Half Term Scoop, February 2015

 

Half term is nearly upon us. In this week’s special half term scoop we have picked up the latest things to see and do for you and your little ones. We have also been working super hard in bringing you new and fun mumthly events and meet ups including a Mother’s day Pamper morning (because we all deserve some well deserved me-time), a night out on the dance floor at Bouji and not to forget our Valentine’s coffee morning at Hotel Chocolat just to name a few.  Thank you all for taking part in our 2015 survey. Your feedback and support means a lot to us.

Enjoy Half term and let us know what you have been up to. Share it with us on our Instagram account or Tweet us @KensingtonMums using #kensingtonmums for a chance to get featured. Bring on the community spirit and morning lie-ins if we are lucky enough.

Wishing you a lovely half term break.

 

Thank you all for coming to our Mums and Bumps coffee morning at Roof Gardens, the pictures are out. Check them out here. Stay tuned for our Valentine’s coffee morning at Hotel Chocolat. We only have a few more places available. Book your places today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our relaxing treatments at Breath of Life are out. Check them out in our Gallery.

 

 

 

 

Kensington Mums mumthly events

 

 

Join us for our Valentine’s Coffee Morning at Hotel Chocolat on Friday 13th February 2015. ***Only a few more places available***. Click here to make your booking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kensington Mums is proud to invite you for a Mums Night Out to Boujis on Saturday 28th February as an early Mother’s Day celebration. As Mothers, we work super hard in being the best Mum we can be, what better way to celebrate than for Mother’s day and get some time off to have fun and dance? We have a limited number available for a VIP table, click here to book your spaces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kensington Mums and Bumps are invited for a pamper morning with Vos Beauty Salon on Monday 2nd of March 2015 as an early Mother’s day treat. If you happen not to find the time for “me time” we will make it happen for you. Treatments include a choice from mini manicure, express blow-dry and style, threading or even mini massage. We have limited places available. Why not invite a friend to come along too? Please click here for booking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee Morning with Annabel Karmel. Friday 6th March at the New Angel Restaurant. Breakfast, tea, coffee and a special talk followed by Q&A with top baby guru Annabel. first 20 who walk in will get the chance to grab themselves a VIP goody bags with lots of Annabel Karmel Goodies. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kensington Mums competition

Only a few more days to enter our Merci Maman competition for the chance to win a Duchess Necklace! Click here to enter.

 

 

 

 

 

What’s on this half term for you and your little ones.

Explore discover and be active in the Royal borough.  From animal tracks to birds in the park, there are morning and afternoon sessions. Click here to see the activities organised this half term.

 

 

Chelsea Quavers Music for Children (4-12) Saturday Music Clubs (Chelsea & Kensington). Children learn to sing, read, write, perform, compose & transcribe music using the much-acclaimed Chelsea Quavers’ music puzzles, games & activities! Fun, engaging, educational! Individual & small group tuition. Join any time of the year! Easter Workshops (Chelsea), 30th March to 2nd April. Age 4 from 9am to 12.30pm, Ages 5-12 from 9am to 4.00pm. Perform with the Tutors, learn about orchestral instruments, singing & improvisation. Easter Project Oliver Knussens’ “Music for a Puppet Court” & music & instruments from the Court of Henry VIII.  Book 1 to 4 days to suit! Click here for more information.

Make a bird feeder at Battersea Children’s Park Zoo. February 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM. Click here for more information.

Come and welcome the Chinese ‘Year of the Sheep’ on Sunday 22 February. 10am-6pm. FREE. Click here for more information.

 

London Film Academy, Classroom 1, The Old Church, 52a Walham Grove, London SW6 1QR
Saturday, 21 February 2015. From 10.00-12.00    Science classes 4-7 years. 
Come and join us for some fun and amazing science experiments! Click here for more information.

Storytelling Show at French Institute. South Kensington. 22nd February 2015.  Booking required. Click here for more information.

 

Monkey Music offer award winning music classes for children from 3 months to 4 years. Our progressive curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child’s development. By the time our little monkeys ‘graduate’, they have a sound base from which to build a musical future. We have four distinct age groups for each of the first four year’s of a child’s life. Each class is packed full of songs, seasonal themed activities, colourful props, real percussion instruments, bubbles & lots of fun. Click here for more information.

Loads of activities at your local library. Check them out from make and take to print workshop and much more. FREE. Click here to learn more.

 

The Sporting Duet Academy is delighted to announce we will be hosting what promises to be another hugely popular Football Camp at Hyde Park during the February half term holiday! The fun starts at 10am and runs on to 3pm for the two weeks (Monday 9th to Friday 13th & Monday 16th to Friday 20th February), at a cost of £20.00 per child. Boys and girls from 6 to 14 years can enjoy fun football sessions in the morning and matches /tournaments in the afternoon. For further details and to download a subscription form please check our website.

Mini music at the Royal College of Music. 19th February 2015. Suitable for children under 5. Click here for more information.

The Animal Story puppet show at the Natural History Museum. South Kensington. Various dates. Booking required. Click here for more information.

 

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Half-term Science Sessions:Kensington United Reform Church, Allen Street, London W8 6BL. Tuesday and Wednesday, 17 & 18 February 2015. From 10.00-12.00    Science classes  suitable for 4-7 years From 1.00-3.00        Science classes 4-7 years. Come and join us for some fun and amazing science experiments! Click here for more information.

Tuttle Families at Tate Modern. FREE. 14th February 2015.12pm-4pm. Click here for more information.

3D Spec-tacular at the Science museum. 14-22 February at the Science Museum. South Kensington. FREE. Click here for more information.

If you travel a lot and are looking for a really compact stroller then visit Excel in February for The Baby Show to see the award winning, super-light Babyzen Yoyo. Ask Peppermint for a demo of the smallest folding buggy with the BIG thumbs up! Suitable form birth, it weighs just 6kgs, and can be flung open and folded using just one hand! It is also ideal for families with small cars, homes where storage space is limited, or if you travel a lot on public transport. It has also passed the IATA Standard for cabin luggage which means it can be taken on board a plane as hand luggage!  

Pop Up Performance: February Half-Term 2015. Victoria and Albert Museum. FREE.  –

Chinese New Year Parade. 19th February 2015. St Luke’s Park. 10am-11am. Click here for more information.

 

 

WWT London Wetland Centre. Saturday 14 – Sunday 22 February. Eggs, Bugs & Rock n Roll ShowDiscover how birds, bugs and mammals attract a mate, their dating habits and what sort of partner they make. The Beatles aren’t the only ones to make sweet music; discover how animals use melody to make themselves more attractive. Eggs, Bugs & Rock n Roll is a fun and fascinating look at how animals meet, mate and mind the kids. After all, birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it – so come along and find out how!  Suitable for all ages over 8 years. Click here for more information.  Tickets are free with paid admission to London Wetland Centre.

Frozen Friday at Gambado Chelsea with Amanda Action Club. 13th February 2015. 4.30-6.30pm. Booking required. Book here.

Discover art workshop at the Royal Albert Hall. Tuesday 17 February – Wednesday 18 February 2015.  Go back in time and learn what it would have been like to own your very own Grand Tier Box at the Royal Albert Hall. Then get creative and decorate your own miniature box in true Victoriana style. For ages 5 – 11. Not suitable for early years. Booking required. Click here for more information.

Duck in a truck by Blunderbus Theatre Company. Booking required. 19 February 2015. Based on the bestselling book by acclaimed children’s author Jez Alborough, this funny, silly, yucky mucky show will have you giggling away, singing along and laughing out loud. Suitable for 3-7 years old. Click here for more information.

Mini Makers at Kensington Palace. 14th February 2015. FREE. Suitable for 4-7 years old. Click here for more information.