Kingston upon Thames


Visit your local west elm store to shop in person, or make an appointment with one of our in-store Design Specialists. We'll help you choose colours, floor plans, furniture + fabric swatches. We can also help with:

  • In-home consultations. Call the store for details and qualifications.
  • In-home delivery + assembly services.
Address:
The Bentall Centre
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 1TP, UK
Phone: 020 8629 8240
Hours:
Monday  9:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday  9:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday  9:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday  9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday  9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday  9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday  11:00am - 5:00pm

Store EventsContact your store to RSVP

20-21 September Meet London Design Festival Artist-in-residence Carne Griffiths
Join us for a workshop with artist-in-residence Carne Griffiths, who will be painting an expressive canvas piece using ink and tea. Plus, enter to win his art during an in-store sweeps! More info @carnegriff and www.carnegriffiths.com
FREE
SEPTEMBER
7-9 SeptemberARTSNUG POP UP SHOP
Get the walls in your home talking with affordable artwork from ArtSnug monthly pop-up shop at West Elm Kingston.With them this weekend ArtSnug will have more than 300 individual limited edition and original artworks by 40 emerging and established illustrators, photographers, collagists, print makers, graphic designers and more. Elina Gough, the Chief Artsnuggler at ArtSnug, will be there to help you navigate through the collection as well as help you with any advice you may need - be it on how to build a gallery wall or how to best frame your chosen artwork.Visit www.artsnug.com to find out more.
FREE
8 SeptemberRebecca J Mills Design Pop Up Shop
Don’t be blue, try something new!During this 3 hour introductory workshop you will:· Get an overview of the cyanotype process and what a cyanotype is.· Learn how to prepare your own light-sensitive cyanotype paper.· Explore ways of creating your very own pieces of art using objects and negatives.· Practise exposing and developing the paper to produce prints.· Each person will produce a variety of bespoke pieces of art ready to put on your walls.· You also get to take away a DIY cyanotype art kit complete with everything you will need to continue to print at home.Workshop Description:Cyanotype is one of the earliest forms of photographic process (It dates back to the mid-1800s) distinctive for its Prussian blue monochrome prints produced in sunlight. This is an effective way of introducing newcomers to photography and the principles of light and light sensitive materials.The process involves contact printing objects and negatives onto light-sensitive paper in the sun. The historical process is fun, easy to learn, ideal for experimentation, and can be done at home with your very own diy cyanotype art kit.Things you will need:· Materials that you would like to make prints, for example, flowers, feathers, buttons, leaves with interesting shapes, semi-transparent materials, ideas for drawings or paper cut-outs, negatives or digital print-outs onto transparencies. There will be an array of materials and objects provided to use on the day too so don’t panic!·An apron or old clothes (splashes of the liquids can stain)·And lastly your lovely selves!Light refreshments and treats provided.
£45
14-16 SeptemberRebecca J Mills Design Pop Up Shop
Add a splash of beauty to your world with Home Décor from Rebecca J Mills at West Elm Kingston’s monthly pop-up shop. To coincide with the opening of London Design Week, Rebecca will be showing her full collection in store. Inspired by the amazing every day, Rebecca loves to create dramatically contrasting contemporary prints, placing beautiful botanicals next to geometrics or animal prints, bringing them together through colour. These prints have been applied to a selection of Home Décor products from cushions and lampshades to wallpaper and fabric. All products are made in Britain by carefully selected manufacturers, using quality materials to give a luxe feel. Rebecca will be there to show you her collection including some exclusive new products. A small free gift will be given with each purchase. To see more visit: www.rebeccajmillsdesigns.com https://www.instagram.com/rebeccajmillsdesigns/
FREE
15-22 September3D Paper Modelling/Botanical Paper Cutting Workshop
Bored of tapping away on your phone every day?Why not come and learn a new hands on craft skill? Paper cutting is a great way to switch off, relax and meet new friends... and walk away with a special and unique creation of your own (or to give to someone you love).This course is run over two weeks with sessions held on Saturdays at 10-14.30pm on the 15th and 22nd September 2018. The price is for all two workshops. This workshop is ideal for beginners / intermediate, who are interested in learning how to do 3D paper modelling (known as Kirigami). Papercutting is a fast growing trend and a great way of creating designs to brighten up your home, create decorations for special occasions such as Christmas and weddings, or make personal gifts for friends and family. During this nine hour workshop over two weeks you will learn how to do a 3D scene from paper from existing templates that I'll provide. You will learn various techniques which I'll talk you through step by step, and you will be encouraged to experiment with colours and textures using a selection of papers to create your piece. You will create your own artwork which you can then take home with you.Your work can then be mounted into a frame box or glass dome and given as a present, or displayed in your own home. You will also learn how to create your own designs for future artworks. Classes included in the ticket are - September 15th 10-2.30pm- September 22nd 10-2.30pmAll materials will be provided and you will get to go home with one small but wonderful artwork ready to frame and hang on your wall. Classes are limited to 7 spaces so please be quick if you would like to book
£95
15 SeptemberBasics of Weaving
This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a lap loom. Weaving is a fast growing trend, is well known for its therapeutic tendencies and allows you to play with texture and colour culminating in the creation of your own wall hanging. Why not try a new craft for the new year!The class will cover how to warp up a loom including how to get the tension right. You will learn how to make tassles to give your wall hanging a simple fringe finish. It will cover various weaving techniques which Lucy will talk you through step by step throughout the lesson. You will be encouraged to experiment with colours and textures using a selection of yarns and roving to create your piece. You will then be shown how to take your weave off the loom and get it ready to hang using a piece of doweling which will give your wall hanging a perfect finish.All materials will be provided and you will get to go home with one small but wonderful weaving ready to hang on your wall. Classes are limited to 8 spaces so please be quick if you would like to book
£47.75
21-23 SeptemberImbyou Pop Up Shop
Imbyou is a curated design gallery based in England, showcasing objects for home and interiors by some of the best contemporary designers & makers in the industry from UK and India predominantly. Our collections focus on simplicity, craftsmanship, integrity & timeless design. Imbyou has a vision to change the way we respond to home and interior related products in today’s fast paced life. We live in a time of rampant use and throw culture, and along the way we are accumulating material and visual clutter in our lives. Imbyou strives to bring back meaningful buying for life, like the times gone by, when objects were bought for life and passed down through generations and which would feel right in any interior and any space. At West Elm, we are delighted to present a collection of objects for home from independent designers and makers whose works reflect Imbyou’s ethos.
FREE
21 SeptemberAromatherapy Workshop with The Divine Hag
A fun and informative aromatherapy workshop with Margaret the owner of award winningThe Divine Hag.Learn the basic properties of popular essential oils and their uses, then blend and mix your ownto make a signature room spray.All oils, bottle, pipettes etc will be provided, you will complete a recipe card and a label for yoursignature spray.
£23-£44
28-30 SeptemberVintage Matters Pop Up Shop
Vintage Matters is an online store that curates a series of collections, with an eclectic mix of vintage and new homeware, furniture and accessories, creating a unique personality for your home or We also specialise in the commercial sector, sourcing and supplying designers, offices, retailers, restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels and tv/film sets.To view our current collection visit www.vintagematters.co.uk
FREE
29 SeptemberPunch Needle Art
Punch needle is a type of embroidery using a hollow needle, you use this needle to punch through the fabric to create loops. It creates an effect similar to a hooked rug which can create an interesting design and texture.Lucy will teach you how to use the punch needle, how to transfer your chosen design on to the fabric. There will be a selection of designs for your inspiration or feel free to draw your own. The class will cover how to combine different yarns so you can create different effects and textures.Once you are finished your piece you can take it home and either turn it into a wall hanging or make it into a cushion cover, rug, lampshade, bag and many other items.
£37.27

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