Festival of Imagination †

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Festival of ImaginationInspired by Harry Gordon Selfridge's famous mantra "Imagination is the mother of originality, we encourage imagination in every way possible", the Selfridges Festival of Imagination will see the store host a series of stimulating events and talks. Among the line-up is poet Carol Ann Duffy, designer David McCandless and filmmaker Simon Chinn, known for his Academy Award-winning documentaries 'Searching for Sugarman' and 'Man on Wire'. Plus, the world-store will fill its shelves with pioneering products that lead the way in design, fashion and technology.

About Selfridges

Don't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports its excellent reputation for providing a huge range of high quality goods. Emphasising the ethos that "shopping should be fun", the stores original founder, US entrepreneur Harry Gordon Selfridge, defined the shop's hands-on, theatrical image that has endured since its opening in 1909. More about Selfridges

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Bond Street Tube Station
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Marble Arch Tube Station
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Marylebone Railway Station
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Paddington Railway Station
21 minutes walk
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Welbeck Street NCP
4 minutes walk
Marble Arch Car Parks
4 minutes walk

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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £279† 35% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 2 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Restaurateurs Jeremy King and Chris Corbin - of The Wolseley, The Ivy and Le Caprice - are behind this boutique hotel overlooking Brown Hart Gardens in ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £82† 34% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 2 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Smart and modern with slate floors and a unique leather reception area, the Sussex is one of Radisson's more contemporary hotels. Italian designer influences are evident ... More
Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £89† 29% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 3 minutes from Festival of Imagination
At the Oxford Street end of pretty Marylebone village, this hotel earns its 'boutique' label due to its uniquely designed funky interiors. The swanky deVigne bar ... More
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Balraj Khanna: A Retrospective
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 23rd November 2017 to 26th January 2018 - 9.30am-5.30pm
Festival of Imagination, 10 Lees Place, W1K | 3 minutes from Festival of Imagination
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Nick Pritchard, Stephan Loges, Anna Huntley And Ben Johnson
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 20th January 2018 - 1pm
Festival of Imagination, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
The vocalists are joined by six male voices from the Guildhall School of Music to perform songs of drinking and battle from Schubert....More
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Louise Alder And James Baillieu
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 20th January 2018 - 7.30pm
Festival of Imagination, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
The soprano is accompanied by the pianist for a performance of works by Mozart, Bizet, Strauss, Mendelssohn, Faure and Liszt....More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Festival of Imagination
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Festival of Imagination
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
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Wallace Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Free art classes and workshops, talks and tours, bring alive to visitors the varied works of art contained in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection, ... More
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Ordning & Reda
London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
Simple and elegant, Ordning & Reda's range of self-designed Swedish paper products will put the feel-good factor back in your letter-writing life. And if you ... More
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Selfridges
London > Shopping > Department Stores
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Festival of Imagination
Don't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports ... More
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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
Clothing ... More
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Aubaine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
French bistro Aubaine is now available for shoppers at Selfridges, situated right in the heart of the new Shoe Galleries section of the store. The perfect ... More
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The Corner Restaurant & Champagne Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
Modern European Cuisine... More
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Le Chalet
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Selfridges & Co, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
No need to book that expensive trip to the Alps, from 22nd October 2014, Le Chalet brings the apres-ski to us with a winter Alpine-style restaurant ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Festival of Imagination
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
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Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Festival of Imagination
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 10 minutes from Festival of Imagination
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 10 minutes from Festival of Imagination
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
London > Nightlife > Bars
Selfridges Roof Top, 400 Oxford Street, W1A | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
Cocktail king Ryan Chetiyawardana, better known as the award winning Mr Lyan, and his team are bringing the UK's first HOT-TAIL Bar to the rooftop ... More
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Burlock
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 1 minute from Festival of Imagination
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... More
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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 2 minutes from Festival of Imagination
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Festival of Imagination
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Festival of Imagination
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 10 minutes from Festival of Imagination
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