The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Local Events Run by Neighbouring Organisations

Summer 2021

The pandemic continues to make event organisation uncertain. Please check to see if events will take place.

Parks Police

Should you need or wish to contact the Parks Police for any reason concerning Holland Park, please call them on 0300 365 5101.

Kensington Gardeners’ Club

Check details on  To book, e-mail or call 020 7727 3897.
Tues. 22 June at 2.30pm: Zoom lecture by Nancy Stevens on “Scottish Gardens”. A contribution of £5 would be welcome from non-members of Club.  Please book to obtain link.
Wed. 7 July: Visit to Parham House and Gardens, West Sussex, a superb Elizabethan family house with award-winning gardens. Travel on coach from Notting Hill Gate. Gardeners’ Club members £38, non-members £45.  Booking essential.
Sundays 18 July and 1 Aug.  2.00-5.30pm: KG Club member Harvey Groffman’s garden opening, as part of National Gardens Scheme. 57 St Quintin Avenue, W10 6NZ. Booking essential.

Opera Holland Park

Safety is a priority and performances will be staged within government guidelines, which may mean limited audience numbers and adapted theatre space.
Further information from Tickets will be available from 0300 999 1000

The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1, 4, 10, 12, 16, 18, 22, 24 & 26 June at 7.15pm

14 June at 7.15pm, Young Artist performances
26 June at 2pm, Young Artist performances

20 June at 2pm, Discovery Matinee and Relaxed Performance
16 & 22 June at 12pm, Schools Matinee Performances

La Traviata by Giuseppi Verdi
5, 7, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25 & 29 June at 7.30pm
19 June at 2pm, Discovery Matinee and Relaxed Performance

The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček
13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 28 & 30 July at 7.30pm
25 July at 2pm, Discovery Matinee and Relaxed Performance

L’amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni
16, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 & 31 July at 8pm
18 July at 2pm, Discovery Matinee and Relaxed Performance

The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan
Co-production with Charles Court Opera
3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 August at 7.30pm
August 2021    British Youth Opera, Performance and booking dates tbc.

The Kensington Society

Events are currently on hold until pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Further information on

RBKC Active for Life

Full details on, or ring 020 7938 8182.
A varied programme of physical activities in Kensington, from gentle walks to sport, will take place when government Covid-19 guidelines for safety allow.