Get a discount with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme.

he Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on 3 August 2020.

Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme at a participating establishment:

  • to get 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you eat or drink in
  • every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31 August
  • as many times as you like.                                                                         You don’t need a voucher to use this scheme and you can use it at the same time as other offers and discounts. There is no minimum spend. You cannot claim discount on alcoholic drinks or service charges. The discount will be automatically available to you at participating establishments. All diners in a group of any size can use the discount.

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New UK’s travel rules and which countries can you visit?

Passengers entering the UK from dozens of countries no longer have to quarantine! More than 50 countries – including many popular holiday spots – now pose ”a reduced risk” from coronavirus, the government says. The list focuses on countries in Europe, island nations around the world including the Caribbean, and countries further east – including Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

Exempt form Quarantine are arrivals if they arrive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland from:

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My John Lewis Virtual Beauty Weekend 30th of July till 2nd of August

Become John Lewis member and join an unmissable weekend of live online beauty events, exclusive to my John Lewis members.

They will be welcoming leading experts from the beauty industry throughout the weekend. Expect skincare advice from Alessandra Steinherr, Nadine Baggott and Sunday Riley, as well as new-season makeup tips and tricks from the pros at Charlotte Tilbury, Estée Lauder, Laura Mercier, NARS and more.

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Steve McQueen Dedicates His Two Films Selected At Cannes Film Festival To George Floyd

Steve McQueen says: “I dedicate these films to George Floyd and all the other black people that have been murdered, seen or unseen, because of who they are, in the U.S., U.K. and elsewhere. ‘If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.’ Black Lives Matter.” The Oscar-winning director and Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave, HungerWidows) has dedicated two of his films, chosen by the Cannes Film Festival for their Official Selection 2020, to George Floyd.

The two films selected by the Cannes Film Festival are Mangrove and Lovers Rock. Although the festival did not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, the films selected will be branded with Cannes’ Official Selection 2020 label. McQueen’s two films Mangroveand Lovers Rock form part of a BBC commissioned anthology of five stories, called Small Axe, created by McQueen himself. Read more

Further insight into the 2020 Official Festival de Cannes Selection  

The Festival de Cannes revealed its 2020 Official Selection on 3 June. We are delighted to showcase the films that the Selection Committee loved and selected.

This year’s Selection marks a shift away from the Festival de Cannes’ traditional structure, and is divided into six categories:

– The “faithful”, directors who have been included in an Official Selection before,

– The newcomers, included in the Official Selection for their very first time,

-The first features, in an extension of the Festival de Cannes’ trademark passion for unearthing new talent.  Read more