Douglas and Gordon’s Weekend Guide: Kensington, Chelsea & Notting Hill

Friday, November 22, 2013 by Douglas And Gordon


Happy Friday from all of us at Douglas and Gordon! Have a look at our weekly guide to find out what’s happening in your area this weekend.


 Natural History Museum – Ugly Animal Preservation Society

Join a group of scientists and comedians in a hilarious debate as they defend some of the world’s ugliest endangered animals this Friday at the Natural History Museum. Some animals featured include flies, naked mole rats and humphead parrotfish. The show starts at 7pm and is only suitable for adults.  


Hyde Park

This Friday marks the opening of Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park. The annual celebration includes an ice rink, a massive observation wheel, as well as a circus. Admission into the park is free, and gates open at 5pm.


European Outdoor Film Tour

If you have always wanted to experience the thrill of extreme sports but don’t fancy throwing yourself off a mountain, come a see how the professionals do it at the European Outdoor Film Tour on Saturday. The Royal Geographical Society will be screening a selection of seven adventure sport films that showcase the superb views and moves of some of the world’s best athletes.


The South Ken Kids Festival 2013

International Children’s day was earlier this week, and what better way to celebrate your children than by taking them to the South Ken Kids Festival. Lasting the entire weekend, the festival features readings from popular children’s authors, writing and drawing workshops, and much more. This one is a must for bookworms!


Chelsea Theatre

Another one for the family this Sunday is the ballet production of the Princess and the Frog at the Chelsea Theatre. Tickets are £8 for children and £9 for adults. This brand new show features beautiful costumes, an original score, and lively storytelling, which means it has something for all ages to enjoy.