The Firmdale hotels have a full events roster for you to enjoy this end of year. Whether you’re visiting one of their hotels in London or New York, you can be sure to find something that’ll put you in the festive mood. From Christmas Film Clubs to wreath making classes, here’s what to expect at the Firmdale Hotels this end of year.


Wreath making classes at the Whitby Hotel – December 16th

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Get into the Christmas spirit with the Whitby hotel’s Wreath making classes run by Lewis Miller.

Miller, owner of leading floral design house Lewis Miller Design, will teach you how to bring the Christmas cheer to your home with a special Holiday Wreath Making Class. With his expert guidance, learn how to create a festive wreath made from cedar, juniper boughs and magnolia along with special festive accents such as conifers, pomegranate and orange slices.  The session includes a three course brunch at the Whitby Bar which includes “ house made gluten free granola with yogurt and berries, avocado toast with capri cheese and breakfast radish for main and pecan pie with bourbon ice cream for dessert.”

Festive Film Club

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Private cinemas have always been a great reason to book a Firmdale hotel. With most of the hotels in their portfolio offering a private screenings in their state of the art luxury cinemas – whether for private viewing or corporate events – it’s the cinema enthusiasts hotel of choice. Exclusively for Christmas, the Charlotte Street Hotel, Soho Hotel and Covent Garden will be running a series of movies dedicated to Christmas during the Festive Film Club. With classics such as Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas and Elf in the lineup, the Firmdale hotel’s viewing selection is sure to get you in the festive spirit.

Late Night Shopping at the Ham Yard Village

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The Ham Yard Village’s selection of little known shops caused quite a sensation among shoppers in Soho.Within this charming shopping village located at the base of the Ham Yard Hotel, you’ll find little known gems such as Aussie brand Dinosaur Designs, Anabella Chan and Brummels of London. On December 6th, the Ham Yard Village offers a late night shopping experience with live music to visitors and guests, along with discounted prices and complimentary gifts in selected stores.  With complimentary glasses of Proseco or Champgane, discounted prices, gift vouchers and more, there’s plenty of reasons to stop by here on your Christmas shopping spree.

Swing into the New Year

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Welcome the New Year in style at the Firmdale Hotels with live music, cocktails and canapes. This end of year,  a selection of hotels in the Firmdale Portfolio will be hosting a series of artists with diverse influences to entertain you for the evening. At the Ham Yard, the hotel’s rooftop terrace will become the venue for an acoustic set and hot gin cocktails, which you can enjoy wrapped up in wooly blankets and with London’s beautiful skyline stretching out before you.

In New York’s Whitby Bar, a five course dinner, Champagne, canapes and the tunes of the Kate Curran Jazz Quartet will help see you to the end of 2017. For more information on the events at the Firmdale hotels this end of year, get in touch with us and how friendly team will be more than happy to help you.


About Nimah Koussa

The best part about being a travel writer is bringing cities and destinations to life: their stories, secret addresses, luxurious gems and unique holiday moments. And I have been one for a little more than 10 years. From the best bars and restaurants in different cities of the world to hotels where you can check-in to get away from it all, this Magazine is all about making every trip just a bit more meaningful.

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