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The Friends are kept up to date with events connected with, or taking place in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Some events are organised exclusively for the Friends, while others are open to the general public. For Hyde Park Events: Click here

Looking back over 2017, members enjoyed special visits to Winter Wonderland, the Old Police House stables, Albert Memorial Undercroft, wine tasting at Kensington Wine Rooms, as well as a perfumed reverie in the Hyde Park Nurseries. The annual summer party involved bowls in Hyde Park on a summer evening accompanied with wine and nibbles. We were looked after on all these occasions by expert and very hospitable hosts. We have plenty of fun to look forward to in 2018.

“Take a stroll – Go on a roll!”
Illustration by Noel Ford
Walking can be just as beneficial as more vigorous activities, with lower risk of injury, and more time to be able to do it.
Illustration by Noel Ford

  • AGM: Speaker Loyd Grossman CBE

    Wednesday 11th April, 6.30pm for 7.00pm

    The AGM for the Friends of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens will be held at Queen Alexandra’s House, by kind permission of Chariman Adrian Harvey and Principle Anet Brown.

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  • Visit to Undercroft, Albert Memorial

    Tuesday 17th April at 2pm

    It is your chance to explore underneath the Memorial, which is not open to the public. We will also go behind the gates and railings up the steps, and get close to the carvings and statuary.

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