Celebrating Design

Design is at the heart of Fitzrovia. The area is home to architects, media and design, and has some of the capital’s best and most forward-looking furniture and homeware stores. So it makes perfect sense that we will be sharing some of celebrate@fitzrovia’s events with London Design Festival.

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER | 10am–5pm

Refunk’d pop-up at West Elm. Encounter one-off pieces created from preloved furniture & scrapyard finds.
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TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER | 5.30–7.30pm

West Elm. Giant Crocheted Baskets.

WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER | 6–9pm

Heal’s LDF Party 2017 see the launch of its new Morten furniture range. A Scandinavian-themed event with craft workshops and demos, drinks and live music.
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WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER | 6–9pm

The Habitat Design Party. Launching 10 exclusive new designs for London Design Festival. An evening of drinks, previews and a soundtrack curated by Grace Winteringham of Patternity.
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THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 9–11.30am

Portrait Speed Sketching at Oliver Bonas. Get creative and discover one inspiration behind the autumn/winter collection. Led by the company’s Graphic Designer and Junior Product Designer.
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THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 12–2.30pm

Floral Watercolour Painting at Oliver Bonas. Develop your watercolour skills and discover how floral prints influenced the new collection. Led by the company’s Art Director and Product Designer.
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THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 3.30–6pm

Collage Conversations at Oliver Bonas. Learn how to make your own collage wall art and the part it played in the AW17 product range. Led by the company’s Graphic Designer and Junior Product Designer.
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THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 6.30–8.30pm

Beginner’s Modern Calligraphy Workshop Pottymouth Party at West Elm. Calligraphy with swearing for those aged 18+.
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THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 7pm

Cath Kidston. Launch of the Disney Collection. FREE EVENT JUST TURN UP AT THE DOOR.

THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER | 6–9pm

Celebrate 65 years of Danish Design and discover their 2018 collection in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen. On the evening, drinks and nibbles will be available plus there will be presentations covering design trends, B&O
and their interior design service. There will be a 15% discount on everything only on the night of the event including B&O.
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SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

Michelin MasterClass at Heal’s by Pied à Terre. LEARN THE ART OF PLATING.
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SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER | 12.30–3pm

Paper Wild Rose Workshop at West Elm. Learn paper flower making with Sue, the artist behind A Petal Unfolds.
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SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER | 1.30–3pm

West Elm. Beginners Watercolour Workshop
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Explore the future with New London Architecture at The Building Centre

The Building Centre on Store Street is a great place for a vision of what lies ahead for the capital. Details of all their events, including those for London Design Festival, are at newlondonarchitecture.org.
SATURDAY 16–17 SEPTEMBER
Open House
Free events include a talk on New London’s Tall Buildings and a family workshop. Take the opportunity to explore the interactive model of central London and see the historical development of London brought to life. Model talk on Friday 22 September at 12.30pm.
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FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER | 8.30am to 9.30am
Innovation in London’s Health Buildings
A free breakfast talk on the latest developments maintaining London as a global leader in medical research.
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Free Exhibitions
The NLA/RCA Student Prize for Architecture and Innovation showcases projects by this year’s winners and the New London Awards Exhibition features new and proposed projects in London, from small community-led schemes, to big infrastructure schemes. Transforming The Boroughs is a permanent exhibition which examines key strategies and areas across London.
NO BOOKING REQUIRED

£30 off tickets to An American In Paris

Inspired by the Oscar-winning MGM film, this multiple Tony Award-winning, Broadway musical has taken the West End by storm, with standing ovations from the public and five-star reviews from the critics. Featuring gorgeous Gershwin tunes (including S’Wonderful and I Got Rhythm) and spectacular dance routines, it tells the story of an American GI discovering art, friendship and love in the city of light.

Pick up top-price tickets for this top-rate show for just £39.50 (normally £69.50) direct from the Dominion Theatre box office. Just quote CELEBRATE@FITZROVIA and make sure you book before 6pm on 24 September. The offer is valid for Monday to Thursday evening performances and Wednesday matinées, 18 September to 19 October 2017.

SPOT THE SAVINGS

Watch out for savings in local shops during celebrate@fitzrovia. Like Multiyork’s bonus £100 discount on top of their sale offer, of 50% off all sofa beds, for orders over £1,000. Muji is offering 20% off all furniture items in their Tottenham Court Road store. BoConcept are offering 15% on all products. Paperchase and Fabled are offering 10% discounts on all full price items.