Now that December officially started and Christmas just a few more weeks away, lots of events, installations, ice rinks and more are popping up. Here is a little overview!
Installation - Height of Winter, The Shard by Bompas & Parr
23 November - 31 January 2016
The Shard's 'Height of Winter' by Bompas and Parr sees a collaboration with perfumers, composers, psychologists, neuroscientists and professors of visual culture to create an enchanting winter experience, based on the five principles of romance.
The height of winter is a multi sensory experience, with a touch-responsive iridescent grotto, bespoke scents and specially designed soundscapes to provoke feelings of romance and nostalgia. To complete the experience, visitors are offered evocative edible treats such as Snow White hot chocolate, mulled champagne and Christmas candy floss. For more information visit the website here.
Shopping - Shoreditch Christmas Triangle
Shoreditch Triangle brings together 27 local designers, shops, studio's, galleries and pop up events in Shoreditch. Make your own letterpress cards at Moo or shop from independent designers at the Basics Store pop-up here in Rivington street.
Each Thursday in December in the lead up to Christmas there will be late night openings. For more information visit the website here.
Iceskating - Ice rink by Fortnum & Mason, Somerset house
18 November - 10 January
Christmas movie - Lush scented cinema
5 - 24 December
Lush Cosmetics' Gorilla Perfumes brand is to host a series of
scented, Christmas-themed film screenings from 5-24 December.
In a retro cinema in Oxford street store visitors can watch movies like Elf, Home Alone and High Fidelity. For more information visit the website here.
Christmas market - Black Horse Workshop
17th of December 6.30 - 10.30 pm
A holiday themed Christmas evening market, with live music, maker stalls, food, Christmas gifts, courses and workshops. For more information visit the website here.
Workshop - Wreath making at Petalon
Make-your-own wreath, they will provide materials and guidance, along mulled wine, cider and some seasonal nibbles! For more information visit the website here.
Wish you all a wonderful holiday season!