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Hatton Garden to host two-day summer festival open to public

Summer 2017 sees the Hatton Garden BID host a public event celebrating all things bridal on July 21.

The Hatton Garden Festival will consists of two days packed with entertainment, competitions, talks, workshops and the big ‘Diamond Hunt’ – perfect for those who are thinking of popping the big question or any magpie who simply just loves anything that sparkles.

Across the two days, visitors will have the get to experience a wide array of fascinating insights into the world of jewellery including:

  • Ring design workshops
  • Insights into diamond and precious stone trends
  • Private tours of jewellery workshops
  • Free initial engravings
  • Diamond purchasing talks
  • Free valuations and appraisals

The street will also host prosecco receptions, an on-street croquet pitch and garden party as well as the opportunity to explore the Hatton Garden foodie scene and the colourful Leather Lane Market.

The festival also sees a fantastic line up of live music acts ranging from Motown and soul to opera and folk, the programme includes:

Friday July 21st:

Opera singer Deborah Holmes quoted by The Independent as having ‘the most unique voice on the stage.’

Lead singer of the NFL’s UK house band Tanya Seifert

Saturday July 22nd:

BBC Radio 4 favourites, country/folk band Belle and The Busker

Motown and soul singer Abigail Scott

Mayor of London GIGS competition

On top of the on stage line-up, an amazing mix of DJ’s, brass bands, dancers and performers will be keeping visitors entertained in-between these acts.

The jewel in the crown of the two day event will be two fantastic giveaways:

The first will be the Hatton Garden Diamond Hunt sponsored by Heming, a free to enter treasure hunt where the winner will receive a certified 1ct diamond at the close of the festival. To enter simply head to The Hatton Garden BID website (www.hatton-garden.london) and explore the Hatton Garden area answering all of the questions.

The second is the big Diamond Raffle sponsored by Gabriel&Co. with the opportunity to win a unique piece of jewellery worth £10,000 donated by the Hatton Garden Jewellers Group. To enter the raffle attendees just need to head to the information tent on either day of the festival where all the prizes will be on display.

The winner for both prizes will be announced at the festival at 4pm on Saturday 22nd July and will not only receive the diamond but the fantastic opportunity to work with Heming to design, set and create a bespoke piece of jewellery worth £10,000.

Gary Williams, Chairman of Hatton Garden BID commented: “We pride ourselves on being the first choice destination for anyone who can hear wedding bells calling and what better way to celebrate this then to host a fantastic summer festival showcasing and educating all those who join us on the beauty of the perfect piece of jewellery.

“We are so thrilled to be hosting such a fun event for our visitors and giving all who come the opportunity to explore and enjoy Hatton Garden, the largest hub for the Jewellery trade in the UK.”

About Michael Northcott

Michael Northcott

Michael is the editor of Jewellery Focus magazine. He draws from experience at a wide range of B2B magazines, including Management Today, Legal Business, Retail Week and Hotel Owner. Feel free to drop him a line with any stories or feature ideas.

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