Arts and culture


Leighton House and Sambourne House Museums

Leighton House and Sambourne are two extraordinary artists houses in our borough.

Our markets

Information about our markets in the borough.

Explore Kensington and Chelsea

Find upcoming events, places to eat and drink and things to see and do in Kensington and Chelsea.

Popular local maps

Download PDFs of some of our most requested maps including elected members, parking, libraries, schools and hospitals.

Colleges with Royal Charters in the borough

Find out more about colleges in Kensington and Chelsea with Royal Charters


Churches in Kensington and Chelsea

Find out about the history of some of the churches in the borough

Kensington Palace

Find out about the history of Kensington Palace

Local architecture

Find out about local architecture and interesting places to visit

Find out more about Kensington and Chelsea

You can find out more about the borough by visiting some of these websites


Culture Plan 2020

A number of policies govern the arts services provided within the Royal Borough Arts and Culture in the Royal Borough

Portobello Wall Public Art Project

The Portobello Road Arts Project is an annual public art commission for the Portobello Road North Wall.

About Sing to Live, Live to sing

Find out more about Sing to Live, Live to Sing workshops and what we do


Research and Policy

Research and policy for arts, creative and cultural sectors and cultural placemaking


Arts Services

Information about Arts in the Royal Borough including the Arts Grants scheme and projects. Subscribe to the e-newsletter for more details.

Sculpture in the borough

This anthology celebrates the diversity of public art and includes not only those sculptures created by artists, but other more utilitarian structures, such as drinking fountains, horse troughs and coal plates.

About the Kensington Town Hall Community Art Exhibition

Find out more about the Kensington Town Hall Community Art Exhibition and how to apply

Aspects of Carnival Exhibition

Kensington Town Hall Community Art Exhibition - Aspects of Carnival, by Fiona Hawthorne

Black History Month

Apply for a grant for activities and events celebrating Black History Month 2021

Kensington and Chelsea Culture Night 2021

Be part of the first K&C Culture Night on Friday 2 October 2020.

Arts Grants Scheme

We recognise the value of the arts and aim to support artists and organisations to develop high quality arts events within the borough.

Arts venues, meeting and rehearsal spaces in the borough

Find out where arts venues, meeting and rehearsal spaces are located in Kensington and Chelsea