Weekly Scoop 20th April 2015

Weekly Scoop 20th April 2015

First week back since the Easter Holidays and back to school routine and scheduling of playdates, after school activities and family days out. I hope you all had a wonderful time and enjoyed spending quality time with your little ones.

If you follow Kensington Mum on social media, you would have seen a few sneak peaks of what we have been up to. If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? We love London in the sun, who doesn’t?

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We would like to thank you all for following us, we recently made 3,000 followers on Twitter. Our #throwbackthrusday feature is becoming more and more popular so if you could like to share a picture of your blooming bump, post it on instagram and tag us @kensingtonmums using #kensingtonmums.

A big thank you for the Royal Albert Hall for inviting us for a morning of music and storytelling. These are great for little ones under 4 and are running every Wednesday until 15th July 2015. Booking essential. Click here for more information.




A big thank you for Zippo Circus for inviting us for a family review. You can read it all here.




We love Kew Gardens. Kensington Mums enjoyed a family day out meeting Shaun the Sheep along with other Easter activities that were taking place.

Kensington Mums events

This morning is our Kensington Mums and Bumps coffee morning at Gambado Chelsea. Looking forwards in seeing you all there! Stay tuned for our upcoming coffee mornings and meet ups.


What’s on for you and your little ones




Chelsea Quavers Saturday Music Clubs in Kensington and  Chelsea. Suitable for  ages 4-12. Open Day Free Trial at our NEW! Kensington venue 9.30am-11.30am Saturday 25th April at United Reform Church, Allen Street, Kensington W8 6BL.  Come and meet us! For complete beginners to experienced young musicians! Children learn to read, write, perform, compose music, develop aural skills and learn to play various instruments. Every child learns at their own pace.  Fun, colourful Chelsea Quavers Music Puzzles© to inspire and develop your child’s musical potential! Small Tutor Groups, 1:1 tuition, fun group activities & games! ABRSM Theory Examinations prepared for! Check their website for more information.


First Story Literary Lunch with Jessie Burton. Wed 29 Apr, 12pm – 2.30pm. The Polish Club, SW7 2PN. An unmissable opportunity to meet Jessie Burton, author of best-selling Waterstones Book of the Year 2014 The Miniaturist, and hear how she wrote her extraordinary debut novel. Click here for more information.

Boating on the Serpentine. Hyde Park has a fleet of rowing and pedal boats which operate on the famous Serpentine and the UK’s first Solarshuttle, a magnificent vessel which glides silently across the lake powered only by the sun. The Solarshuttle carries up to 40 passengers and the pedal and row boats hold up to 6 persons each. Click here for more information and booking.

Transport Uncovered On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April at the London Transport Museum. Acton. A weekend jam-packed with activities to celebrate the hidden stories of London’s transport system is in store for families, local residents, transport enthusiasts and anybody interested in the secret history of London. Click here for more information.

Amphibian Walk and Talk at Ecology Centre in Holland Park. Tuesday 21st April 2105. FREE. Click here for more information.

Battersea Arts Centre Saturday 25th April 2015. Enjoy a family day out at Battersea Arts Centre for a day of fun, food and FREE activities. There is something for everyone to get involved with and space for the whole family to chill out and relax. Activities includes face painting, music, toy and clothes swaps and more! Suitable for under 12s.