Weekly Scoop 15th September 2014

Weekly Scoop 15 Sept 2014

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Here is your weekly scoop, filled with fun things to do with out little ones. Check out our events section for upcoming events in October as well as a give away! Our events are based on first come, first served so make sure you book early to avoid dissapointment.

With the announcement of a another royal baby on the way, we are giving away a pre-loved French Connection Maternity Coat size 12 to keep a blooming bump warm this Winter. All you need to do is email us to [email protected] and let us know why you should win!



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Kensington Mums events

Beauty Masterclass at Whole Foods Kensington. 18th September 2-3pm. Price £10 (includes all material and refreshments) Join Kensington Mums and their little ones for a beauty master class at Whole Foods Kensington on Thursday 18th Sept 2014 from 2-3pm. You are invited to join Whole Foods in-house Healthy Eating Specialist Maura & prepare some amazing natural products for you to try & take home. Click here to book your spot. Only a few limited places available.

1*** New Date*** We are proud to share with you ‘Meet the expert’ talk with Dr Shazia Malik, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Portland Hospital. This talk, Pregnancy, Baby and Beyond  will be taking place on Thursday 9th October 2014 at Whole Foods Kensington from 7-9pm followed by a Q&A. Please click here to book your spot. You are welcome to bring a friend along too! We have limited places available.

Kensington Mums and Bumps Coffee Morning at Hotel Chocolat. Monday 22nd September 2014, from 10-12pm.  We are delighted to invite you to our Kensington Mums and Bumps coffee morning on Monday 22nd September from 10am 12pm at the prestigious Hotel Chocolat off the buzzing streets of High Street Kensington. Each Mum will enjoy a complimentary hot drink along with a chocolate demonstration and tasting of a small selection of chocolates hosted by the resident Chocolatier. You will also receive 10% discount in any purchases made in the cafe or the retail space. Cost is £5  and must be booked online. Please click here to book your ticket. Little ones are welcome. Book early to avoid dissapointment.

You are invited to a pamper evening with Cadogan Clinic on Thursday 23rd of October 2014.  If you happen not to find the time for “me time.” We are making it happen for you. “Me time” is potentially the best gift you can offer yourself. Give yourself the opportunity to get social and get connected in our ‘mumthly’ pamper evenings.  This is your time and your chance to relax, unwind and meet like minded Mums. Free event for Kensington Mums subscribers and Facebook Followers. Click here to learn more and how to RSVP for a place for you and a friend. you want to do


Kensington Mums, bumps and their little ones are invited to join Kensington’s Healthy Eating Specialist Maura as she shares tips for quick & healthy meals. She will also demonstrate delicious & nutritious dishes for you to sample while you enjoy a nice cup of tea courtesy of Pukka.  £5 per Mum or Bump. Click here for bookings.


What’s on for you and your little ones

GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! TUESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 6.30-8.30PM featuring the photographs of Bruno Bisang, Bob Carlos Clarke, Mike Figgis, Marco Glaviano,Patrick Lichfield, Roxanne Lowit, Norman Parkinson, Vee Speers, Warren Du Preez & Nick Thornton Jones. Click here for more information



Magic Carpet Storytelling at the National Portrait Gallery. Sunday 21 September, 10.30–11am and 11:30-12pm. Suitable for children aged 2-5.

For London Design Festival Heals invites Kensington Mums for a special evening of party, nibbles, music and drink on Wednesday 17th Sept from 6-9pm. Click on image for more information.




Following up from our review of Tiny Explores at Kensington Palace, we wanted to let you know that bookings are now open for their October sessions. Price per child is £5 and an hour of fun interactive play and learning around Kensington Palace. If you are lucky you might event spot Prince G around. Click here for more information. Suitable for 0-4 years.


Incredible Inventions at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Sunday  21 September. FREE. 10.30-17:00. Become inspired by the museum’s weird and wonderful inventions, from Glove Stretchers to Moustache Spoons, then design and make a prototype of your own incredible invention. Part of London Design Festival. Suitable for ages 5+.