What’s On in Kensington & Chelsea: 9 December – 15 December


SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Kensington and Chelsea has to offer.


By Nicolas Atkin

Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Kensington and Chelsea has to offer.

Carols by Candlelight: Leighton House Museum, Holland Park Road

Thursday 15th December, 7pm

Experience Christmas in the Leighton House studio, with festive music from Georgian England and nineteenth-century Germany, and the opportunity to join in with some classic carols.For more information, call: 020 7602 3316

A Christmas Cracker: Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace

Monday 12th December, 7:30pm

A festive evening in aid of prostate cancer sufferers, presenting a selection of music, magic, comedy and acrobatics, with mulled wine, mince pies and a Christmas Fayre.

For more information, call: 020 7730 4500


Mayor’s Christmas Carol Service: Our Lady of Victories Church, Kensington High Street

Monday 12th December, 7pm

Classic Christmas hymns and readings followed by wine and mince pies, with all proceedings going to the Mayor’s charities – Open Age, Age Concern Kensington and Chelsea and the Pepperpot Club.

For more information, call: 020 7361 3659


Special Winter Openings at London’s Oldest Botanical Garden, Chelsea Physic Garden, Royal Hospital Road

Monday 12th to Friday 16th December, 10am-4pm

With London’s oldest botanical garden normally closed to the public during December, don’t miss this rare opportunity to visit for free and enjoy exotic ferns, carnivorous plants, tropical species and a beautiful display of Salvias.

For more information, visit:


Taskforce for Nature Volunteering Day: Avondale Park, Walmer Road

Wednesday 14th December, 10:30am (meet at Sirdar Road entrance)

Restoration and cleaning of ponds and hedges at Avondale Park

For more information, call Moira Herring on:  020 8743 3040

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