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Fulham Estate Agents proudly sponsor local music open day

Music School in Fulham

Music School in Fulham

On 18th May 2013 from 10am to 3pm Lady Margaret School in Parsons Green will play host to the Music’all Open Day, which will be sponsored by Fulham Estate Agents  James Pendleton.

Established in 2008, Music’all is a charity run extra-curricular music school.  The dedicated team of tutors and musicians provide a fantastic opportunity for local children to develop their skill and awareness of music in a vibrant and welcoming environment.  Lady Margaret School, one of the schools highlighted as outstanding on James Pendleton Estate Agents’ Fulham local area guide, has hosted the school’s Saturday classes since 2011.

Music’all offers classes for both musical beginners and those with advanced levels of skill, and develops young people’s musical ability and awareness via a range of teaching techniques from one-on-one tuition to full orchestral rehearsals.  One of the most exciting aspects of the programme is that children progressing beyond foundation level are given the chance to test a range of instruments before choosing their own specialism. Besides improving musical proficiency, a Music’all child will have a great opportunity to make friends and develop social skills.

The Music’all open day is a chance to introduce your family (and yourself-the school also runs an adult choir) to the team and discuss the music education options best for you.  The school is a great way to introduce children and families to music, and is home to a thriving community.  Look out for advertisements for the event James Pendleton Estate Agents’ Fulham and Parsons Green billboards, and if you’d like to find out more about the event or the school don’t hesitate to contact us at socialmedia@jphomes.co.uk

Music’all Open day – Lady Margaret School, Parsons Green SW6 4UN

Boma: Our recommended restaurant in Fulham & Parsons Green

Boma Restaurant Wandsworth Bridge Road

Boma Restaurant Wandsworth Bridge Road

A vibrant meeting place along the pretty Wandsworth Bridge Road Boma can be distinguished by its sunny terrace, elegant bar and friendly staff.

Popular with residents and the team at James Pendleton Estate Agents’ Fulham & Parsons Green office alike, Boma caters for all occasions from breakfast meeting to evening soiree and boasts a diverse and well researched list of wines and cocktails to suit every occasion.  What’s more, Boma is an active and enthusiastic contributor to local events and offers its clients a variety of exciting offers: currently visitors to Boma on Sunday or Monday night will receive 50% off their food bill with a new ‘BFF’ scheme!

We spoke to Kieran, the manager of Boma restaurant on Wandsworth Bridge Road, about life in Fulham.

  1. What’s your most important ethos at Boma?

We’ve turned away from the expensive and overcomplicated cuisine for a drinking and dining experience that is accessible to everyone. Informal yet refined.

2.  Could you tell us more about the inspiration behind your food and drinks menus?

The design of the menu is based upon crowd pleasing classics as well as what we love to eat ourselves. We change the menu with the season and source all our produce locally. As for drinks, we all love cocktails and wine so we try and target likeminded people with our offerings. They tend to go down a bit too well!

3.  What is your BFF scheme and could you tell us more about the special promotions you offer to your customers?

BFF – Boma Friend Forever – is a scheme we launched to reward our loyal customers after 2 years of business. A £2 donation to breast cancer research gets you a BFF key ring. This allows you to get 50% off your food bill on Sunday and Monday evenings from 6pm. No questions asked!

4.  Do you have a favourite Boma dish?

Starter wise, our hand dived scallops are always a winner and for mains, I struggle to choose between the steak tartare and the rack of lamb.

5.  How do you feel about working on Wandsworth Bridge Road and do you have any favourite local haunts?

I love Wandsworth Bridge Road. The community spirit is so locally driven and hard to find elsewhere in London. If I wasn’t involved in Boma, it would be without doubt the kind of place I’d frequent. However with bias aside, I’m a huge fan of Thaiphoon and The Greedy Buddha is also a wonderful example of Nepalese cuisine.

6.  Do you have a favourite Boma story / which event at Boma has gone particularly well?

Boma tends to make people do some pretty funny things. What happens behind our doors tends to stay there but there are always the moments we fondly like to recant. Inebriated girls designing their own cocktails around their friends nicknames, wine tasting evenings, live music nights and people dancing to Meat Loaf like there’s no tomorrow. All in a Saturday night on Wandsworth Bridge Rd!

Best Local Businesses in Fulham and Parsons Green: The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique

If you’re looking for specialist beauty treatments in a unique and luxurious setting in the heart of Fulham and Parsons Green, then The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique on Wandsworth Bridge Road is the place for you. Opened in September by Faye Fasan, the day spa is the third sister spa in the South West London chain and offers a range of luxury services from makeovers to massages in a decadent and intimate boutique style setting. Signature therapies and treatments suit the changing seasons and make up fantastic spa day gift ideas, whilst express services such as New York Style Manicures, Pedicures and The Chelsea Day Spa Blow Dry and styling are perfect for a lunchtime beauty boost.

The Chelsea Day Spa in Fulham

The Chelsea Day Spa in Fulham

We spoke to Spa owner Faye Fasan about the Spa’s inspirations and influence.

1.  How have you settled in to your Fulham and Parsons Green neighbourhood and what are your impressions of the area?

The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique has really settled in well to SW6: it’s a lovely area to be in, with a wonderful community feel!

2.  What does your spa offer that sets it apart?

We pride ourselves on offering unique and exclusive ‘affordable luxury’ spa treatments performed by qualified therapists in a beautiful environment without compromising on quality, by using high grade, professional products.

3.  Which are your most popular treatments?

Our most popular treatments are our express New York Manicures (£17) and Pedicures (£23): high gloss, groomed nails in just 30 minutes; plus our signature: The Chelsea Day Spa Blow Dry, which costs just £15 for a wash, condition and blow dry (£5 extra for long hair).

4.  In your view, have perceptions of beauty therapies changed over time and in what way?

Perceptions have definitely changed. As most have become time poor, they are looking for the same results from their beauty and wellness regime without cutting corners. We have devised packages whereby treatments can be performed simultaneously, meaning the client can experience more treatments within a shorter time frame. During this tough economic time we have kept our prices at a highly competitive rate and have devised signature express treatments permanently set at an affordable value that last no longer than 30 minutes each. We feel clients are also looking for more results driven treatments and so offer various therapies including collagen boosting, cosmeceutical HydroPeptide facials, Darphin and  more to deliver this to them.

Exterior of  The Chelsea Day Spa in Fulham

Exterior of The Chelsea Day Spa in Fulham

5.  What would be the perfect treatment or package to beat the winter blues?

HydroPeptide is a fantastic facial to help skin beat the winter blues. It’s utterly hydrating, nourishing and is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. This facial is packed with peptides to help boost the natural collagen levels in your skin so it is left feeling and looking more plump, healthy and with a natural glow for days to come. It’s also great for skin that has battled with harsh elements including the cold weather, wind and dehydrating central heating.

6.  Tell us something people are surprised to learn about what you do / about one of your treatments.

Most people are shocked at the affordable prices we offer at The Chelsea Day Spa! They are astonished that you can get a seriously good blow dry for just £15 and that with our New York Manicures and Pedicures you can choose from a great selection of shades by professional nail care brand Jessica for just £17 and £23 respectively.

7.  Which of your treatments do you feel best sums up the Fulham and Parsons Green area?

Including the express treatments previously mentioned, I would say that that non-invasive, top-to-toe glamorous grooming packages we offer best sum up the area. These quick fix treatments are incredibly popular and give our guests an instant beauty boost without too much time commitment without costing the earth. We offer strip and hot wax, brow shapes and tints, lash extensions and tints and of course manicures, pedicures and blow dries.

Check out The Chelsea Day Spa Boutique and learn more about the Fulham and Parsons Green area here.