Science Museum Live presents The Energy Show this summer – win tickets!

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Science Museum Live Presents - The Energy Show

Please note: The competition is now closed! Many thanks to all those that entered. The lucky winner has been contacted – if you weren’t chosen, you can still buy tickets to the show which runs from 22nd July until 31st August! Details below. We’re sure all the parents amongst you have been very busy trying to think up suitable things … Read More

Join the SPID Theatre Company and take part in Kensal Voices!

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Young local residents may be very interested to hear about an exciting local community project that’s calling for participants to take part in taster sessions next week! Kensal Voices will see 20 young participants based in and around Kensal House take part in an exciting multimedia project that will focus on the heritage of this historic, Grade II* listed council … Read More

It’s All About Piano! at the Institut français, 22nd to 24th March

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From 22 to 24 March, the Institut français in London will celebrate the king of all musical instruments with its very first piano festival, It’s All About Piano! Come and discover the infinite possibilities offered by the black and white keys, from recitals to jazz, film screenings, kids activities, workshops, a ciné-concert and much more. Whether you delight in Schubert … Read More

A service sure to interest parents in the area – Babysitters of Kensington & Chelsea!

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Babysitters of Kensington & Chelsea

With the number of families living in the Kensington & Chelsea area and nearby, here’s news of a service that will be very useful to them! The Babysitters of Kensington and Chelsea (BOKAC) was set up in 2010 by West London resident Anna Cameron. Unlike many traditional babysitting or childminding services, this is the first (that we’re aware of!) that … Read More

Kensington Mums’ round up of events in the capital this Christmas

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If you’re wondering what child-friendly events you can take the kids to in London this Christmas, fabulous local website Kensington Mums have provided a superb round-up. Titled “What’s on for you and your little ones this Christmas”, it really is an extensive listing of events both in Kensington and the nearby area, and across the capital – with something for … Read More

Kensington Mums events in November!

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If you’re a local resident and a local mum (and especially if you’re very active on the web!) I’m sure you must have come across the excellent local blog Kensington Mums! The voluntary online support network provides invaluable advice on being a mum, parent or carer in the area, as well as providing plenty of news on events and other … Read More

New playgroup opens in South Kensington

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Childrenworking Playgroup

Here’s something that will definitely be of interest to all parents out there! The new South Kensington Children Working Playgroup is an inclusive one that allows children to discover, create and work with everyday and natural materials – as based on the observations of Maria Montessori. The playgroup is run by Wen Yong, a trained Montessori Directress and SEN teacher … Read More

David Walliams: Ratburger Book Premiere at Cadogan Hall on 13th September

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One of Britain’s top comedians – and also a bestselling children’s author – David Walliams will be unveiling his new book, Ratburger, at Cadogan Hall on 13th September, in conversation with Britain’s Got Talent presenter Stephen Mulhern. Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, Ratburger is a flamboyant tale full of Walliam’s trademark wit, and features uber-villain Burt who will certainly come to be … Read More

Jubilee Weekend celebrations and street parties!

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There’s no way that it can have escaped your notice that next weekend (2nd – 5th June 2012) is Jubilee Weekend, which celebrates The Queen’s sixty year reign. Over the four-day weekend (thank you, your Majesty, for the extra bank holiday!) there will be all sorts of events taking place across London, both official and unofficial. Full details of official … Read More