Celebrate Chinese New Year in Chelsea with Peppa Pig

On Saturday 9 February, head to Duke of York Square to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig with a fantastic Chinese edition of the Fine Food Market and a special appearance from Peppa Pig.

The Market will be open from 10am-4pm with a selection of exclusive market stalls including:

Dumplings from The Ugly Dumplings

Baozi and Chow Mein from Bite Mi

Banh Khot (dragon eggs mini cakes) and spring rolls from Rao Deli

Nonya Sauces

Dak Gang Jung & man du (chicken and dumplings) from Goko

Noodles and fortune cookies from Suria + Co

Chinese inspired cakes from Nick Fu

Peppa Pig’s Chinese New Year in Celebration in Chelsea, from 11am until 4pm at the Square, will bring fun for all the family. Start with an arts & crafts session where children can make their own red envelope, greeting banner and headdresses. There will be Peppa Pig storytelling sessions and your chance to meet Peppa Pig herself as well as our traditional lion dancers.

See you there!

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The History of Jewellery with Beatriz Chadour-Sampson

Throughout 2019, Annoushka are hosting a series of Saturday, quarterly events designed to educate, engage and inspire. Each event, which will take place in the boutique on Cadogan Gardens, will take a different theme and format and include Q&As from industry experts.

The first will take place on 2 February and be hosted by Beatriz Chadour-Sampson, a jewellery historian, curator of exhibitions and academic writer. Guests will be invited behind the scenes into her studio where they will learn about the  history of jewellery and symbolism behind some of her designs. Enjoy an afternoon tea as well as a sneak peak into some of her latest designs.

Tickets cost £19.31 and can be booked here.

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Full Circle: The Beauty of Inevitability

From 24 January to 3 February, catch the first UK exhibition of Russian artist, GeorgII Uvs, presented by Kalibre at the Saatchi Gallery.

Explore four series of oil paintings created in Malta between 2014 and 2017; ‘Mesozine’, ‘Genesis’, ‘Code’ and ‘Wings’ which symbolise an immersive panorama of the circles of life. These paintings are a fusion of scientific pursuit and artistic imagination created by paint being poured onto un-stretched canvases laid horizontally on the studio floor. When the paint is exposed to ultraviolet light, as you will see in this vivid and brightly coloured exhibition, the paintings reflect the turbulence of the artist’s emotions and energy.

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Zurab Tsereteli: Larger than Life Exhibition

On 23 January, an exhibition curated by Herve Mikaelhoff, will go on display at the Saatchi Gallery showcasing the works of Zurab Tsereteli. Paintings, sculptures and enamels spanning his early years to the present alongside archival footage that document his life and walk will fill the gallery space for your consumption. His hugely varied creative output will be demonstrated as you will be able to see works influenced from past meetings and relationships with influential masters such as Rauschenburg, Chagall and Picasso.

Tsereteli is globally recognised for breaking artistic convention, particularly during the Soviet period, alongside maintaining his own practice. Monumentality is central to his works and driven by his believe in the importance of total freedom in the arts.

On display from 23 January -17 February.

More info can be found here.

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Foodflix Movie Nights

Foodflix is back, bigger and better in 2019; a series of cinema evenings at Bluebird showing your favourites in collaborating with award-winning English botanical gin company, Martin Miller’s Gin.

Tuck into either the Bluebird Hotdog (spiced pork, pickled cabbage and chili mayo) the mushroom veggie burger when you arrive and sip away on the Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin & Tonic which come included with your ticket.

Tickets cost £25 and films start at 7pm, it is recommended that you arrive prior to this from 6.30pm. Additional food and drinks are available.

Dates

15 January – Pretty Woman

22 January – Mrs Doubtfire

29 January – Bridget Jones’ Diary

5 February – Mean Girls

12 February – Bridesmaids

19 February – When Harry Met Sally

26 February – The Full Monty.

Book your tickets here.

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Claire Martin & Jim Mullen

Join Claire Martin & Jim Mullen for a fantastic evening of Jazz where they pay their respects to Wes Montgomery. Wes Montgomery had a profound impact on modern jazz; self taught and winner of multiple Grammy’s, he is widely credited for his major impact on the style known as Smooth Jazz. The evening will feature his best known material of both guitar and voice by two great current performers.

Claire Martin, known as an “outstanding voice of her generation” and Jim Mullen, regarded as one of the greatest jazz guitarists in Europe will be on stage for this special performance on 13 January.

Tickets cost £15 and are available here.

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Experience Bronze Wood & Leather with Jo Malone London

Now’s the time to escape the everyday and indulge the senses. Join Jo Malone London to experience Bronze Wood and Leather, the new Cologne intense.

Enjoy a glass of British sparkling wine and chocolate treats. Jo Malone London stylists will indulge you with a relaxing Hand & Arm massage while you discover the story of the fragrance and how to layer it.

Each Saturday throughout January. For more information and to book, call the Jo Malone London Sloane Street boutique on 03701392512.

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Viennese Christmas Spectacular

Join the UK’s leading chamber orchestra, London Concertante, for an evening of wonderful Viennese music on 28 December featuring the works by the “King of Waltzes”, Johan Strauss II including the Blue Danube Waltz.

The fantastic programme also includes Tchaikovsky’s perennial favourite, The Nutcracker Suite, Schubert’s delightful Rondo for Violin and Strings a whole host of wonderful works.

Tickets are from £19 and can be purchased here.

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Salon 009: We Live in an Ocean of Air

The latest immersive experience to arrive at Duke of York Square’s Saatchi Gallery is Salon 009: We Live in an Ocean of Air. This virtual reality exhibition uses cutting edge technology to illuminate the invisible but fundamental connections between the human and natural worlds.

Ticket holders will step through a canvas to explore a magical world where the invisible exchange of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide is beautifully brought to life; you will be transported to an ancient forest and witness the majestic power of nature. Breath and heart sensors will track your real time breathing and encourage you to reflect on dependence and responsibility to the organisms we share our planet with.

Tickets are £20 and can be purchased here.

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Harder Edge, Saatchi

Harder Edge

From 6 December, a survey of recent Abstract art entitled Harder Edge will be showcased at the Saatchi Gallery.

Curated by Dominic Beattie and Ali Hillman, the works of 17 artists (including Ralph Anderson, Tim Ellis and Olivia Bax), are on display examining the breadth of visual languages from an international line-up. Enjoy a complete range of artworks where the artists challenge abstraction and fill the gallery with vibrant colours.

More information can be found on the Saatchi website here.

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