Weekly scoop 29 Sept 2014

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It is the start of a new week and with that we bring you the chance of winning tickets to the Baby Show in Kensington Olympia. We are happy to invite you to celebrate Kensington Mums 3rd blog anniversary with us on 1st of December 2014. In this week’s scoop enjoy time with your little ones from sensory playtime, storytelling, family workshops and a bit charity fundraising.
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 Kensington Mums events

1We 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. It is aimed for all mums, bumps and mums to be. Please click here to book your spot. You are welcome to bring a friend along too! We have limited places available.

***Added places. Only 1 place available***. Stay tuned for more pamper events exclusively for Kensington Mums. Because we are worth it! Click here to learn more.




***Limited places available***. 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.



***Fully booked***. Stay tuned for dates of our Nov morning coffee, make sure you are registered with us.




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. Kesnington Dads are also welcome. Please click here to book. Limited places available.



Kensington Mums competition

Win tickets to the Baby Show at Kensington Olympia. Click here to enter.




What’s on for you and your little ones

100 Leading Ladies. A Portrait of Influential Senior Women in Britain by Nancy Honey. 2 – 26 October 2014 Courtyard Rooms, South Wing. Free admission. Click here for more information.




Free Family Workshop: Quick Draw Saturday 4 October 12.30-15.30. Somerset House.South Wing.  Suitable for families with accompanied children aged 6-12. FREE. Inspired by the images on display in the AOI Illustration Awards 2014 exhibition in the Terrace Rooms, for October’s family workshop work with award-nominated illustrator Katherina Manolessou, the author of children’s book Zoom Zoom Zoom to create your own crafty collage. Click here for more information.



Sons of War, Charity Event on 14th of October. Click on image for full details.



1Local news for Mums with little ones. Clare gardens Sensory room available everyday from babies, toddles and under 5. Booking required.  This safe place for your child to explore and develop using sounds, lights, things to touch and smell! Clare gardens children centre is located on 349 Westbourne Park Road, W11 1EG. To book please call 0207 727 2725 and say Kensington Mums recommended you.
A bit of a stroll away by public transport. V& A Museum of Childhood is hosting family sessions all of this week. Animal Magic, 14.00-14.30 Sensory storytelling inspired by well-loved animal tales. Art Smarts, 14.30-16.00 Kids can get creative with our drop-in arts and crafts sessions, and make an amazing piece of art inspired by the Museum to take home. Check their website for more information.
Snapper Jaxx at Whiteleys Shopping Centre. Sunday 5th October from 12-4pm. FREE. Click here to read more.