The View from the Shard has teamed up with design firm Bompas & Parr to create a romantic winter wonderland named “The Height of Winter”, complete with edible treats. Opened today, on display are super-scaled crystals, gem-studded snow dunes, glowing crystal benches, a touch-responsive iridescent grotto and caroling plants. A lot of research and collaborations has gone on to create this innovative magic land including with perfumers, composers, psychologists and professors.
The London landmark claims this is the most scientifically-proven romantic destination in the world. To confirm accuracy of their statement, you can visit the winter wonderland starting today and it will stay open until January 31, 2016. Bompas & Parr are famous for their gelatin desserts, jellies as they call them. Their famous previous jelly projects include a pop-up chewing gum factory in Dubai and the Neon Jelly Project that paid tribute to Antonin Carême, chef to the kings. Holiday treats such as Snow White Hot Chocolate, Mulled Champagne and Christmas Candy Floss from Bompas & Parr will be available for purchase from The Shard’s Level 72 Skydeck.
Sam Bompas said “We are delighted to unveil The View from The Shard as the most romantic place in the world. By combining adventure, risk and of course crystals we have created an installation whereby everyone can dream and connect with each other against the romantic canvas of winter wonder.”
Entrance to this romantic winter wonderland costs £25.95 (about $40). A 10% discount available for groups of 15 or more at £22.46 (about $34) per person. For more information contact [email protected].