Jodie Foster-Special guest of the Opening Ceremony and the Honorary Palme d’or of the 74th Festival de Cannes

Following Jeanne Moreau, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Fonda, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Manoel de Oliveira, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Agnès Varda and Alain Delon, Jodie Foster will receive the Festival’s Honorary Palme d’or in recognition of a brilliant artistic journey, a unique personality with a modest yet strong commitment to some of the major issues of our time.

Guest of honour at the Opening Ceremony which will take place on the stage at the Palais des festival on Tuesday, July 6, the director, actress and American producer will kick-off the 74th edition which will draw to a close on Saturday, July 17th with the awards’ list given by the President of the Jury, Spike Lee. Read more

ROYAL ASCOT – IF YOU ONLY WATCH ONE DRAMA THIS YEAR…

Royal Ascot 2021 will form part of the second phase of the Government’s Events Research Programme, with a capacity of 12,000 guests on each of the five days (15th-19th June).  With over 300 years of history and tradition the story of how Ascot Racecourse has evolved from heath land to the course of today is truly fascinating. Join to celebrate a race meeting revered across the globe. Dress up in your finest summer outfits and watch the longest running drama, where racing’s finest horses compete for over £6 million in prize money. Read more

Digital- Focused London Summer Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is returning on Saturday, 12 June to Monday, 14 June to give us a digital-first event that is accessible to everyone, alongside a few, more exclusive physical fashion shows and activations that will follow COVID-safe guidelines. Devoted to all things fashion, the June edition of London Fashion Week 2021 is usually full of gender neutral designs, events, shows and tips. As with last year’s event, the summer edition of London Fashion Week becomes a digital-focused event in 2021. So expect talks, podcasts, webinars and more online events, which give businesses and creatives a platform to express their stories and latest designs. Read more

Cafe Royal – A family adventure to the heart of London…

Treat the kids to an urban escape with The Set Family Adventure.  From the moment you check in, your little ones become the VIP’s. Explore all that London has to offer with most of the city’s museums, theatres, attractions and parks within walking distance. Once back at the hotel, your little ones can be booked into our ‘Urban Resort Activities’, enjoy children’s amenities, unlimited in-room movies with popcorn, games consoles, swimming pool access, complimentary meals for children under the age of five or a 50% discount for children up to 12 years of age. Read more

Bridelux Atelier The Savoy London 4th & 5th June 2021

With eight years in the making, The Bridelux Atelier is widely recognised as the leading global luxury wedding show. Our 2021 London edition is hosted at the iconic Savoy Hotel and features the very finest brands catering for the most discerning of wedding couples.
If you’re looking for THE dress then we have Vivienne Westwood, Oscar De La Renta, The Couture Gallery, Suzie Turner, Shimmering Ivory, and many more. Fragrance and beauty is by Dior and Glow and Dry. Photography and video are represented by David Christopher, Bloomsbury Films, and Stuart Wood. Floral Designers include Farima Perry and Calisto Flowers who will be creating breathtaking installations just made for instagramming. And there is a lot more to spend your day in the stunning surroundings of London’s iconic Savoy Hotel.

For more information: https://bridelux.com/event/savoy-atelier-2021/

BOB DYLAN: 60 YEARS OF CREATING

 To mark Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday, Halcyon Gallery is proud to present Bob Dylan: 60 Years of Creating, a showcase exploring the artist’s unmatched achievements across creative mediums, from his first studio album release in 1962 to the recent announcement of his forthcoming museum retrospective at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Art, Miami, USA, in November 2021. Bob Dylan: 60 Years of Creating features figurative paintings from 2020–21, in which Dylan approaches the American landscape alongside important artworks from the artist’s archive.

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The 2021 Brit Awards are dominated by women with Dua Lipa toping winners list.

Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa has topped the winners at the 2021 Brit awards, calling for Boris Johnson to approve “a fair pay rise” for frontline NHS staff as she picked up gongs including the top prize of British album for her chart-dominating disco spectacular “Future Nostalgia” She also won female solo artist, bringing her total Brit award tally to five and cementing her position as one of the UK’s most successful and critically acclaimed pop stars. 2020’s heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become first all-female winner of British group. Read more

Taste London Festival at Regency Park exclusive pre-sale

Taste London Festival at Regency Park dates are 07-11 & 14-18 July.  This is it. It’s finally here. Our Taste of London pre-sale is now live, and you have just under 48 hours to round up the gang and get those tickets secured before the link expires at midnight on Thursday 29 April, and with it the opportunity to lock in a glass of Champagne Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée with every ticket*. Festival capacities are super tight for every session this year, so we’d recommend you save future you 16 rows of sob face emojis by getting on it pronto before tickets sell out. Read more

This year’s Oscar for inclusivity goes to …

Chloé Zhao, Anthony Hopkins, Daniel Kaluuya … diversity has truly taken root at the Oscars – with women, older characters and people of colour being recognised. Even before the curtain fell, this year’ Oscars attracted a lot of labels. Oddest Oscars ever! That seemed fair: no hosts, no songs, just 170 guests clapping in a train station. Most sombre Oscars ever? Also true. A global pandemic and a lot of films inspired by police brutality don’t make for the frothiest few hours. Read more