A Walk Through Time
This year, Connaught Village is celebrating a 150 anniversary milestone with a series of events throughout summer.
The first free event is A Walk Through Time on Thursday 5 July, 3-7pm. Expect a journey through the ages with food and drink, live music and street entertainment spanning the last 150 years to the current day. The area will be traffic-free for you to enjoy live on-street theatre perfomances, offers from shops and boutiques and much more. Read on below....
What to expect?
Live performances from the family favourite, Horrible Histories, brought straight from the West End. Performing live scenes from their latest stage show 'Barmy Britain'. Performance times will be at 4pm and 5pm on Connaught Street.
School art competition Award ceremony - announced at 4:30pm
Globally recognised experiential brand and jellymongers, Bompas and Parr, are bringing their exciting food art to the village.
In-store promotions and exclusive offers
Charleston dance classes
Flapper headband workshop
Punch & Judy
Listen out for the choir from Connaught House School
Victorian street games by Connaught Kitchens
A vintage stall outside The Dresser
Enjoy BBQ sampling and demonstrations at Tool Shed @ W2
- Demonstrations by Chef Director Chris Holland and their Development chef Josh Adams
- Chris Holland, contestant on Great British Menu S8 and previous winner of North West Chef of the Year title
- Co-writer of the UK’s first sous vide cook book, Sous Vide: art of precision cooking
- Josh Adams, current semi-finalist in the Craft Guild of Chefs - National Chef of the Year competition
Fé Hair and Beauty will be offering makeup and hair braiding throughout the eras for those who want to be transported back in time.
Head to Ritva Westenius to guess the dress age at their mannequin display
Re-enactment specialists with interactive presentations in costume with dance and music
Take your friends with paws for a photoshoot with 3 backdrops to choose from at Hyde Park Vets
10% off at Pardis
Charity cakes and 1960's cocktails at Kokoro
Wine tasting at Connaught Cellars
Take part in embroidery workshops outside The Place
VIP discounts at Lucy Choi
Enjoy taste samples from Assal Patisserie
An in-store presentation at Judy Wu
Admire 1920's flapper dresses in Eliza Jane Howell's window
Get 20% off bouquets at PM Flowers
Al fresco dining, a food stall and opera singer at Stuzzico
Strike a pose in the photobooth at Kay & Co
Mud Australia will be open til' late
Take your special pieces to Lyon & Turnbull for free valuations
Vertical Cheese tasting at Buchanans Cheesemonger - profiling different ages of cheese
Face painting and prosthetic make-up by Cluttons
15% discount and in-store drinks in ME+EM
Enjoy Ice cream and vintage sweets at Saint Aymes
Re-enactment specialists will be bringing some of the quirkier parts of the history of the estate alive with interactive presentations in costume with dance and music, architectural talks, a phrenologist and fashion shows
Free entertainment such as flower crowns, a tie-dye workshop and Victorian street games
Enjoy candy floss and popcorn at Chesterton Humberts
'Then and now' fashion
Pick up a dental goodie bag at Connaught Village Dentistry
Free workshops and masterclasses including beautiful flower crowns
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