Sir Elton John was digitally joined by quarantined stars from around the music world for a virtual coronavirus benefit concert. The British pop legend hosted the iHeart Living Room Concert For America from his home in Los Angeles. The online festival featured performances from the likes of Billie Eilish, Dave Grohl and Mariah Carey from their sofas and home studios. It raised funds for two US charities. Broadcasting from what he claimed was his only house without a piano, the Rocketman dug out his son’s keyboard for a rendition of Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, and also serenaded a delighted Lizzo with an a capella snippet of her track Juice. Read more
In the midst of all the awfulness of the coronavirus pandemic there are a few flickers of hope and good news, and for these we’re not only grateful in the moment, but we’ll remember them long after we emerge at the other side of this crisis. And one has to be Maybourne Hotel Group, owners of Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley, who have just offered up their rooms to NHS staff.
Starting this week at Claridge’s, the five star world famous hotel will welcome 40 NHS workers in an act of generosity to the staff at the very front line of the battle against coronavirus. The superstar guests will receive dinner and breakfast, while the hotel will provide over 500 packed lunches for NHS workers and community support teams throughout the capital. Read more
Live Well London hosted at Old Billingsgate on the 28th of February to the 1st of March. A inspirational festival of wellbeing, health and fitness for everyBODY. Bringing together an inspirational collection of the very best in wellbeing, health and fitness, Live Well London returns in 2020, giving you the chance to learn first-hand how to take care of your emotional and physical wellbeing and discover how to be the happiest and healthiest version of you. Experience different styles of meditation & yoga, trial-run fitness classes led by the industry’s finest studios and most in-demand trainers, all from beginner to expert level. Read more
The next Festival de Cannes will take place from 12-23 May 2020. In order to achieve this level of longevity, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level. The American director Spike Lee is to serve as President of the Jury at the next Festival de Cannes. Read more
London Fashion Week visitors have access to many more designers through presentations, multi-brand and individual showrooms. London Fashion Week is one of the highest profile fashion events in the world and one of the big four international catwalk influencers. In addition to the official and off schedule events LFW has become a focus for a broader base of fashion linked activities with international designers, media and other high profile brands choosing to host their own events during the weeks. The BFC will devise a dynamic Positive Fashion focused schedule of events and activations in partnership with key retailers, cultural institutions and businesses to engage with new audiences and communities. Read more
Since 1876 Chantelle has been helping women around the world underpin their outfits with the sensuality and elegance that comes only with wearing French lingerie. A history rich in innovation of techniques and fabrics has seen Chantelle rise from humble roots as a Parisian corset maker to a world-leading, innately French brand that epitomises femininity with their lace and silk collections, body-sculpting shapewear and boutique accessories. With a brand philosophy firmly focused on refined quality, fans look to Chantelle for all their intimates needs – from comfortable everyday underwear to full lingerie sets, sleepwear, bridal and more. Read more
Mister Lasagna serves authentic Italian ‘fast food’ and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday – Sunday.
They offer 21 lasagna varieties with eight staple dishes of classic bolognese, ham & cheese, mushroom, pesto, carbonara, vegetable, four cheese and Napoletana (meatballs, egg, bolognese, ricotta and béchamel). They are available daily and joined by two specials, a rotation of 13 dishes; truffle, pumpkin, smoked salmon, chicken & chorizo, artichoke, courgette & cheese, vegetable, aubergine, cherry tomato & basil, mashed potato & egg, spinach, onion, spicy tomato sauce and tuna capers & olives. Diners are also able to choose from five complementary sauces which are to be served on top of the lasagna; bolognese, béchamel, mushroom, four cheese or tomato. Read more
Unforgettable Experience to get your friends and family together and see London light up for the new year, with parties, fireworks, cruises and more on New Year’s Eve in London. Take a look below for ideas of things to do: from the New Year fireworks and special New Year’s Eve day events, to dazzling meals and parties lasting into the early hours of 2020.
The New Year’s Eve Fireworks light up central London every New Year’s Eve with a dazzling spectacle of pyrotechnics.
NYE cruises with views of the fireworks:
• Choose a magical cruise on the Thames, where you can watch the NYE fireworks and enjoy live entertainment as you welcome 2020. Read more
Fortnum’s has led the Christmas charge for 312 years, with excellence in food and drink at its heart. That special time of year – when hearts and bellies are at their fullest – is closer than you think. From jam-packed hampers and famous tea, to celebratory tipples and glorious gifts for her & for him – your very merriest #FortnumsChristmas starts today. Packed full of celebration, this season has been at the heart of Fortnum’s for more than 300 years. Read more
Welcome to the 58th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show taking place December 4-9, 2019. Once again the show would will welcome all participants, visitors and press to the beautiful shores of Antigua and Barbuda for another exciting show with Impressive Schedule of Events including World famous Chef’s Competition – Conc0urs de Chef . This year’s show will take place at the Nelson’s Dockyard Marina, UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Falmouth Harbour Marina and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina. Read more