Cannes Festival -The Official Selection’s Films

The Croisette Hour

This year, Deauville’s boardwalk will be exuding a glimmer of Croisette magic, as nine of the Festival de Cannes Official Selection’s fifty-six films are set to be screened. As committed to film as ever, the Festival de Cannes – which was unable to take place in May due to the pandemic – will be attending Deauville to stand alongside the artists and films it continues to support. “As the summer winds down, and audiences rediscover the beauty of films in cinemas, Deauville’s decision to include some of the Official Selection 2020’s titles is a sign of shared conviction and friendship, and is this autumn’s first stop-off for the Cannes films, to be followed by San Sebastián, Lyon, Rome, Pusan and many others – before wrapping up in Cannes!

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Professional Beauty London show at ExCeL is going ahead on the October 11-12 with New Safety Measures

On October 11-12, the Professional Beauty Group will be welcoming visitors and exhibitors to the ExCel centre for its London show, alongside Salon International and the World Spa and Wellness Convention and awards.

During lockdown the PB team have been doing all we can to keep the profession connected and it’s been so good seeing the community coming together and supporting each other in order to ensure Professional Beauty and its sister show, Salon International are a success. It’s been a difficult time for us all and many businesses will face significant challenges, but we believe Professional Beauty will unite the industry and serve a real catalyst to reboot, reconnect and kickstart business” with NEW Safety Measures: Read more

Cannes Classics 2020

For the 17th consecutive year, here is the program of the classic cinema section of the Cannes Festival. Restored prints, celebrations and documentaries will be programmed.
Since the beginning of the 2000s, when we were still unaware that the relation of contemporary cinema to its own memory would be shaken up by the emerging appearance of digital technology, the Festival  de Cannes created Cannes Classics, a selection allowing to display the work of valorization of heritage cinema carried out by production companies, right-owners, cinematheques or national archives from around the world.

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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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Diversity and Change in the Fashion Industry – Fashion Forum Podcast

The first fully digital London Fashion Week isn’t over: Kenya Hunt, Fashion Director of Grazia UK, talks to Bethann Hardison, the pioneering fashion advocate, former model and agent best known for her work creating change within the fashion industry as it relates to diversity. As well as recalling stories from Bethann’s own experience as a black model, they discuss how fashion brands are responding to the current political climate, and the positive steps many of them are taking towards change.

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Free Webinar :What Next For Black Makeup & Beauty Brands?

Trailblazing solutionary and founder of E.A.T.OW, Eryca Freemantle discusses and offers plans on how we move forward post Co-vid19, in a rapidly “woke” world. Eryca is a Global Beauty Strategist, featured in Forbes Magazine, former makeup artist to A-List celebrities and advisory board member to world renowned university London College of Fashion (UCL) invites you into the conversation at this free webinar for the makeup and beauty industry.
This free event is Sponsored by TWOK London Makeup and supported by Olympia Beauty & Scratch Magazine. The objective of the webinar is to provide makeup artists and the beauty industry with the skills they need to operate successful businesses: Read more

The British pop legend Sir Elton John hosted the iHeart Living Room coronavirus benefit Concert

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

NHS Nurses And Cleaners Can Stay At Claridge’s For Free

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 – LONDON’S MOST INSPIRING & INCLUSIVE WELLBEING, HEALTH AND FITNESS FESTIVAL!

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

73rd season of the Festival de Cannes is underway!

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