The Story of Paddington

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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

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

Romeo and Juliet, by Shakespeare in the Squares

Saturday 1 July, from 7.00 pm
Back by popular demand, Shakespeare in Paddington's Norfolk Square, this year bringing us star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet.
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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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Gigs Busking Competition returns to Paddington

22 July to 3 August
London’s biggest free music festival is back in Paddington this year, with the highly successful Gigs programme showcasing some of the capital’s finest emerging musical talent.
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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 at 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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Paddington Covers Rock and Pop Legends, July

Friday 28 July 2017, 12.00 - 7.00 pm
Live music tributes to your favourites with Paddington Covers! Get bopping to Bon Jovi, The Spice Girls, Katy Perry and Take That.
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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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Dragon Boat Racing

Thursday 20 July, from 5.00 pm
Take to the water against fellow Paddingtonians for charity at Paddington Basin.
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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 Covers Rock and Pop Legends, August

Friday 25 August, 12.00 - 7.00 pm
Re-live your youth at Paddington Covers, with live tributes to Michael Bublé, Abba, Madonna and Robbie Williams.
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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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A Comedy of Errors

8 September 2017, 7.00 pm
Award-winning outdoor touring theatre company Illyria make their Paddington debut with A Comedy of Errors beneath the tree canopy in Norfolk Square Gardens.
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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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Kerb at Paddington Central

Third Wednesday of each month
Get a taste of Paddington and enjoy the culinary delights of the Paddington Central Market brought to you by KERB.
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Crave Market at Merchant Square

Tuesdays and Thursdays
Come rain or shine each Tuesday and Thursday the team from Merchant Square bring Crave Market and their street food to the canalside.
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