Arts Society Kensington & Chelsea

Zone 4 - High St Kensington

Kensington Central Library, 12 Phillimore Walk, London W8 7RX, UK



7 June | 11 am
12 July | 11am


The Arts Society Kensington & Chelsea offers its members a programme of monthly lectures on art, design and architecture, and a programme of visits to historical houses and exhibitions.

Marathon - One of the world’s most popular athletic events commemorates Pheidippides’s run from the battlefield of Marathon to his native Athens. Apart from the courage of Pheidippides, why remember a battle over 2500 years ago? Since the 19th century historians have argued that it was an event that had decided ‘the whole future of human civilisation’.