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Pergola Paddington Central is back!

25 October to 23 December 2017
Pergola is back for the winter, with a super new look – fully covered and fully winter-proofed for all you Paddington food lovers.
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Explore Paddington autumn/winter 2017

Parties, street food, fun on the water and beer festivals form this edition's highlights. Find out where to party this Christmas and discover Paddington's special occasion restaurants.
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PaddingtonNow BID scoops Gold at London in Bloom

PaddingtonNow BID has been awarded Gold by London in Bloom and also won the Business Improvement District Award, beating more than 50 BIDs to the coveted title.
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Heathrow Express cooks up a feast at the Marylebone Project

​A team from Heathrow Express cooked up a delicious lunch for 30 women at a homeless shelter in Marylebone in July.
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Rob & Nick Carter Opening in Paddington

Until 29 November 2017
Paddington's new experimental art gallery by Rob & Nick Carter features eight life-size photogram pieces focusing on traditional Sanskrit yoga postures.
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Leon lands in Paddington

Naturally fast food, now open at Paddington Station. Fair Trade coffee. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Paddington Water Taxi service launched

Wednesday and Friday between 12 noon and 2 pm, every 15 minutes.
Experience the sights and sounds of the Grand Union Canal with Paddington's free Water Taxi service, sailing between Paddington Central and Merchant Square.
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HExibition celebrates 100 millionth passenger

Heathrow Express celebrates its 100 millionth passenger with a photo exhibition - HExibition - at Paddington Station, from 28 June to 4 July.
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Summer of Fun at Merchant Square

May to September 2017
A packed event series returns to Merchant Square this summer, from floating fitness to tiny tails, expect to be pampered and thrilled in equal measure.
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Paddington at London Real Estate Forum

We had the privilege of hosting the Paddington session at the London Real Estate Forum (LREF), the premier event for real estate in London bringing together over 2,000 developers, investors, retailers and senior policy-makers.
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Floating Pocket Park opens at Paddington

London's first floating park provides a brand new oasis on the Grand Union Canal at Paddington Basin.
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GoBoat London open for bookings

Hire a GoBoat. Be the captain of your own boat, chart your own adventure, and choose your own crew.
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Names announced for GoBoat London boats

See which names were chosen in our online poll for the GoBoat London boats.
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Explore Paddington, Spring/Summer 2017

Alfresco dining, free live music, outdoor theatre and new ways to enjoy the canal all feature in the spring/summer edition of Explore Paddington.
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Church Street Market

Bustling with bargains, Church Street offers an authentic London street market experience.
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Pergola Paddington Central

West London’s largest alfresco drinking and dining experience opens at Paddington Central on 24 May.
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Help Name our GoBoats

GoBoat London will get people who visit, live and work in Paddington onto the water and we’re asking you to help us name some of the boats.
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Paddington Central Running Club

Every Wednesday 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Paddington Central have teamed up with Nuffield Health to bring you your very own Running Club.
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Qigong

Wednesdays in April and May, 5.30 - 6.30 pm
Join Qigong expert Yan as he hosts introductory classes at Paddington Central.
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Alfies Antique Market

Five minutes from Paddington Basin seek out Church Street off Edgware Road and you’ll find London's largest indoor market for antiques, vintage fashion and 20th century design.
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Food Bank Collection

Every second Tuesday, 12.00 - 2.00 pm
Every second Tuesday of each month the team at Paddington Central ask people to donate as many non-perishable items as possible to North Paddington Food Bank.
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Consultation commences on Hyde Park and Paddington Neighbourhood Forum

Shape your neighbourhood by getting involved in the Hyde Park and Paddington Neighbourhood Forum.
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Canal & River Trust announce new era for Paddington Basin

The Canal & River Trust is announcing a raft of new projects to transform the waterspace in Paddington Basin into an exciting hub for boaters, community, workers and visitors.
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Paddington Basin's Bridges in action

Every Wednesday and Friday at noon. Saturdays at 2pm.
Watch Paddington Basin's incredible bridges in action, including Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge and Paddington’s newest landmark, the Fan Bridge.
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Remodelling and extension of Enstar House, 163-173 Praed Street, Paddington

Enstar Capital invites you to view proposals for the remodelling and extension of Enstar House, 163-173 Praed Street, Paddington, at an exhibition on Friday 3 March from 2pm to 8pm at the Hilton London Paddington.
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Primary Schools Reading Programme

Volunteers from companies at Paddington supoprt pupils with their reading in local primary schools. Read our case study.
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Paddington at Paddington Station™

The only shop in the world which is exclusively dedicated to Paddington™ is, of course, in Paddington Station.
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Bel Canto

London's only opera restaurant is just five minutes from Paddington. Bel Canto combines French dining with some of opera's rising stars.
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Volunteering case study: IT Skills for the Elderly

The Penfold Community Hub runs monthly sessions to help elderly people get to grips with their phones, tablets and PCs. Volunteers help bring new skills in a 1:1 setting.
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Proposed Changes to Buses in Central London

TfL are reviewing 22 bus routes to and from the West End, including buses that travel through Paddington. Find out more here and have your say.
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