If you’re out Christmas shopping this week be sure to head down to Seven Dials and St Martin’s Courtyard at Covent Garden to enjoy a festive shopping night out. For one night only, on Thursday 5th December from 5-9pm, shop and be merry with 20% discount at over 120 shops, bars and restaurants.
Seven Dials has long been a shopping destination, where seven streets lined with independent boutiques, restaurants, cafes and pubs converge. St Martin’s Courtyard is a beautiful courtyard with unique shopping and dining, idependent brands, flagship stores and international labels.The whole of Seven Dials will be closed to traffic throughout the shopping night out. Live music performances will take place throughout the streets of Seven Dials. Vintage pin-up singer Roo Savill will be performing at the dial and there will be live music from urban pop trio Mama Do in St Martin’s Courtyard, plus DJs and bands in stores around the area.
Stores will be hosting in-store parties with DJs, live music, makeovers, gifts and complimentary food and drinks. The Cambridge Satchel Company will be offering spiced apple cocktails, enjoy a gin & tonic in Peter Werth, make an appointment with Coco De Mer’s dream maker for tips and tricks and trial a new look with hair extension try-ons in Adee Phelan. Several stores including Neal’s Yard Remedies, Joules and Orion London will be offering free goodie bags with purchase.
Seven Dials and St Martin’s Courtyard are excellent shopping destinations to shop for any manner of Christmas present with many independent labels available from erotic emporium Coco De Mer to floral design school The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers, stylish spectacle store Bailey Nelson and homewares boutique Do Shop.
A number of festive street food stalls will pop up for the night, from Urban Food Fest and sweet treats from the Meringue Girls. For a complimentary drink head to the St Martin’s Courtyard pop-up bar for a bottle of Jeremiah Weed Kentucky Style Cider Brew and look out for tricycles dispensing mulled wine for ticket holders.
To qualify for the 20% discount, register for a free ticket at Sevendials.co.uk along with a list of participating stores and venues. You can also get updates on the event at Twitter @7DialsWC2 & @smccoventgarden, and Facebook facebook.com/sevendials & facebook.com/StMartinsCourtyard.