Pink October, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Shangri-La The Shard turns pink for the month of October, launching a special Pink Afternoon Tea and cocktail in support of breast cancer patients at Guy’s Cancer
New Installation by Multi-Award-Winning Sculptor Jaume Plensa
On 29th September 2021, The Shard unveiled WE, the first sculptural installation in London by world-renowned Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa that is accessible to the public.
Meet Bouchra Johnson, Senior Creative Producer at Al Jazeera
“I was greatly influenced by the colourful Lebanese landscape and the creative chaos in every aspect of life. I grew up in war-torn Beirut, and its bullet-ridden buildings were the backdrop to my childhood.”
“This is my vision: I foresee the tower as a vertical city, for thousands of people to work in and enjoy, and for millions to take to their heart.”
The story of The Shard: from a 1970s office block to one of the world’s most recognisable buildings