Newsletter 13th May 2013

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


I hope you are doing well and your little ones too. Lots of viruses are going around in this area, especially in nurseries and schools which are also known as germ factories if you ask me! Our website had a bit of revamping, do you like the new layout? Have a peak here and hope it will make your browsing experience more fun! Kensington Kensington Mums has a new event lined up for you this summer: Race for Life with the Kensington Mums team, together united to fight against cancer! Read below for more details and don’t forget you can get fit with Kensington Mums at Equinox Kensington. All you need to do is register!  Stay tuned for our half term newsletter packed with fun things to do with your little ones!


Kensington Mums attended Drop In Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The workshops was based on designing and creating your own magical carpet which the kids would then print one home. These activities are a great to explore the V&A’s collections.





photoSave the date for Friday 7th of June 201 for the Kensington Mums Motherhood Exhibition. We’ ve had loads of interest in this with some amazing Mums, with inspiring stories.  Its the last week to participate and attend one of the meet up dates this week. To attend the exhibition, you must register to have your name on the guest list. Places are limited. More info here.




Come kick it with the Kensington Mums for a complimentary private boxing class hosted by an expert instructor at Equinox Fitness Club in Kensington.
Afterwards, cool off from the upper cuts with a post-workout steam and Kiehl’s skin and hair care amenities in our luxurious locker rooms.
Complimentary crèche available.
Please RSVP to [email protected] by 30th May.
13:30-15:30 (Class begins at 14:00PM)
99 Kensington High Street,
Entrance on Derry Street, W8 5SA


Save Lives with Race for Life. Join Kensington Mums in Race for Life at Hyde Park on 14th of July 2013 at 11:00 AM for the 5k by using the Group ID: DM51861 when signing up. Visit to find and enter your local Race for Life event. The first 5 Kensington Mums to sign up will receive a free Race for Life t- shirt worth £4 each! Come on what are you waiting for? Click here for more information.


holland parkHolland Park. Task Force 4 Nature Volunteer Day. Saturday 18 May. FREE
A nature conservation workday in Holland Park.  Come along for a practical conservation volunteer workday in Holland Park. A great opportunity to get out and about, meet new people, get active, help local wildlife and have fun! Tasks 10.30am to 3.30pm. 10.30am, meet outside Holland Park Cafe, Holland Park (W8 6LU).


27_comedy_club_4kidsComedy Club for Kids at SouthBank Centre part of Udderbelly Festival. Ongoing until 17th July 2013. Otter-ly fantastic!  The Comedy Club 4 Kids is back, bigger and better than ever. Cracking entertainment for everyone over the age of six, it stars the best comedians on the UK and international circuit doing what they do best, but without the rude bits. Runs for approximately one hour. Click here for more information.


images (1)Kids Club at the Electric Cinema. Sat 18th May. Finding Nemo (U). A great day out for the whole family to enjoy if the sun decides not to come out. Click here for more information.




story_trail_228_255_80_c1Discover Children’s Story Centre, A treck away by tube this is London’s only children’s museum is a place where children and their families can enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together. Plan your visit here.




backpacks_jpg_290x193_crop_q85Back-packs & Trails at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Daily. FREE. Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from Back-packs, trails or, for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag. Click here for more information. Also don’t miss Make -It: Set Design ( suitable for 10 – 12 Year olds). Using the Theatre and Performance collection as inspiration, create your own model for a show.  Click here for more information.




Launchpad Science Shows at the Science Museum. Ongoing all weekdays and weekends (various times). FREE. Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, Explainer-led Science Shows. Be a volunteer on stage, answer questions and find out more about the world of Explosions, Rockets, Bubbles or Forces. Click here for more information.


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National Gallery Magic Carpet Storytelling. Every Sunday there are two storytelling sessions from 10.30 till 11.00 and 11.30 till 12.00 for under 5′s. Meet in the Education Foyer, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN. Places are limited and allocated on a first come basis up to an hour before the start. For more information, please click here.


8108408603_8828e0c72b_zAnimated animals at the Museum of London. Sunday 19th of May 2013 (various times) FREE. Join the digital learning team and bring some of the animals in the galleries to life. Make them move or make them talk, you decide. Suitable for 5+. Please note this is a FREE event but tickets are allocated upon arrival. Click here for more information.



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