Christmas and New Year at King’s Cross

This year at King's Cross, Christmas is all about championing design from international guest artists to local designers and makers. Look out for themed workshops at Coal Drops Yard, the design takeover at Canopy Market, as well as a whole host of Christmas happenings.

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New Year's at Dishoom

New Year's at Dishoom

New Year’s Eve at Dishoom is always a massive hoot. Ring in the new year with a decadent feasting menu, exquisite tipples, and all the excitement that comes with the cusping of a new year! Book your table here.

New Year's Eve at the Lighterman

New Year's Eve at the Lighterman

Toast to new beginnings at The Lighterman with a special three-course New Year’s Eve menu plus DJ on the decks till late. 6pm on 31 December.

New Year's Eve at Spiritland

New Year's Eve at Spiritland

New Year’s Eve + Spiritland = One Great Night. Cocktails on arrival, a three-course dinner, then drinks and dancing until the early hours with Norsicaa (Soundway Records) and Kyri (R2 Records). 8pm on 31 December. Booking is a must.

New Year's Eve at the Booking Office

New Year's Eve at the Booking Office

This New Year’s Eve, let the Renaissance Express take you on a culinary journey to four European destinations. Visit Vienna, Venice and Paris, without ever leaving London. Read more. 7.30pm on 31 December.

New Year’s Eve: Northern Lights Party with Aurora Orchestra

New Year’s Eve: Northern Lights Party with Aurora Orchestra

Light up New Year’s Eve with this special festival-style party of live music, dance, food and drink at Kings Place. Sing, dance and celebrate to an electrifying line-up of artists: Nico Muhly, Teitur, Lips Choir, Nwando Ebizie (Lady Vendredi) and players from Aurora Orchestra. 9pm-1.30am, 31 Dec. Find out more and book.

Veuve Clicquot winter terrace

Veuve Clicquot winter terrace

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has partnered with Veuve Clicquot to bring the festive spirit to their winter terrace, featuring a pop-up champagne bar serving Veuve Clicquot’s refined classic Yellow Label and the fruity Veuve Clicquot Rosé bubbles. Find out more and book. 08 Nov – 29 Dec.

 

German Gymnasium winter terrace

German Gymnasium winter terrace

This winter the terrace at German Gymnasium is transformed into a magical German Christmas market. Sip warming cocktails and indulge in traditional winter market classics. From 23 Nov.

Matter of Stuff Christmas Gallery

Matter of Stuff Christmas Gallery

Kick-off your Christmas shopping with pieces from some of the world’s most innovative designers at Matter of Stuff. Look out for new materials and finishes, particularly in marble and ceramics. Matter of Stuff can be found in Fenman House on Lewis Cubitt Park. 12 Nov–7 Jan.

Space Frames by Studio Meike Meijer

Space Frames by Studio Meike Meijer

The giant sculptural lights, Space Frames, that are placed in and around Coal Drops Yard during the festive period are the work of Eindhoven-based design studio Mieke Meijer. The dynamic installation responds to the architecture of their Coal Drops Yard location, tracing the arches and mimicking the graphic outlines of coal drops industrial structures. 1 Nov-6 Jan.

Illustration Afloat

Illustration Afloat

Gallery Barge Fiodra is floating up to King’s Cross bringing a diverse collection of talented young illustrator’s and artists’ recent work. Week one is a multi-artist exhibition and week two a solo show by illustrator Salome Papadopoullos.

7-22 Dec (except 13th), 11am-6pm, moored next to Word on the Water.

A Copper Christmas

A Copper Christmas

Granary Square Brasserie celebrates its ‘Copper Christmas’  with a spectacular copper Christmas tree installation designed by rising star, Sadie Clayton. The striking tree features 104 copper leaves and twinkling lights shining through in an array of luxurious and rich colours.

From Coal to Club

From Coal to Club

New exhibition From Coal to Club at the King’s Cross Visitor Centre, explores the history of Coal Drops Yard, the brand new shopping district now open here at King’s Cross. 25 Oct – 30 Mar.

Christmas at Kings Place

Christmas at Kings Place

During Christmas at Kings Place, you’ll find lights blazing and music soaring. There’s Handel’s Messiah, Christmas carols sung by Tenebrae, festive family shows, folk star Jim Causley, and much more. 3-31 Dec. Find out more and book tickets.

THE FACE covers archive

THE FACE covers archive

See THE FACE covers archive, an outdoor exhibition exploring how the infamous magazine re-defined youth culture across the globe for more than twenty years. The covers on display span the years 1980-2001. Find the exhibition on Lewis Cubitt Square.

STORE Store public workshop series

STORE Store public workshop series

STORE Store will be running a series of public workshops every Saturday at its Coal Drops Yard store, led by professional designers, artists and architects. Check out all the workshops here.

Drake & Morgan Christmas thrills

Drake & Morgan Christmas thrills

Drake & Morgan is here to spoil you rotten and make your festivities fabulous with as little effort on your part as possible, with everything from champagne breakfasts and mixology masterclasses through to canapés and three-course suppers. Find out more.

Plum + Spilt Milk festive menus

Plum + Spilt Milk festive menus

Featuring menus by the celebrated Michelin-starred chef, Mark Sargeant, check out what’s in store at the Great Northern Hotel. 26 Nov–30 Dec.

Maple and King's Christmas menu exclusives

Maple and King's Christmas menu exclusives

Drop by Maple and King’s for their delicious Christmas Salted Date Raw Cacao or Brie and Cranberry Christmas Ciabatta, available in their deli in the lead up to Christmas only.

iyouall x McKinley & Paget

iyouall x McKinley & Paget

iya studio have teamed up with fellow London based plant-powered, home fragrance brand McKinley & Paget on a new collection of candles and diffusers for the launch of iya studio’s new iyouall homeware and stationery store at Coal Drops Yard. You are invited to launch at 6.30pm on 15 Nov. Kiosk events space on Lower Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard.

Hem pop-up Christmas workshops

Hem pop-up Christmas workshops

The Hem pop-up will be running weekly workshops throughout the festive period including photography, embroidery and interior styling and talks from BAUX, Modern Design Review and Philippe Malouin. Whilst you’re there, take the opportunity to buy Hem furniture, lighting and accessories by some of today’s most forward-thinking designers. 14 Nov to 12 Dec.

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