Best Of Britannia

Louise Judge | June.18.2015

 

Best of Britannia London reveals 2015 exhibitors

Now in its fourth year, Best of Britannia London is once again proud to announce a stellar line up of born-and-bred British exhibitors transforming the new venue into its biggest and best event yet.

Taking place in the Nicholls and Clarke warehouse building and courtyard on Shoreditch High Street, Best of Britannia will again create a bustling pop-up department store exhibiting Britain’s brightest brands in interiors, art, fashion, food & drink, ceramics, jewellery, cycling and motoring as well as an array of music and entertainment.

Straddling the edges of the City of London and hipster Shoreditch, the new venue is a stone’s throw from Spitalfields and Brick Lane Markets and will take place over the last weekend in June; 26th – 28th. A busy time for Britain, Best of Britannia will be pay homage to Wimbledon in the outdoor food court with a feast of classically British food and drink, including cream teas from leading tea brand, Tregothnan.

SHOPPING:

Amongst the returning fashion brands are menswear tailors Susannah Hall. Known as the ‘Lady Tailor of Clerkenwell’, Susannah set up in 1996 and caters especially to men working in the City and West End. Also returning is heritage footwear brand Cheaney producing beautiful, premium work and smart footwear for men and women.

Newcomers to Best of Britannia London include jewellery brand Alice Robson Jewellery, who create beautiful designs from pendants to engagement rings using gemstones such as Rubies, Tourmalines and unusual Diamonds – Alice will be onsite over the weekend to discuss designs. Best of Britannia will even make sure your dogs are kept warm with The Liberty Kensington Trench from Baker & Bray.

FOOD AND DRINK:

Amongst those keeping the masses fed and watered from the food court with only the highest quality food and drink will be Fever Tree, back with their delicious selection of tonics & gin as well as raspberry infused premium gin brand and BOB first timer, Pinkster Gin. And back by popular demand, five times distilled malt Albion will no doubt once again go down very smoothly.

ENTERTAINMENT:

The East End Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in the UK, will be hosting and curating a pop-up cinema for all three days. An annual multi-platform festival held in London, the EEFF is known for presenting a rich and diverse program of international premieres, immersive live events and industry masterclasses.

On a musical note, Hoxton FM will be DJing and broadcasting live from BOB while DJ legend and house music phenomenon, Norman Jay MBE, will be taking to the decks from 7pm on Saturday night for a masterclass in ‘Rare Groove’ – a phrase coined by the man himself in the 1980s when he rose to prominence playing unlicensed warehouse parties. Acid Jazz label head and Modcaster Eddie Piller is also back to BOB adding his Northern Soul flavour to proceedings.

For more information and tickets check out: www.bestofbritannia.com

26th, 27th and 28th June 2015

Nicholls and Clarke Building
3-10 Shoreditch High Street
Shoreditch
London
E1 6PG

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"Atrium of the Farmiloe building. Best of Britannia is proud to return for its third year transforming London’s iconic Farmiloe Building once again into Britain’s largest pop-up department store. On October 3rd and 4th, over 200 brands will exhibit current and future collections of exclusively British made fashion, art, furniture, grooming and cosmetics, lighting, food and drink."

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