twickenham and it aims to offer a wider choice of funeral arrangements

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
Oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here

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