The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


Local Events Run by Neighbouring Organisations 


Kensington Gardeners’ Club

The club provides a programme of talks at St George’s  Church, Aubrey Walk, as well as garden visits.  
To book, email 
Saturday March 11, 2023, 2:30 – 4:30pm 
GARDENERS QUESTION TIME with Harvey Groffman and Jim Buttress. West London Bowling Club, 112a Highlever Road, W10 6PL. Entry £5 payable to the West London Bowling Club includes afternoon tea. 
Saturday March 25, 2023, 2:30pm 
Derry Watkins of Special Plants Nursery will speak about unusual and long-blooming flowers, with plants and seeds for sale. 
Tuesday April 18, 2023 
GARDEN VISIT Hever Castle, Kent – Head gardener Neil Miller takes us for a guided walk at the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Must book. Gardeners’ Club members £40, non-members £45.


Opera Holland Park 

Further information from Tickets available by phoning 0300 999 1000

1,3,7,9,15,17,22 & 24 June at 7.30pm                                 Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

10,14,21 & 2 June at 7.30pm                                       Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

Relaxed Matinee 18 June at 2pm
Young Artists Performance on 16 June at 7.30-m

19,21,25,27 & 29 July and 1,3 & 5 August at 7.30pm          La bohème by Giacomo Puccini

Relaxed Matinee 23 July at 2pm

22,26, & 28 July and 2,4 August at 7.30pm                          Itch by Jonathan Dove

Relaxed Matinee 30 July at 2pm

29 July at 1pm, 30 July at 7.30pm & 31 July at 7.30pm        Opera song recitals
9,10,11 & 12 August at 7.30pm.                                           Ruddigore by Gilbert and Sullivan

Relaxed Matinee 12 August at 2pm



The Kensington Society

A programme of lectures, talks, walks and visits is being planned for 2023 and all events, as they are arranged, can be found 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.
Thursdays 10.30-11.30 am. Meet at the Holland Park Café, then share a leisurely walk in the park. 
Thursdays 3.00-4.00 pm. Nordic Walking, with guidance for those who have not tried this before. Walking poles provided. Meet by Friends’ notice board outside the Stable Yard. 
RBKC offer other physical activities such as yoga and tai chi.


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.