The November Hot List
Tis' The Season To Be Jolly!
This November, there are so many glorious delights to celebrate. We're so thrilled that the spirit of the season is well underway. Whatsmore, with so many things to get you in the mood for winter, we're so excited to share this exciting hotlist with you. From cosy restaurants, wreath making and festive tablescapes to gift ideas and Christmas decor, we're going all out this year! Even better, we've teamed up with the fabulous Emissary Prosecco to offer the best celebration prize bundle ready for any party occasion. So, however, you choose to spend the month of November, we hope that is a delightful one.
Jane, Lucy & Team RSG x
Win: The Emissary Prosecco x Rockett St George Celebration Bundle
As the season to celebrate approaches, what better way to get the party started than with The Emissary Prossecco?! This November, we are embracing the joy of being with friends and family once again. As such, we're so thrilled to have created a dreamy celebration bundle with The Emissary. So, see below to discover why we love this month's prize and what you could be in a chance of winning in time for the festivities!
On a mission to find and create an unforgettable prosecco, founder Ed spent weeks travelling across Northern Italy to bring home the perfect tasting drink. Fast forward to today and The Emissary has some delicious offerings including the Emissary DOC, DOCG and DOC Rosé. Whatsmore, these gorgeous high-quality bottles of fizz are low sugar, 100% vegan and sustainably produced. What's not to love?!
A prosecco made for celebrating, we absolutely adore The Emissary DOCG. Not does it come in a stunning bottle with our favourite colours (black & gold) this prosecco is also made from the finest grapes, harvested from their most ancient vineyards in Asolo, Italy. Elegant and rich with extra fine, velvety bubbles, you can't go wrong with this sumptuous prosecco. On top of this, the flavour notes are rich, fruity and floral. So, if you like the sound of vibrant, zesty prosecco with a hint of subtle sweetness, then you'll love DOCG.
What's included? One lucky person will win:
- 6x The Emissary DOCG Prosecco
- 6x Vintage Champagne Glass With Gold Rim
- 1x Gold Octopus Candlestick Holder
- 1x Set Of 6 Twisted Inky Black Candles
Click Or Tap Below For Your Chance To Win The Rockett St George x The Emissary Celebration Bundle!
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Go: Cosy Restaurants For Wonderfully Wintery Meals
As the weather gets colder, we're lusting after romantic and wintery spots to enjoy for dinner! Even better, now is the perfect time of year to go out and celebrate in festive style. From warm and cosy to fabulously floral, we've rounded up our winter favourites for November. So, see below to find out where to go for a marvellous meal with your favourite people.
Featuring nine quirky dining locations, Coppa Club is the perfect place to cosy up with some delicious comfort food. With stylish interiors and gorgeous gardens, this is a brilliant place to book this winter with your loved ones. Whatsmore, you can dine in your own igloo in Tower Bridge, Brighton and Sonning-On-Thames. How fabulous!
Known for its stunning seasonal rooftop styling, we love Dalloway Terrace! Although this year's winter theme has not been revealed just yet, this restaurant promises something fabulous every time. With cosy blankets and traditional meets modern cuisine, this is a wonderful winter spot for all to adore. Moreover, located on Tottenham Court Road, this all-day dining terrace is the perfect place to pair with a day of shopping in London.
With a sense of escapism in the heart of London, Clos Maggiore is inspired by cosy Tuscan eateries in a warm and intimate dining setting. As such, during the winter you can enjoy a warm fire, dinner with candles, fairy lights and the spectacular cherry blossom ceiling. Showcasing a delicious seasonal fine dining menu and a globally renowned wine cellar, this is a special restaurant perfect for celebrating. Even better, make a day of it and explore Covent Garden shopping, the theatres and amazing Christmas lights in the area too.
Make a weekend of it or pop in for dinner, The Pig Hotels are known for amazing dining with cosy rooms to stay in the countryside. With eateries across the UK with seasonal farm produce, you can guarantee you will get a quintessentially British meal any time of year. Whatsmore, during the colder months, these restaurants promise wonderfully wintery and splendid suppers to adore.
Get The Look, Cosy Restaurant Dining
- Cog Shaped Black Smoked Glass Vase
- Fluffy Natural Pampas Grass Stem
- Vintage Champagne Glass With Gold Rim
- Set Of 2 Leopard Print Candles
- Light Faux Fur Leopard Print Throw
- Gold Faux Wheat Wreath
- Curved Back Velvet Dining Chair In Mink Grey
- Gold Metal Multi Hands Candle Holder
- Curly Sheepskin Rug In Butterscotch
Do: Tis’ The Season For Fabulously Festive Activities
In the lead up to Christmas, there are so many brilliant activities to brighten up your winter. From fireworks night to magical light displays and winter wonderlands, there are some amazing things to do with the whole family this year. See below to check out some dazzling events you won't want to miss!
On the 5th of November, there is plenty to do with the promise of fireworks. As such, whether you are having a garden gathering or going out to watch a dazzling display, we're listing some of our favourites below. So, don't miss the fun and festivities of the 5th of November, where ever you may be.
- Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival, North London
- Lewes Bonfire Celebrations, East Sussex
- Pyromusical Fireworks, 11 Arches Park Durham
- Fireworks Spectacular, Legoland Windsor
Twinkling Light Shows
This year, there's so many whimsical and wonderful light shows and trails to visit. So, if you fancy an enchanting walk in the woods to see twinkling lights and or travelling on a glowing steam train, we've listed some of the best below.
- Leopardslee Illuminated 25th November - 22nd December, Horsham
- Glow 2021 19th November - 4th January, Wisley
- Epping Ongar Light Fantastic 19th November - 9th January, Essex
- Christmas At Bedgebury 19th November - 3rd January, Kent
If you're looking for some winter cheer, head to one of these fabulously Christmassy celebrations from mid-November onwards. From rides and to live shows to ice skating, snowy scenery and markets, there's plenty to do at each of these amazing attractions. See below to find out where to go and plan an unforgettable family trip to one of these locations!
- Lapland UK 13th November - 24th December, Ascot
- Winter Wonderland 19th November - 3rd January, Hyde Park
- Edinburgh's Christmas, 20th November - 4th January, Edinburgh City Centre
Discover: Glorious Afternoon Teas To Indulge In
Tis' the season to treat yourself and the ones you love! For this reason, we're excited to indulge in some of our favourite afternoon tea spots across the UK. From traditional and quaint to quirky and extraordinary, we've put together a list of some of the best afternoon teas to visit this year. Whatsmore, this is a great gift idea for a tea and cake lover, so why not gift one of these glorious experiences to a special someone this year?! There's something so wonderful about a British afternoon tea, so see below to discover some of the most fabulous ones...
Whether you are heading to a show at Drury Lane Theatre or you want a special treat, this decadent afternoon tea in a magnificent setting will not disappoint! Curated by the iconic Lilly Vanilli Bakery, the dazzling and delicious pastries, cakes and savoury bites are simply scrumptious and beautiful. Even better, with traditional food such as scones and champagne, you will also enjoy some unique bakes along with ice cream and signature sausage rolls. So, there's nothing to not love about The Lane Afternoon Tea!
The perfect stop off after enjoying a stroll through the picturesque Cotswolds, The Painswick serves the perfect traditional afternoon tea. A restaurant for foodies amongst cosy surroundings and wood-burning fire, not only is the Painswick a divine dining experience, but they have peaceful and stylish hotel rooms too. So, whether you are making a weekend of it or exploring their restaurant and glorious surroundings, you must take time for a comforting Afternoon Tea At The Painswick!
In the prettiest of pink dining rooms, Sketch's afternoon tea experience is extraordinary! Like no other brasserie, the vibrancy and sense of fun can be seen throughout. Whatsmore, the afternoon tea is just as fabulous as the interior! You can expect mini cheese toasties, colourful and creative cakes, lashings of champagne and exotic tea blends at Sketch. On top of this, a quirky egg and soldiers with caviar, finger sandwiches and traditional scones will accompany this marvellous feast. So why not get yourself booked in for this stunning Sketch Afternoon Tea!
Bringing a taste of Italy to afternoon tea, this brilliant restaurant has mastered the ultimate tasting experience with a twist. At Livin' Italy's afternoon tea, you can find mini arancini, pizzas, burgers, tiramisu, and more sweet treats. Top that off with a large glass of Aperol spritz and you have yourself the most dreamy feast. So, if you're in Leeds and you want something delicious and unique, Livin' Italy is a fabulously fun restaurant that we can get on board with!
This amazing organic and vegan restaurant in Notting Hill is offering something oh so spectacular with their colourful Afternoon Tea. Farmacy not only has luscious leafy green interiors but also has the most creative menu for all to adore. From scones to coconut macaroons, hemp cupcakes and more, these organic vegan treats will not disappoint. For something totally exquisite and lovingly made, Farmacy's High Tea is stunning and oh-so unique!
Edit: How To Curate A Dreamy Tablescape With Jane & Lucy
With the season to celebrate approaching, now is the perfect time to curate a dreamy tablescape for any celebration! As such, we've asked styling queens Jane and Lucy, Founders of Rockett St George to give us their expert advice as we get ready for Christmas! So, see below to discover how you can transform your dining area into a marvellously enviable space this year...
'Dinner plates, cutlery and napkins need not be boring! Whatsmore, once you find the perfect pieces, you can then start to dress your table around that. So, don't be afraid to play with pattern, colour and finish. This will help to bring interest to each place setting as well as a variety of textures to your table. This year for the festive season, I'm loving golds with mustards or pops of pretty pink. For each place setting on Christmas day, I like to add a personal touch by popping a quirky decoration on each plate as a gift for my guests.'
- Jane Rockett, Co-Founder.
'There's nothing like a stunning centrepiece to instantly uplift the look of your table setting. Whether you love colourful flowers, magnificent candlestick holders or amazing adornments, anything can be styled in the centre of your table to add interest. Additionally, your centrepiece is perfect for either adding contrast or tieing your scheme together. So, you should always choose something that you adore and that will bring joy to your space!'
-Lucy St George, Co-Founder.
'Mood lighting is so imperative to a gorgeous table setting. By creating a wonderful warm glow with glorious pools of light, you will instantly bring charm to your dining area. As such, you can layer your types of lighting to achieve a sexy dinner party feel in any space. So, by introducing table lamps, twinkling fairy lights and beautifully scented candles or dinner candles, you will have an alluring scheme not just for Christmas but all year round.'
-Jane Rockett, Co-Founder.
'A cheeky cracker is the final touch that everyone needs on their Christmas tablescape of cheer! From traditional portraits with a quirky twist to naughty swear words and monochrome typography, we've gone all out this year with our cracker designs. To complete your festive display in the best way, these crackers are bursting with character. Do, simply place these unique beauties at each place setting and let the goof times roll!'
-Lucy St George, Co-Founder.
Shop: The Best Gifts For Absolutely Anyone
Whether it's a token gift or something for your loved ones alike, we have some brilliant pieces that absolutely anyone will adore! As such, we love gifts that are marvellously meaningful and can be treasured for years to come. So whatever you choose this year, we hope that these dazzling products help you with making your favourite people.
Glorious Gifts To Make Anyone Smile
Products Featured: Love Is Love Embroidered Blush Pink Cushion | Lola James Harper Rue Saint Honore Candle | Set Of 2 Professional Procrastinator Floaty Pens | Dead Man’s Hand Premium Poker Set | Gold Cheeky Bottom Ceramic Biscuit Jar With Lid | The Cocktail Deck of Recipe Cards
The Rockett St George Christmas Shop - 3rd Floor Liberty London
If you are looking for some glorious gift inspiration, a treat for yourself or some Christmas decorations, you must come and visit our Concession in Liberty London. Located on the third floor, our lovely concession space is the perfect place to find new products, gorgeous home accessories, our sumptuous sofas, gifts and much more. Additionally, if you want to surround yourself with dazzling Christmas cheer, Liberty is the place to visit. Whatsmore, our wonderful Rockett St George at Liberty Team are always on hand to help you with your home styling and gift buying too! So do come and say hello and don't forget to pick up some festive goodies...
Decorate: Magical Ideas For Your Christmas Scheme
This year brings a better excuse to celebrate than ever before, so we say why not go all out eccentric with your festive decor?! For this reason, we've curated the most marvellous collection of decorations and accessories for every scheme. So, if you want to instantly elevate your Christmas interior, see below to shop our divine collection of delights!
Christmas Tree Decorations
Products Featured: Octopus Bauble Christmas Tree Decoration | Black & Gold Stripe Bauble Christmas Tree Decoration | Lobster Christmas Tree Decoration | Red Love Heart Christmas Tree Decoration | Black & Gold Detail Bauble Christmas Tree Decoration | Meowie Bowie Christmas Tree Decoration
Products Featured: Snowy Pixed Pine Garland Decoration | Silver & Gold Sequin Bow Clip | Set Of 6 Multi Natural Tones Christmas Trees | Set Of 6 Multi Green Christmas Trees | Gold Merry Christmas Hanging Decoration | Count Down To Christmas Olive Pillar Candle
Products Featured: Black Disco Tray With Handles | Disco Ball Tree Topper | Set Of 2 Honeycomb Ball Decoration In Chocolate Brown | Honeycomb Ball Decoration In Gold | Gin Bar Neon Light Box | Vintage Champagne Glass With Gold Rim
Enter: Facebook & Instagram Competition
Want to win a £50 e-voucher to spend online at Rockett St George?! If so, all you need to do to enter the Instagram and Facebook competition is take a picture of your fabulous space using the hashtag #rockettstgeorge.
To enter the competition, simply follow the steps below:
- Firstly, take a picture of any curated corner of your home that you'd like to share with us.
- Next, head over to Instagram or Facebook and post the picture to your feed. You'll need to tag us using our @rockettstgeorge.co.uk handle and hashtag #rockettstgeorge to make sure we get your entry.
- And, that's it! Don't forget, you have until Tuesday the 30th of November to enter. The winner will be announced on the December Hot List. Good Luck!
We are so pleased to announce that this month's winner of the Facebook & Instagram Competition is @thegardenofdreden!
We are absolutely loving Kate's delightfully dark and dramatically styled bouquet featuring our Black & Gold Chinoiserie Porcelain Vase. Showing us that fabulous floral arrangements with pops of colour are not just for springtime, we adore this dazzling display. Kate's creative flower styling is oh-so magnificent and eye-catching, so we couldn't help but pick this image as October's spectacular win!
Inspiration: Jane’s Moodboards
Oozing with characterful charm, pops of colour and glamorous golds, we are forever crushing over Co-Founder Jane Rockett's mood boards. If you haven't already, head over to Jane's Instagram (@rockettstgeorge) and check out the wonderful flow of inspiration, new products and characterful imagery. It is always a fabulous feast for the eyes!
Playlist: Hazy Shades Of Winter
For those days that all you want to do is cosy up on the sofa, we have the perfect playlist for you! Tis' the season to snuggle into a blanket by the fire with a hot drink, so we've made the perfect soundtrack to accompany that. Your new favourite weekend playlist for sing-alongs and classic throwbacks, Hazy Shades Of Winter will transport you to a snowy day in New York City. So pop these fabulous and festive melodies on and relax into your winter chill this year...
- A Sunday Kind Of Love - Etta James
- Her Grace - Maverick Sabre, Chronixx
- Cold Little Heart - Micheal Kiwanuka
- I Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
- Our Day Will Come - Amy Winehouse
- Flume - Bon Iver
- Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Willie Nelson, Paula Nelson
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Dean Martin
- Old Pine - Ben Howard
- The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
And more... with the Hazy Shades Of Winter Playlist!