"Kensington Gardens" news stories:
- 18 March 2015
The Egyptian goddess of nature comes to life on the shores of the Serpentine
Screen and stage actress Joely Richardson is coming to Hyde Park and will be playing to an audience of more than twelve million people this year, as she animates the Egyptian goddess of nature, the sculpture Isis.
- 10 October 2014
On your marks, get set... go!
This year’s Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 12 October looks sets to be bigger and better than before. More than 16,000 runners will run this stunning 13.1 mile autumnal route dubbed the most beautiful run!
- 9 July 2013
Katherine Jenkins to be ambassador for Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2013
Award-winning Welsh mezzo-soprano, Katherine Jenkins joins the 16,000 runners lining up on Sunday 6 October in Hyde Park for the most beautiful run in the world’s greatest city.
- 4 July 2013
Ronnie Wood’s ‘Pegasus’ launches Deckchair Dreams in Hyde Park
If you are out in central London from today, you might get the chance to lie back and relax on a work of art.
- 21 May 2013
Now we are ten...
In the ten years since we were formed to raise funds and raise awareness to support the magic of the Royal Parks for everyone to enjoy, we've committted more than £7million to charitable activities in London’s Royal Parks.
- 16 May 2013
Designer deckchairs return to the Royal Parks
In our tenth anniversary year, we are thrilled to be developing our fifth collection of designer deckchairs, inspired by and created for the Royal Parks.
- 22 April 2013
Calling all Fundraising Officers …The Royal Parks need YOU!
We're currently looking for a dynamic individual to join our growing team to support fundraising across a wide range of Park projects.
- 7 January 2013
New for 2013: Free Secondary School Visits!
Why not bring your class on a FREE visit to the Isis Education Centre at The LookOut, Hyde Park for either a half or full day of guided scientific study to inspire your students with outdoor learning.
- 27 April 2012
An evening of Italian flair in Kensington Gardens
Nell McAndrew, Ben Fogle, Giorgio Locatelli helped celebrate the launch of newly restored Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens, including the fountain made famous when Hugh Grant and Colin Firth wrestled over Renée Zellweger in its basin in 2004.
- 26 April 2012
Amore revived in the Italian Gardens
Thanks to the support of the Tiffany & Co Foundation, the Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens have been restored to recapture the glory of the 1860s.
- 7 February 2012
Run for your Royal Parks!
Join Chester and his team of sporty supporters and run in this year’s Half Marathon on Sunday 7 October to help raise vital funds to support London’s beautiful Royal Parks.
- 10 January 2012
Fancy designing the back of this year’s Royal Parks Half Marathon running shirts?
Create a new design for the 2012 Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon running shirt and the winning creative will be proudly worn by more than 12,000 runners taking part in the run on Sunday 7 October 2012.
- 3 January 2012
The Royal Parks Foundation Heralds in the New Year with a Fanfare of Trumpets
The Trumpeters from the Band of the Life Guards help announce the installation of the new Tiffany Drinking Fountain located in front of the magnificent backdrop of Kensington Palace in Kensington Gardens.
- 12 October 2011
Visitors to Frieze Art Fair 2011 experience a ‘Journey through the Parks’
The Royal Parks Foundation presents ‘London’s Royal Parks – A Journey through the Parks’ at Frieze Art Fair 2011
- 10 November 2010
Two British Designers win International Competition to find the ‘Ultimate Drinking Fountain’
Trumpet and Watering Holes drinking fountains chosen from over 150 entries from 26 countries