Your Weekend Sorted with D&G: Kensington, Chelsea & Notting Hill

Friday, August 09, 2013 by Douglas And Gordon

From pop-ups to popcorn, our events guide has something for everyone! Have a great one.

Portobello Pop-Up

The Portobello Pop-Up cinema film festival finishes this weekend with a screening of “Communion”, the 4th feature film from director Greg Hall. Situated in the heart of Notting Hill, the 30 foot screen is housed in a cinema made from recycled and reclaimed materials.

Luna Cinema

Enjoy open-air cinema at Holland Park this weekend! Breakfast at Tiffany’s will be shown tonight at 8.30pm, whilst West Side Story will be screened tomorrow night, also at 8.30pm. On Sunday, meanwhile you can experience a night of silent films, with live orchestra accompaniment. Movie-goers will be seated underneath a canopy in case of temperamental weather, and there will be food and drinks on sale. Häagen-Dazs will also be treating audience members to a cup of ice-cream!

The Roof Gardens

The Roof Gardens in Kensington is celebrating its 75th anniversary with pop-up theatre shows. This Sunday and Monday evening, you can catch a performance of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at 7pm. There will also be an afternoon showing at 2.30pm. Tickets cost £65 for adults and £40 for children – price includes a barbeque or hog roast.

BBC Proms

Tonight at the Royal Albert Hall, you can listen to the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra performing Mahler’s “Resurrection” symphony for Prom 35, as well as Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting Bach for Prom 36. On Saturday, meanwhile, will be Prom 37 – an urban classical-themed musical experience. You can also attend a matinee performance at Cadogan Hall, starring Camerata Ireland. Sunday’s Prom 38 will feature a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. For more information on what promises to be a fantastic weekend of music, visit the official Proms website