Culture in the Royal Borough

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is home to a diverse and flourishing arts scene, which includes festivals, music venues, galleries, theatres, arts centres, and more besides.

Film and Special Events

The filming and special events office gives advice to artists and performers, event organisers, and community and voluntary groups on the use of the borough’s public spaces for the purposes of displaying or performing art or organising public events.

Visit the Film and Special Events pages to learn more.


Dance Dialect

 

The Arts Service is committed to supporting the arts in Kensington and Chelsea, for the benefit of the arts community, residents and visitors alike. We work with a wide range of organisations, and are keen to develop new partnerships. Visit the Arts Service pages to learn more about its programmes and events.


Museums
Museums

 

Leighton House Museum and 18 Stafford Terrace are widely regarded as two of the best preserved Victorian historic houses in the UK. They are the only examples of nineteenth century artists homes open to the visiting public in this country. A wide range of exhibitions, events and educational activities are conducted at both sites. More information is available on the Museums pages.


Opera Holland Park

Opera Holland Park

 

Opera Holland Park is a critically acclaimed company performing six operas each season from June to August in the beautiful surroundings of Holland Park. Visit the Opera Holland Park website to find out more about productions in 2011 and 2012, the Opera Holland Park INSPIRE Project, and the mini-festival Opera Holland Park.