It’s time to brush away the January blues and start making plans for all the exciting things you want to do this year but before you get too far with planning, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. Whether you fully subscribe to the romance or it’s just another day in the calendar we have compiled some of our top picks for Valentine's Day so that you can spend the 14th February in the best way possible. And of course, not forgetting gifts if you would like to wow your loved one with an extra-special treat then look no further, and gift them an experience to remember at One Aldwych.
Dolly Parton presents 9 to 5 The Musical
Brand new to the London stage this season is the eagerly awaited production of 9 to 5 The Musical inspired by the cult film starring Dolly Parton. An all-star cast come together in this hilarious comedy with the Oscar, Grammy and Tony-nominated score by Dolly herself.
Savoy Theatre - Limited run until 31st August 2019
Orchids: Celebrate the Colour of Columbia
Instead of the usual bunch of flowers this year, why not venture out to Kew Gardens for a stroll in the fresh air and enjoy a plethora of winter colours. Each year there is a spectacular orchid display in The Princess of Wales observatory and this year’s display is no exception; from mid-February through to mid-March you’ll find vibrant colours inspired by Columbia which is home to 4,270 species of orchids. This incredible exhibition will take you on a journey from the snow-capped mountains to the tropical beaches where you can explore the biodiversity of Columbia.
Kew Gardens - 9th February until 9th March 2019
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
This hotly-anticipated exhibition spans from 1947 through to the present day and uncovers the history and the influence of one of the most influential couturiers of the twentieth century. The exhibition includes a selection of sketches by the designer, photographs and a collection of dresses from the Dior Heritage collection in Paris.
Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington
Horse Riding in Hyde Park
Gain a different perspective of one of the Royal Parks and explore historic Hyde Park on horse-back. Around the perimeter you can enjoy five miles of well-maintained trails, including the famous Rotten Row where you can expect to see some of the Household Cavalry taking part in exercises and drill rides. Choose a private lesson or a hack around the park, depending on your riding ability, as a great way to spend quality time together.
Ross Nye Stables, Hyde Park
Romantic Getaway at One Aldwych
Imagine a luxurious escape to the city complete with flowers and Champagne on arrival, a sublime three-course dinner and breakfast the next morning plus time to take a relaxing dip in the 18-metre chlorine-free swimming pool
. We couldn’t think of anything better. Purchase a gift voucher for your loved one to look forward to a stay at One Aldwych when the hotel reopens this spring and they can look forward to all this with our Celebration Package gift voucher
To make this the perfect gift for your Valentine, we will be including two complimentary cocktails to be enjoyed in the glamorous Lobby Bar to make the occasion extra special. This exclusive offer is valid between 1 February to 14 February 2019 only, with purchases of the Celebration Package gift voucher