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Nour Festival 2016

Nour Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Celebration of Science

Talks on a range of topics including business and society, future cities, science fiction and storytelling. Runs from Saturday 8 October to Saturday 22 October at Kensington Town Hall, entry is free.

Leader's blog

Hate crime is toxic and should be reported

Just lately, hate crime has tended to be discussed in the context of Brexit. But whether, and to what extent, there has been a real spike in hate crime directly caused or licensed by the vote to leave the European Union is open to question. Personally, I’m going to wait for further and better evidence before coming to a view on that; hate crime is just too serious to let it be used as a way of advancing a political agenda.

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