What’s happened this week 22nd July 2018

It’s been an other hot week! Thank you to Camden Council for fixing our water feature in Grange Park so quickly.

Did you know famous Jazz musicians lived at 28 Brondesbury Villas?

On the music theme, have you ever been to the Sir Colin Campbell at  weekends for live Irish music? The Londonist rates it as one of the best venues for live Irish Music in London.

Precarious cleaning witnessed on the Kilburn High Road

Did you know Kilburn had three Swimming Baths and that a Kilburn man played a role in an ice skating disaster?

Glad to see that the Marriott Hotel is honoring Kilburn’s rich history.

Don’t miss out and go and see the Billboard at Kingsgate Workshops and exhibition until 28th July.

The KILN (Tricycle) and Kingsgate Community centre are both recruiting.

I opened in 1879. What am I?

Kamayan Filipino is now a Philip San Japanese restaurant

And Greggs bakery has re opened with a new fit out

Plenty to do for children during the holidays at the Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate and it is free.

The new Vicar for St Mary’s and St James’s is now fully in post. Welcome to Kilburn/West Hampstead!

Concerned about excessive air pollution at bus stops?, this simple idea might help. If you agree, please sign the petition.

Ever been interested in ceramics or pottery? Check out the beginner classes available at Kingsgate Workshops.

Did you know Tour De France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins is from Kilburn?  And he is proud of it.

Take advantage of the beautiful summer evenings with an outdoor cinema screening at nearby Queen’s Park. Film screenings start next week.

It’s great to see Camden and Brent councils teaming up to tackle rubbish and fly tipping. Let’s hope this is enforced to stop repeat offenders.

There was a fire in south Kilburn. Happily no one was hurt.

Regular Events

Sunday nights at 7pm are quiz nights at the North London Tavern.

Monday Nights are comedy/show nights at the North London Tavern.

Tuesday Nights are quiz nights at the Black Lion Kilburn- not this week because of football.

Thursday nights are Open Mic nights at the North London Tavern

Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights have an in house DJ at the Brondes Age pub

Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9pm, Live Irish Music at Sir Colin Campbell.

Friday nights – live music at the North London Tavern from 7pm and Karaoke nights at the Cock Tavern from 9PM

Saturday from 11am to 1pm Gardening in the St Cuthberts garden

Saturday – retro evenings at the North London Tavern from 9pm

The first Wednesday of every month there is a board game night at the Alliance pub on Mill lane in nearby West Hampstead

The first Sunday of every month is gardening at the Kilburn Tube station 11am – 1pm. No tap in required, just tell the tube staff you’re there to garden

What is happening this week

28th July 3-5pm  – there is a pizza and pasta cooking course at Quartieri

29th July Showcase of young entrepreneurs at the Granville and Party…

What is happening a bit later

13th October at 7.30pm Immersive sound projection in St Augustine Church.

If you have news, an event, some local history or just a favourite corner of Kilburn you’d like to share please email us news@lifeinkilburn.com or tweet to @lifeinkilburn.

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