Have Yourself A Very Bloomsbury Christmas

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful orchid, a fabulous blow dry and manicure, or something more eclectic, such as a piece of art or a musical instrument this Christmas, you will find it on STORE STREET.  Choose from a range of fantastic independent coffee shops and restaurants offering everything from great Italian food at Macellaio or Ristorante Olivelli to delicious top chef creations at KOOX.  The perfect contrast to the hustle and bustle of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street, Store Street is one of London’s hidden gems.

Download our festive map and guide here 


BEA & CO is a unique London members’ agency specialising in providing families and organisations with excellent child care from the highest quality creative people. Whether private or corporate, Bea & Co offers a highly individual first class service tailored to each of our members’ needs. For the Christmas period (from December 1st until January 6th) Bea & Co would be delighted to offer Explore Bloomsbury Newsletter recipients special access to our childcare services. We will waiver our membership fee, and offer family childcare at our exclusive member rates. If you would like to take advantage of this, please forward the Explore Bloomsbury newsletter to us, quoting the offer to london@beaandco.com

Christmas 2018

BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING are offering up to 45% off titles purchased via Bloomsbury.com and up to 30% off Harry Potter books, including the beautiful illustrated editions. A fantastic range of bestselling titles are included in the sale – and plenty of gift ideas to be found in their top picks from fiction, biography, sports, cookbooks, and children’s titles (and much more). Browse the Christmas Sale today and get ahead of the crowds. Even better, every UK order includes free delivery for added savings. The sale ends on Sunday, December 9th and some titles will sell out fast so do have a quick look at bloomsbury.com/uk/christmas-sale

Celebrate the re-opening of the BLOOMSBURY THEATRE with a trip to see Awful Auntie. Tickets are now on sale to see this hilarious and unforgettable show. From the award-winning Gangsta Granny creators, prepare for a wild adventure guaranteed to have all ages completely gripped. Details and booking www.bedfordestates.com/awful-auntie-arrives-at-the-bloomsbury-theatre/

LE CORDON BLEU LONDON is pleased to announce an early Christmas treat. Apply for a Cuisine or Pâtisserie certificate or Diploma course between 17th October and 13th December 2018, to start in either Term 1 or Term 2 2019, and receive an early Christmas present from Le Cordon Bleu London – a gift card to the value of £500 that can be used for any of our gourmet short courses and La Boutique products. But hurry, with only a few weeks left places are limited and filling up fast for Term’s 1 and 2. www.cordonbleu.edu/news/christmas-gift/en

If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate the festive season in London then look no further than MONTAGUE SKI LODGE – London’s original ski lodge and winter party venue. The Wood Deck at the Montague on the Gardens Hotel has been transformed into a magical ski lodge; with pine trees, falling snow, reindeer, snowmen, ski racks, piste maps and strings of fairy lights and lanterns. The centrepiece is a bar serving a selection of beverages from a choice of 12 including Schnapps and flavoured vodkas. www.montaguehotel.com/ski-and-surf/the-ski-lodge

Fancy a different take on a festive meal? Try OLIVELLI’S Involtino di Tacchino – tender roast Norfolk turkey parcels filled with Italian sausage stuffing with rosemary roast potatoes, roast juices, sautéed Brussels sprouts and carrots. Job done! Available throughout December for pre-order booking only. Please specify Festive Specials to avoid missing out! www.ristoranteolivelli.co.uk

Are you still looking for somewhere to have you team Christmas lunch? Somewhere stylish, sophisticated and relaxing? Then why not join the festive celebrations at ONE ALFRED PLACE. This year our very talented head chef Graham Thompson has put together a delicious Christmas lunch that will leave your taste buds tingling! We will be serving lunches for two people to 50 people from the 1st – 23rd December 2018. www.onealfredplace.co.uk

THE BUILDING CENTRE is a perfect space to hold meetings, conferences and networking receptions. This unique venue in the heart of Bloomsbury has a changing backdrop of exhibitions about the built-environment and spaces designed by award-winning architects. Contact the venue hire team on to hear about introductory offers’ www.buildingcentre.co.uk/venue

TREADWELLS – Give unusual gift of a tarot card reading with one of our expert readers. A beautiful voucher can be purchased in store@ £40 for a half hour reading, £70 for a full hour reading. The voucher is redeemable any time in the coming year. It is a really special unique experience. www.treadwells-london.com


Garden Show Vip 2019