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CHELSEA LIGHTS UP FOR CHRISTMAS ' T I S T H E S E A S O N T O S PA R K L E N E I G H B O U R H O O D P R I VAT E D I N I N G R O O M S


Discover what's on this Christmas at chelseachristmas.co.uk


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CHELSEA CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Mark the start of the festive season

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WHAT'S ON IN CHELSEA The best of art and culture

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RETAIL THERAPY Sensational seasonal sparkle

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PRIVATE DINING Where to book for that special occasion

EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU Local offers for you to enjoy

YOUR LONDON The Capital's most exciting dates for your diary

NOVEMBER • 2021


Christmas Lights Switch On Mark the start of the most magical time of the year with the Chelsea Christmas Light Switch-On, taking place on Saturday 20 November 2021.

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From 2pm on the 20th, enjoy celebratory performances on stage and roaming entertainment across the neighbourhood, pick up artisanal treats from the festive Fine Food Market at Duke of York Square or enjoy Christmas cocktails on the Sloane Square Winter Terrace whilst soaking up the atmosphere on the King’s Road, part-pedestrianised for the very first time. Father Christmas and a little local hero, a child from the top of the ‘nice’ list, will be switching on the lights this year, with the unmissable moment taking place at 5pm.

And, to add a little sparkle to your Christmas shopping this year, mark Saturday, 4 December in your diaries for the return of the Chelsea Christmas Shopping Event. Expect a glittering host of neighbourhood offers, promotions, and entertainment for all the family, including the much-loved complimentary horse and carriage rides.

Visit chelseachristmas.co.uk for the full programme of festive fun.

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What’s on in Chelsea MUSIC • ART • THE ATRE • E XHIBITIONS • FOOD

Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair 25-28 November, Chelsea Physic Garden chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

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The annual Christmas Fair returns. Discover over 100 curated stands showcasing the finest independent suppliers within the beautiful surroundings of the garden, along with wonderful food, drink and festive cheer.


Rare Earth Mettle 10-18 November, Royal Court Theatre royalcourttheatre.com Two strangers, a British doctor with a radical plan to save the NHS and Silicon Valley billionaire with an equally radical plan to halt climate change, meet at an abandoned train station on a Bolivian salt flat. Join them on their journey described as a “brutally comic exploration of risk, delusion and power.”

London Grads Now.21 4 November – 16 January, Saatchi Gallery saatchigallery.com A showcase of works by MA graduate students from London’s leading art schools, designed to spotlight emerging artists of today. A collection of over 250 works that will also provide a unique insight into new artistic practices and cultural approaches.

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WHAT ’S ON IN CHELSE A | MUSIC • ART • THE ATRE • E XHIBITIONS • FOOD

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Tiny Troopers: Poppies 17 November, National Army Museum nam.ac.uk Sing, play and create with your little ones in this fun and sensory workshop, exploring the theme of poppies and remembrance. Suitable for ages 2-4.

Amy: Beyond the Stage From 26 November, Design Museum designmuseum.org A celebration of the legacy and creativity of British music legend, Amy Winehouse, famed for her unmistakable voice, confessional lyrics and iconic style. Explore early recordings and teenage notebooks, outfits from her greatest performances and handwritten lyrics in the exhibition dedicated to the cultural icon.

Natural History Museum Ice Rink 22 October – 16 January, Natural History Museum nhm.ac.uk The Natural History Museum ice rink is in its final year – the most magical place to take to the ice, surrounded by fairy lights nestled in frost-covered trees, with the smell of mulled wine in the air. Booking is essential.

Jonathon Antoine 18 November, Cadogan Hall cadoganhall.com An evening with chart-topping British tenor and Britain’s Got Talent sensation, Jonathon Antoine. Enjoy an exclusive preview of his highly anticipated new Holiday Collection album which promises to be an exciting night of seasonal classics.

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Retail Therapy LUXURY • ACCESSORIES • PERSONAL SHOPPING • E XPERIENCES

For a fresh injection of seasonal sparkle, here is our edit from the finest purveyors partywear, ensuring you perfect every dress code this Christmas. Tod's Smooth Leather and Suede Boots in Black £760

& Other Stories Eric Dress £85

Annoushka Ethiopian Star Earrings £14,500

Cefinn Eva Cardigan £170

Red Valentino Sandie Pumps £340

Free People The Light Is Coming Duster £258 Cartier Double C de Cartier Small Bag in Cherry £2410

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Trotters Gold Sparkle Hampton Classics Lilly Shoes £54-58 LK Bennett Dotty Bag in Gold Glitter £150

s of Balibaris Pull Ethan Mens Sweater £235

Ghost Senna Dress £245

Olivia Von Halle Contessa Romance Silk Slipper £595

Anabela Chan Rose Mermaid Ring £1590

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Boden Jewelled Headband £48

BOSS Gold Lurex Knitted Jumper £189 All Saints Lilliana Kettu Dress £179

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Retail Therapy LUXURY • ACCESSORIES • PERSONAL SHOPPING • E XPERIENCES

PINKO Macrame Jumpsuit £450

Jigsaw Velvet Robe Coat £285

Tod's Pumps in Leather £495

Kiki McDonough Orange Garnet, Fire Opal and Diamond Earrings £12,500

French Connection Binalo Sequin Trousers £120

Esential Antwerp Top with Ruffled Collar £160

Tiffany T1 Wide Diamond Hinged Bangle in 18k Yellow Gold £25,800

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JOSEPH Men's Pure Cashmere Coat £1295

Les Nereides La Diamantine £595

Roger Vivier Cube Strass Heel Sandal £1350

Jo Malone London Starlit Mandarin and Honey Cologne £105

SpaceNK Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette in Universe £79 Catherine Prevost Cassandra Dress £895

Emilia Wickstead Keeley Dress £1495

Really Wild Pembridge Coat £445

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Private Dining in Chelsea With Christmas parties on the agenda, Chelsea’s private dining rooms are the perfect spots for making Christmas that little bit more magical. Whether it is for a more intimate occasion or you are just after somewhere with a little privacy, here is our round-up of the rooms to book this festive season.

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Beaverbrook Town House 115-116 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9PJ beaverbrooktownhouse.co.uk For an unforgettable backdrop, The Butterfly Room, named after the collection of exquisite butterfly prints that line the lacquered mirror walls, is the perfect space for something more intimate this Christmas. With sit down dining for 12, truly superlative Japanese cuisine and exclusive access to a private perfumed garden, Beaverbrook Town House will ensure this is an occasion to remember.

Harry’s Dolce Vita 27-31 Basil Street, London SW3 1BB harrysdolcevita.com Easily missed unless you are in the know, the Canaletto Room can be entered through a private door. Beautiful oak paneling, striking Murano glass and venetian mirrors creates the perfect setting for an elegant affair that seats 14, whilst seasonal Italian-inspired menus, either available as a la carte, set menu or Italian sharing plates, are sure to delight and impress. The canape menu is also exceptional for those wanting to add something extra to their festive feast.

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The Five Fields

8-9 Blacklands Terrace, London fivefieldsrestaurant.com

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The Cadogan, a Belmond Hotel 75 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SG belmond.com With private dining for up to 50 in the Oscar and Lillie rooms, named after local icons Oscar Wilde and Lillie Langtry, Suite 118 (the hotel’s largest suite, and famed for being the location of Oscar Wilde’s arrest) can also be hired with the option of private dining for 8. Enchanting interiors, dedicated butler service and unbeatable privacy help ensure that the hedonist spirit lives on. Work with the team of expert chefs to create your tailored menu, for whatever your party size, of imaginative British dishes for all dining occasions.

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The Cadogan Arms 298 King’s Road, London SW3 5UG thecadoganarms.london The Rose Room seats up to 40 in the newly renovated The Cadogan Arms, coming with its own private bar and a mesmerizing, unique stained glass wall. Require screens? A number have been discreetly hidden behind paintings. Genius. The Christmas set menu has been curated by Executive Chef, Alex Harper, and offers three courses for £60pp. An excellent canape menu must not be overlooked, nor should the option of ‘Late Night Food’ – we see you eyeing up the fried chicken buckets and blue cheese dip…

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xclusively for You HOLY CARROT AFTERNOON TEA Holy Carrot, 2-4 Hans Crescent holycarrot.co.uk

Holy Carrot is an innovative plant-based restaurant located in wellness and beauty destination, Urban Retreat, in the heart of Knightsbridge. The restaurant offers Londoners a new way of experiencing and enjoying vegan food with a menu that focuses on using ethically sourced seasonal produce, prepared in a mindful manner. The dishes on the menu are free from preservatives, refined sugar, additives and are led by the very best seasonal organic British produce. This November, Holy Carrot have joined forces with Amelia Windsor to launch a one-of-a-kind afternoon tea. To celebrate the launch, we are offering members of Cadogan Concierge a complimentary glass of Piper-Heidsieck Essentiel Extra Brut Champagne when booking for Afternoon Tea. To book, please call 0203 897 0404 quoting ‘Cadogan VIP’

Ts&Cs: The offer valid until 30 November 2021. Maximum party size is 4 guests. Offer applies to the first-visit only when dining from the Afternoon Tea menu.

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Exclusively for Yo PERSONAL SHOPPPING WITH CHAMPAGNE AT JOSEPH Joseph, Duke of York Square joseph-fashion.com

Prepare for the festive season with JOSEPH. Book your private personal shopping appointment at the JOSEPH Store, Duke of York Square, where a team of expert style advisors will be on hand to help you select your winter essentials whilst you enjoy a glass of complimentary champagne. To book your appointment, simply call the store on 020 7730 2395 or email the team directly at Dukeof YorkSquare@ joseph.co.uk

Ts&Cs: Offer only valid at the JOSEPH Store, 76 Duke of York Square from 07 November 2021 until 07 December 2021.

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Your London We take a look at some of the Capital's most exciting dates for your diary. We can access tickets for a range of occasions including many sold out or unobtainable events. Please contact us for further details covering the world of theatre, sport, exhibitions, comedy, film premieres and concerts...

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Paul McCartney: The Lyrics 05 November 2021 to 13 March 2022 - British Museum bl.uk/events

The very first celebration of the life and art of British artist, Sir Paul McCartney, with photographs and lyrics from his popular work on display. These will span his career from some of his most famous songs to unseen material from his archives.

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Hogwarts in the Snow 12 November 2021 - 16 January 2022 wbstudiotour.co.uk Calling Harry Potter fans! London Warner Brothers Studio invites you to Hogwarts in the Snow. The Forbidden Forest will undergo a winter transformation, with festive decorations and snow, all on the cobbled stones and shop windows of Diagon Alley, Hagrid's Hut, and Hogwarts Castle, an experience not to be missed.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol 26 November 2021 until 08 January 2022 - Old Vic Theatre oldvictheatre.com Christmas is upon us and there is no better way to enjoy the festivities more than one of Charles Dickens' Christmas classics: A Christmas Carol, in the beautiful setting of The Old Vic. A gorgeous way to get into the Christmas spirt.

The Murder Express Until 27 February 2022 - Pedley Street Station feverup.com A night of glamour and investigation taking you on a journey back in time to the 20th century. "The Murder Express" is an immersive dining experience which includes cocktails, theatre and a four course menu from MasterChef 2017 finalist Louisa Ellis.

Champions Tennis 25 - 28 November 2021 - Royal Albert Hall royalalberthall.com The season finale of the Champions Tennis, taking place at the Royal Albert Hall where Goran Ivanisevic, Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis and Juan Carlos Ferrero will battle it out for the title.

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Jess Lynch lifestylemanager@cadoganconcierge.co.uk 0203 841 0958 www.cadoganconcierge.co.uk