The Spirit of Christmas Fair in association with House & Garden returns to Olympia London

13 Aug 2013

The Spirit of Christmas Fair returns to Olympia Grand from 5-10 November.

The Spirit of Christmas, in association with House & Garden, the season's most exclusive Christmas shopping event returns to Olympia this November for its thirteenth year. As the first event of the festive season, the Fair showcases winter ranges and exquisite gift ideas from over 650 independent boutiques, all carefully hand-picked by the Spirit of Christmas and House & Garden experts.

Bringing together the UK's most stylish and unique brands, visitors can shop for the perfect gift amongst an incredible selection of items that cannot be found on the high street; from must have jewellery from designers including Bill Skinner and Lisa Harris, interior and design boutiques such as Thornback & Peel and sought after fashion brands and accessories from the likes of Katherine Hooker and Madeleine St Clair. The fair will also showcase a wide variety of personalised gifts, children's products and the perfect present options for the always difficult to shop for, male memebrs of the family.

Visitors seeking festive inspiration will also have the opportunity to take part in interactive workshops including how to create festive floral displays with experts from London's distinguished The Dorchester hotel as well as the chance to experience a champagne tasting master class with world renowned Louis Roederer Champagne plus lots more from Jo Malone London, Zandra Rhodes and Rhubarb, who will be providing insider know-how for creating the perfect party.

What's more, guests can let their taste buds loose in the legendary Food Hall where they can sample an array of irresistable delicacies before taking them home to share with friends throughout the festive season.

House & Garden Workshops

The House & Garden Workshops offer visitors interactive sessions to take away top tips and new skills from some of the industry's experts, including champagne tasting, chocolate masterclasses, floral decorating and cookery lessons.

Mosimann's Winter Restaurant

Visitors wanting to dine like royalty can visit Mossiman's exclusive pop-up Winter Restaurant where they can enjoy fine wines whilst enjoying Spirit of Christmas Fair bespoke seasonal menus.

The Champagne Bar

Adding a touch of glamour to the Christmas shopping experience, The Champagne Bar offers discerning visitors a haven within which to take a break from shopping and socialise with friends over a glass of champagne and delicious sea food.

The Food Gallery

Foodies will be taken on an interactive culinary journey through the country's finest collection of food and drink from the UK's leading independent artisans, Royal warrant holders and Great Taste Award winners. Delectable Christmas essentials including handmade cheeses, organic oils, luxury Christmas puddings, truffles and an array of fine wines, teas, spirits and Champagnes will be available to sample and buy in time for serving at Christmas parties.

Condé Nast Traveller presents The Luxury Travel Fair

Taking place alongside Spirit of Christmas Fair from 7-10 November, The Luxury Travel Fair showcases the most luxurious and high-end travel experiences from all corners of the globe. Meet and interact with travel experts and hoteliers from some of the world's most exclusive travel brands. Perfect for discovering amazing new offers or planning the next dream vacation.

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For more information, please contact Beth Cooper PR on 020 7610 9877 or email chloe@bethcooperpr.co.uk