WORLD’S GREATEST MARQUES SET TO UNVEIL LATEST MODELS AT SALON PRIVÉ 1-5 September 2021

Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace has become a must-attend event for car launches and debuts, and this year will be no different. There is no better place to meet the manufacturers and see the industry’s latest and greatest designs up close, and in 2021 there will be plenty to enjoy…

  • Land Rover, McLaren and Touring Superleggera among those to debut new cars at Blenheim Palace
  • Salon Privé Week has become a leading destination for launches and debuts
  • Established marques will line up alongside a new generation of automotive brands

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Frieze London and Frieze Masters celebrates the creative spirit of London 13-17 October 2021

Major galleries from across the globe reunite at Frieze London and Frieze Masters to celebrate the creative spirit of London in The Regent’s Park, 13-17 October 2021. Explore thousands of years of art history from the ancient era and Old Masters to the late 20th century. Experience both fairs from the Thursday Preview with extra perks, including a tour of your fair of choice. Discover the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, from the emerging to the iconic. Read more

Design London will make its London Design Festival debut in creative Greenwich

Excitement is building around the reopening of events and Design London is gearing up to welcome the architecture and design community to London’s new favourite neighbourhood, North Greenwich, for its inaugural event. Taking place from 22-25 September, Design London, will be the largest official trade destination at this year’s London Design Festival marking a new phase for what was formerly known as 100% Design, the U.K.’s longest running trade show dedicated to design. The dynamic and propelling show will be housed in Magazine London, a brand new, state-of-the-art venue on the Greenwich Peninsula overlooking Canary Wharf and just a short walk from North Greenwich Station and the shiny new Design District. Read more

74th Cannes Film Festival: Julia Ducournau Becomes 2nd Female Director In History To Take Palme D’Or With ‘Titane’ – Full Winners List

Vincent Lindon, Julia Ducournau and Agathe Rousselle pose with the Palme d’Or for ‘Titane’

The Cannes Film Festival held its closing night ceremony and final screening on Saturday night. In what was one of the wildest, and most ground-breaking awards ceremonies of recent memory at the Cannes Film Festival French filmmaker Julia Ducournau became the second-ever female director to win the Palme d’Or, with her audacious Titane. The last time a woman scooped the top prize was in 1993 when Jane Campion shared honors in a tie between her The Piano and Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine. It’s been an exceptional Festival. It was supposed to be, and it’s certainly lived up to its promise. For 12 days, the 74th Festival de Cannes has celebrated our reunion with the cinema as a great international event full of discoveries, encounters and sharing.
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Festival de Cannes Un Certain Regard Prizes 2021

Refocused on the discovery of emerging filmmakers, the 2021 Un Certain Regard has offered twenty features in its competition. Six of them were first films that compete as well for the Camera d’or. The opening film was Arthur Harari’s Onoda – 10 000 Nights in the Jungle. Lead by the director and screenwriter Andrea Arnold, the Jury was made up of the director and screenwriter Mounia Meddour, the actress Elsa Zylberstein, the director and screenwriter Daniel Burman and Michael Covino, director and actor. Read more

“Cinema for the climate” at the 74th Festival de Cannes

Festival de Cannes intends to start the 3rd Decade of the 21st Century with an even greater commitment to environmental responsibility and action. On the occasion of the 74th Festival de Cannes and the temporary selection « Cinema for the climate », Magali Payen, founder of the movement On set prêt and Cyril Dion, author and director of the documentary Animal, would like to call the world of cinema to act for the protection of living beings and to fight against climate disruption. Read more

Four voices and four languages marked the start of the 74th Festival de Cannes!

 

Pedro Almodovar, from left, Jodie Foster, Bong Joon Ho and jury president Spike Lee 

The 74th Cannes Film Festival kicked off in earnest Tuesday evening as big names came out to support the event that’s just getting back to business after last year’s cancellation and this year’s delays. Assembled together, 2019 Oscar and Palme d’Or winner  Bong Joon-ho Cannes veteran Pedro Almodóvar, jury president Spike Lee and the night’s honorary Palme d’Or recipient Jodie Foster paid tribute to the event and officially opened the 2021 proceedings in a mix of Korean, Spanish, English and French.The emotion was palpable in the Grand Théâtre Lumière for the return of the Festival to Cannes after its cancellation last year due to the global pandemic. Read more

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