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Kensington Mums’ Social Events this August and September

If you’re a little down because summer’s almost over (and the weather seems to suggest that summer’s definitely over) then don’t fear – local parenting website Kensington Mums once again have a number of exciting events lined up to ease you into Autumn! On Thursday 18th September, from 1pm to 3pm, Kensington Mums will be hosting a Beauty [...]

The Holland Park Cows

This summer, Holland Park once again has some special guests! No, not any special residents at the youth hostel or anything to do with the open air opera…but some English Longhorn cows, located in one of the closed-off fields in Holland Park for a three week period of grazing. I’m sure that many of Holland Park’s visitors [...]

Puppy Tennis – tennis classes for children – comes to Holland Park

Starting next week, there’s a new set of tennis classes for children that are being held in Holland Park – Puppy Tennis! Suitable for boys and girls aged from 18 months to five years – otherwise known as ‘pups’! – the classes will not only teach your child to play tennis, but will also serve [...]

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park returns for 2013!

One of the most popular Christmas events that’s right on our doorstep – Hyde Park Winter Wonderland – is back this year! Taking place from Friday 22nd November 2013 through to Sunday 5th January 2014, the event’s usual attractions and activities from previous years will be back again, ready to get you into the Christmas [...]

Aston Martin Centenary Event in Kensington Gardens

Yesterday afternoon – another hot and sunny day in London town – saw an Aston Martin centenary event take place in the beautiful setting of Kensington Gardens. (Wonder if known Aston Martin fan Prince William came to take a peek, just prior to the royal birth?!)  In the company’s 100th year, a number of celebration [...]

Photos: May Day in Holland Park!

Londoners will know that we’ve not really been blessed with much nice weather so far this year – but could that be something that’s about to change? There’s been a spate of nice weather recently, and we even reached the high teens, temperature-wise, last week! Despite a cooler weekend, the sunny weather remained and has [...]

Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk, Sunday 23rd September

The Alzheimer’s Society will be holding their annual Memory Walk in Battersea Park (and nearby areas) on Sunday 23rd September, inviting all locals to sign up, help raise some money and join in with the fun and entertainment taking place on the day! Participants can sign up for walks of 2, 5 or 10 miles [...]

The Olympic Torch in Kensington & Chelsea

On the penultimate day of the Olympic torch relay – the day before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games – the torch passed through many central London areas, including our very own Kensington & Chelsea! Entering the Royal Borough at around 1.30pm, on the north side of the Thames by Chelsea Bridge, the torch wound its [...]

Review: Bikeminded’s Alice in Wonderland Cycling Tour

I had the very pleasant experience of being able to join Bikeminded’s Alice in Wonderland cycling tour on Friday evening – and what a wonderful experience it was! I must begin this review by first stating that cycling isn’t something I do often. Although I do enjoy it (and often rent bikes when on holiday [...]

Henry Moore’s The Arch returns to Kensington Gardens

Henry Moore’s striking sculpture The Arch has returned to its original site in Kensington Gardens, and is well worth a visit. Having originally been sited (as a gift to the nation from the sculptor) in 1980, the piece had to be disassembled and removed in 1996 when it was found to be structurally unsafe. The [...]