Events at John Lewis Kingston

Welcome to our Events page

This is where we announce the events and activities that will be taking place in our shop.
Please check this page regularly to see what we have planned.

Regular events


Kingpins Knitting Club

Come and swap ideas, tips and news; learn new skills or teach a few yourself, or just have a cuppa, a natter and a knit.

It's suitable for all levels: just turn up and join in.

Every Tuesday

10am - 11.30am

Espresso Bar


Knitting advice

Our Rowan consultant runs mini workshops every week. Places are free but popular, so it's best to contact the Haberdashery department.

Learn to knit

Monday: 11am - noon, and 4pm - 5pm

Tuesday: 11am - noon, and 4pm - 5pm

Thursday: 11am - noon

Saturday: 11am - noon 

Learn to crochet

Thursday: 4pm - 5pm

December events

Monty’s den in partnership with Samsung

Visit Monty’s den and experience Monty’s world through his amazing virtual reality goggles. Plus, you can have your photo taken with Monty and share it on #MontyThePenguin.

8 November - 23 December

Father Christmas

Father Christmas

Father Christmas will be stopping by for story telling sessions and to say hello.

Meet and greet, 11am - 4pm

Story telling, 1pm

He'll be with us on the following days:

6, 7, 13, 14, 20 December

School choirs and musical guests

Local schools will be providing some festive cheer throughout December as they sing classic Christmas songs.

1 December

11am: Burlington Junior School, and 2pm: Tiffin Girls Capella choir

2 December

11am: Lovelace Primary School, and 2pm: Hampton Infant School

3 December

11am: Greenfield School Chamber choir, and 2pm: St Lukes C of E Primary School

4 December

11am: Surbiton High School, and 2pm: Corpus Christi Catholic School

5 December

11am: King Athelstan Primary School, and 2pm: St Alban's Catholic Primary School

6 December

11am - 3pm: Pianist Sally Rowley

3pm - 4pm: The Decibelles

7 December

12.30pm - 1pm: Rose Theatre performance

3pm - 4pm: Hollyfield Chamber choir

8 December

11am: Hampton Junior School, and 2pm: Newland House

9 December

11am: Kingston Grammer School, and 2pm: Devonshire Primary School

10 December

11am: Fern Hill School, and 2pm: Hinchley Wood Primary School

11 December

11am: Christ Church Junior School, and 2pm: Denmead School

12 December

11am: St Pauls C of E Junior School, and 2pm: St Johns C of E Primary School

13 December

11am - 12noon: Chapel Royal choir Hampton Court Palace

3pm - 4pm: Meadland Singers choir

14 December

12.30pm - 1pm: Rose Theatre performance

3pm - 4pm: The Decibelles

15 December

11am: Coombe Hill Junior School, and 2pm: St Josephs Catholic Primary School

16 December

11am: Malden Manor Primary Schhol, and 2pm: Teddington School

17 December

11am: Archdeacon Cambridge School, and 2pm: Robin Hood School

18 December

11am: St Agatha's Catholic Primary School, and 2pm: St Andrews and St Marks Junior School

20 December

11am - 3pm: Pianist Sally Rowley 

3pm - 4pm: The Tiffinians choir


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

We're delighted to welcome the cast of The Rose Theatre Kingston as they sing songs from their Christmas production, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

7 and 14 December, 12.30pm for 30 minutes

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will be at The Rose Theatre from 30 November - 4 January. Step inside a spectacular world of mythical creatures, sparkling spells and an epic battle between good and evil as C.S Lewis' classic story is brought to life. For more information please visit or call the Box office on 020 8174 0090.