Kensington Memorial Park

 
 
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St Mark's Road, W10 6NP 
 
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The Kensington Memorial Park is a great place to take the kids, not least because it has an excellent water play area, a great playground and a One O'Clock Club - all of which is free. Refurbished as part of the 2006 to 2015 ten year strategy, it is wheelchair accessible and the playground has two play areas - one for toddler with a sand pit, and a larger play area for older children centred on a space rocket climbing frame. But the water play area is the part that really makes it stand out - especially on hot summer days. There's a small kiosk next to it which is open during the summer months selling hot and cold snacks with picnic tables outside. The park also includes tennis courts, football, and cricket. Kensington Memorial Park occupies land bought in 1923 with funds provided by the Kensington War Memorial Committee who wanted to create a suitable tribute to those who had given their lives in the First World War.

 

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Islands
Theatre | Until 21st February 2015 

Bush Theatre 20 minutes walk from Kensington Memorial Park

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Theatre | Until 7th February 2015 

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Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

Leighton House Museum 1.59 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 1.65 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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The Good Ship Comedy Club Presents Aisling Bea
Comedy | On 26th January 2015 

The Good Ship 1.82 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

Stand-up with Aisling Bea, Derek Ryan, Bec Hill, Nabil Abdulrashid and MC Ben Van Der Velde....More

Ellen McDougal: Acting: Workshop
Theatre | On 26th January 2015 

Tricycle Theatre 1.82 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Tricycle Theatre 1.82 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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Othello
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Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Lyric Hammersmith 1.88 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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School Of Design Work-In-Progress
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

Royal College of Art 2.13 miles from Kensington Memorial Park

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