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Marylebone Events Calendar – Spring 2019

Marylebone Village in the heart of London, is often cited as one of the most glamorous and upscale in the capital.  A cluster of top notch food stores, such as La Fromagerie and The Ginger Pig, plus new restaurant openings nearly every month, make it a Mecca for foodies. International fashion outlets like Liu-Jo and Maje, and new initiatives, such as the Marylebone Design District, also attract the fashionista and design crowd.

We love being based in Marylebone and we’re pleased to share just some of the latest openings and upcoming events on our doorstep.  Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening with Marylebone Marketing and local events. Hope to see you in Marylebone soon!

Culture

The Future of History

24 January, 8.15am

Today, the trends and forecasting industry spends its time endlessly finding new tools and methods to glimpse at what the future holds from today’s standpoint. Rarely do we consider how future societies will look back on us today; what will the world of 2050 think of us? Moreover, by what means will these future societies look back on us? Organised by Rising Minds LDN.

Marylebone Association January Annual Party

The Oriental Club, 30 January 2019

If you feel like learning more about Marylebone, then this could be the event for you.  The Marylebone Association seeks to represent the interests of those who live and work in Marylebone, supporting initiatives that contribute to the distinct nature of the and quality of life in the area.  

This wine and canapes party provides the opportunity to make and meet friends in the area.  Being held at the Oriental Club,  founded by the Duke of Wellington in 1824, surely makes it worth the trip alone!

Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads

6 March – 23 June

This is the first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour. Ground-breaking new research reveals that Moore’s long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired the creation of his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures, which are shown here together for the very first time.

Eating and Drinking

Brasserie of Light

Duke St, W1

Marylebone’s local ‘corner shop’ Selfridges, may have been voted the best department store in the world, but it’s also setting its sights on being a culinary as well as a shopping destination.  

Its latest foodie launch,  in partnership with Richard Caring’s Caprice Holdings, is Brasserie of Light. Offering all-day dining its Art-Deco setting has been conjured by Swedish interior designer Martin Brudnizki. But it’s sure to be the stunning centrepiece and ultra-Instagrammable 24ft crystal encrusted Pegasus statue suspended mid-air, created by Damien Hirst, which garners most gasps from the fashion crowd.

Nightbird at Carousel

22 – 26 January 2019

The rotating restaurant Carousel on Marylebone’s Blandford Street welcomes San Francisco Chef & culinary rising star Kim Alter.  Alter is the chef/owner of Nightbird and adjoining Linden Room in San Francisco, where she earned a Food & Wine Magazine nomination for People’s Best Chef in 2012 and 2013.   

Her residency will provide a well-needed Californian respite for those tired of  bleak midwinter London, with a taster menu including Wild Duck, Sunflower Seed ‘Risotto’ and Teeccino Ice Cream.

Xier & XR

Opening on Thayer Street, 19th February 2019

Offering a mix of casual and fine dining split between two floors, this is the first solo venture for Carlo Scotto, who became head chef of Mayfair’s Babbo aged just 26.  Mentored by the acclaimed chef Angela Hartnett, Scotto promises a menu inspired by his travels through the kitchens of Europe and Asia, where he studied different cultures, techniques and ingredients.

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