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Monday 28 November 2016

Our brand new Patisserie Valerie store is open!

Indulge in the delicious, festive range at our new Patisserie Valerie store, including three limited edition drinks, festive afternoon tea and handcrafted mince pies. Don’t worry, our famous patisserie range is still available, as well as a range of celebration cakes available to order and collect from store.

The new store is located in The Circle area of the station near station reception and the Southeastern platforms.

Tuesday 22 November 2016

The Magic of Cirque du Soleil Rolls into St Pancras this Christmas

This November, Oxfam supporter Sara Cox officially switched on the lights of the Cirque du Soleil Amaluna Christmas Tree at St Pancras International, followed by a breath-taking performance in the station by the cast of the critically-acclaimed production.

This festive season, the Amaluna Christmas Tree will raise awareness and money for Oxfam's women's rights campaigning. The 12-meter-high tree includes Amaluna's famous Water Bowl at its centre, featuring moving underwater projections from the cast and acts from the show.

Throughout the festive season, shoppers at St Pancras International spending £50 or more in stores and at restaurants will have the opportunity to receive a 20% discount on tickets to see Amaluna - ask in stores for details.

Find out more about all of our Christmas activity this year online, including our specially selected Christmas Gift Guide and our Christmas foodie selection.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Late night shopping this festive season

Beat the high street with late night shopping this festive season at St Pancras International. Many shops will be keeping their doors open until 10pm to help you bag the best presents on the following dates:

  • Thursday 17th November
  • Thursday 24th November
  • Thursday 1st December
  • Thursday 8th December
  • Friday 9th December
  • Thursday 15th December
  • Friday 16th December
  • Thursday 22nd December
  • Friday 23 December

If you're looking for inspiration on gifts this year, take a look at the carefully selected items on our gift guide, and head over to our Christmas foodie feature if you're feeling peckish or looking to eat out on your visit to the station.

Monday 14 November 2016

#FollowtheFeather at St Pancras this week

Commuters and visitors woke to a strange appearance in the station this morning. Three peacock feathers protruding from an island of sand in the centre of the Arcade grew overnight marking the first stage of what will eventually become this year’s eagerly anticipated Christmas tree creation.

With previous year’s designs including a giant LEGO tree and a 14-metre high extravaganza made of 2000 Disney toys, you can be sure 2016 will be another must-see Christmas tree.

Stay tuned to St Pancras’ social media channels or search the hashtag #FollowtheFeather to witness its evolution throughout the week before the big reveal on Monday, 21 November.

Friday 11 November 2016

V&A Museum and St Pancras International partnership draws to a close

This week sees the end to St Pancras International’s autumn partnership with the V&A museum’s Undressed: A brief history of underwear exhibition. It has been an exciting few month’s with a curator talk and a French knicker making workshop, offering the station’s visitors and commuters something a little bit different.

 

To bring the partnership to a close, the station hosted a special dance performance that reinterpreted Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear and a story of female liberation, through the relationship between sex, female empowerment and underwear. Choreographed by London College of Fashion UAL student, Araxie Boyadjian from BA Creative Direction for Fashion, the performance delighted commuters on Monday during their evening commute. The performance can be viewed in full here.

 

On Wednesday, the final highlight of the partnership took place - a Q+A with Rosalie Schweiker to discuss the history of the bra. Rosalie discussed how bra design has been shaped throughout history by cultural norms as well as giving an entertaining introduction to her project DD+, an unconventional bra showroom championing the idea of underwear made to fit women’s bodies, whatever their shape and size.

 

Keep an eye on the St Pancras International website, Twitter and Facebook to be kept up to date with all the goings on in the station and news on the hotly anticipated Christmas tree…