Local Scoop 24th March 2014

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


I hope you are all doing well and geared up to another great start of the week. We are excited and looking forwards for our Mumthly coffee morning this Friday. We are also proud to introduce our new Mumthly talks starting in April. Read below to get more information and how to register. In this week’s scoop there are plenty of ways to pamper your Mum and to enjoy some well deserved family time in the heart of Kensington.

Don’t forget, this Sunday is Mothering Sunday. Wishing you all lovely Kensington Mums, step Mums, mother in laws and grandmothers a marvellous and happy Mother’s day! Make your Mother special everyday. You only have one!

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Our Where is Wally Fun Run was a lot of fun, you can see for yourself! Click here for view our Gallery.




Kensington Mums celebrating Mother’s day at the Mosaic Rooms. Click here to view pictures and video.




Kensington Mums events

Our mumthly coffee morning is this Friday and we are a full house!!! Looking forwards in seeing you all there! Thanks to the lovely Muriel for hosting.




We are proud to share with you our Mumthly talks are starting in April. You are invited to attend and enjoy talks on a range of topics all relating to motherhood and parenting. Our first Mumthly talks will be held at Whole Foods Kensington and the topic will be ‘The Secret of letting go of guilt’. Tickets are £10, check out our events calendar for more information.


What’s on for you and your little ones

Hands on Nature – Ocean Life. Saturday 29th March 2014. Natural History Museum. Discover some of the wonder and variety of marine creatures and find out why they’re so special. Click here for more information.



We were so pleased to learn about the Motherhood by the Lots Road Group that we wanted to share it with you. Similar to our motherhood exhibition this Chelsea exhibition & book is celebrating mothers, grandmothers and mother in laws for Mother’s Day by various talented artists. Their book contains all the portraits featured in the exhibition which are executed in a variety of media from oils, acrylics and pastels to print.  Some were completed from life, others after death from studies and photographs. It is running until Sunday 30 March 2014 at The Chelsea Library, Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Rd, London SW3 5EZ. Free entry.

Trails at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Pick up a free family trail from the Sackler Centre and set off to explore the museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games. Click here for more information.



Sunday Social: Mother Tongue. Sunday 30 March 2014. Sunday Social is a hands on family friendly workshop programme suitable for all ages. Each session takes a theme from the exhibition and finds a fun and creative way to explore it. Transfer everyday phrases into typographical patterns to make an imaginative and colourful piece of art.On Mother’s Day, create a unique picture to take home using with various printing techniques. Click here for more information.

Treat your Mother to  view extravagant floral arrangements inspired by the Georgian era at the annual Florimania display in the King’s State Apartments at Hampton Court Palace this Mother’s day. If you want to stay local then you can also enjoy a nice stroll through the Kensington Palace gardens  followed by a Georgian-style tea party at the palace’s Oranagery restaurant.