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

16 July
6.30-8.30pm     Guided tour of Kensal Green Cemetery. Kensington Society members £15, non-members £20. Please book.
10 October
6.30-8.30pm    Visit to the Royal Society of Sculptors, Old Brompton Road. Kensington Society members £15, non-members £20. Please book.

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.

29 June    Visit to Bennington Lordship Floral Festival in Hertfordshire. Entry to private gardens plus plant sales. Coach transport. Must book.
14 July, 2 for 2.30pm
Judging of members’ gardens competition by David Lewis. Library lecture theatre.
16-18 July    3-day excursion to visit gardens. Coach transport and accommodation included.  Details TBC: check website for details. Must book.
15 August    Visit to 17thC Fenton House, Hampstead, with walled garden. NT property. Must book.

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

25, 27, 28*, 29 June at 7.30pm  Un ballo in maschera by Verdi
*Young Artists Performance
4, 5, 6 July at 7pm, 6 July at 2pm    The Royal Ballet School
20, 25, 27, 31 July, 2 August At 7.30pm    L’arlesiana by Cilea
22, 24, 26, 30 July and 1, 3 August at 7.30pm    Il segreto di Susanna, by Wolf-Ferrari/Iolanta by Tschaikovsky (double bill)

For information about the talks and insights programme, check the website.

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.