Marylebone Lane is hosting a late night Christmas shopping event for one evening only.
Just minutes from Oxford Street, shops in the lane at the heart of Marylebone Village will be open from 5-8pm on Thursday December 5th.
Independent retailers, galleries, bars, pubs and restaurants are offering free activities and workshops, with live festive classics from the Marylebone Music Festival brass band.
Meanwhile the nearby Churchill Bar and Terrace has just launched its new cocktail menu and winter terrace on offer until May. It features cocktails inspired by different aspects of Sir Winston Churchill’s life with classic British food duos.
Retailers participating at the Marylebone Village event include: John Bell & Croyden, Dinny Hall, Theory, Tracey Neuls, KJ’s Laundry, Papouelli, The Good Life Eatery, KOIBIRD, Kabiri, VIU, David Penton & Sons, Third Space and The Hour.
Shoppers can also take advantage of gifts with purchase, exclusive discounts, and complimentary cocktails.
Eat, drink, shop
Take a break from the shopping and enjoy mulled wine at restaurant 28/50 or The Golden Eagle. Resident piano player, Tony Pearson will be playing festive classics.
Award-winning pub, The Coachmaker’s Arms, will be offering a glass of Prosecco when guests pre-book for their first-floor dining room.
Festive food and drinks
Enjoy festive drinks and nibbles whilst you shop in Paul Rothe & Sons. Indulge at local Italian restaurant Caldesi with their festive three or four course menu and receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco.
Pop by creative store VV Rouleaux, who have have just launched their famous festive window display.
Finish your evening by heading to 108 Brasserie where every visitor who makes a purchase at a participating retailer can claim their free ‘Highland Park Winter Punch’ cocktail.
Have the chance to win the ultimate Marylebone experience worth £200 in an exciting prize draw on the night. To enter, pick up a flyer on the night and receive a stamp for purchases made in participating retailers. Once 3 stamps have been collected, shoppers will be entered into a raffle.
See the www.marylebonevillage.com website for further information about the late night shopping event.
As the winter chill sets in, cocktail lovers will want to try out the new outdoor luxury hideout space at the Churchill Bar & Terrace.
It features faux fur rugs, blankets and a new cocktail menu called Shades of Winston Churchill. The drinks are available with suitable accompanying food choices, both savoury and sweet.
Cocktails have names such as The Aristocrat, The Bon Vivant and The Artist, celebrating parts of the wartime Prime Minister’s life.
Drinks are priced from £16 and the food pairing dishes start at £6.
The outdoor terrace area will also be displaying eight artworks, depicting Churchill’s life. They are by young artist Zoom Rockman who is famed for his satirical cartoons.