Weekly Scoop 17th Nov 2014


Christmas is calling, we are loving London all sparkly. We hope you are too. Have you booked your visit to meet Santa this Christmas with your little ones?  In this week’s newsletter we include details on Christmas market, art exhibitions and more Santa’s Grotto in case you haven’t had the chance to book one yet.

Keeping up with Kensington Mums….happening this week, Keeping our Kensington community safe, FREE event for all those registered with us. Click here to register.

Last chance to enter and win 2 Christmas boxes with the Rainy Day Box



We are loving London all sparkly and glittery. This picture was taken in buzzing streets of Oxford Street. Just like diamonds in the sky.Kensington Mums was delighted to be invited by Mothercare UK for the SS15 showcase. We thought the collection is cute with some gorgeous cotton fabric and prints. Must check it out!

Kensington Mums was proud to be a guest speaker at Hub Dot London, connecting through motherhood and parenting. It was a special evening filled with inspiring women all sharing their unique journeys. Here at Kensington Mums, we truly believe we are more than just a Mum.

From the archives, when Kensington Mums turned 2, we can’t wait to be celebrating our 3rd blog anniversary with you in just 2 weeks away. Join us!



Kensington Mums competition


Have you entered? Win 2 Christmas Boxes with the Rainy box. Click here to enter




Kensington Mums events

Taking place this week.Children Safety with the Kensington and Chelsea Metropolitan Police. Keeping our Kensington Community Safe. Nov 20th from 7-8pm at Whole Foods Kensington. This  talk will cover school safety as well as playground safety in parks. Please click here to RSVP. FREE event.


 We are delighted to have you join us to celebrate Kensington Mum’s 3rd blog-anniversary on Monday 1st of December 2014 at the Kensington Hotel. The evening will include a 2 course meal and wine and a chance for you to glam up, make friends and meet like minded parents. Dads, friends, mothers and grandmothers are all welcome. We will be handing out VIP goody bags for all attendees and lots of surprises organised for the night. Please click here to book. Limited places available.


Kensington Mums and Bumps Coffee mooring at Gambado. We are ready for our Christmas celebration and our last coffee morning in 2014. Join us and your little ones on Monday 8th December 2014 from 10-12pm. £10. Clickhere to book, limited places available.




 Let us celebrate the New Year in style. Our first 2015 Kensington Mums and Bumps New Year coffee morning will be taking place at Roof Gardens, Kensington. 26th January 2014 from 10-11:30am. Click here to book and kick start your new year!


What is on for you and your little ones?

Cabbages & Frocks Christmas Market. 19th November 2014.Don’t miss this festive edition of Marylebone’s weekly market, which swaps its usual Saturday slot for a Wednesday afternoon for one week only. As well as the usual blend of foodie stalls and vintage traders, expect a veritable winter wonderland, with reindeer, Santa’s grotto and plenty of mulled wine.


DAVID COTTINGHAM: ‘Poetic liberation of the spirit’. Exhibition Dates: November 19th-25th, 2014 | 10:30AM-6:30PM Preview Opening: November 20th, 2014 | 6PM – 9PM. Gallery Location: Calken Gallery | 117 Kensington Church St, London W8 7LN.



Book now for Santa’s floating  Grotto. Price £10. 13th December Saturday/ 14th December Sunday   Ladbroke Grove W10 5AA (behind Sainsbury’s).  20th December Saturday/ 21st December Sunday Paddington W2 (Little Venice ). This December come on board Santa’s floating grotto, where you can have fun learning to make gifts with the friendly elves in their workshop, before your chance to meet Santa for a super sing-a-long and story-telling that will leave you with magical memories. It will be a truly magical Santa grotto with vivid imagination of a winter wonderland. It will be snowing for sure! Each hour we will take 6 kids with an accompanying adult on board. Every child will have a truly memorable experience, a personalised gift to take home and a picture to remember . Adults can indulge in a selection of wintery inspired aromatic coffees and cakes. All ages welcome. Parents should book a place for their child in advance to avoid disappointment.  You could email your child’s Letter to Santa in advance to [email protected] or bring it on the day. For the price of £10 you and your child will get into the festive spirit with a big smile! The show is performed by real actors who work with children in their profession, CRB checked. Please click here for more information.

Our friends over at Notting Hill Nannies are delighted to offer Kensington Mums a 20% discount. All you have to do is register with us by the end of November and quoteKensington Mums”. Notting Hill Nannies is a high profile Nanny Agency providing professional childcare and so much more. We are here to help you, to make life a little less stressful and a lot more fun by finding the right nanny for you and your family. To get in touch and take advantage of our offer please call 02036648194 or go to www.nottinghillnannies.co.uk

Screen Shot 2014-11-16 at 21.37.53Available every day at your local children centre. Booking required.  Clare Gardens Children’s Centre 349 Westbourne Park Road, W11 1EG. A safe place for your child to explore and develop using sounds, lights, things to touch and smell! Call to book a convenient time slot 0207 727 2725

Meet Santa at Gambado Chelsea, every weekend until 21st December 2014. Be greeted by Santa’s Elfs and help them create something wonderful in their Elf Workshop, then meet the big man himself, capture the moment with a photo of your child in a bauble, and finish the whole magical experience with a lovely gift from Santa. Booking done online.