The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Kensington Society

For details of 2019 events, please check the Kensington Society website.

All information and on-line booking on

Kensington Gardeners’ Club
Talks and club meetings take place in the basement lecture theatre at Kensington
Central Library, Phillimore Walk. Free to members. Guests pay £5.

9 March
2.30 p.m.    Stephen Anderton will talk on the magic and fascination of garden plants.
6 April
Spring walk in Kew Gardens, led by Pat Smallcome. Check website for meeting point and other details.
27 April
Day visit to Exbury Garden, Hants. Check website for details.
19 May 2-6pm
Members’ garden opening – National Garden Scheme. Arundel and Ladbroke Gardens W11.
23 May
Visit to The Holme, Regent’s Park. Check website for meeting point and other details.
Information from or please contact 07949 769702.

Opera Holland Park

Details of 2019 performances are on the Opera Holland Park website.

Information from Tickets available from 0300 999 1000

4,7,11,13,15,18,20,22 June at 7.30pm    Manon Lescaut by Puccini

8,10,12,14,19, 21,25,27,28*,29 June at 7.30pm, 16 June, matinée at 2pm
*Young Artists Performance.    Un ballo in maschera by Verdi

4,5,6 July at 7pm, 6 July, matinée at 2pm    Royal Ballet School

9 June at 8pm    Dido and Aeneas by Purcell, with Juilliard145 and singers of the Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts

20,25,27,31 July, 2 August at 7.30pm    L’arlesiana by Cilea

22,24,26,30 July, 1,3 August at 7.30pm    Il segreto di Susanna, by Wolf-Ferrari/Iolanta by Tschaikovsky (double bill)

RBKC Active for Life
A varied programme of physical activities in Kensington from gentle walks to sport.
Full details on or ring 020 7938 8182.   

Every Thurs 10.30-11.30am   Meet inside the Holland Park Café, then share a leisurely walk in the park.

360 panoramas taken around Holland Park linked to a Google map of London.


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