Weekly Scoop 7th July 2014

Hello lovely KM readers,
Here’s your weekly newsletter from Kensington Mums.
Keeping you in the loop with the local scoop


Welcome to our first July newsletter, which means the British Summer is here. Time to enjoy some outdoor fun in the sun (or rain as it seems somedays). In this week’s newsletter you will find garden history tours in Kensington Palace, Q&A session with the metropolitan police which we are holding tomorrow and how to enjoy a family day out watching Butterfly and Moth in Holland Park. Stay tuned for our Summer scoop which comes out next week.

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Kensington Mums events

Let’s celebrate the end of school year. Come and get pampered at the Organic Pharmacy with Kensington Mums.  Saturday 26th July 2014. 10am-12.30pm. Read more here. Click here toRSVP.



Twitter Q&A: Child Safety with the Kensington and Chelsea Metropolitan Police. Tuesday, July 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. After a lot of accidents including abduction, kidnapping and horrible stories in our local area. The metropolitan police are finally listening to us. Join us in a Twitter talk on child safety using hashtag #kensingtonmumswantsafety to get all your questions and concerns answered. Follow us @KensingtonMums. Click here for more information.

 Kensington Mums Competition

We have 5 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the hysterical, heartbreaking and honest new musical, The Good Enough Mums Club, who recently went down a storm at BritMums Live! Head over to our Facebook Page to take part.



What’s on for you and your little ones

Enjoy what the British summer brings us with a Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace. FREE.  Join one of our volunteers on a historical garden tour of the grounds immediately surrounding Kensington Palace which will explore the diverse history of the gardens as well as the recent development of the grounds. Click here for more information.


Lyric Square Summer Festival Performance. July 8. FREE. Come and see a some International young circus talents perform alongside our local school projects in the Lyric Square Summer Festival. Performances include Albert & Friends Instant Circus, Fulham Primary School, Wood Lane High School and Ark Swift Academy. Click here for more information.


Westway Community Festival. Sunday 13th July 2014. A free event for everyone to enjoy. There will be live performances from our community partners, activities for children, international food, competitions and much more! Click here for more information.


Residents of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are invited to share photographs to form part of a new artwork for inTRANSIT Festival. Show us details of your home – like a lounge or kitchen – that reflect your personality and make it feel your own. Any type of dwelling is welcome, as long as it’s in the borough. Click here for more information.



Butterfly and Moth Morning in Holland Park on Saturday 12 July 2014, 10am- 12 noon. Ecology Centre. Investigate the butterflies and moths found in the park with lepidopterist  Tim Freed. Start by discovering which species have been attracted into the moth trap and then take a guided walk to seek out butterflies.



My Sister Who Travels Exhibition at the Mosaic Room. FREE. My Sister Who Travels, a group exhibition of six contemporary women artists who use lens-based media. Each in her own way challenges canonical representations of landscape photography, and their works are presented alongside archival photographs by Esther Van Deman, a Victorian archaeologist, whose work acts as a fulcrum for the project. Click here for more information.