Area’s Valentine Inspiration

Whether you are in love, out of love or an interested partaker of all things romantic we have a few suggestions on things you might like to do over Valentine’s weekend…

Selfridges (Food Gallery)
Wednesday 10 February 6pm-8pm
Laura will be showcasing her stunning range of products, designed to add a little magic to everyday recipes, and showing guests inspiring ways to use them at home. Guests will be treated to Prosecco on arrival and will enjoy delicious canapés made from recipes from Laura Santtini’s ‘Easy Tasty Italian’ cook book. For more information email

Anti-Valentine’s party
Proud Gallery London –
Friday 12 February
Featuring contortionists and live ska, punk and funk should appeal to those who would prefer to rock out rather than get sentimental, featuring a rare appearance from 90s legends Saint Etienne!

Selfridges Food Hall
Friday 12 February 12pm – 4pm
Treat your special someone to a tailor-made treat from Fiona Cairns, who will be personalising cupcakes.

Selfridges Level 2
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
Have your photo taken with the one you love this Valentines Day. Take your photo away in exchange for a £1 donation to Mothers for Children.

Selfridges Level 4
Saturday 13 February from 2pm
Can’t decide what to treat your girlfriend to for Valentine’s? You could do worst than something seriously gorgeous from AP. If you’re unsure what to get see if their sexy lingerie model will model it for you – who said shopping had to be boring?
Vintage Valentine’s Ball
Proud Gallery London –
Sunday 14 February
My Gosh Marvellous are inviting all lovebirds and love rats to their ball. Expect incredible costumes, a 15-piece band and a retro beauty salon – with guests encouraged to don their most outrageous outfits for the evening.

Valentine Meal at THE VAULTS

Newhall Place, Newhall Hill, Birmingham
2pm-Midnight, Sunday 14 February
Enjoy a bottle of chilled Mumm Champagne and the Valentine’s Menu in your own VIP Booth complete with cosy cushions and candles, exclusively for two. Draw the curtains, adjust the lights, the volume, sit back and relax. Package price for 2 guests is £120.
For bookings (0121) 212 9837 or email

Not ready to pop the question but want something that shows how you feel? Nothing says I love you better than a Love Heart. The cute candy favourites have been turned in to Jewellery by Derbyshire-based jeweller CW Sellors who have partnered with the Love Hearts confectioners, Swizzels Matlow. They have created a collection of pendants, charm bracelets and cufflinks that are guaranteed to last longer than a packet of sweets.
From £24.99 at Selfridges.

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