Claudia Wilson
Jan
20
3:00 PM15:00

Claudia Wilson

DJ Claudia Wilson has living in Brixton all her life and been DJing for over 20 years, having been resident at Mango Landin’. Along with business partner Paul, Claudia runs Pure Vinyl records on the ground floor of The Department Store. The shop specialises in soul, reggae, hip-hop, jazz, rock and World Music and has regular visitors from all over the UK, as well as Turkey, Italy, Japan, Singapore and even North London.

Claudia DJs regularly in Brixton and recently played at the National Portrait Gallery at a party for the Michael Jackson exhibition and plays alongside guests including DJ Maseo of De La Soul.

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BURNS NIGHT SUPPER - £30 - SOLD OUT
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

BURNS NIGHT SUPPER - £30 - SOLD OUT

Come and celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns on the eve of his birthday as we host our first Burns night supper Downstairs at The Department Store! You will be greeted with a Whiskey based cocktail on arrival to get you in the mood, and of course, no Burns night supper would be complete without haggis, neeps and tatties! Dinner will be followed by Fiddle Paradiddle, a live ceilidh, three-piece band made up of fiddler, guitarist and drummer who will bring the dance floor to life!

Dress Code: Tartan

Members are welcome to bring 3 guests. To purchase tickets please click here. As this is a members event, there is a password for this page. Please see your January Newsletter for the password.

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Cal & Sam
Jan
25
to Jan 26

Cal & Sam

Scottish duo Cal & Sam met at the Glasgow School of Art through their mutual curiosity for dance music. Having curated their own night at The Art School, they have since played out at renowned venues across Edinburgh & Glasgow’s underground club scene, and have supported acts from eclectic labels such as Numbers, Tresor and Dixon Avenue Basement Jams. Expect versatile selections from Classic House, Italo and Disco to RnB and UK Garage.

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Tim Cronin
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

Tim Cronin

Tim Cronin is a lively and engaging soloist (a modern day one man band) who combines piano, guitar, looping and vocals to entertain the audience. His musical forays were born out of a childhood love for all things blues, folk and soul. Having grown up absorbing parental influences such as The Beatles And Stevie Wonder, Tim was always destined for a career exploring his own musical and emotional outpourings. Fast forward a number of years and Cronin is taking those formative influences and combining them with the likes of Bon Iver, John Mayer and Coldplay, creating his own individual sound.

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FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP - FREE - SOLD OUT
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP - FREE - SOLD OUT

If you are looking for a new year’s resolution, we've got just the thing! Learn the art of floristry at our flower arranging workshop, hosted by Lucy Squire. Lucy will take you through the steps and techniques required to create hand-tied, glass jar bouquets. You will also learn some tips and tricks to decorate your home with floral arrangements so you can host your friends in style this year. All materials are supplied, along with a floral, complimentary cocktail on arrival. @lucy_squire_flowers

This is a members only event.
To reserve a space please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

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Have You Ever Been Mellow?
Jan
18
to Jan 19

Have You Ever Been Mellow?

DJ Trés Bien and Mellow Tone play soft rock, sweet soul and middle-of-the-road pop from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Veterans of the West End’s Retro Bar with their 'Have You Never Been Mellow?' Sunday soirées, expect to dance to Dolly Parton disco and retro remixes of the likes of Fleetwood Mac. Plus there's always room for a little bit of Lionel Richie. Singalongs are encouraged, especially during the Power Ballads Power Hour! @mellowclubldn

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SIPSMITH HOT GIN MASTERCLASS - FREE - SOLD OUT
Jan
16
7:00 PM19:00

SIPSMITH HOT GIN MASTERCLASS - FREE - SOLD OUT

Dry January is not something we will be partaking in this year, you'll find us at this Sipsmith masterclass! The class includes a welcome drink to enjoy while learning about the history of gin and the Sipsmith distillery. This will be followed by a guided gin tasting of Sipsmith products, after which you are welcome to purchase a cocktail from the bespoke cocktail menu created for the evening’s class. The Sipsmith masterclass is hosted by Adam Ellesmere. sipsmith.com

To reserve a space please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

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Peter Cogavin
Jan
13
3:00 PM15:00

Peter Cogavin

An accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right, Pete Cogavin has performed live for over a decade all over Europe. His style passes from 60s Pop and Blues standards to modern classics & folk ballads. His original songs which he recorded with his former group ‘Pete and Folks’ saw him perform on national television in France, where his music is still regularly play-listed on radio. In 2017, his new group, ‘the Hobosapiens’ released their debut EP, and he continues to perform in concert with them for select international dates. Equipped with an acoustic guitar and a golden voice, Pete manages to connect with crowds through his varied repertoire and his disarmingly earnest and original interpretations of great songs.

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Don Mac
Jan
11
to Jan 12

Don Mac

Tonight sees Don Mac on the decks from 11pm. Don is the ex-resident spinner at the now legendary The End night club. He has played some epic parties there including the closing night in the main room and have spun everywhere from Ibiza to Australia. He has played with the likes of Layo & Bushwacka!, Laurent Garnier, Sven Vath, Richie Hawtin, Green Velvet, Slam, Jeff Mills, Ben Watt, Darren Emerson, Mr C and many others. 

Don now just plays for pleasure and is into mixing up everything from disco, funk, house, chug, nu-disco, 80s new-wave and Balearic. 

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LET'S DANCE!
Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

LET'S DANCE!

On Tuesday we pay tribute to David Bowie on what would have been his 72nd birthday. Come Upstairs and raise a Bowie inspired cocktail to the Brixton born legend. Expect to hear your favorite Bowie tracks as well as many others including Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Neil Young, Elton John, Roxy Music, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed & The Beatles.

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WEEKLY YOGA WITH REBECCA BRADLEY
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

WEEKLY YOGA WITH REBECCA BRADLEY

January is a time to get back into good habits and we are super excited to introduce our new weekly yoga classed, run by Rebecca Bradley. Rebecca has completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training in Vinyasa Ashtanga and since then has completed 100 hours of Mandala Vinyasa, 50 hours of Rocket, and 50 hours of Yin, all with The Yoga People. Her classes are playful and dynamic with a strong emphasis on moving creatively to find freedom and space in the body, mind, and soul. @rebeccabradleyyoga

This is members only event.
Email to book the next available class.
To cancel a class, please email 48 hours in advance. signup@thedepartmentstore.com

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Benedict Cork
Jan
6
3:00 PM15:00

Benedict Cork

Benedict Cork is a talented solo pianist and vocalist whose performances over the last few years have included HRH Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Pageant at Windsor Castle, The 'Shooting Star' Charity Event at The Dorchester Hotel for guests including The Duchess of York and Simon Cowell, backing vocals for British soul icon Joss Stone, support slots for artists such as Take That (in Hyde Park), The Overtones, Alexandra Burke and The Mystery Jets plus performances on Channel 4, BBC 'Friday Download,' ITV and BBC Introducing Radio.

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Rob Davey
Jan
4
to Jan 5

Rob Davey

Come and join Rob Davy on Friday night! Rob has been writing music, producing, DJ’ing for almost two decades. He has co-produced 5 Artist Albums, countless compilations and has held numerous DJ residencies at Night Clubs all over the world, including Pacha Ibiza, Womb Tokyo, Saturday Sessions at MOS, The End, Turnmills and many more.

 As one half of the British duo Mutiny uk, they have achieved many Underground Hit Records over the years including two National Top 40 successes with ’Secrets’ and ‘The Virus’ as well as having remixed tracks for artists such as Stereo MC’s, Basement Jaxx, Sophie Ellis Baxtor & Robbie Williams to name but a few. @robmutinypics 

https://www.mixcloud.com/robmutiny3/

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New Years Eve at The Department Store
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Years Eve at The Department Store

The Belle Époque, a golden age of optimism, prosperity and innovation, where decadence was paramount and Champagne and Absinthe were the choice of the day. 

Step back in time to the ‘beautiful era’ that gave us Haute Couture, The Moulin Rouge and the very first Parisian department store, Le Bon Marché. Take inspiration from the opulent features of our very own Department Store for this years hedonistic, Belle Époque News Years Eve party!

Dress Code: The Belle Époque. Click here for more inspiration.

Tickets include stunning views of London, bubbles on arrival, roaming canapés and entertainment. It will also include an open bar until 12am serving wine, beer, fizz and soft drinks. 

Members may purchase a maximum of 10 tickets. 

To purchase tickets please click here. This page is password protected. If you are a member and would like the password please email events@thedepartmentstore.com.

We are also offering an exclusive VIP dinner for 10 - 12 people in The Dome. This is first come first served, please direct enquiries to events@thedepartmentstore.com.

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Anne Frankenstein
Dec
30
3:00 PM15:00

Anne Frankenstein

Anne Frankenstein is a DJ and broadcaster based in London, specialising in soul, disco, funk, latin, afrobeat, jazz and early rap. Since learning to DJ at the age of 15 in her home town of Dublin, Anne has amassed a deep and diverse knowledge of music through digging for vinyl around the world, and can now be found spinning at some of the finest clubs in London as well as presenting a selection of her favourite tunes every week on Jazz FM. 

 @djannefrankenstein
https://www.mixcloud.com/AnneFrankenstein/
http://www.jazzfm.com/on-air/programmes/anne-frankenstein/ 
djannefrankenstein.com

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EDD K
Dec
21
to Dec 22

EDD K

Collector of golden age hip-hop through to soulful house music via any genre in between that has a groove, Edd will be playing a Halloween themed special this week!

Edd’s selections have been heard at venues from Brilliant Corners to Village Underground, stations from Balamii to NTS, and festival stages from Czech Republic to Croatia.

Friday Night: https://www.mixcloud.com/mixmotel/mixmotel-27-ek/

Sunday Afternoon: https://www.mixcloud.com/groovement/edd-mystery-selections-jaunes-oct-2015/

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UPSTAIRS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Dec
21
to Dec 22

UPSTAIRS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

As if December weren't filled with enough festive fun, Upstairs will be kicking off the last Friday before the holidays with a Christmas Celebration! Come Upstairs for drinks or book a table for dinner and you will be greeted with a cocktail on us and some delicious roving canapes, designed by our events kitchen! Dance the night away to some Christmas tunes, leave work behind and get in the holiday mood!

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SUSTAINABLE WRAP WORKSHOP
Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

SUSTAINABLE WRAP WORKSHOP

Give your Christmas presents that extra special touch this year, save the stress of wrapping and enjoy a glass of Cava while you work. This workshop will have you wrapping presents so beautifully, no one will want to open them! Kate, from Keep Boutique, will teach you the art of Lino stamping and decorating your own gifts with twine and tags. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own wrapping paper and decorations.

Due to limited availability this is a members only event. Members are limited to one ticket only. To reserve a space please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

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PETER COGAVIN
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

PETER COGAVIN

An accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right, Pete Cogavin has performed live for over a decade all over Europe. His style passes from 60s Pop and Blues standards to modern classics & folk ballads. His original songs which he recorded with his former group ‘Pete and Folks’ saw him perform on national television in France, where his music is still regularly play-listed on radio. In 2017, his new group, ‘the Hobosapiens’ released their debut EP, and he continues to perform in concert with them for select international dates. Equipped with an acoustic guitar and a golden voice, Pete manages to connect with crowds through his varied repertoire and his disarmingly earnest and original interpretations of great songs.

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PILATES CLASS & WELLNESS WORKSHOP - SOLD OUT
Dec
16
9:15 AM09:15

PILATES CLASS & WELLNESS WORKSHOP - SOLD OUT

December is a month full of temptation, so escape to the rooftop and pamper yourself with a day based around health and wellness! Join Lucy Mills, of Your Ideal Fit, as she hosts a day retreat with some of her favourite brands.

Start at 9.15am with a guided meditation by Meredith Whitely, from Food At Heart, after which, Lucy will guide you through an hour long Pilates class. A healthy brunch (optional for £15) is then followed by a Food At Heart raw chocolate tasting workshop. As if that weren't enough, to complete your retreat experience, an expert team from Kiehl's will show you how you can achieve that “fresh from a facial treatment glow” in the comfort of your own home.

Your pamper experience will finish with a little retail therapy where you can purchase any products from the day, along with Lorna Jane activewear at exclusive discounted rates.


Due to limited availability this is a members only event. Members are limited to one ticket only. To reserve a space please emailsignup@thedepartmentstore.com

For more information on this visit our Upstairs member events pagehere

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THE MEN WHO FELL TO EARTH
Dec
14
to Dec 15

THE MEN WHO FELL TO EARTH

TheMenWhoFell2Earth are all about dance floors. Between them they’ve racked up (too many) years of running clubs, falling out of clubs and, of course, playing records in clubs. They’re the co-creators of the seminal West End gay indie disco night, Rebel Rebel and the long running East London dance party, TheMenWhoFell2Earth. They’re obsessed with seven inch singles, special disco maxi 12” versions and making people dance. 

 @themenwhofell2earth

https://www.mixcloud.com/TheMenWhoFell2Earth2/

 https://soundcloud.com/themenwhofell2earth

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MARTIN JOHN
Dec
9
3:00 PM15:00

MARTIN JOHN

Considered one of the finest vocalists in both the UK and Ireland, and part of the Top Ten Album selling swing group 'Jack Pack', Martin John is a renowned musician who offers both a slick and polished Swing show or an Acoustic guitar and Vocal experience

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NIGHT OF MAGIC WITH DARIUS
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

NIGHT OF MAGIC WITH DARIUS

Christmas is a time for magic and wonderment, so come and be amazed by the illusions and performance of Darius, an emerging creative force within the magic community! Darius gave his first show at the age of six and his performance Upstairs is guaranteed to leave even the most hardened sceptic delighted and astonished! Book a table for dinner or come up for a drink and enter a world of enchantment.

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Martin Green & David Mcalmont
Nov
30
to Dec 1

Martin Green & David Mcalmont

Martin Green is a DJ and Curator. He ran the legendary 90s nightclub Smashing, has compiled 30 albums and kickstarted the lounge music revival. He has DJ-ed internationally including events for Prada, Pucci, White Cube and Anish Kapoor. 

David Mcalmont is one of the UKs greatest singers. He formed Mcalmont Butler with Suede guitarist Bernard Butler, has released many incredible albums and continues to compose and record with some of the country's leading producers. 

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Peter Cogavin
Nov
25
3:00 PM15:00

Peter Cogavin

An accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right, Pete Cogavin has performed live for over a decade all over Europe. His style passes from 60s Pop and Blues standards to modern classics & folk ballads. His original songs which he recorded with his former group ‘Pete and Folks’ saw him perform on national television in France, where his music is still regularly play-listed on radio. In 2017, his new group, ‘the Hobosapiens’ released their debut EP, and he continues to perform in concert with them for select international dates. Equipped with an acoustic guitar and a golden voice, Pete manages to connect with crowds through his varied repertoire and his disarmingly earnest and original interpretations of great songs.

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Edd K
Nov
23
to Nov 24

Edd K

Collector of golden age hip-hop through to soulful house music via any genre in between that has a groove, Edd will be playing a Halloween themed special this week!

Edd’s selections have been heard at venues from Brilliant Corners to Village Underground, stations from Balamii to NTS, and festival stages from Czech Republic to Croatia.

Friday Night: https://www.mixcloud.com/mixmotel/mixmotel-27-ek/

Sunday Afternoon: https://www.mixcloud.com/groovement/edd-mystery-selections-jaunes-oct-2015/

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Broga
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Broga

Broga is hosted by our very own member and former pro American footballer, Matt Miller, founder of Broga®. The Broga® yoga classes are aimed at the bros but ladies are more than welcome. It is not your typical yoga session, it can be as tough or as easy as you make it. You are guaranteed to touch your toes by the end of the class, even if your downward dog looks more like a lost puppy! To celebrate your hard work there will be a cold beer on us after the class.

Matt is raising some cash for Movember and men’s health awareness month so any donations are much appreciated!

Members are welcome to bring 1 guest to free events. To reserve a space please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

www.broga.uk

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Benedict Cork
Nov
18
3:00 PM15:00

Benedict Cork

Benedict Cork is a talented solo pianist and vocalist whose performances over the last few years have included HRH Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Pageant at Windsor Castle, The 'Shooting Star' Charity Event at The Dorchester Hotel for guests including The Duchess of York and Simon Cowell, backing vocals for British soul icon Joss Stone, support slots for artists such as Take That (in Hyde Park), The Overtones, Alexandra Burke and The Mystery Jets plus performances on Channel 4, BBC 'Friday Download,' ITV and BBC Introducing Radio.

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Claudia Wilson & Friends
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Claudia Wilson & Friends

Claudia regularly hosts a variety of DJ’s Upstairs with a varied range of genres and styles. Claudia herself has living in Brixton all her life and been DJing for over 20 years, having been resident at Mango Landin’. Along with business partner Paul, Claudia runs Pure Vinyl records on the ground floor of The Department Store. The shop specialises in soul, reggae, hip-hop, jazz, rock and World Music and has regular visitors from all over the UK, as well as Turkey, Italy, Japan, Singapore and even North London.

Claudia DJs regularly in Brixton and recently played at the National Portrait Gallery at a party for the Michael Jackson exhibition and plays alongside guests including DJ Maseo of De La Soul.

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Life drawing with Daisy Perkins
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Life drawing with Daisy Perkins

This free life drawing event is hosted by Daisy Perkins and will be held in the Roseberry Room. Daisy is a traditionally trained representational artist, specialising in oil painting and charcoal. She began her training at Lavender Hill studios in 2011 and continued to study and teach at London Fine Art Studios until 2016.

All materials are provided and you will receive a welcome drink on arrival.

To reserve a space for this event please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

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Martin John
Nov
11
3:00 PM15:00

Martin John

Considered one of the finest vocalists in both the UK and Ireland, and part of the Top Ten Album selling swing group 'Jack Pack', Martin John is a renowned musician who offers both a slick and polished Swing show or an Acoustic guitar and Vocal experience

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Sipsmith Hot Gin Masterclass
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Sipsmith Hot Gin Masterclass

As the evenings get colder and Autumn rolls in, what better way to spend your time than sampling Sipsmith’s favorite gins and hot gins to keep you warm! This free 1 hour masterclass includes a welcome drink on arrival to enjoy while learning about the history of Sipsmith, gin and hot gin. There will then be a guided gin tasting of a variety of Sipsmith products after which you are welcome to purchase a cocktail from the bespoke Sipsmith cocktail menu designed just for the evening’s class.

To reserve a space please email signup@thedepartmentstore.com

A Sipsmith masterclass hosted by Adam Ellesmere from Sipsmith.

 https://sipsmith.com/

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Peter Cogavin
Nov
4
3:00 PM15:00

Peter Cogavin

An accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right, Pete Cogavin has performed live for over a decade all over Europe. His style passes from 60s Pop and Blues standards to modern classics & folk ballads. His original songs which he recorded with his former group ‘Pete and Folks’ saw him perform on national television in France, where his music is still regularly play-listed on radio. In 2017, his new group, ‘the Hobosapiens’ released their debut EP, and he continues to perform in concert with them for select international dates. Equipped with an acoustic guitar and a golden voice, Pete manages to connect with crowds through his varied repertoire and his disarmingly earnest and original interpretations of great songs.

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