A weekend of Hygge at the London EDITION

07 October 2016

22nd & 23rd October 2016


A weekend of Hygge with How To Hygge by Signe Johansen


Hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) translates roughly as cosiness, and implies warmth, conviviality and kinship. It’s the reason, they claim, the Nordic and Scandinavian regions are so happy.

So, as the light draws in this Autumn, The London EDITION invites you to snuggle up with author of How to Hygge Signe Johansen and friends, who will be sharing some of the secrets of Nordic living and how to adopt these elements in your own life at The Weekend of Hygge.

Tickets and further information

The programme of events will guide you through taking pleasure in the simple things in life, being sociable and looking outward. Kick start your journey by focusing on wellbeing and mindfulness with Secret Yoga Club on Saturday 22nd, who will be hosting a relaxing group class, bringing generosity and warmth into your practice.

Drink Shop Do will take the reins on Saturday afternoon, embracing the Nordic love of nudity, naturism and art with a two-hour tutored life drawing class. Then settle in for Saturday night for a special screening of Love Is All You Need with Arrow Films introduced by How to Hygge author Singe Johansen. Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm star in this Danish romantic comedy directed by Susanne Bier, perfect for snuggling up in front of.

Sunday 23rd will begin with a Fika Coffee Morning from Scandinavian Kitchen and Snaps & Rye. Get tips on making your own Scandi bakes with Signe Johansen and two of London's best -loved Scandi eateries.

For those who have long admired the region's stylish design heritage, Sunday afternoon will see Hygge in the Home – a conversation with Signe Johansen, Magnus Englund of Skandium and Sally Bendelow, Creative Product Director at notonthehighstreet.com, on the Scandi design aesthetic and how to bring a bit of hygge into your own home.

Your hygge weekend will be rounded off by RAW Punch, live and acoustic with Finnish music sensation Suad, in The London EDITION’s fumed-oak drinking den, Punch Room. See off the Sunday blues with a signature punch cocktail at the intimate acoustic gig.
 

To book a place at any of the How to Hygge events visit www.editionhotels.com/london/hygge

To reserve a table for RAW Punch please call 0207 908 7949 or email punchroom.ldn@editionhotels.com


How to Hygge
Signe Johansen

'Uplifting, heart-warming, life-enriching. I wish I could have read this book years ago' - Nigel Slater 

Hygge is central to the Nordic sense of well-being. Roughly translated as 'cosiness', it implies warmth, conviviality and community.

With fifty recipes and glorious imagery, Johansen explains how to enjoy the outdoors the Nordic way, the joy of fika (coming together over cake and coffee), how to collaborate to achieve a sense of community and why alcohol is integral to the healthy hedonism of hygge. For those who have long admired the region's stylish design heritage, she reveals how to achieve Scandi-Cool in your own home, without breaking the bank.

Signe Johansen is a London-dwelling Norwegian cook and author of Scandilicious and Scandilicious Baking. She's a food journalist and whiskey connoisseur, and part of the #SpiritedWomen campaign to get more women into whiskey. You can find her on @SigneSJohansen.

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