Bumper crowd celebrates community at Kensington

Attendance records were broken as the community turned out in force at JJ Holland Park to celebrate community diversity and connection at the 10th Kensington CommUNITY Festival. Festival organiser Deb Wilson, Community Engagement Manager at Unison Housing was absolutely delighted.  “It is obvious the Kensington community has embraced this Festival wholeheartedly and it was terrific…

#kencommfest17 Program

We’re excited to share our Festival Program with you. Click on the links below to download the activity details and times. Be sure to stop by the BECSit Grandstand, the MSS Security Tasters tent and the Kensington Sustainable Living Expo in the Bill Vanina Pavilion for a fun action packed day! KCF CommGrandstand KCF Sustainable…

Volunteers Wanted

If you love being part of the Kensington community please consider spending a few hours volunteering at this year’s Kensington Community Festival. It’s a great way to connect with the community. We’re looking for volunteers who are available on Sunday 2 April between 8am and 5pm. You don’t need to be available for the whole…

Crowds celebrate multicultural Kensington at JJ Holland Park

JJ Holland Park was once again alive with Festival fun and footy as the community enjoyed another fabulous Kensington CommUNITY Festival on Sunday 20 March in glorious sunshine. Festival organiser Deb Wilson, Community Engagement Manager with Urban Communities was delighted with the whole day.  “What another great fun filled Festival. Each year it gets bigger…

Meet roving performer Edvardo Iguano and his accordion

Edvardo is a performing waiter. Sometimes comic. Sometimes serious. Always fun. With warmth humour and his unique talent for spontaneous song, Edvardo is full of delightful surprise. Comments and stories from the audience are playfully woven into song. For those who love to dance, the accordion is full of compelling rhythms that include The Tango,…

Kensington’s Diverse Community Celebrates Festival-style

Kensington has a long history of cultural diversity which is showcased at this annual signature neighbourhood event. The Festival offers a huge fun filled day of live world music, kids activities, come and try workshops, community stalls and food from all corners of the globe.

Sponsor under the spotlight: React Property Maintenance

Our commercial building maintenance services include programmed and responsive maintenance services with the availability of in house maintenance personnel if required. We offer trade services including carpentry, plastering, plumbing, tiling, floor coverings, glazing and painting services focusing on health and safety.

Sustainable Living Expo comes to #KenCommFest16

The Expo stalls will provide information on simple things people can do at home including backyard chickens, edible home gardens, worm farming, shoe string gardening and the local herb share program.

Save the date: Kensington CommUNITY Festival

Now in its 9th year the Festival gets bigger and better every year. It celebrates cultural diversity and community connection in a fabulous festival atmosphere with live music from China to Cuba, food from all corners of the globe, henna hand painting, community stalls, face-painting, AFL challenge inflatables, treasure hunts, an animal farm, the Kensington Sustainable Living Expo, workshops and African drumming. And that is just a small sample of the day’s activities and entertainment!

Save the date

The date has been set for the much anticipated Kensington CommUNITY Festival 2016. The yearly festival will be held on Sunday 20 March 2016. Stay tuned!

Thank you for a great day

The dust has finally settled at JJ Holland Park after a brilliant Kensington CommUNITY Festival. Urban Communities festival organiser Deb Wilson said the festival was a huge success, and the biggest event they have put on since its inception eight years ago. “What a brilliant day it was, with more than 4000 people turning out…