TOGETHER AT TWINKLE TOWN PROGRAMME

Get into the festive spirit with Christmas experiences, creative workshops and inspiring demonstrations all in aid of Place2Be charity.

The best of design talent share their unique take on Christmas creations. Enjoy all that this joyous event has to offer with friends, family, colleagues and clients.

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WEDNESDAY 8 DECEMBER 

CHRISTMAS FEAST

Date: Wednesday 8 December 9.30am – 5.30pm

Location: Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

Be prepared for the most magical season of the year. Drop into the Design Club for an array of tempting treats from beautifully packed homemade sweets – fudge, coconut ice and chocolate truffles to biscuits and apple butter. Buy as glorious gifts or keep for the big day.

A GIFT FROM ABI

Date: Wednesday 8 December 10am – 4pm

Location: ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Christmas is a time for giving. Stop by the ABI Interiors showroom to select a free gift for your home under the tree. From generous discounts to festive treats, come and celebrate the festive season with the ABI team.

TWINKLE POP-UP SHOP

Date: Wednesday 8 December 9.30am – 5.30pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Get ready for the magic of Christmas. The Personal Shopping team has launched a pop-up Christmas shop, and there is no better place to get in the festive spirit. From stylish accessories for the home and table to gift ideas, get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Free gift wrapping service available.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR: COSY UP FOR CHRISTMAS

Date: Wednesday 8 December 10.30am

Location: Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

On this guided tour to the showrooms, delve deeper into the stories behind the latest designs. Find out from the experts how cocooning furniture, deep pile carpets and soft, tactile textures help to create a cosy home for Christmas. 

MODERN CALLIGRAPHY

Date: Wednesday 8 December 11.30am – 1pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Stylist Lucy Berridge has a passion for calligraphy, believing that the art of beautiful handwritten invitations, menus, greetings cards and place names can be learned and enjoyed by anyone. In this workshop you will be introduced to the equipment required, inks to use, a range of papers to try and led through a range of simple exercises that develop your skills, giving you all you need to create your own work at home this Christmas. Ticket: £5

DECK THE HALLS, Hosted by The English Home

Date: Wednesday 8 December 2pm

Location: Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

Just in time for Christmas, celebrated interior designer Joanna Wood will share her insights and expertise with Samantha Scott-Jeffries, editor of The English Home magazine. Covering everything from how to lay a beautiful table to adding a touch of magic to your Christmas tree and making your Christmas wrapping stand out from the crowd, this talk will be guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit. Ticket: £5

CHRISTMAS CUSHION MAKING

Date: Wednesday 8 December 2pm – 5pm

Location: Chase Erwin, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

The showroom will offer a range of different fabrics for clients to design a personalised Christmas cushion. Choose your cushion cover of either 45x45cm or 28x40cm with details of panel and piping. All cushions will be personally made, and hand delivered in the new year. Ticket: £5

GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS HOUSE DECORATING

Date: Wednesday 8 December 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Location: Arteriors, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Come gingerbread house decorating with Arteriors. All the Christmas goodies will be on hand to decorate the perfect home. A Santa helper will be on hand to judge the best decorated house. He will have a gift for the winner. Ticket: £5

CHRISTMAS AT COLEFAX – CREATIVE STOCKINGS

Date: Wednesday 8 December 3pm

Location: Colefax and Fowler, Ground Floor, South Dome

Colefax and Fowler would like to welcome guests to a festive Christmas workshop. Participants will experience a practical guided workshop; creating handmade Christmas stockings from Colefax and Fowler’s range of luxury fabrics, accompanied by mulled wine and mince pies. Ticket: £5

CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH PHILLIP JEFFRIES

Date: Wednesday 8 December, 3pm

Location: Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Pop by Phillip Jeffries for a festive bite and get an insider’s peek at the process and art of beautifully handcrafted wallcovering. Holiday refreshments and special gifts await.

CREATE YOUR OWN DANISH PLEATED CHRISTMAS HEARTS WITH RECYCLED FABRIC

Date: Wednesday 8 December, 3.30am – 4.30pm

Location: Kvadrat, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Unfold your creativity at Kvadrat. Inspired by traditional Danish Christmas decorations, create your own pleated Christmas hearts from recycled fabric. Mulled wine and Danish Christmas treats served. Ticket: £5

THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS FEAST

Date: Thursday 9 December, 9.30am – 5.30pm

Location: Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

Be prepared for the most magical season of the year. Drop into the Design Club for an array of tempting treats from beautifully packed homemade sweets – fudge, coconut ice and chocolate truffles to biscuits and apple butter. Buy as glorious gifts or keep for the big day.

TWINKLE POP-UP SHOP

Date: Thursday 9 December, 9.30am – 4pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Get ready for the magic of Christmas. The Personal Shopping team has launched a pop-up Christmas shop, and there is no better place to get in the festive spirit. From stylish accessories for the home and table to gift ideas, get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Free gift wrapping service available.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR: COSY UP FOR CHRISTMAS

Date: Thursday 9 December, 10.30am

Location: Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

On this guided tour to the showrooms, delve deeper into the stories behind the latest designs. Find out from the experts how cocooning furniture, deep pile carpets and soft, tactile textures help to create a cosy home for Christmas. 

CHRISTMAS CARD CRAFTING WITH ADO

Date: Thursday 9 December, 11am

Location: Zimmer + Rohde, Ground Floor, North Dome

Join the Zimmer + Rohde showroom for a festive workshop showing you how to design and create bespoke cards for your loved ones this Christmas. Learn how to recycle your fabrics into a stylish masterpiece with a personal touch.

 Ticket: £5

WREATH MAKING WITH REBEL, REBEL

Date: Thursday 9 December, 11.30am – 1pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Join renowned florists Rebel Rebel for an immersive workshop. You will learn the art of wreath making and can take the decorated wreath home with you. All the equipment and materials are included in the ticket price. 

Rebel Rebel likes to keep things beautiful, local and sustainable. Their colourful and bold work pops up all over London – the award-winning team have designed imaginative floral installations for Sketch and shows at London Fashion Week.

 Ticket: £50

 

PAINT FX DECORATIONS AND CARDS

Date: Thursday 9 December, 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Location: Lincrusta, First Floor, Design Centre East

A craft session to create Christmas tree baubles and Christmas cards. Add your own colour and sparkle to cut-out patterns from the deeply embossed Lincrusta wallcoverings for a truly unique piece. 

Ticket: £5

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS ARRANGEMENTS WITH TOLLGARD

Date: Thursday 9 December, 12pm

Location: Tollgard, First Floor, Centre Dome

Join Tollgard showroom manager Peter Phan, as he creates the perfect contemporary Christmas arrangement to add some festive flair to your table. With a glass of something sparkling in hand, discover the secrets to a balanced composition that captivates. Fusing traditional fauna, magnolia, and grandiflora with modern accents, he will create a truly breathtaking centrepiece. 

Ticket: £5

A TURRI TABLESCAPE; WINTER EDITION

Date: Thursday 9 December, 1pm

Location: Turri, Second Floor, South Dome

Turri – a surname of status; that describes residents and owners of a fortified castle or small fortress. Lois Ann will guide you through a dining decor solution that immerses you into this made in Italy heritage combined with contemporary chic. 

Ticket: £5

CREATE YOUR OWN DANISH PLEATED CHRISTMAS HEARTS WITH RECYCLED FABRIC

Date: Thursday 9 December, 2pm – 4pm

Location: Kvadrat, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Unfold your creativity at Kvadrat. Inspired by traditional Danish Christmas decorations, create your own pleated Christmas hearts from recycled fabric. Mulled wine and Danish Christmas treats served. 

Ticket: £5

CHRISTMAS CUSHION MAKING

Date: Thursday 9 December, 2pm – 5pm

Location: Chase Erwin, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

The showroom will offer a range of different fabrics for clients to design a personalised Christmas cushion. Choose your cushion cover of either 45x45cm or 28x40cm with details of panel and piping. All cushions will be personally made, and hand delivered in the new year. Ticket: £5

ENTERTAINING LIVES

Date: Thursday 9 December, 2.30pm

Location: Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

Nancy Astor and her niece Nancy Lancaster were two of the great hostesses of the twentieth century, entertaining at a pitch perfect level of luxury, comfort and elegance. Join their descendants, interior designer Jane Churchill and Emily Astor, as they explore recipes and memories of the two Nancys that conjure up mealtimes imbued with wit and laughter, where the food, table settings and flowers were always sublime. 

Followed by a book signing of ‘Entertaining Lives: The Nancy Astor and Nancy Lancaster Cook Book’.

Ticket: £5

A CHRISTMAS FLOWER DEMONSTRATION WITH PHILLIP CORPS EXQUISITE FLOWERS

Date: Thursday 9 December, 3pm

Location: Simpsons, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

An interactive Christmas flower arrangement/demonstration by renowned florist Phillip Corps. He will share some of his secrets about choosing the correct flowers for the festive season, showing you how to style your Christmas table. 

Ticket: £5

 

MAKE YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS USING HANDMADE PASSEMENTERIE BY SEVINCH

Date: Thursday 9 December, 4pm

Location: Watts of Westminster, Third Floor, Centre Dome

‘Hand made by Sevinch’…the wood turner turns and carves wooden decorative pieces, the cable makers wind and spin fancy lines, cords and ropes: tiny flowers, poms, beads and bows are meticulously crafted. A cornucopia of trimmings to play with and make your own handmade Christmas decorations.

 Ticket: £5

A TASTE OF ITALIAN TRADITIONS

Date: Thursday 9 December, 4pm – 5pm

Location: Gallotti&Radice, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Immerge yourself in beauty and experience a taste of Italian traditions. Relax in the Gallotti&Radice showroom and indulge in a festive afternoon tasting with a glass of Prosecco.

friday 10 december 

CHRISTMAS FEAST

Date: Friday 10 December, 9.30am – 5.30pm

Location: Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

Be prepared for the most magical season of the year. Drop into the Design Club for an array of tempting treats from beautifully packed homemade sweets – fudge, coconut ice and chocolate truffles to biscuits and apple butter. Buy as glorious gifts or keep for the big day.

TWINKLE POP-UP SHOP

Date: Friday 10 December, 9.30am – 4pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Get ready for the magic of Christmas. The Personal Shopping team has launched a pop-up Christmas shop, and there is no better place to get in the festive spirit. From stylish accessories for the home and table to gift ideas, get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Free gift wrapping service available.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Date: Friday 10 December, 10.30am

Location: Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

On this guided tour to the showrooms, delve deeper into the stories behind the latest designs. Find out from the experts how cocooning furniture, deep pile carpets and soft, tactile textures help to create a cosy home for Christmas. 

THE ART OF FOLDING

Date: Friday 10 December, 11.30am – 1pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Paper artist Clare Pentlow makes intricate pieces, cutting, folding and layering to create stunning geometric designs and patterns. Join her for an immersive workshop and learn a new skill for the holidays. You will be introduced to some folding techniques and be guided through the process of making three dimensional decorations and homeware to fold and keep. Clare’s mesmerising work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Art and the Mall Galleries. She has been commissioned by Hermès in Paris and worked on craft projects with Kirstie Allsopp. Ticket: £5

PRESENT WRAPPING AND PRINTING PAPER

Date: Friday 10 December, 2pm – 3.30pm

Location: Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Join creative director and stylist Karina Garrick for an immersive session as she shares ideas and techniques for wrapping with style. This workshop will get you in the festive mood with tips on how to create one-of-a-kind Christmas presents. You will be guided into how to make your own hand block printed gift wrap using sustainable materials, as well as the opportunity to print your own to take home. 

Ticket: £5

 

 

Please, only book a ticket if you plan to attend the event. Capacity is restricted within the showrooms for everyone’s safety and wellbeing, so a limited number of tickets are released. Not attending means someone else will be unable to enjoy the session.

The health and wellbeing of our community of showrooms, colleagues, partners and visitors are the Design Centre’s first priority, and there are safety measures in place. Masks are mandatory throughout the building. Please also be proactive in preparing a visit: each visitor must monitor themselves and not attend if they are feeling unwell.

For more information, speak to the helpful team: Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome.

 

Together at Twinkle Town is in aid of Place2Be, a children’s mental health charity with over 25 years’ experience working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools www.place2be.org.uk/

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