• Aneta Wnek

Join us at Piccadilly Arcade's launch with creative pop-ups

We are delighted for Charcoal and Champagne to be part of the long awaited Piccadilly Arcade reopening – bringing some of our fun creative shenanigans to the arcade with a 20's inspired 'Gatsby' themed life-drawing workshop!


If you haven't already dropped through to check out this freshly renovated and revived art-deco jewel in the heart of the city, you are missing out. And if you need an additional excuse, it is part of this years stunning Christmas light's trail, so make a date of it.


And if you have a little extra time to spare, come join us at our pop-up


Gatsby themed Charcoal and Champagne Piccadilly Arcade pop-up

11am Saturday 4th December – SOLD OUT

More workshops are planned so subscribe to our mailing list - and watch this space!



The glamorous first chapter


The beautiful Art Deco buildings of Piccadilly Theatre and Arcade were constructed in 1938 for mining investor, Claude de Bernales. In it's former life, the foyers were decorated with red and gold roses, pink gladioli and varicoloured dahlias with the ladies’ boudoir particularly praised, being full of mirrors, lounge chairs, smokers’ stands and toilet requisites.

In 2013, after a portion of the cinema’s roof collapsed due to poor maintenance the cinema and arcade were closed. 19th November 2021, after a huge investment in it's restoration the arcade has finally reopened its doors with the theatre due to reopen in the new year.



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