Weekly Scoop 27th April 2015

The long bank holiday weekend is coming up and London as always has so much to offer you and our little ones.  This means extra quality time for a whole three days off work. We have got plenty to keep them entertained and have picked out some great activities and family days out for you to enjoy in this week’s scoop including festivals, museum outings and dinosaurs encounters. We will not be posting our weekly scoop next Monday but make sure you are following us on social media where we will be updating you with local news, events and much more!


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We had lots of fun at our Kensington Mums and Bumps coffee morning at Gambado Chelsea. You can see all the pictures right here, and make sure you are subscribed with us so you will not miss any upcoming event with us.

Soon they will be a family of four. Kensington Mums would like to wish HRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge all the best of luck. We can’t wait to see the new addition to the Royal family.

We posted this great article from the Huffington Post on our Facebook Page that I think we can all relate to in our journey through motherhood. ‘Doodle Diary Of A New Mom’ Shows What Nobody Tells You About The First Year Of Parenthood, read it all here. Picture credit: Scottish illustrator Lucy Scott.


Kensington Mums events


We are proud to invite you to a special cocktail event to preview House of Ronald AW15 collection due to launch in the UK in September 2015. This is a free event, but we highly recommend you register your places here.


What’s on for you and your little ones

Sing and dance with your little ones at Chelsea library every Thursday from 11am-11:20am. Click here for more information and to view what’s on in your local libraries across Kensington and Chelsea.


London coffee festival. From 30th April-3rd of May 2015. This is something all Kensington Mums and Dads will enjoy attending. The festival will feature over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and much more. Click here for more information.

Performance Festival 2015 at the Victoria and Albert Museum until Sunday 3rd of May 2015. The festival programme includes free screenings, talks, workshops and performances. Click here for more information.

Hands on Nature- Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum on 3rd of May 2015. Handle real fossil specimens from the Museum’s collection including fossils, teeth, and claws, and learn how to identify them at this free activity. Click here to learn more.


Westminster Morris Day of Dance on Sunday 2nd of may 2015. Westminster Morris Men and a selection of other morris dancing sides from around the country will gather in Trafalgar Square and give performances of morris dancing in a variety of traditions. Click here for full timings of the Morris Men Shows.

Free Family Drop In Workshop: Modern Makers and Inventive Creators at Somerset House on Saturday 9th May 2015.Free for families with accompanied children aged 6-12years. Click here for more information,
IWA’s 2015 Canalway Cavalcade will be taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend. From 2nd-4th May 2015. There will be boating activities we have Morris dancing, a tasty selection of food stalls, a real-ale bar, little shops selling the weird and the wonderful and most of all a lovely picturesque view of the many beautiful narrow boats that come and join us for this special weekend. Make this a great family day out. Click here for more information.

Sunday Space Explorers at Royal Observatory Greenwich, Astronomy Centre. Sunday 3rd May 2015, various times. Enjoy the museum’s monthly programme of family weekend workshops led by their astronomers. Make a star finder and learn how to use it to identify stars and constellations in the night sky. Click here for more information.

Digital Workshop, Ice Age Animation. Sunday 3rd May 2015 at the British Museum. Free booking advised. Click here for more information.