Local scoop 10th March 2104


Hello lovely KM readers,
Here’s your weekly newsletter from Kensington mums.
Keeping you in the loop with the local scoop


I hope you all had a great weekend, here is your weekly scoop with an action packed week ahead for you and your little ones. It is also the week of our Mother’s day event as well as Where is Wally Fun Run. In this week’s scoop, explore London like never before from French cinema to crafty nature coral fun.

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Here is a round up to what we have been up to lately…

All about us…’I grew up here…and now I am raising my kids in it’. Read all about us under www.kensingtonmums.co.uk








Kensington Mums  was proud to be part of International Women’s Day panel of speakers for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, including our motherhood exhibition. Stay tuned for the pictures!



We mentioned in last week’s scoop a talk by Prof Yvonne Kelly’s lecture on ‘a good start in life’. You can now watch the talk live on youtube 



Sneak peak…Just some of the goodies in our VIP bags for our Mother’s day event. Hope to see you there.




Kensington Mums in the news. Thanks to our friends at The Sloaney for the mention as ‘London-based parenting network’. Click here for full link.



Are you on Instagram? Make sure you follow us for some insta- family updates on the go. You can find us here. #kensingtonmums



Kensington Mums events

Our Mother’s day is this Saturday  15th of March 2014 and time for Mums to celebrate Mother’s day everyday.  There will be a Q&A session on Saturday  with Baby sleep Expert Jo Tantum, Apprentice Finalist Saira Khan and UK leading celebrity children entertainer celebrity Amanda Action Club. Enjoy time off and meet other like minded Mums. Indulge is some afternoon tea and leave with VIP good bags. Tickets cost £30pp. Full programme can be found here.

It will be hard to spot us, but Kensington Mums is taking part in the Where is Wally Fun Run on Sunday 16th March 2014 at Victoria Park.  If you would like to take part in the fun run and please make sure you subscribe before Thursday 13th March 2014 for a fun family day out supporting a great cause. Click here for more information.



Kensington Mums mumthly coffee morning. Please email us with subject heading ‘March coffee morning if you would like to join us’. We are looking for someone to host our coffee morning,  so please get in touch if you would be interested in hosting it. Without your support we can’t run them.

Kensington Mums give away

It is the last few days to enter Kensington Mums Mother’s Day give away.  Click here for more information.

What’s on for you and your little ones

How to be happier at work presented by Birkbeck, University of London. Monday 10th March 2014.  6.15pm to 7.45pm. Brompton Library. FREE. This workshop will focus on what psychologists have learnt about the science of happiness, in particular the characteristics that allow people to remain hopeful and optimistic in the face of challenging and busy lives. We will also explore how this knowledge has been translated into practical interventions that increase hope and optimism. Book your free place to this event on Eventbrite.

Help raise money for Syria. Thursday 20th March 2014. Flood Street. The London team for Syria in support Time for Life would like to invite you for a drink and to learn how you can help make a difference for the children trapped inside Syria. Please email [email protected] for bookings. Tickets can also be sold at the door.


The Fox and the Child. Until 15th March 2014. Ciné Kids, Institut Francais. South Kensington. Shown in English, suitable for 6+. Click here for more information.




Crafty Nature Coral Fun. Saturday  15- Sunday 16th March 2014. Natural History Museum.Explore the diverse shapes of corals and the importance of corals in the survival of the planet. Make your own colourful coral headdress or helmet to take home. Click here to get more information.



Kids Club at Gate Notting Hill. Pinochio. Saturday 15th March 2014. Click here for more information.




Rug Rhymes. Friday 14th March 2014. South Bank Centre. FREE. Click here for more information.




Here is a bit of positivity to start your week.  Always remember this when you are having a bad day and the kids are making you go crazy. Have a great week everyone!