News & Events#YogaontheSquare: 14 May-27 August
Yoga sessions return for the summer
The Square has over 30 chic stores, both established brands and unique boutiques, along with six restaurants offering extensive al fresco dining. Its glamorous beauty offer includes the flagships for Richard Ward and Liz Earle. Also home to one of London’s best artisan food markets and the iconic Saatchi Gallery, visit us to experience an elegant, historic destination and the perfect place to enjoy retail or beauty therapy, foodie indulgence or a spot of contemporary culture.
Yoga sessions return for the summer
Yippee – warm weather is finally here, signalling that it’s time to dust off your sandals and reintroduce your toes to the world. Fancy a little bronze and glow or pedicure? At Richard Ward you’ll find all you need to get prepped and polished for the sunshine.
Time to get your fix of delicious, pure, artisanal food
There’s a real buzz at the Square for Saatchi’s brand new exhibition - From Selfie to Self-Expression - on now until 30 May. Taking a closer look at the selfie, from its beginnings with Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo right through to today’s status as a cultural revolution, this eagerly anticipated exhibition is set to get everyone talking.
Enjoy the first splash of sunshine right here at the Square with our outdoor dining areas. Whether you’re in the mood for a cheeky cocktail after work, leisurely lunch or light bite with friends, take advantage of Chelsea’s glorious weather and enjoy the spring breeze.
There’s a wave of gorgeous new fashion must-haves at the Square’s stores this month, making us feel even more excited for summer. Match a sunny disposition with a little purchase ideal for the warmer weather, from frills and ruffles to floral fever and glorious brights.
On from 10am-4pm, this is the perfect opportunity to indulge in delicious cocoa themed confectionery. Take your pick from tempting Chocofruit, handmade macaroons, nutty nougat and more.
Exclusive events this Spring
From stylish accessories to gorgeous jewellery, find the perfect gift for Mum at the Square. We’ve put together a gift guide of some of the hottest products to help you on your way…
Do selfies represent the future of art? Saatchi is offering you the chance to have your very own portrait exhibited at the gallery with their brand new competition. Get creative with your #SaatchiSelfie, explore this photographic phenomena and be part of an exciting new exhibition. Read on to find out more.
Intropia, renowned for its beautiful pieces injected with personality, has just launched Intropia Atelier, following demand from customers looking for bridal wear. If you’re searching for that extra-special occasion dress why not take a closer look?
Join us on 4 February for an exclusive personalised makeup consultation.
We already have lots planned for 2017 –fabulous summer events, delicious themed Fine Food Markets and much more. Why not treat yourself to a new diary where you can mark in these dates and feel super organised?
The BADA (British Antique Dealer Association) Fair is back for its show stopping 25th Year. A must see exhibition for fans of art and antiques, it offers a wide range of exquisite items including art, silverware, fine furniture and jewellery, all carefully vetted for authenticity, so you can buy with confidence. Duke of York Square readers are treated to a complimentary pass to this exclusive event…
Let’s have a toast to all things Celtic!
Mark St. David’s Day with a fitting Welsh feast at this Saturday’s Fine Food Market, from succulent lamb to apple cider and a tasty twist on the traditional Welsh Rarebit. Visit Partridges for a further fantastic range of food to mark Wales’ national day.
Start 2017 the right way - with a wardrobe refresh. Why not treat yourself to a little retail therapy at the Square and invest in a few key classic pieces for the year ahead?
Head to Partridges for the best crêpe creations in Chelsea this Shrove Tuesday – 28th February.
Did someone say complimentary prosecco?!
Winter weather leaving you feeling flat? Flip your frown upside down and enjoy one of our freshly made crepes from the Square on Shrove Tuesday. From gourmet chocolate to ham and cheese, these tasty treats are available all day outside Partridges.
Treat your other half to something sweet and seductive. Featuring the food of love in all its glorious forms, from traditional Maldon oysters to Brazilian coconut truffles, let your taste buds whisk you away to a romantic gourmet paradise.
Awards season is in full swing and we can’t get enough of red carpet glitz and glamour. Whether you opt for dazzling jewels, glossy Hollywood hair or the highest heels, why not take inspiration from Tinsel Town for an award winning Valentine’s look?
Visitors to our grotto helped raise an incredible £5,540
Collect is a contemporary art lover’s heaven, presenting an exclusive selection of museum-quality works from some of the world's best galleries. It’s a rare opportunity to see and purchase these impressive pieces. Tempted? Why not pop in for a closer look?
Treat yourself to unlimited prosecco throughout January at Gallery Mess.
Don’t let the dark, cold weather and post-Christmas despondency get you down. Instead of having a miserable Monday this 16 January, why not beat the blues and lift your spirits with a pick-me-up visit to the Square?
Overindulged over the festive season? Wave goodbye to unhealthy habits and start the New Year by refreshing your body inside and out. Kick start 2017 with a vitamin packed smoothie and give your beauty routine a boost.
There’s still time to catch Saatchi’s major exhibition Painters’ Painters, on until 28th February, and opening this weekend, why not visit the gallery’s latest offering, 50 X 50 II? Ideal for a lazy afternoon, pop down to Saatchi to experience a range of some of the best cultural art in London.
Reliving this year on our social media channels.
Haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet – or even started? Don’t panic, here at the Square you can still find plenty of gift ideas.
Find out what’s open over the festive season at the Square.
Sneak a peek at the store's new sparkling short film, just in time for party season.
Discounted tickets for the critically acclaimed ‘The Children’ available now for the Square’s readers to enjoy.
It's time for stocking up on presents and if you’re after a little inspiration, why not pop into Space NK and pick up one our favourite fantastic festive buys?
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially now that Santa's Grotto is here at the Square. Why not have a sneak peek with our special video, filmed inside the Grotto?
Comptoir’s luxurious hamper is the ideal gift for foodies and cooking up a storm in the kitchen. And since it’s the season to be jolly, this December you can win one of these, complete with a signed cook book, hand-picked ingredients and kitchenware. Perfect!
Partridges are spoiling us with a brand new Advent Calendar. There are 24 incredible prizes up for grabs - fancy winning a weekend for two at the Sloane Club?
Party season is kicking off in Chelsea! Whether you’re a social butterfly or the hostess with the mostess, why not get party pampered with some of the Square's favourite beauty offerings? Richard Ward and Liz Earle have everything you'll need to feel glamourous and perfectly groomed this Christmas.
Have you learnt how to ‘hygge’ yet? This Danish concept is all about taking pleasure in creating a warm, cosy atmosphere at home and enjoying the best of what life has to offer with family and friends. Cuddle up in snuggly winter woolies and embrace the warm glow of Christmas.
Congratulations to six year old Selvi Krishna!
We’ve been counting down the days to Chelsea Christmas Shopping Weekend and it's finally here! This weekend, 3-4 December, it will be taking place at the Square and across Chelsea. Why not get into the festive spirit with a twinkling mix of exclusive in-store offers, festive entertainment and more?
Join us for a day of family fun as we welcome Santa and light up the Square. Featuring twinkling ballet dancers, sparkling stilt walkers and real life reindeer, our Switch-On event is a great way to kick off the festive season in style.
Before Christmas officially starts, Partridges is offering us the ideal excuse to indulge with their special selection of American foodie treats for Thanksgiving on 24 November. Slice of pumpkin pie anyone?
We're all too familiar with the dread of trying to find the perfect Christmas present for those 'hard to buy for' friends and relatives. Why not share your love of the Square and give the gift of choice with a Duke of York Square Gift Card?
Celebrating the fine art of luxury watch craftsmanship
Saatchi brings us a new exhibition celebrating the artists of today who are inspiring the artists of tomorrow. Opening on 30 November, this is a 'must see'.
Treatments to nourish and soothe body and mind
Help us find a special someone to help turn on the Christmas Lights
Join Brilliant Inc and Liz Earle for an evening of sparkle and fun
A whistle-stop tour of Kensington & Chelsea’s best food markets
Chunky knits and winter woollies at the Square
Did you know that there are only 80 sleeps left until Christmas? We're already eagerly counting down to our Lights Switch-On, grotto opening and Christmas Shopping Weekend.
Chocoholics rejoice – our favourite Chocolate Market is back. Indulge in a mouth-watering range of confectionery from a handpicked selection of artisan chocolatiers - treats include chocolate arancini, churros and chocofruit, as well as chocolate sushi!
We always enjoy bundling up in luxurious knits, cashmere scarves and toasty gloves as the air gets crisper. Why not treat yourself to something special to keep you warm all season?
Halloween is creeping into Chelsea! Welcome in the scariest night of the year with some of our favourite ways to celebrate, starting with Manicomio’s themed pumpkin competition.
October sees the return of Champagne Life in addition to an intriguing exhibition from Henri Barande - his first and last ever UK based showcase.
Explore the Signature bangle with gorgeous illustrations and a chance to win. From 12 September to 11 October.
1 - 29 October
Why not pop in and see what we have in-store?
Our favourite industry insider event returns to the Saatchi. Take your seat at a catwalk show, treat yourself to a spot of designer shopping and soak up the fun. And for your chance to enjoy 20% off your ticket, read on to find out more.
On 7 October we’re supporting local charity Glass Door as they host their fourth Sleep Out event right here at the Square. Find out how you can make a difference by signing up for a night under the stars…
The whole area is buzzing as Autumn fashion arrives in Chelsea. It’s not just London Fashion Weekend to look forward to this September - there’s also a few special happenings in stores at the Square...
We’re delighted that our Monday Running Club has been such a hit over the summer.
It's time to kiss the bronze goodbye for Autumn. To help you feel radiant and rosy, why not pamper yourself with some of our favourite skin nourishing treatments?
Although summer is coming to a close, us foodies are looking forward to tasting some delicious new Autumnal produce. Gallery Mess changes its menu every 6 weeks to reflect what’s in season, so why not pop in to discover a new favourite dish?
Bringing exciting new artists into the limelight.
The Square’s Links store is celebrating an incredible ten years of their timeless Friendship bracelet - one of our favourite ways to add a little sparkle to an everyday outfit! - with some special in-store offers…
A brand new event at Duke of York Square, bringing together fun exercise taster classes with delicious, healthy food.
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School’s out for summer! If you’re looking for some great ways to entertain the kids during the holiday, look no further than here at the Square for inspiration…
To celebrate the film release of one of our favourite children’s books, The BFG, we’ll be capturing the power of imagination with our giant dream jar, taking centre stage at the Square this month.
… and relax! Treat yourself to some well-deserved ‘Me Time’ - read on for our ultimate guide to achieving peace and tranquility…
Join us for our Wimbledon screenings from 8 – 10 July
We’ve enjoyed seeing so many of you attend our Sunday yoga sessions on the green this summer! August is the last month to enjoy one of these complementary classes, so if you haven’t had a chance to join us yet, please do before we hang up our yoga mats until next year.
We love seeing what the style set wears at Wimbledon. And this year, why not ace your own look with Links of London, the Official Jewellery Licensee of The Championships?
Summer-kind-of-wonderful! Whether you’re abroad or enjoying tennis at home, get summer chic with our pick of the best buys this month at the Square. From sparkling jewels to gorgeous glosses, why not update your look for July?
Why not welcome in your Sunday mornings with a relaxing yoga class at Duke of York Square? Lululemon are running complimentary classes throughout the Summer.
We’re spoilt for choice at the Square's restaurants for Wimbledon themed goodies. From the traditional British afternoon tea to cocktails with a twist, these treats are bound to whet your appetite!
7.00-9.00pm every Monday evening from 27th June, throughout the summer
Join the running crew, Chasing Lights Collective, who in conjunction with lululemon bring you the freshest complimentary sweat session of the week!
A fragrant waft carried in on a summer breeze - it's easy to get all poetic about the gorgeous new scents available this season! Whether you're after a new perfume or home fragrance, welcome summer in style with the rich selection of scents available at the Square.
One of the most eagerly anticipated shows of the year, EXHIBITIONISM, which explores the incredible legacy of the Rolling Stones, opened at Saatchi this week. Featuring over 500 artefacts and collaborations, this is an absolute ‘must see’ for music fans everywhere.
Join us to celebrate HM The Queen's 90th! The Square will be hosting a special Sunday Fine Food Market brought to you by the Royal Commonwealth Society and celebrations to get you into the party spirit. There will be birthday cake, music from the Dixie Ticklers and a visit from one special person...
Enter the carnival spirit with one of this summer’s key trends - pom-poms. Fun, frivolous and we should add, rather comfortable too, these pom pom sandals are flying off the shelves this season. By the way, did you know that the Square's Zara is their largest flagship store in Europe?
We love Monica Vinader’s pieces - perennially fresh, yet timeless. The new signature bangle, launched this week, is just that - a gorgeously elegant shape, beautiful finish and just enough sparkle to make it really special.
Chelsea in Bloom is back! This year's theme is 'Carnival'. Expect Duke of York Square to turn into a floral extravaganza as retailers compete with stunning installations made from real flowers spilling out of their stores onto pavements and beyond.
If you’re heading to Saatchi to check out the Rolling Stones exhibition, why not take a look at this show from globally recognised artist Kim Il Tae?
We have a fabulous selection of flower inspired treats! Why not pick up irresistible goodies at the Floral Food Market on Saturday 28th (like these delicious caneles from Babelle - pictured)? Or visit the Square's restaurants, all with al fresco dining and offering special floral menus and cocktails.
It’s Sir Hans Sloane’s 356th birthday on the 16th April and to celebrate, the Hans Sloane chocolate company will be holding a free tasting session at the Square. Why not join in the fun and raise a cup to the original chocolatier?
We love any excuse to celebrate, so for St George’s Day on the 23rd April, why not indulge in the best that England has to offer? From Cath Kidston's beautiful British prints to traditional food from Partridges, raise a cup to St George!
The sun is shining and it finally feels like Spring is here.
Take your pick - from tasty truffles and mouth-watering macaroons to handmade Easter eggs – why not pay us a visit this Easter Saturday?
Protecting endangered rhinos and elephants.
Have you seen our proposals for the new café?
Back by popular demand, the BADA Fair will be bringing the best of British antiques to the Square from the 9th to the 15th March. For your chance to win a pair of tickets read on...
We’re raising a glass to all things Celtic for St Patrick’s Day!
This Sunday is the perfect opportunity to catch up with Mum and show her how much you care. Why not share some quality time taking in an exhibition at Saatchi and a delicious bite from one of our dedicated Mother’s Day menus?
Claim back your lunch break with the Royal Court’s ‘Live Lunch’ season, featuring new plays performed live as lunchtime readings. And we're giving away a pair of tickets…
Street art at the Square's Saatchi Gallery.
There’s a fabulous range of food and drink treats to enjoy in the Square...
London Fashion Weekend and Valentine's gift ideas.
Fantastic beauty treats at the Square this weekend.
Our Fine Food Market, curated each week by local institution Partridges, has won ‘Best Market Attraction’ at this year’s NABMA Great British Market Awards.
Experience the life of the fashion insider...
In homage to fromage why not visit the Duke of York Square Fine Food Market on Saturday?
2016 promises to a great year charged with exciting events, character and culture at The Square.
Treat both your skin and your senses with Liz Earle’s Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask.
Our complimentary wrapping station will package your gifts to perfection...
OPENING TIMES OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD
At a glance, see all the great cultural things that are going on across Chelsea
All your gifting needs including complimentary personalisation services and a range of tailored events, are available at Monica Vinader, Duke of York Square this holiday season.
Special seasonal fare at Gallery Mess and Comptoir Libanais...
Join us for a weekend of festive cheer and magic with carol singers, entertainers, refreshments and more!
We are thrilled to welcome new Head Chef, Alistair Riley, to Gallery Mess.
Europe's premier exhibition of luxury watches, SalonQP showcases an unrivalled range of luxury brands and unique horological offerings...
Join us on Saturday 7th November for festive fun and magic from 2.00pm. Santa and his special helper will be turning on the lights at 4.30pm.
Explore the charismatic personality and irreverent spirit of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld at Saatchi.
We’re delighted to feature in Culture Trip’s round-up of the best things to do in Chelsea, as a ‘delightful shopping experience in a square filled with sunlight and greenery’ - and couldn't agree more!
We love Time Out’s piece – what a great idea to jump on a Boris bike for a ride from Hyde Park Corner to Chelsea!
For one night only - on Friday 9th October - local homeless charity Glass Door will host a Sleep Out event at Duke of York Square, where hundreds of people are expected to brave a night ‘under the stars’ (whatever the weather) to raise money for emergency accommodation in West London...
Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th September In celebration of the fashion event of the season retailers have come up with some fabulous offers. Read on to discover what’s happening…
Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th September Fashion Weekend comes to Chelsea for the first time. For your ticket to explore the world of the fashion insider.
11am – 5pm Saturday 26th September Trotters invite you and your family to come and celebrate at Party in the Square, including pony rides and a Victorian carousel...
12 noon – 1.30pm on Sunday 6th September Join Lululemon and a few hundred other yogis on the green at the Square for silent disco yoga! Bring your mat and your groove.
Over 2000 entries to design baby Ella were received. And the winner is...
This celebrated style staple is to be found gracing the feet of fashionistas, celebrities and humble mortals alike – why? Because it is eminently stylish, simple and comfortable. A must-have for your AW/15 wardrobe. And Dubarry have created a luxurious, ladies waterproof version – now in store. Read on…
A far cry from the simple ABC, Monica Vinader's chic new collection of pendants is full of character and personality. Elegant, eclectic and in store now.
Just launched on Saturday, Mary Quant's new limited edition make-up is flying off the shelves. Read on...
Whether it’s a stylish, celestially inspired piece from Links of London or a bold and elegant item from Monica Vinader’s new men’s collection, bring some sparkle to your wardrobe this season…
London Fashion Weekend gives guests the London Fashion Week experience with catwalk shows, talks, pop-up events and designer shopping. This September the 30th edition of the UK’s renowned biannual luxury fashion event will move to the esteemed Saatchi Gallery in Duke of York Square...
Make the most of National relaxation day this Friday. Slow down, unwind and relax with the wonderful wellbeing offers at the Square. Read on...
So cute, so collectable and soon to be gone. This really is your last chance to pick up an adorable limited edition mini Elephant. Read on...
‘Helix Noir’, has been designed by Thierry Noir, alongside Cancer Research UK, to raise awareness and money for the Francis Crick Institute and forms part of a DNA trail around London...
Today, the Duchess of Cornwall, Joint President with the Prince of Wales of Elephant Family, and sixty children from local schools came to Duke of York Square, to unwrap the magnificent 10ft tall Tara.
Wimbledon is fast approaching and we look forward to welcoming back our big screen at the Square to broadcast all the action from 10th-12th July.