King’s Cross x Valentine’s Weekend

Experience romance in true Kingy style with free wine tastings, handcrafted chocolates, personalised poetry and a special supper club

Posted: Tuesday 12th February 2019

The Canopy Market Valentine’s Special is sure to sweep you off your feet with a variety of quirky events to enjoy, whether you’re heading down with your nearest, or with colleagues for after work drinks.

Endear yourself to your loved ones by treating them to one-of-a-kind gifts, hand-crafted chocolate, or gorgeous flowers while being serenaded with the best poetry and brass band music London has to offer.

If it’s all things organic that get your heart racing then the Valentine’s Supper Club at the Skip Garden will be a magical night where you can share your love of ecological and ethical foods. Or if you’re after something a little more intimate then the many bars and restaurants of King’s Cross are the perfect place to find a cosy corner – try the Anthracite Martini Lounge and enjoy some Valentine’s Day cocktails along with canapes and live jazz.

Here is the complete line-up of events:

CANOPY MARKET VALENTINE’S SPECIAL: West Handyside Canopy, 14-19 Feb

Browse the market for gorgeous bouquets, hand-made jewellery and antique pieces that will make unique gifts. If you’re preparing a meal for your special one, then you’ll find everything you need for the perfect Valentine’s table, from fresh pasta to artisan cheese and romantic desserts, plus wine from the Redhill Farm Estate.

Meanwhile, if you’re looking for an experience to remember this Valentine’s Day then take part in one of these free romantic workshops:

Thursday, 14 February

Free wine tasting with Redhill Estate Wines 18:00-19:00
Join the viticulture experts at Redhill for a free sampling of English wines perfectly curated for a romantic evening.

Personalised Poetry 17:00-20:00
Emerging scribes from the new London poetry scene will be tucked away inside Canopy Market, ready to surprise you with a one-on-one, personalised poem just for you on the topic of all things love.

Brass + Cheese 16:00-20:00
Join Tom Maddison & His Brass Band while they play their take on all your favourite cheesy love songs throughout the evening.


Saturday 16 February


Screen-printing workshop with 
Jairo + Nicola 12:30-15:00
Artists and screen-printing experts JAIRO+NICOLA will be at Canopy Market, showing aspiring artists of all ages how to create beautiful and love-inspired screen-prints.

Street Circus 14:00-17:00
A handpicked crew of street circus artists will be popping up throughout West Handyside Canopy, showing off their crazy skills, making you want to run off and join the circus yourself.

More information here.

VALENTINE’S SUPPER CLUB: Skip Garden, 14 -15 Feb, from 19:00

Chefs and sustainable food nerds, Abi and Sadhbh are back at the Skip Garden for two consecutive evenings with a truly scrumptious, ethical feast. Think seasonal warming dishes, wood fires, veggie delights and more hygge than you can shake a stick at. Lovers, friends, and others are all welcome.

You can see sample menus and book your tickets here.

 Further information about all these events and more can be found on the King’s Cross website here.

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