Around Chelsea & Knightsbridge

Pancake perfection

Looking for the perfect pancake? Whether you’re after a classic sweet crepe or a breakfast version with bacon and eggs, here’s some of London’s Shrove Tuesday best.

Combatting loneliness

You can support the award-winning Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, an independent charity raising funds to invest in local charities combatting pressing needs.

Taste of Spain

Beat the winter gloom and treat yourself to a taste of gourmet Spain at Partridges’ special Spanish food and drink promotion.

Valentine’s gifts

Swoop your Valentine off her/his feet with this fabulous array of gifts from fizz to fragrance. All available in local stores.

Acres of luxury

When the site of Chelsea Barracks was bought, it was Britain’s largest property deal ever. Now it is one of the world’s most desirable addresses.

Chelsea food news

Here is a raft of good foodie news to dispel the mid-winter gloom, from new restaurants opening to delightful refurbs of old favourites.

Art season

Look out for a swathe of fabulous art exhibitions across the Chelsea and South Kensington area this season – from classic art to modern, collage to paintings of horses.

The eyes have it

The father and son duo who run eyewear brand Moscot talk about their new store in Chelsea and the firm’s 105-year history.

Houseboat artist

Don’t miss this startling exhibition by Chelsea houseboat artist Cyril de Commarque when you visit the Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery.

Singing from the heart

Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery became the oldest ever winner of Britain’s Got Talent last year. Here he talks about the sudden change in his life at the age of 89.

What’s for supper?

Need some inspiration for winter cooking? Try these easy recipes by Miles Kirby, the co-founder and executive chef of Vardo restaurant, Duke of York Square.

Green dream

RIXO may be relatively new on the fashion scene, but it has a cult following already. The vintage-inspired ‘green’ brand has a new pop-up on the King’s Road.