Newsletter 8th of July

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


Well done Murray! Now that we have seen the sun (finally!) I am sure we have all been spending much of our time outdoors soaking in the sun and setting up a nice picnic in the nearest green space. School summer holidays are fast approaching, stay tuned for your local scoop with what’s on this summer for you and your little ones.

Our Race for Life in this Saturday. Super excited! But we are not near our target to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK‘s life-saving work into preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer.    We would appreciate any small or big donations. Its only a click away and can be done all online. It is not too late to join the team too.

I came across this gem of a park with the most amazing water play area for big and little one to cool off in these hot days. Kensington Memorial Park not far from the buzzing streets of  Portobello market is heaven for little ones especially in these hot summer days. The modern, interactive water play area and consists of 22 different water-play items. There is also a sand pit, slides and a rocket frame for kids to climb. Highly recommend it! Just don’t forget your swim suit and towel! Picture source

 KM events

This Saturday join us and 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 the team and  don’t forget to enter to your local Race for Life event.  Let’s all beat Cancer together! Click here for more information. To sponsor the Kensington Mums team please give generously and you can do so online by clicking here. Our target is £1,000. We are so far at 61%, thanks to all who sponsored our team.


Kensington Mums is proud to be a team leader for Race for Life. Hear the team’s story here.




Please save the date: Kensington Mums is organising Summer drinks on 16th August in case you are around. This will be by invitation only (other half/partners/husbands are welcome). If you would like to join us, please email with subject heading Summer drinks to receive more information including date and surprise location


Part 3 of the Kensington Mums Motherhood Exhibition is out with this great ‘meemo’ of the event by HiyaLife.





Summer Streets on Regent’s Street. Every Sunday this July for Summer Streets, the busy Regent’s street will be traffic free which means great for a family day out! A different creative theme each week will offer a mix of installations, performances, exhibitions, film, design, fashion, architecture and food.


The Sky Movies Screen (Mon 8th July – Thu 11th July) in association with Disney will provide the ultimate outdoor film experience, enjoyed in the open air with wireless headphones supplied. The cinema, situated in the Piazza, will show 4 screenings per day,  with films to suit all ages.Click here for more information.

Children’s Theatre Festival in Canary Wharf. Sunday 14 July, 2pm-4pm. The Tales of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny from Quantum Theatre. Click here for more information.




image (1)Big Nature Day at the Natural History Museum. Saturday 13th July 2013. FREE. Activities  in the Wildlife Garden include: Ladybird hunt, bugs count, exploring pond life and worm charming. Click here for more information.




Kensington and Chelsea Social Council will be hosting a joint Funding Fair on Friday 12th July 2013 with colleagues from Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham. This is your chance to meet with funders, pick up tips to improve your fundraising and learn about new ways to generate income. Click here for more information.


STURTEVANT Study Day. Saturday 13 July 2013 at the Serpentine Gallery. The Serpentine Gallery presents a day of talks, performances and screenings. Inspired by themes arising from the exhibition and questions raised by the artist’s work, participations will address cybernetics, repetition and simulation. Click here for more information.


Free Trees for Schools, Community & Youth Groups. There is 4000 free tree packs to give away to school, community and youth groups this autumn.

Bring your community together to do something good for your neighbourhood by applying before 13 September 2013 for the chance to receive a free tree pack to plant in November 2013. Click here for more information. Picture source