Scroll down for information, news and events in the
area happening throughout Chelsea in Bloom.

Crown Creations

On Saturday 26 May, between 12-7pm, ESCADA on Sloane Street, will be inviting customers to design and create their own crowns so you, like Meghan, can become a princess.

 

Love with La Perla

La Perla have collaborated with florists, All for Love, who will be creating beautiful floral crowns and bouquets as a gift with purchase. On Wednesday 23 May, between 2-6pm, visit the store to choose from four designs from this seasons most spectacular blooms!

Please RSVP to nunzia.bifulco@laperla.com

Rag & Bone Shopping event

Head to Rag & Bone on the corner of Sloane Street & Sloane Square on Thursday 24 May for a fantastic shopping evening benefitting the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation.

Between 5-8pm, receive 15% off your purchase, plus 15% of event proceeds will go the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation.

Bluebird in Bloom Royal Afternoon Tea

Between 22-26 May, Bluebird is intruding their Royal Afternoon Tea, in celebration of Chelsea in Bloom and in collaboration with Pearl & Groove.

For £28.50 per person, enjoy a floral feast which includes the renowned loaves from Pearl & Groove flavoured with ‘Elderflower, Lemon and Gin’ or ‘Pistachio & Rose’, inspired by the flavours that featured in Harry and Meghan’s wedding cake.

The stand will also feature poppy seed and lemon cupcakes, three tiered victoria sponge cakes, traditional scones with jam and cream and of course, cucumber sandwiches. It can be enjoyed alongside a glass of champagne, a cup of tea or perhaps one of our exclusive Spring Botanist cocktails. Delicious!

Find out more here.

 

Delicious spring dishes at Manicomio

Pop into Manicomio at Duke of York Square and try their delicious new dishes which have arrived just in time for Chelsea in Bloom.

Enjoy their zucchini flowers stuffed with tiger prawns, jalapeno chilli with a lime and coriander dressing.

If that doesn’t take your fancy, they have a wonderful menu specifically for this week only (here) with delights from asparagus to swordfish.

We recommend you book now, for their gorgeous seats on the terrace overlooking the piazza are sure to fill up fast!

REDValentino Limited Edition T-Shirts

To celebrate Chelsea in Bloom, REDValentino will present a limited edition 100 exclusive t-shirts in collaboration with Ollie St Clair Terry.

Ollie St Clair Terry wanted to capture the lighter moods and carefree attitude of summer, the replacing of problems of life with wanderlust and adventure in his print.

Make sure you get your hands on one of these and don’t forget to stay wild, flower child!

Exclusive Polpo Cocktail

Spend the afternoon on Polpo’s terrace admiring their romantic installation and sipping on their exclusive Chelsea in Bloom cocktail, Chelsea Fiore.

Enjoy this delicious drink made of Gin, fresh cucumber, elderflower, raspberry and lemon, as a refreshing break in-between visiting all the beautiful floral installations across the area.

Chelsea in Bloom menu at Gallery Mess

Gallery Mess in Duke of York Square have launched a delicious menu exclusively for Chelsea in Bloom.

Whilst browsing the menu, enjoy botanical cocktails; ‘Garden to Glass’ (Vodka, Chambord, pineapple and raspberry) or a ‘Hibiscus Elderflower Tommy’ ( Gin, elderflower, lemon and Prosecco) to whet the palette. Highlights of the floral menu include ‘beef carpaccio, spring peas, broad beans, shallot dressing, Parmesan and fennel pollen’, a wonderful ‘spring lamb, crushed Jersey Royal potatoes, nettle puree and wilted hedgrow leaves.

A feast fit for a floral King!

Dermalogica Exclusive Offers

Join Dermalogica this summer and celebrate your skin with exclusive offers during Chelsea in Bloom.

Enter their social media competition to receive a travel-size gift of their best-selling product, Daily Microfoliant – worth £13.50! This gentle, powder-exfoliator is the perfect product to give you that summer glow!

For only £10* you can book a Dermalogica SkinSolver®. This flash peel 10 minute treatment is fully redeemable on the day of your visit.

Whilst you’re in store, don’t miss out on their delicious complimentary refreshments and cupcakes

 

Monica Vinader & The Flower Appreciation Society

On 24 May, between 2-5pm, Monica Vinader and The Flower Appreciation Society will be hosting a posy-making event. Learn how to create your own posies to take a bit of Chelsea in Bloom back home with you.

That evening, they will holding a demonstration, from 6.30pm, sharing some of their knowledge on horticulture and the creation of beautiful floral displays.

Don’t miss out on other exciting offers throughout the week, exclusive to the Duke of York Square Monica Vinader store.

  • 20% off ALL DAY in store on 24 May
  • Complimentary Champagne pop-cart outside the store in Duke of York Square from 24-28 May
  • Complimentary drinks in store – Nyetimber, Still/Sparkling Water or fresh juices
  • Complimentary engraving

Get fit this Chelsea in Bloom

KXU, the gym on Pavilion Road famed for its endorphin-boosting, fat burning classes is here to help us stay fit and healthy this Chelsea in Bloom. Where better to burn off those floral cocktails and delicious dishes?

On 24 May, Alex Rogers, will be hosting a themed U-Cycle class at 6pm. ‘Pop Boutique’ will add a floral spin to the popular spinning classes. Grab your trainers and book yourself a bike here before the class sells out!

KXU Salmon salad Chelsea in Bloom

Post-cycle, when the hunger begins to strike, enjoy their new ‘Salmon Mediterranean Salad’ (£10.50), a lean, protein filled dish to help you on your way to that summer body.

Floral Feast at Rabbit

In celebration of Chelsea in Bloom and the iconic Chelsea Flower Show, Rabbit on the King’s Road have partnered with non-alcoholic spirit, Seedlip, to launch their delicious Peas & Love tasting menu and cocktail pairing.

Each dish celebrates local and wild food with peas entering each mouthful and is a must-try menu for this floral festival. Guests are invited to begin the meal the Rabbit’s ‘Edible Pea Garden’; a dish consisting of a terracotta pot filled with a sprouting pea plant where you can secateur off as many, or few, peas as you wish to add to your meal. Menu highlights include Seedlip Spiced Slip Sole, served with Burnt Butter, Tarragon Cockles, Lemon Verbena and Horseradish Foam; a Pea and Goat’s Cheese Ravioli complete with Pea Consomme, Hibiscus Oil and Purple Potato Dust Gnocchi and Pork Tenderloin accompanied by Elderflower Gel, Pea Shoots and Egg Yolk Bon Bons. Complete the tasting journey and satisfy your sweet tooth with a Seedlip Chocolate Mousse with Sherbet and Sweet and Sour Candied Peas.

Wash down each delight with a perfectly paired botanical cocktail featuring Mint-to-be; a light refreshing aperitif made with Seedlip Garden 108, Verjus, Mint Tea and Pea Cordial garnished with pea shoots; Bee Hive using Seedlip Garden 108, Verjus, British Honey Syrup, Elderflower Tonic and Tonka Bean and Through the Meadow, a sour and refreshing palate cleanser with Seedlip Garden 108, Lemon, Egg White and Mint and Tarragon Syrup.

Enjoy!

25 Years of Tottering-by-Gentle at The Sloane Club

Lord and Lady Tottering, or Dicky and Daffy of Tottering-by-Gently have been entertaining the great and the good on the pages of Country Life for 25 years. Family visits, drinks parties, pony club rallies – it’s all happeing on in the Tottering family, every Wednesday on the back page of Country Life magazine. To celebrate their silver anniversary, the largest ever exhibition of Annie Tempest’s original watercolours will be displayed at The Sloane Club in Chelsea through Chelsea in Bloom week. The Sloane Club have a long and entwined history which makes this bastion of quintessential Britishness the perfect location to raise a glass to a couple who have emulated, parodied and celebrated British life for the past quarter century.

The exhibition will be free to the public, on display from 22-26 May, 8.30am-5pm.

The Botanist x Chase Pop-Up

From 22 – 26 May, The Botanist of Sloane Square will be planting a brand new pop-up in the centre of Sloane Square. This year, they have teamed up with Chase Distillery and have transformed a horsebox into the perfect spot for a cocktail – or two.

Enjoy fragrantly floral cocktails served in striking glassware such as Love is in the Square (£12.50), Chase Vodka, combined with Chase Elderflower Liquer, Earl Grey sugar syrup and topped with Cremant and edible flowers, as well as Joseph Perrier Champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks and those all-important bar snacks.

Whether you are after a quick refreshing drink or after an evening drinking cocktails, make sure you are sipping al-fresco at the prettiest pop up in town.

Cheers!

 

Exclusive desert and cocktails at Harry's Dolce Vita

Exploring all of the floral displays can be tiring work, why not pop by Harry’s Dolce Vita to re-energise with one of the exclusive Chelsea in Bloom specials.

‘Oops! I dropped a Cornetto’ should be your desert of choice. It is made with lemon infused Gelato Fior di Latte with a wafer cone dipped in dark chocolate and rolled in toasted hazelnuts, dropped on dark chocolate and pistachio soil served with raspberries, basil, fresh mint and edible flowers.

Sip away on the classic Bellini or try a refreshing Sgroppino, where the recipe comes from Venice – the original city of romance, made of Prosecco and Limoncello blended with lemon and lime sorbet and garnished with edible flowers.

Book your table here to avoid disappointment!

 

 

Floral Festival of Food at Sumosan Twiga

In its first year taking part in Chelsea in Bloom, the Japanese and Italian hot-spot will be launching a collection of mouth-watering specials for diners – a sensory explosion set to make the eyes and taste buds pop!

A showcase dish, inspired by the classical zen gardens of ancient Kyoto, is sure to make your mouth water. A bed of crispy quinoa sets the scene for the Karesansui landscape, where harumaki cones brimming with colourful salmon, hamachi and tuna tartar float elegantly from its botanical base, peppered with furikake seasoning, purple Shiso and exotic hues of edible flowers.

Sumosan Twiga’s signature lobster salad will also be dressed for the occasion ready to take your fancy. Layers of frilled Lollo Bionda envelope the finest meat of the lobster claw, doused with a dressing made with a house-secret combination of 20 ingredients and showered with a kaleidoscope of edible blooms.

The J’Secret will also be on the specials list for Chelsea in Bloom; a delicate dish featuring taste popping slithers of salmon, seabass and tuna sashimi in a delectably moreish ponzo sauce, and with a blossom of Instagram-worthy floral frosting.

As botanical appreciation can be thirsty work, Sumosan Twiga will be showcasing a bespoke cocktail for the occasion – Sumosan Garden. The head mixologist, Dario Ciaramella, has taken the green theme to a new height creating this cocktail which blends Tanqueray Gin, Tio Pepe, cucumber, lemon and sugar, dressed with a burst of green shiso leaves. Delicious!

This hot-spot is definitely not for wall-flowers, in fact it’s renowned for bringing the party to dinner and green-fingered revellers can be sure to celebrate in to the early hours throughout the week.

Make your reservation here now.

Jo Malone London Floral Masterclass

Join Jo Malone London to celebrate Chelsea in Bloom on 23 May for a Blossom Posy Masterclass between 4-8pm.

Expert florist, Thomas Bloom will be in store to guide you as you create our own blossom posy to take home whilst indulging in blossom-inspired pink Prosecco and sweet treats.

Throughout the week, from 22 – 26 May, you can also celebrate the launch of Blossom Girls and Hot Blossoms, two near collections with 5 limited edition fragrances. Discover your favourite fragrance and create a bespoke gift box adorned with neon flowers and leave with a complimentary bracelet inspired by your chosen fragrance.

Call 0370 192 5121 or visit the Sloane Street store to book your spot.

 

Special Floral Menu from Daphne's

Much-loved Italian restaurant, Daphne’s, has created a special menu to celebrate one’s Chelsea’s most popular weeks.

From 21-26 May, between 12-6pm, enjoy a fabulous feast from the set menu. Highlights include ‘grilled asparagus with prosciutto di parma and red vein sorrel’ and ‘roast Devonshire chicken with broad beans, pees and violet artichokes’. For those with a sweet tooth, don’t miss out on the mouthwatering desert options including almond and raspberry torta with elderflower. Delicious!

 

 

Sarah Chapman Skinesis champions Self-Love

This Chelsea in Bloom, Sarah Chapman Skinesis on Pavilion Road is all about Self-Love; the art of looking after you and your wellbeing.

Throughout the week, customers will be invited to try the new ‘Skin Lab’ treatments, which are Sarah’s edit of clinical micro treatments starting at £45 each and for the time conscious, last 20 minutes leaving you with the signature Sarah Chapman ‘glow’.

Try product samples, enjoy tasters of gut-health boosting drinks from The Beauty Chef as well as demonstrations, skin consultations and more!

 

Spread the Love with Anya Hindmarch

Spread the love this Chelsea in Bloom, and what better way to do so than carrying Anya Hindmarch’s ‘Love bag’ (£395). This bag is the perfect size for all your essentials and can be used from day-night, whether you choose to carry as a clutch or wear cross-body. Visit 157-158 Sloane to find yours.

‘Free Hugs’ bag, £395

Channel the 60s and 70s spirit of embracing all, hugs and love all round!

Flowers for tiny-tots from Trotters

Don’t let your little one’s miss out on the floral fun this Chelsea in Bloom. Trotters on the King’s Road has beautiful floral dresses; perfect for the festival flowers as well as the gorgeous summer sunshine.

Pop in and pick up this Little Catherine Willow dress for just £40 and you are guaranteed to have a very happy little girl!

Seeing Love at Tom Davies

We’re in ‘love’ with these heart shaped glasses from Tom Davies (£295). Head to 54 Sloane Square to pick up a piece of the ‘Summer of Love’ to take away with you and spread the love all year round.

Beautifully hand-crafted, these are a must-have for not just Chelsea in Bloom, but all season long.

Gift with purchase at Tateossian

To celebrate Chelsea in Bloom, British jewellery brand Tateossian will be offering shoppers at their Sloane Square boutique an exclusive gift with purchase. From Monday 21st – Sunday 27th May customers who spend over £250 in-store will receive one of the brand’s beautiful Sakura Lapel Pin. Sakura is the iconic cherry blossom seen in Japan.

The Tateossian boutique is located at 55 Sloane Square, behind Colbert.

Floral Fashion at The Fold

What better way to explore the floral festival that is Chelsea in Bloom than adorned in flowers yourself. The Fold, in their first year participating in Chelsea in Bloom, have a beautiful selection of floral dresses, perfect for the most special events of the summer season.

The Fold, Chelsea in Bloom

Dress, £595

This beautiful Winsley Dress will add that floral touch to your wardrobe and will carry you through to the more formal summer affairs, whether you are heading to the races, the opera or a wedding.

Hepburn Dress, £495

If sweet green is more your thing, try on this gorgeous long-sleeve silk dress – the perfect plus one to a summer party.

Put your best foot forward in Giuseppe Zanotti

Put your best foot forward this Chelsea in Bloom in this beautiful sandals (£550) from Giuseppe Zanotti. Perfect to tread the streets of Chelsea in or to throw in your suitcase and head to the sun, these sandals will be your “go-to” this summer.

 

Share the Love with Links of London's Love Ring

The Infinite Love ring from Links of London (£130) embodies the concept of everlasting love. The standout design gracefully entwines two 18K yellow gold vermeil hearts with a sterling silver infinity symbol to stunning effect.

This beautiful piece is a wonderful addition to your jewellery box or would be a wonderful gift to a loved one this summer.

Flower Arranging Workshop at Boden

Calling all budding florists, this is the perfect evening for you…

Boden are hosting a flower arranging workshop on Wednesday 22 May from 7-8.30pm. Tickets costs £30 and you will be treated to the wonderful workshop with Willow Crossley where you will create your own bouquet to take home in a beautiful bell jar. Enjoy an after-hours browse whilst sipping on complimentary fizz and you will also receive a £10 voucher to spend on the night.

Spaces are sure to fill up fast, so book yours here now!