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SAMPLE Christmas on Greenwich Peninsula
December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until December 2, 2018
The brightest stars in the world of fashion, homewares, and lifestyle products will showcase next season’s trends at the festive edition of SAMPLE. This free market on Greenwich Peninsula makes finding Christmas gifts a breeze with its handpicked selection of designers, independent producers and craftspeople.
Greeting the savvy shoppers will be an alternative Christmas tree installation by jewellery designer Tatty Devine. Plus, Paula the polar bear, Greenpeace’s life-sized puppet, will be roaming around the Greenwich Peninsula to provoke conversation about climate change and how humans can co-exist with animals.
A sneak preview of some of the hundreds of traders include:
- London based inspiring international jewellery maker- Magpie On The Run
- Bespoke shoe designer – Tracey Neuls
- Refreshing London workwear offerings from Edy & Bridge
- Contemporary menswear by Farafield
- Handmade leather bags and accessories by Klès
- Exquisite organic skin products by Elan Skincare.
There is the opportunity for the whole family to great crafty and learn new skills with both free and paid workshops, including award winning Hackney wine maker Renegade Wine offering free Christmas wine tasting, Darkroom presenting Bauhaus plate painting, Little Art Forms offering card making for children, Blend & Bloom doing wreath making and the chance to create your own personalised scent with a perfume making workshop run by Maya Nije.
This year SAMPLE will see the return of a late-night food and drink market with delicious street food trucks and local traders offering award winning cakes, vegan treats and food from around the globe. All the shopping will be accompanied by live music, performances and top tunes from Brighton record label Mr Bingo and Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM including DJ Ruby Savage and other surprise guests.