Being culturally diverse, the inhabitants of Bayswater live in one of London's most traditional areas. London's Arabic, American, and Greek communities have made their homes in ornate Georgian terraces and neat gardens, with a huge area of Hyde Park's landscaped parkland right on their doorsteps.
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The Print Room is a not-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The venue was set up in Notting Hill to help and educate many people who are looking to explore their creative side. It is a renovated 1950s warehouse, fronted by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey - who have a vision to be the 'hidden artistic gem' in the area. The venue has shown top class productions - most recently showcased in the theatre was 'Fabrication' by Pier Pablo Pasolini, which was highly recommended by The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Independent - andit has also won two design awards in the Off West End Awards in 2012, which was the very first year it was eligible for the awards.
The Porchester Hall is an astonishingly grand building in the heart of Paddington. It provides striking, plush surroundings for many events from wedding receptions to fashion shows and charity balls. When it first opened in 1929, the Hall provided the west London community with a beautifully classy place to hold dances and meetings and, with oak-panelled walls, crystal chandeliers and velvet drapes, it's still a traditionally, sought after venue.