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» Hear Women August timetable

Free childcare, Activities and Courses

» TRUTH BE SEEN: Documentary Making workshop with Dartmouth Films @ Somerset House

Wednesday 16 and 23 August 2017, 11:00 – 16:00 both days.Explore the art of imagining, creating and distributing documentaries in this workshop with Dartmouth Films at Somerset House this August. Across two dates you will be working directly with Christopher Hird, Founder and Managing Director of Dartmouth Films.

» TRUTH BE TOLD: Zine Making workshop with OOMK @ Somerset House

Tuesday 15 and 22 August 2017, 11:00 – 16:00 both days. You will investigate ideas around ‘truth’ in this two day zine making workshop with artists OOMK (One Of My Kind). Working directly with the artists, you will use facts and news stories in order to create zines as well as explore how to make them digital.

» Midaye is pleased to announce summer activities for all Grenfell affected families

Midaye Summer Activities is welcoming families to register for any of the fun trips and complimentary therapy days.

» Responding to FGM: Empowering Professionals and Frontline Staff

A one-day training course accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) to increase knowledge, awareness and understanding for professionals on FGM. This training is suitable for GP's, midwives, nurses, social workers and key staff at any agency involved in supporting women and girls affected by FGM. Thursday 26th October 2017, 9.30–17.00

» Diaspora Doing Development: Enterprise, technology, social transformation

A FREE event inviting African diaspora organisations to hear about innovative diaspora interventions that are transforming the continent. A day of workshops, networking, lessons sharing. Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9.30–17.00

» Information for Families: Summer Activity time table in Kensington and Chelsea

You can find a dedicated list of activities, updates, childcare information and SEND information through on this website.

» Take part in Sing to Live, Live to Sing

Sing to Live, Live to Sing is a singing for health programme in Kensington and Chelsea, initiated by the Council's Arts Service in partnership with Public Health.

» Healing words:The journey to wellness and recovery

“Writing poems relieves the stress off my chest.” Adam. We’re inviting you to enter a poetry competition, run by The Advocacy Project and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL). If you’ve experienced a mental health problem, or you’re a family member or friend of someone who has, we welcome you to send us your poem. Closing Date: 11th of September 2017 at 5pm

» The Alzheimer's Society: Singing for the Brain

Every Tuesday from 16th May 2017 for 12 weeks (except 11th July) St. Peter’s Church, Kensington Park Road,(Opposite Stanley Gardens) London W11 2PN. From: 3pm – 5pm

» Family cycling course (Free)

Family cycling course: There will be two separate week long family cycling courses at Westway Sports centre from 21 August to 1 September, details in the attachment. This is for adults and children riding together. Contact Marina Kroyer to book places

» Social rides around the Kensington and Chelsea

Each afternoon from 21 August to 1 September, we will do a different route. More details in the attachment. Contact Marina Kroyer to book places.

» Men’s Self - Empowerment Group (FREE)

All men who are looking for opportunities to make social connections and friendships are welcome! This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of activities that you would like to put your fingerprints on – you will be choosing, planning and leading activities in your own ways.

» Building Better Opportunities: Women at the Centre

‘Women at the Centre’ is an employability programme funded by the Big Lottery under Building Better Opportunities and aimed at women in Westminster from BAME communities (particularly Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Black African and Chinese) who are currently economically inactive or unemployed, and who would benefit from help to access appropriate training, volunteering, progressing into paid work.

» 1:1 creative therapeutic support for children, young people and families

What is Express 1:1? A regular confidential space with a listening professional to help children, young people and their families develop the capacity to express and reflect on thoughts and feelings using creativity and/or play.

» Family First Nights - Theatre Tickets for Families

Family First Nights is a unique programme for low-income and /or disadvantaged families to enjoy a great London theatre production for just £6.00 a ticket. Each summer, from the end of July and through to the end of August, families are able to access the best seats for a selection of top musicals, plays and other productions.

» Enhance your coping skills

Central and North-West London NHS Foundation Trust is offering to run free talking therapy workshops based on cognitive behaviour therapy to interested organisations. Topics covered include ways to manage stress and worry, living with long term health conditions, improving unhelpful thinking habits and much more.

» 10 free Counselling sessions for Arabic, Farsi and Kurdish speaking women

Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation offers counselling to provide support for the complex needs of displaced women from Middle Eastern and North African communities living in London, who are suffering from traumas caused by Civil Wars, regional conflicts and violence.