Events at John Lewis Nottingham

Regular events

Rowan coffee mornings

Bring your own knitting and come along to one of our coffee mornings. Tickets are £5 and include refreshments and a Rowan voucher. 

Coffee mornings are held on the first Saturday of every month.

Please visit the Haberdashery department or phone 0844 693 1750 for more details.

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Story Time with Barnardo's

Storytelling is one of the first things that a parent will share with their child, and it’s something many of us take for granted. However, for the parents of some of the UK’s most vulnerable children, the first years of their child’s life can be a bewildering time. Growing up, they may not have had the experience of being read to by their own parents.

That’s why we want to use the power of storytelling in our shops and in schools to raise money to help Barnardo’s support the children who need it most.

Our storytelling sessions will take place on the following dates:

- 21, 22 June

- 26,27 July

- 2, 3 August

- 9,10 August

- 16,17 August

- 23,24 August

- 30,31 August

On Saturdays there'll be 2 storytelling sessions: 11am - 11.30am and 2pm - 2.30pm

On Sundays there'll be 1 storytelling session: 11am - 11.30am

Wedding fairs

Our Gift List advisors attend wedding fairs throughout the year. Come and see them to learn about our Gift List service and how to register, discover our personalised stationery offer, travel and event insurance options and much more.

7 September

Civic Centre, Mansfield

14 September

Atrium, Nottingham

21 September

Nottingham Playhouse

28 September

Eastwood Hall

28 September

Forever Green, Mansfield

5 October

Colwick Hall, Nottingham

19 October

Save the Date, Nottingham

19 October

Kelham Hall, Newark

26 October

Osmaton Park, Derbyshire

26 October

Park Inn, Nottingham

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August events


Lancôme Grandiose Mascara

To celebrate the launch of Grandiose mascara the Lancôme team will be offering a 'Beautiful Eyes' consultation where they'll provide top tips for applying eye make-up.

To book your 'Beautiful Eyes' consultation, please phone 0115 850 7748.

Throughout August

Sea to Sun with Creme de la Mer

Join the Creme de la Mer experts in our Beauty department for a complimentary skincare consultation and receive a personalised sun care regime. The team will take you from Sea to Sun with the luminous sun protection range and while they share their top tips with you you can enjoy a complimentary summer cocktail.

To book your appointment, please call 0115 850 7749.

Throughout August

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Flawless summer facial with Laura Mercier

Join the Laura Mercier team for a complimentary Flawless Skin facial. During the treatment you'll also have the option of a hand and arm or foot massage to help get you and your skin ready for summer.

Please phone the Laura Mercier team on 0115 850 7784 to book your place.

22-23 August

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You, only better.

Clarins understands the inner confidence that comes with a glowing, radiant and youthful complexion. 

Clarins complimentary make-up sessions will show you easy to create looks that can be applied in 5, 10 or 15 minutes. Build your look with products that will fit into your existing make-up collection and give the best results in the time you have available.

For more details call the Clarins tean on 0115 850 7712 ext 4635

Throughout August

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'Go Green Day' for Barnardo's

Join us for a weekend of fun and help us support Barnardo's. Meet Barney bear and enjoy photo opportunities with Barney and some of your favourite characters from the silver screen.

There will be activities including children's storytelling workshops, butterfly craft workshops, superhero selfies and our very own Partners will be competing in a bikeathon with players from Nottingham Rugby Club. So why not come and cheer them along and join in the fun!

Would you like to help us support Barnardo's? If you'd like to make a donation, please text JL Nottingham to:

70300 to donate £3

70500 to donate £5

70100 to donate £10

9-10 August

September events

Absolute beginners crochet with Alitzah Grant

This workshop will teach the basics of crochet including how to hold hook and yarn, what the basic stitches are, how to change colour and how to work an edging. You’ll also be given ideas for future projects to help develop your new skills. This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners or those who would like a refresher course in crochet. Please bring a 3mm crochet hook with you.

The class is £50 per person (£47 for Rowan International Members). Lunch and refreshments are included.

For more information and to book your place, please visit the Haberdashery department or phone 0115 941 8282.

11 September

10.30am - 4.30pm

Home Design and Kitchen Planning event

Enjoy a free 30-minute consultation with a RIBA-registered architect and meet our kitchen planners who'll be giving advice on how to choose a kitchen that will match your taste and lifestyle. There will also be demonstrations from John Lewis chefs to get you inspired for your new space.

For more information and to book your free consultation please call us on 0115 850 7774 or email

13 September

10am - 4pm

Bobbi's Secret of the Universe

Visit the Bobbi Brown studio and learn Bobbi's 'Secret of the Universe' for an instant complimentary lesson on how to achieve the perfect foundation finish.

From 'Everything Brows' to high impact eyes and the perfect cheek and lip there are lots of complimentary updates to choose from.

Call the Bobbi Studio on 0115 850 7776 for more information.

Throughout September


Add a touch of relaxation to your shopping day by visiting the Sisley counter for a complimentary hand and arm massage. The new Black Rose Facial Oil will be used and you'll be shown the secret to creating a luminous glowing complexion for the season ahead.

For an extra treat, give the Sisley make-up artists 12 minutes and they'll give you a make-up look that lasts 12 hours using the new Phuto Teint Expert range.

For more information please call 0115 850 7734

Gift with purchase from 18 September to 4 October

Complimentary treatments available throughout September

Lancôme 'Fresh and Soft' invitation

Whether you're concerned about wrinkles, pores or skin texture Lancôme invites you to experience the immediate skin transformation of reinforced Visonnaire Advanced skin corrector. Visit the counter for a complimentary facial and follow it up with a 'make-up made easy' lesson.

For more information please call 0115 850 7748

Throughout September

October events

Wedding events

We're holding a special wedding evening event where you can find out more about our Gift List and other wedding services.

To RSVP or for more information please send your name, with the reference 'Gift List VIP Evening' to

7 May and 15 October

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