Don’t fight it – Christmas is coming, and at St James’s there’s a whole series of festive workshops to get you in the mood. Best of all these workshops are all FREE to attend, plus you get a drink on arrival and a goody bag to take home. This year you can do everything from make your own mulled wine to personalise festive baubles and create beautiful calligraphy Christmas cards.
Winter Terrarium Workshop at Snow Park
Snowy succulents are the order of the day at the Snow Peak terrarium workshop. You’ll make your very own terrarium with artificial snow and miniature Christmas decorations, which you can show off on your coffee table at home or gift to you nearest and dearest.
Dates: 20th November, 4th & 11th December 2019
Snow Peak16A Regent Street St James’s SW1Y 4PH
Festive Calligraphy Workshop at Aspinall of London
Do you normally scrawl a note on your presents with an old biro? Well it’s time to up your gift tag game at the St James’s Market Festive Calligraphy workshop at Aspinal of London. You’ll be shown how to create your own beautiful calligraphic gift tags, perfect for adding that swish finishing touch to your presents.
Dates: 21st & 28th November; 5th December 2019
Aspinal of London 16 Regent Street St James’s St James’s Market SW1Y 4PH
Make Personalised Baubles at The Beau Brummell
Calligraphy skills at the ready again – at this workshop you can customise your own bone china baubles to stick on the tree or give away as gifts. You can presumably write anything you want on them: someone’s name, something festive, or something totally rude. The choice is yours.
Dates: 23rd & 30th November; 7th & 14th December 2019
The Beau Brummell 3 Norris Street, St James’s Market SW1Y 4RJ
Make Mulled Wine at Smeg
Impress your mates at your Christmas drinks party by making your very own mulled wine – a skill you can learn at Smeg’s workshop. Find your ideal mix of spices and take away a bottle of your own personal creation.
Dates: 23rd & 30th November & 7th December 2019
Smeg London14 Regent Street St James’s, St James’s Market SW1Y 4PH
Festive Wreath Making at Jigsaw
Nothing says Christmas like making your own wreath – nothing. If you’re looking for a place to start head down to Jigsaw for this little workshop where you’ll make your own wreath out of festive foliage under the tutelage of a top London florist. Your front door will have never looked so good.
Dates: 1st & 8th December 2019
Jigsaw, 22 Regent Street St James’s. St James’s Market SW1Y 4UF