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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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Enjoy a free street event with live theatre performances, music, workshops and much more on Thursday 5 July to celebrate the 150 Year Anniversary.

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