The Story of Paddington

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The Story of Paddington

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The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

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The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

Paddington Covers Glastonbury

Friday 24 June 12 - 7 pm
Free Music Festival Fridays in Paddington, with cover and tribute bands from Glastonbury.
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Shakespeare in the Squares

Saturday 9 July
A performance of Much Ado About Nothing in Paddington's Norfolk Square Gardens.
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Big Screen at Sheldon Square

27 June - 21 August
Wimbledon, Tour de France, movies and the Olympics showing on the Big Screen at Sheldon Square.
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Shooting Hoops at Sheldon Square

9 and 10 August, 12-2pm
Basketball against the clock, see how many hoops you can score.
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Canalside Lectures

30 June 12.30 to 1.30 pm
Hear from some of London’s most influential and uplifting journalists, scientists, DJs and comedians, with an EU Referendum twist.
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Zumba lands in Paddington Basin

Tuesdays at 6pm
Break out a sweat overlooking the canal at Paddington Basin with Zumba.
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Free Paddleboarding Taster Sessions at Paddington Basin

Every Wednesday, 12.30-1pm
Try your hand at paddleboarding in Paddington Basin with free taster sessions from Active 360.
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Paddington Covers BST Hyde Park

Friday 29 July from 12 noon
Relight your fire with Free Music Festival Fridays in Paddington, with covers of all your favourites.
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Rubber Duck Racing in Paddington Basin

14 July, 12-1.30pm
Sponsor a duck for £2.50 and see how far it travels along Paddington Basin, with proceeds to COSMIC, one of St Mary's Hopsital charities.
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Big Sreen: Wimbeldon

27 June to 10 July
Sit back in a deck chair for Wimbledon daily at Merchant Square.
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Free Fruit Fridays at Paddington Central

June, July and August from 8am
Get your day off to a healthy start with a fruity treat from the team at Paddington Central on the last Friday of every month.
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Floating Yoga

Every Tuesday from 26 July, 6pm
The perfect way to unwind after a day at the office, yoga on the water next to Sheldon Square.
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Fastest Tennis Serve

30 June and 1 July 12-2pm
See how fast you can serve, there's a bottle of champagne for the winner.
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Dragon Boat Racing

Thursday 14 July
Take to the water against fellow Paddingtonians for charity at Paddington Basin.
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Public Consultation, Paddington Quarter

24, 25 and 27 June
Great Western Developments Ltd and Sellar Paddington Ltd announce consultation on ideas for redeveloping the former sorting office site on London Street.
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Merchant Square Summer Fete

9 June, 12-2pm
A traditional summer fete takes over Paddington Basin.
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St Mary's Bridge Temporary Closure

4 to 8 July
Refurbishment of St Mary's footbridge includes resurfacing and new handrails.
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Floating Market sails into Paddington

Thursday 16 - Sunday 19 June Daily 10am - 6pm
Narrowboat traders visit Paddington Basin selling jewellery, art, vintage clothing.
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Zorbing on the Canal

Thursday 2 June 12-3pm
Walk on water at Paddington Basin with the team from Merchant Square as they launch their Summer of Fun with a splash.
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Development proposals for 50 Eastbourne Terrace

Hermes Central London will launch proposals to replace 50 Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington, at a public exhibition on 3 and 4 May.
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ROBA Bar and Restaurant

Newest arrival on the Paddington food scene has opened its doors at 34 Norfolk Place.
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Help shape your Neighbourhood

​The Paddington Partnership, PaddingtonNow BID and the Hyde Park Estate Association have teamed up to form the Hyde Park and Paddington Neighbourhood Forum.
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Bakerloo Line Closure at Paddington

Bakerloo line trains will not stop at Paddington station from Saturday 2 April until mid August. This will enable Transport for London (TfL) to carry out major escalator renewals and prepare the station for Crossrail services from 2018.
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RAW Restaurant

Award-winning vegan restaurant RAW at La Suite West introduces a new concept in cool contemporary health focused options.
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Filming in Paddington

2 - 20 November
An American feature is currently being filmed around Paddington. Temporary access restrictions and parking suspensions will be in place.
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Kioskafé Lands in Paddington

2 October 2015
The founders of global media brand Monocle have chosen Paddington to open their new newsstand and coffee bar concept, Kioskafé.
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Burger & Bubbles

Grand Union Paddington introduce Burger & Bubbles, unlimited Prosecco for 90 minutes with either a Burger or a Salad of your choice for only £25.
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Afternoon Tea at the Royal Park Hotel

Indulge yourself with afternoon tea a stone's throw from Paddington Station.
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Brunch on the Basin

Grand Union Paddington launches a brunch menu, from the healthy to the indulgent.
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Sir Alexander Fleming Museum

​St Mary's Hospital Paddington is home to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, where Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in 1928. Fleming's breakthrough revolutionised medicine and earned him a Nobel Prize.
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