British Summer Social Season

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The British Social Season turns its attention to Henley Royal Regatta 2023

The British Social Season turns its attention to Henley Royal Regatta 2023

The British Summer Social Season is in full swing and the events are coming thick and fast. Following on from a successful Royal Ascot last week, the society and sporting calendar is turning its attention to the Henley Royal Regatta 2023. The crowds have been flocking to the riverside to watch some thrilling racing on […]

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Royal Ascot 2023: Historic racing and fabulous fashion

Royal Ascot 2023: Historic racing and fabulous fashion

This week, the crowds are gathering at Ascot Racecourse for one of the highlights of the British Summer Social Season. Royal Ascot attracts racing fans and fashionistas from across the global and it is one of the most popular events to attend at this time of year. During Royal Ascot 2023, the King and Queen […]

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Chestertons Polo in the Park: Last tickets available

Chestertons Polo in the Park: Last tickets available

The last remaining tickets for Chestertons Polo in the Park are available to buy. There are only 400 Polo in the Park tickets remaining for Ladies Day, which is always a very popular part of the event. This year, Ladies Day will take place on Saturday the 10th of June. This event is one of London’s […]

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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show in pictures

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show in pictures

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a truly spectacular occasion that never fails to impress. 2023 is no different. From the horticultural highlights and outstanding show gardens, to the Royal visits in support of various campaigns and the fantastic shopping and dining experiences for guests, there are many magical memories from this year’s show. We […]

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Skye Gyngell cooks for the VIPs in Spring Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Skye Gyngell cooks for the VIPs in Spring Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

For those seeking the ultimate luxury dining experience at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Spring Garden is where you need to be. This popup restaurant is discreetly located within an area of the Chelsea Flower Show that is roped off and manned by an attentive security guard. It is here, in Spring Garden at Chelsea […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Stunning tulips steal the show in the Great Pavilion

RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Stunning tulips steal the show in the Great Pavilion

This year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show there are many highlights in the Great Pavilion and across the entire showground. You can take a look at our overview of the show for some of the best parts of the 2023 event: Horticultural treasures admired by all at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023 In […]

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Inside the Chelsea Flower Show Gala

Inside the Chelsea Flower Show Gala

Tickets to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gala have become high on the wish list for many. They are known to be among the hottest tickets in town and allow a select number of guests to enjoy a special evening preview of the show. Tickets to the Gala are sold every year by ballot and […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023: The Shopping Guide

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023: The Shopping Guide

As with all of the main events of the British Social Season, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show provides some excellent shopping opportunities. While the horticultural highlights of the show sit within the Great Pavilion and the surrounding show gardens, this event also provides visitors with the opportunity to enjoy browsing a select number of boutiques. […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023 Social Diary: Royalty and famous faces show support for the leading horticultural show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023 Social Diary: Royalty and famous faces show support for the leading horticultural show

Members of the Royal Family and many famous faces attended the Private View of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which took place on Monday. The King and Queen arrived towards the end of the afternoon for an exclusive tour of the show and they stayed for some time, while enjoying the early evening sunshine. […]

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Horticultural treasures admired by all at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023

Horticultural treasures admired by all at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023

Words: Laura Toogood | Photography: Sarah Bacon The British Social Season is in full swing and the weather has brightened up just in time for one of the highlights of the calendar, the RHS Cheslea Flower Show. As one of the best horticultural occasions in the world, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show attracts the very […]

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Chapter Four of ‘The Gallop to Goodwood’ is released

Chapter Four of ‘The Gallop to Goodwood’ is released

Following the announcement in The Times that our Founder and Editor, Dr Laura Toogood, is among the line-up of jockeys for this year’s Markel Magnolia Cup, we are delighted to bring you the brand new editorial series, The Gallop to Goodwood.   Billed as the most prestigious all female charity race in the UK, Laura will […]

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Badminton Horse Trials 2023: The Sloaney’s Badminton Shopping Guide

Badminton Horse Trials 2023: The Sloaney’s Badminton Shopping Guide

Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, has retuned for another bumper year. The world’s best horses and riders in the sport of Eventing have descended upon the Duke of Beaufort’s estate in Gloucestershire for some thrilling sporting action over this Coronation Bank Holiday weekend. While the competitors are the main attraction, the Badminton shopping […]

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The Season: A host of eventing stars line up for Badminton Horse Trials 2023

The Season: A host of eventing stars line up for Badminton Horse Trials 2023

Cheltenham Festival saw the British Social Season start with a bang and there are plenty more exciting events on the horizon. Badminton Horse Trials 2023, presented by Mars Equestrian, is only a couple of months away. The competition will take place from the 4th – 8th May and promises to be an action packed few […]

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The Season 2023: Highlights from the Cheltenham Festival Shopping Village

The Season 2023: Highlights from the Cheltenham Festival Shopping Village

If you arrive early at the Cheltenham Festival, or fancy taking a break from the racing or your hospitality box during the meet, the Cheltenham Festival Shopping Village is certainly worth a visit. Positioned alongside the Moet Champagne Bar, the spacious marquees contain many fashion, interiors and homeware delights. Holland Cooper has a strong affinity […]

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The Season 2023: Glorious sunshine heralds the start of this year’s Cheltenham Festival

The Season 2023: Glorious sunshine heralds the start of this year’s Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival 2023 was bathed in glorious sunshine as the gates opened for first day of the meet, Champion Day. The renowned racing fixture is one of the first social and sporting occasions of the British Social Season. Cheltenham Festival has always been popular and the fabulous weather added some extra special brightness to this […]

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The Season 2023: Gold Cup 100 countdown will start after this year’s big race

The Season 2023: Gold Cup 100 countdown will start after this year’s big race

The beginning of this year’s British Social Season is only a matter of weeks away. The Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse will be the first major sporting and social fixture of The Season 2023. You can stay up-to-date with all the major occasions in our popular guide to the British Summer Social Season and we will […]

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The Season: Chestertons Polo In The Park 2023 early bird tickets to go on sale

The Season: Chestertons Polo In The Park 2023 early bird tickets to go on sale

Next week will see the launch of the Chestertons Polo In The Park 2023 early bird tickets. From the 1st of February, while availability lasts, you can purchase your tickets for Chestertons Polo in the Park 2023 at discounted prices. There is a limited amount of early bird tickets that are available, so you need […]

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British Social Season dates for 2024 announced

British Social Season dates for 2024 announced

With the start of a New Year comes excitement about the forthcoming British Social Season 2024. It may seem a long way off at the moment, but the British Summer Social Season has expanded over the years. It now starts earlier and finishes later, with a wide variety of events to attend. The Festival at […]