Weekly Scoop 6th October 2014

Welcome to our first October scoop. In this week’s scoop we have a special offer from the new Blo-Bar on the Kings Road, Duck and Dry as well as a great competition to Salon Chocolat which I am sure you will all love. There are lots of things to do this week with your little ones, from learning all about rockets to speaking French in the heart of South Kensington. Whatever you do, make sure its fun and puts a smile to your face. Wishing you a lovely start of the week.



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Kensington Mums events

***Fully booked***.  Our Kensington Mums and Bumps is happening tomorrow. Stay tuned for dates of our Nov morning coffee, make sure you are registered with us to receive more information.

1***A few more places are available***. This is great for new Mums and Bumps.  ‘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.

***Full booked***. Stay tuned for more pamper events exclusively for Kensington Mums. Because we are worth it! Click here to learn more.




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.


School Safety with the Kensington and Chelsea Metropolitan Police. Nov 20th from 7-8pm at Whole Foods Kensington. 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. Kesnington Dads are also welcome. Please clickhere to book. Limited places available.

Kensington Mums competition


***New competition***. Did someone say Chocolate? Win tickets to Salon du Chocolat. Click here to enter.




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




Kensington Offer exclusive Offers

The lovely team at Duck and Dry are offering an exclusive discount to all Kensington Mums,  20% off blow dries and updos Mon – Weds 10.30 – 15.30 throughout October. All you need to do is Quote “KensingtonMums”. Kensington Mums, Dina recently was treated by Duck and Dry for some well deserved mummy time with the lovely yummy mummy Tamara Beckwith. Check out the result for yourself here.


What’s on for you and your little ones


Happenning today at Westfield London.  FREE Tango W12, showcasing London Tango on the first Monday of every month. Class starts on Monday 6 October from 6:45pm in the Atrium. Click here for more information.



Betrand Lavier Fountainat the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, London W2 2AR. 13 October 2014 – 4 October 2015. Celebrated French artist Bertrand Lavier, renowned for his inspirational sculptures made from assembled and modified found objects, has been commissioned by the Serpentine to create a fountain within the grounds of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Following Rock On Top of Another Rock by Fischli/Weiss the fountain is part of the Serpentine’s ongoing outdoor commissions in Kensington Gardens and will be in situ for one year.


Don’t miss Seesaw, back on stage at the Unicorn Theatre from Sat 18 Oct – Sun 2 Nov. This enchanting show for ages 2+ explores the push and pull of friendship, and the ups and downs of being very young.Audiences have loved this show, parents said: ‘My children were mesmerised!’ ‘The two year old was enthralled by it.’ My child said that she wanted to see more theatre, straight after the show. Can’t ask for more than that.’ There’s even a real sandpit for the children to play in at the end of the show! For more information please visit their website for more information.


Baby Kids and French Tales at the Institut Francais in South Kensington. Saturday 11 October 2014. Suitable for ages 3-5 years. Spine-tingling stories with the Brothers Grimm. Click here for more information.



The Rocket Show at the Science Museum. South Kensington. FREE. Monday 6th October, and Thursday 9th October 2014 at 15:30. Explosions, fire, rockets and Space packed into 20 mins. Please click here for more information.