Wednesday 17 April 2019 3:27 pm

Time to party: John Lewis & Partners opens summer roof garden on top of flagship Oxford Street store

John Lewis & Partners is launching its summer rooftop garden at the summit of its Oxford Street store this week.

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The venue will open its doors at the start of the bank holiday weekend on Friday, and busy shoppers can enjoy the opportunity to relax with live music, street food and a cocktail or two.

The Roof Fest is scheduled to coincide with festival season, and will feature DJs on Fridays and other musicians during the weekend throughout the summer.

In addition to live music, the venue will also host masterclasses and cinema screenings, among other activities.

The festival-inspired decor includes the Caravan stage for performances, while food is served up by Filipino eatery Bong Bongs Manila Kitchen while Background Bars will concoct the drinks.

The rooftop will also include bookable areas called dens, with the boho, garden and cherry blossom dens offering more intimate dining or social experiences.

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Singer Femme will perform for shoppers who fancy a sit down – or even a dance – upstairs on Saturday.