Christmas

  • bompasshard

    Everyone's favourite oddball events organisers Bompas & Parr are at it again and this time they've taken their antics up to the top of The Shard. The duo are behind The Height of Winter, which has transformed The View from The Shard into an "enchanting, sensory winter experience".

    What that means in practice is that they've taken over the open-air Level 72 Skydeck, adding super-scaled crystals, gem-studded snow dunes, glowing crystal benches, a

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  • westwood

    Last night, Hot Dinners popped along to The Shard for our first official Christmas party of the season. The do was to launch Vivienne Westwood's Christmas tree at aqua shard, which is part of a wider partnership the designer has entered into with the restaurant.

    So in addition to the whopping 18 foot tree (and to tie in with the rainforest charity Cool Earth which Vivienne supports) there's also a special chocolate dessert (pictured), a Johnnie

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  • lunarlookout

    If today's release of the John Lewis Christmas ad made you a) cry and b) feel as if the countdown to Christmas proper had started, then you'll be wanting to head to Oxford Street. The department store's flagship shop there has launched a winter alfresco spot on their rooftop, themed around the ad.

    The Lunar

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  • moet

    Can't tell you how much we love the idea of this new festive addition to Selfridges. It's a Moët & Chandon champagne photobooth. You jump in the booth, snap a pic and then use that to create personalised labels for MINI MOET champagne bottles.

    And if you want to take your time over the perfect shot (or get one done for someone else as a pressie), you can just upload a pic from your phone when you're in store and get the labels done that way. The personalised Mini Moët

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  • nunobuns

    If you hadn't already made plans to hit Chiltern Firehouse between now and Christmas, then here's a solid reason why you should. Nuno Mendes has a sensational sounding new snack on the menu. Made from the same dough as his famous crab doughnuts, the braised short rib and truffle roasted buns go on the restaurant menu after Thanksgiving.

    As Nuno explains; "The bun and its filling connects several cultures and is personally connected with my own voyage. Bun or Bao

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