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Celebrate Lumiere London in Carnaby

From Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 January 2018, from 5.30-10.30pm, head to Carnaby to see the amazing Ganton Street Light Bulbs light up like you have never seen them before – with a spectacular ‘dance’ sequence light show, alongside an array of illuminated street art pieces found throughout the 14 streets.

Be dazzled by over 50 oversized Light Bulbs suspended from the sky, which will display a rainbow of colours over the four nights. Continue across Ganton Street towards the Newburgh Quarter to see the Plug & Socket; first installed in 2005, this immediately became a characteristic feature of Carnaby - watch it power up the Ganton Street bulbs across Lumiere London. 

Sonos' First European Store

Sonos' first European concept store has been designed to replicate the home environment and showcase how Sonos fits seamlessly into any home environment.
Inspired by Sonos’ flagship store in New York, it features state-of-the-art Listening Rooms – two acoustically-tuned, house-shaped structures designed to emulate a real multi-room home listening space. Guests will be able to stream their personal music to one or both rooms and create their own, unique sonic adventures. 

Christmas Menus in Carnaby 2017

Festive season is upon us, and with it brings an array of Christmas cuisine. Whether you’re looking for something to warm you up during chillier weather, a crowd-pleaser for the work Christmas party, or are in need of a Christmas shopping energiser, Carnaby has it all. With some of the best festive menus in London, Carnaby offers a multitude of dishes to suit all tastes. 

Lobster the Night Away

Have a Christmas party to host, then why not book Wright Brothers very own Lobster Cage? For up to 18 people, the menus start at £42pp, and all include a tantalising choice of starters, main and desserts. Start with a Shrimp and Mushroom Spring Roll or Beef Tataki, and follow with Whole Baked Seabass, Truffle Macaroni Cheese, or Rare Fillet of Venison – it is the season for feasting, after all. Finish with an indulgent selection of desserts, form flaming Christmas pudding to chocolate fondant. 

New Store Opening - 'Nasty Gal' in Carnaby

Girls, get excited. Nasty Gal’s first ever pop-up shop outside the US has hit UK shores, taking residency at 3 Carnaby Street. For the whole month of November, shop stellar clothing, shoes & accessories alongside a line-up of seriously cool talks, DJ-sets, and activities.

Founded by Sophia Amoruso 10 years ago in a tiny San Francisco apartment stacked with killer vintage, a single laptop and an eBay account, Nasty Gal today is a brand for girls who’ve got the confidence to just be themselves. 

Fashion Event - M.C. Overalls comes to Carnaby

Say hello to your new favourite wardrobe essential: overalls. Visit M.C. Overalls at their new store in the Newburgh Quarter, at 14a Newburgh Street, for a staple range of timeless pieces: a uniform for the contemporary worker.

Dating back to 1908, the brand was founded by three friends who taught themselves the art of tailoring and went on to clothe factory workers. 

Fashion Gem - Aspinal of London

The quintessential English luxury lifestyle brand, Aspinal of London creates covetable contemporary classics for women and men. 

Their posh, polished and practical accessories collections include women’s and men’s bags, luggage, leather accessories and stationery. Aspinal is the go-to gift emporium for those in the know; service is second to none and almost everything can be monogrammed. 

Restaurant Opening - Pastaio Opens Its Doors In Carnaby

Linguini lovers, listen up. Brand new restaurant Pastaio, dedicated to all things pasta, has opened at 19 Ganton Street in Carnaby. Stevie Parle, chef and well-established restaurateur, is the brains behind Pastaio, and promises to serve fresh, high quality and fresh pasta made daily by hand in a dining space designed by Tom Dixon’s Design research Studio (cue Instagram).

Pastaio, translated simply as one who makes pasta by hand, is the place for a plate of comforting, fresh pasta with playful drinks; how about a Prosecco or Aperol slushie? The concise menu offers simple, seasonal and affordable dishes; why not try the Wild Mushrooms, Garlic & Olive Oil Tagliatelle, Crab, Courgette, tomato & Marjoram Fusilli, or Slow Cooked Sausage Sauce Malloredus? 

Event - Guitarwrist comes to the Newburgh Quarter

What do you get for the person who has everything for Christmas? A brand new store offering exactly what you need has opened in the Newburgh Quarter. Discover guitarwrist, 2 Newburgh Street, a non-for-profit jewellery collection created by used guitar strings from internaitonal artists, open until the New Year. Soon you could be wearing a unique piece from the guitar strings of Stereophonics, Duran Duran or Pendulum.

The jewellery collection of bracelets, rings and necklaces are designed by Emma and Kitty Hedley and are dedicated to raising funds for charity from the sales. 

Jewellery Designer - Alighieri

London-based, Rosh Mahtani studied French and Italian at Oxford University. Upon graduating in 2012, she was inspired to create modern heirlooms, born from the literature she had studied: Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” in particular.

After graduating she spent two years interning at Harper’s Bazaar, luxury travel company Mr. & Mrs. Smith and working as a Visual Merchandiser at; all the while, dreaming of her collection, and creating it by night. With no formal training and a vehement obsession with the idea of melancholy and imperfection, Alighieri was officially launched in 2014.

Fashion Gem - Alistair James

Alistair James is the eponymously named label of design duo Nicholas Alistair Walsh and David James Wise.

From their South London studio, the pair are focused on fable, whimsy and alluring textiles. Exploring an English sensibility, evoking characters in a balance of craft and consideration. Nicholas is a womenswear designer, born and raised in West Yorkshire.