Festive Finnieston might be over for another year, but there’s still loads happening down the Lane and in the Hive! Visit our WHAT’S ON section to find out where to shop, relax, get your hair and nails done, get fit, admire art, drink tea, eat cakes and learn how to sew, do first aid or paint furniture!
FESTIVE FINNIESTON 2016
Saturday 10th December 2016, 11.30am-7.30pm
Start the festive season at The Hidden Lane and The Hive!
Dozens of open studios! Jewellery! Vintage, refurbished & upcycled furniture! Upholstery! Driftwood mirrors, frames, clocks & chalkboards! Painting, drawings, prints, photographs & cards! Gift certificates! Free yoga and pilates sessions! Craft Beer! Artisan chocolate! Hot drinks, cakes, soup & tasty gifts at The Hidden Lane Tearoom! Specials on hair cuts, blow drying and nails! Try reflexology or hypnotherapy! Live music, live recording sessions & studio tours! Explore the studios and find out what goes on down The Hidden Lane and in The Hive! Wine, mince pies & treats aplenty!
Get your map and listing of participating studios from The Hidden Lane Tearoom in the Lane, The Hidden Lane Gallery at 1081 Argyle Street or The Scandinavian Shop in The Hive at 1061 Argyle Street on the day. Or download your map map here!
Where: The Hidden Lane, 1103 Argyle Street (the back lane behind Argyle Street), The Hidden Lane Gallery, 1081 Argyle Street (on the main street) and The Hive, 1061 Argyle Street (the big four-storey building set back off Argyle Street opposite Lebowski’s/Kent Road)
(Festive Finnieston design by VSandYO.com in the Hidden Lane!
Maps by PoniesandHorsesPublishing.com in the Hidden Lane!)
WHAT’S ON AND WHAT’S OPEN DURING FESTIVE FINNIESTON!
THE HIDDEN LANE TEAROOM
The famed Hidden Lane Tearoom serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, over 30 types of loose leaf tea in vintage teapots and hugely popular afternoon teas. Gluten free and vegan afternoon teas by arrangement.
Festive Finnieston: Cocktails, mince pies and other festive baking. Heat up with hearty stew and soup or hot chocolate, order Christmas hampers and Christmas cakes and stock up on edible presents on the night.
ARGYLE HOUSE (the yellow building)
LIBBY WALKER ILLUSTRATION (second door on left)
Prints, cards, teatowels, mugs and more from illustrator Libby Walker.
Festive Finnieston: Get your Christmas shopping started with Libby Walker and lots of illustrated stocking fillers and presents all with a festive 25% off.
SHONA JEWELLERY (third door on left)
Designer and maker of contemporary jewellery in silver, gold, platinum and a variety of precious stones. Visit the studio or website to see the collection or to enquire about bespoke/commission work.
Festive Finnieston: 20% discount off jewellery, discuss commission work and see behind the scenes in the workshop, plus mulled wine during Festive Finnieston!
BONNIE BLING (fourth door on left)
Acrylic jewellery and Scottish gifts
Festive Finnieston: Bonnie Bling will be lasering bespoke Christmas decorations live throughout Festive Finnieston, come in and customise your own to take away. Workshop fully stocked with brilliant Scottish statement jewellery, pins, hats, mugs. Gift ideas galore!
SUZIE DOUGLAS FLORAL DESIGN (first door on right)
Festive Finnieston: Get your Christmas wreaths and bouquets from Suzie!
FIRST FLOOR (take the outside stairs up)
FLEX THERAPY (second door on right)
Festive Finnieston: 20-minute taster reflexology treatments for £10. Or treat someone to a reflexology voucher: £40 for one hour or £25 for 30 minutes- ideal Xmas presents! (Cash only)
CHAKRAFIT (end of the corridor)
Shamanic Healing, Meditation, Yoga, Reiki, Breathwork, Tarot Readings (1-2-1 & group options)
Festive Finnieston: Although the studio won’t be open, grab a special discount flyer from outside the studio door to receive a £20 discount on any one-to-one December or January sessions with Ruthy.
TOP FLOOR (access from the first floor)
Live streamed shows and creative content producers.
STABLES YARD (courtyard opposite the tearoom/beyond yellow building)
LA CHUNKY STUDIOS (far left corner in the yard)
High-end analogue recording facility integrated with premium quality digital technology. Audio recording services for musicians, filmmakers and voiceover artists.
Festive Finnieston: La Chunky Studios will feature acoustic performances by local artists. We will also offer studio tours on request. We look forward to meeting you all.
NEW HELLFIRE CLUB (Unit 4, back corner on the right)
Not for profit record/book shop that supports independent artists in as many ways as possible.
Festive Finnieston: Five live bands playing sets in-store from 5pm onwards (Ally Dickaty from the Virginmarys, McCann, Painting Rockets and Keiran Coats), plus refreshments, snacks, and discounts in-store all day. Secret Santa (bring a wee gift, take a wee gift)! NHC is also collecting food for the local foodbank right through the day.
LAIRD’S BUILDING (brick building with orange windows)
PATINA (first floor, opposite Studio 1)
Patina studio specialises in hand made silver jewellery and offers bench rental to experienced makers. We currently have three resident makers – D’Ag Designs, Silver Sky Creations, and Stacy Carmichael Jewellery.
Festive Finnieston: Wine until it runs out and you will be able to purchase jewellery from all three makers. Stacy Carmichael Jewellery will be 10% off.
LESLEY WILLIAMSON PHOTOGRAPHY/ NEON GRAY HOME & GIFTWARES (Studio 1 on first floor)
Scottish landscape and travel photographer selling prints and canvasses with a new home & giftware label called Neon Gray.
Festive Finnieston: A big sale of up to 50% off selected prints and products. Nibbles and mulled wine or cocoa!
SQUINTY STUFF (Studio 1 on first floor)
Jewellery and watches
Festive Finnieston: Buy something from Squinty Stuff and get entered into a prize draw to win a free piece of custom jewellery. Nibbles and mulled wine or cocoa!
CALIFORNIA GIRL HANDMADE (Studio 1 on first floor)
California Girl Handmade makes custom embroidery and vinyl gifts for all occasions with a special Holiday line of Christmas decorations and baubles just being introduced.
Festive Finnieston: I’ll be offering a free gift with any purchase from our studio (A wee Duke of Wellington acrylic tree ornament). Nibbles and mulled wine or cocoa!
TRUDY’S STORE (Studio 1 on first floor)
Kitsch animals, mini vases, tea sets, vintage clothes, bags, hats and shoes.
Festive Finnieston: Nibbles and mulled wine or cocoa!
VS+YO DESIGN (first floor, on the left)
Creative studio specialising in Branding, Design and Animation.
Festive Finnieston: Free booze and festivities.
THE BODYMIND STUDIO (first floor, left and on the right)
LAIRD’S BUILDING GROUND FLOOR
THE HIDDEN LANE GALLERY (1081 Argyle Street)
Art and photography gallery with a particular focus on Scottish artists and on the work of Canadian photographer Margaret Watkins.
Festive Finnieston: Stock up on Claire Mulholland Stained Glass Christmas cards, signed and numbered Alasdair Gray screenprints and Margaret Watkins photographic prints. Hidden Lane Gallery gift vouchers for sale. Huge discounts on cards and postcards during Festive Finnieston!
PONIES + HORSES BOOKS (available at The Hidden Lane Gallery)
P+H Books specialise in non-fiction books, particularly travel, memoir, biography and humour, for adults and children.
Festive Finnieston: All P+H cards and most of our titles available for 50% off during the event.
CRAFT WORKSHOPS (wee coloured workshops alongside the tearoom)
A SHORE THING (the dark blue workshop with the yellow door)
Greg at A Shore Thing makes bespoke household items from driftwood and other finds from the beach. Heilan coo heads, stags, mirrors, lamps and more.
Festive Finnieston: Free delivery within on larger items within Glasgow!
BELLINI NAILS (the orange workshop at the end)
Festive Finnieston: 10% off all Nail Services booked on the day.
BOBBIN & FLECK (the light blue workshop with the turquoise door)
Bobbin & Fleck offer a boutique furniture restoration and upholstery service. They sensitively restore or reinvent any item of furniture.
Festive Finnieston: Pop by and see B&F at work on custom pieces and special orders.
PATRICK HARVIE/THE SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY (green workshop with the red door)
MSP and Co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party
Festive Finnieston: Visit the Green Grotto for mince pies and mulled wine and to find out more about what the Green MSPs have been up to in Parliament, tell us what policies you want to see from the Greens and buy a ticket for the prize draw for a hamper – all proceeds going to charity.
UPTOWN SQUIRREL (green workshop at the front)Colourful and contemporary hand- printed, Fairtrade cotton accessories by newly launched design brand, Uptown Squirrel.
Festive Finnieston: Free glass of Prosecco and delicious festive treats! Buy two of our lovely printed tote bags, and get the third half price.
THE HIVE (1061 Argyle Street, big four storey building set back from the street)
GROUND FLOOR (main door on right)
THE SCANDINAVIAN SHOP (first door on left)
The Scandinavian Shop offers a wide range of Scandinavian inspired gifts and home accessories, perfect for Christmas shopping.
Festive Finnieston: 10% discount on all purchases throughout Festive Finnieston and the chance to be entered into a prize draw for a free Pappelina Swedish rug. We will also be serving Scandinavian style mulled cider!
TEMPER CHOCOLATES (back left, after stairs)
Festive Finnieston: A range of seasonal chocolate bars and other chocolate gifts, hot chocolate tins etc on sale, or place orders for fresh handmade truffles and Uber Bars, which can be collected up until Friday 23rd December.
FIRST FLOOR (main door on left)
NAPPER STUDIO (first floor, door on left)
Festive Finnieston: Napper Studio will be offering discounted blowdries or party hair on the day, also if anyone books in for another cut and blowdry or colour application on the day they will receive a complimentary blowdry to use before Christmas. You can also pop in for a consultation with Hairy Canary, thinning hair and scalp specialists at any time during the day. They offer consultations, cuts and colouring for thinning hair.
FIRST FLOOR (main door on right)
EDDIE CAFOLLA HYPNOTHERAPY (straight ahead when you come up stairs)
Hypnotherapy at the Hive with Eddie Cafolla
Festive Finnieston: Learn about hypnosis and what Hypnotherapy can do, and what Mindfulness does for you. Relax and refresh with a free 15 min small group session.
EMILY ROSE VINTAGE (end of the corridor)
Upcycled, refurbished and hand-painted furniture, vintage homewares, commissions and classes.
Festive Finnieston: Offering 10% off everything during Festive Finnieston! Come in for mulled wine and mince pies
PYM (PILATES. YOGA. MASSAGE. FINNIESTON) (through the door and on right)
Pilates, Yoga and Massage with Fitness Therapy Glasgow, Ashtanga Yoga Glasgow & The Yoga Hut.
Festive Finnieston: Get discounts on classes, training sessions and massage (10% off a 5-class pass, 20% off a 10-class pass, 20% off 5 Personal Training Sessions, 20% off Swedish/Sports Massage) or pop in for free classes (all suitable for beginners):
3pm Mysore demonstration by Cathy Moran
SECOND FLOOR (main door on left)
RAVING LOCKS (third studio on left)
Professional dreadlocks artists.
Festive Finnieston: We will be offering dreadlocks accessories and jewellery. You can pop by for dreadlocks consultations or if you fancy getting just a few dreadlocks or decorations don’t hesitate to come and see us.
GEORGINA SCOTT (last studio on right)
Contemporary paintings, drawings, prints and mixed media work for sale. Ideal for gifts or commission a painting. 10% discount on purchases. Complimentary fizz/gin fizz and nibbles to celebrate!
NEVERLAND NAILS (second studio on right)
Hand-painted nail art by Frenchie Fabulous
Festive Finnieston: 15% discounts on bookings made on the day! Fizz and nibbles and lots of nail art to look at!
THIRD FLOOR (main door on right)
Scottish calendars and prints
Festive Finnieston: Get photographic prints, a limited edition 2017 calendar and copies of John latest photobook The Road to the Isles. Also on offer: a selection of hand-painted and signed canvas artwork and gift vouchers for my online store. Plus every visitor gets a discount voucher for the store too.