The Royal Exchange will come alive with activity for a week-long celebration of all the established and contemporary brands to be discovered at the iconic building. Visitors to The Royal Exchange during Luxury Week, from 13-18 May, will discover special activities, from bespoke watchmaking and exclusive jewellery collections to tasting experiences and photography tutorials, while selected boutiques will be offering exclusive offers and free gifts with purchases throughout the week. Read on for details of the activity and events, and we look forward to welcoming you…
MONDAY 13 – FRIDAY 17 MAY:
Bamford Grooming Department
Visit the boutique to enjoy a glass of bubbly and peruse a selection of exclusive, customised Bamford watches throughout the week. Bespoke watch and grooming consultations are also available – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment.
Historic British shoemaker Church’s will be offering complimentary shoe-shining in store on Tuesday and Wednesday, and at The Royal Exchange’s West Entrance on Thursday and Friday.
Cutter & Squidge
Fantastical cake creator Cutter & Squidge is offering free inscriptions (worth £5) on all celebration cake orders placed during the week. For customers making purchases of over £30, ask to receive a free cake truffle as an extra treat.
Fortnum & Mason
London’s most iconic grocery brand will be hosting a series of drop-in tasting experiences in store throughout the week, and The Fortnum’s Bar and Restaurant will be offering a complimentary cocktail when dining. To make a reservation please call 0207 7348 040 or email email@example.com and quote ‘Luxury Week’ to redeem when booking.
The boutique will be showcasing a limited-edition jewellery collection, and offering a free gift with all purchases over £250.
Pop by the Penhaligon’s boutique for a fragrance-profiling experience designed to help you discover the perfect scent for yourself or another.
Luxury leather goods purveyor SageBrown is offering a 10 per cent discount on all purchases during the week, as well as free personalisation on suitable items.
Tiffany & Co.
A curated collection of iconic jewellery designs from special collections – Tiffany Circlet, Tiffany Victoria, Tiffany Aria, Tiffany Paper Flowers and Tiffany Soleste – will be available to view and purchase at The Royal Exchange Tiffany & Co. boutique throughout the week.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES & EVENTS:
MONDAY 13 MAY
Jo Malone London
Discover Jo Malone London’s new Blossom in Blooms collection at the West Entrance between 10-2pm, and visit the boutique on Threadneedle Street to receive a free gift with any purchase.
TUESDAY 14 MAY
Paul A. Young
Pass by the West Entrance and sample a delicious Sea Salted Caramel chocolate, topped with 24-carat edible gold leaf, created by the master chocolatier especially for Luxury Week.
TUESDAY 14 & WEDNESDAY 15 MAY
Step inside the Central Courtyard to see watchmakers at work on bespoke timepiece collections, and visit the Bremont boutique to see special timepieces from the Armed Forces Collection and learn about the brand’s exclusive partnership with the Ministry of Defense.
WEDNESDAY 15 MAY
The Halcyon Days team will showcase a selection of fine bone china, enamelled jewellery and cufflinks at the West Entrance. Learn more about the exquisite craftsmanship behind the brand’s wide range of tableware, jewellery, timepieces and decorative homeware; all handmade in England.
Discover the Leica M digital rangefinder system in an experiential workshop with Leica instructor Robin Sinha. There are spaces for seven participants to attend this free lunchtime M Taster Experience, which runs from 12-2pm at the Leica City Store at The Royal Exchange. Click here to reserve your place.
In-demand British eyewear designer Tom Davies will be in residence for one-on-one bespoke consultations where he will guide you through a wide selection of frame and colour options and sketch your personalised frames to be handmade in London by master craftsmen. The consultations include a complimentary clinical eye examination and are being offered at a special Luxury Week rate of £300*. Bookings must be made in advance – to register your interest and receive further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Price for bespoke fitting and eye examination only – frames and lenses must be paid for additionally.
SATURDAY 18 MAY
A fitting finale for Luxury Week – visit the Central Courtyard to enjoy live music by the Crystal Palace String Quartet in a suitably majestic and historic setting from 12-5pm.