Weekly Scoop 15th June 2015


Summer is nearly here. Stay tuned for our Summer Scoop with full listing on what’s on in London for families and little ones. We are looking forwards for our coffee morning today at Holland Park Cafe. Stay tuned for pictures. In this week’s scoop you will find competition details for our Spirit of Summer Fair as well as Summer exhibitions, family film club at Barbican Centre and sleep management workshop in Kensington.

Don’t forget a special day, Father’s Day on 21st June 2015. We could not be a Kensington Mums without the help of a Kensington Dad. Wishing all Dads in Kensington a Happy Father’s day, not to forget step father, single dads, grand-dads and father in laws.

KM events



We are looking forwards for our coffee morning at Holland Park today. Stay tuned for picture on our Instagram and Facebook account.


Get ready for Summer with Liz Earle. Make this a well deserved Mums night out and get pampered with treatments including skin and hair consultations, hand and arm massages plus make-up tips and tricks. All mums attending will receive a VIP goody bag to take home. To get more information and to book your places, please click here.


KM competition


New competition for you! Win a pair of tickets to the Spirit of Summer Fair and a fab YUU world backpack. Click here to enter.

What’s on for you and your little ones

Don’t forget its Father’s day on 21st June. Wishing all Kensington Dads a Happy Father’s day! (Picture source: Pinterest)

Paid Events

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the Victoria and Albert Museum. South Kensington. his exhibition looks at the extremes of footwear from around the globe, presenting around 200 pairs of shoes ranging from a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.



Happening from 17th-20th June, Spirit of Summer Fair at Kensington Olympia. Presenting a prestigious collection of independent boutiques and trend setting designer makers, in addition to some of the finest brands in the UK. Discover beautiful interiors, garden and decorative accessories, striking fashion pieces and children’s clothing, all alongside original summer gifts and artisan food and drink. All boutiques are hand-picked for their quality, originality and style in association with House & Garden making this a truly unique shopping experience.

Framed Film Club at Barbican Centre, Home 2D (U) 20th June 2015.

Get ready to discover your new favourite artist as we head into a summer of colour at the Royal Academy of Arts. From painting to installation art, you’ll find it all at the Summer Exhibition.

Free events

Sleep management at Violet Melchett Children’s Centre on 18th June 2015.  Starting 9.30am-11.30am at 30 Flood Street SW3 5RR Telephone: 020 7938 8621 to book your places.

Not very local but the Museum of Childhood part of the Victoria and Albert Museum is a gem of a place for littles ones. Location: Bethnal Green Tube. They host a variety of daily activities during term time including storytelling and arts and craft sessions.  All activities are free, drop-in and suitable for children aged 3-12 unless otherwise stated.

BikeWeek on 16th June 2015 at Holland Park. Kensington High Street. Bike Week is an annual opportunity to promote cycling, and show how cycling can easily be part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for everyone’. Demonstrating the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, the week aims to get people to give cycling a go all over the UK, whether this be for fun, as a means of getting around to work or school, the local shops or just to visit friends. 

Pop Up Garden at the Mosaic Rooms. Until 20th June 2015.Smallworld Urbanism has been commissioned by The Mosaic Rooms to create a sustainable pop-up permaculture garden highlighting the power of gardening as a positive force for social activism.



InTransit Festival in Kensington and Chelsea 19 -28 June 2015.The first weekend of the festival opens with a spectacular ritual uniting the earth with the skies. This will be the first time that this UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage event is seen in the UK.