Events

Sloaney Events reviews stylish parties and high profile launches that take place in London and abroad. With invitations to some of the most exclusive events, we take you behind the scenes of the social elite and highlight key dates to reserve in your calendar.

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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 has arrived and it has brought summer with it. The show was bathed in glorious sunshine for the Private Viewing, which hosted a number of superstars and members of the Royal Family. Dame Judi Dench and Jennifer Saunders were among those in attendance, with HM The Queen and Prince […]

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden summer opening party

The Ivy Chelsea Garden summer opening party

By CAT TOOGOOD This week one of our favourite Chelsea venues hosted their Summer Garden Party. With its huge and very beautiful outdoor space, this bash by The Ivy Chelsea Garden is always one of the hottest parties in London that signals the start of summer. The likes of Lottie Moss, Miranda Richardson, Talulah Riley, […]

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Badminton Horse Trials: Riders arrive in style

Badminton Horse Trials: Riders arrive in style

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials has officially started. This is the first event of Sloaney Season and the trot up took place today. There was live tweeting over at Sloaney Season and the highly anticipated Fashion Report highlights all of the key looks. Among those to stand out were Sarah Parkes, who wore some gorgeous shoes with her smart navy […]

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Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Preview

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Preview

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials takes place this week and it is the start of Sloaney Season. The event provides top class competition at the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort’s beautiful Gloucestershire estate and there are plenty of social highlights too. The Nyetimber Bus is one of the best places to hang out on […]

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London to bloom during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

London to bloom during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is only a few weeks away and it is a highlight of the newly launched Sloaney Season, which provides an extensive guide to the most prestigious events of The Season. When the famous flower show comes to London it spreads its love of florals throughout the capital city. Lots of […]

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The 2017 Boat Race: Oxford marked as favourites to win

The 2017 Boat Race: Oxford marked as favourites to win

Saturday sees the 163rd edition of the world famous Boat Race along the River Thames Boat and Oxford are odds-on with Betfair to go home with the win for both the women and men’s teams. The Boat Race is one of the first events in our annual guide to the British Summer Social Season and it […]

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The Sloaney announces Media Partnership with Prestige London 2017

The Sloaney announces Media Partnership with Prestige London 2017

We are thrilled to announce that The Sloaney is an official Media Partner for Prestige London 2017. This luxury event takes place from Thursday 8th of June to Saturday the 10th of June 2017 at Battersea Evolution in London. The event first launched three years ago and Prestige London has grown rapidly since to present […]

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Beat Dry January with Seedlip’s Terrace at Harvey Nichols

Beat Dry January with Seedlip’s Terrace at Harvey Nichols

By BAILEIGH WALSH Look no further if you’re in need of some help to get you through dry January. Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic (yes that’s right, non-alcoholic) spirits brand has taken over the Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Terrace and are bringing something new to shake up the drinks market. Drawing inspiration from his […]

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Badminton Horse Trials 2017: Tickets now on sale

Badminton Horse Trials 2017: Tickets now on sale

The Ticketing Office for the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is now open for advance sales. The world’s premier Three Day Event, which runs from Wednesday 3rd May to Sunday 7th May in the Duke of Beaufort’s Gloucestershire park will for the first time offer a first prize of £100,000, with money prizes going […]

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Plan your Burns Night celebrations

Plan your Burns Night celebrations

With the Christmas and New Year celebrations now a distant memory, January can make for a rather miserable month. Until Burns Night arrives of course! Then you will have the perfect excuse to come out of hibernation by donning a kilt, downing a whiskey and enjoying some Haggis. Burns Night takes place on Wednesday 25th […]

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London International Horse Show: Christmas magic and a fond farewell to Valegro

London International Horse Show: Christmas magic and a fond farewell to Valegro

This week we helped to say farewell to a sporting legend. The official retirement for double gold medal winning wonder horse, Valegro, took place at the London International Horse Show. Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro performed their London 2012 winning freestyle to music routine in front of a packed crowd at Olympia on Wednesday. Later on […]

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The Olympia London International Horse Show 2016

The Olympia London International Horse Show 2016

The London International Horse Show is held just before Christmas at Olympia every year and it is a highlight of the festive season. Organisers have announced a fantastic array of international equestrian displays that will feature at this year’s show. Among highlights include the world-renowned equestrian artist, Santi Serra who is set to wow the […]

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Laura Wright wows in Open for Vintage at London City Island launch

Laura Wright wows in Open for Vintage at London City Island launch

Laura Wright certainly turned heads at the recent launch of London City Island, where guests enjoyed a red carpet entrance with fantastic canapés and an endless supply of bubbles. The talented singer wore a beautiful gown from Open for Vintage during her performance. Open for Vintage is home to some of the world’s most exclusive […]

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Salon QP: Europe’s biggest watch exhibition returns to London

Salon QP: Europe’s biggest watch exhibition returns to London

Watch lovers will be thrilled that Salon QP 2016 is taking place over the next few days at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea. Europe’s biggest watch exhibition returns from November 3rd-5th and the opening reception takes place this Thursday evening. The show, now in its eighth year overall, has been held at the prestigious art […]

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The Natural History Museum ice rink to sparkle with Swarovski

The Natural History Museum ice rink to sparkle with Swarovski

With the festive season approaching, we have many exciting Christmas treats ahead. Ice skating is a highlight of the holiday season for many families and friends. This year the Natural History Museum will be partnering with Swarovski for the second time running to create one of London’s most beautiful winter attractions. The ice rink will […]

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Kick start the ski season in Eis Haus at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

Kick start the ski season in Eis Haus at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

Are you ready to go to the coolest place in London and get into the skiing spirit? The Eis Haus Experience, which is the ultimate pop-up Ice lounge and real ice bar, is launching exclusively at this year’s Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show. We attended the show last year and it is a great opportunity […]

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Living Heritage Wiltshire Game and Country Fair at Bowood

Living Heritage Wiltshire Game and Country Fair at Bowood

Last weekend we visited the Wiltshire Game and Country Fair, which was held in the beautiful surroundings of Bowood Estate. The event was run by Living Heritage who host a number of fun occasions throughout the year. The next events they have in store for autumn include a number of Craft, Food and Drink Shows […]

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Ragley Hall to host Festival of Flight

Ragley Hall to host Festival of Flight

Ragley Hall in Warwickshire is to host a brand new festival entitled Festival of Flight on 1 & 2 October from 10am – 4:30pm.  The two day spectacular family air show will feature top displays from famous pilots from around the UK and Europe, including aerobatic displays and a World War II pyrotechnics display.   […]

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Dram & Smoke at the Edinburgh Festival

Dram & Smoke at the Edinburgh Festival

Following numerous sold out London projects, Dram & Smoke is heading north of the border for The Edinburgh Festival Fringe; taking over a former Biscuit Factory for all of August. Dishes that champion the best of Scottish produce are served up family-style from an open kitchen alongside well-sourced wine, Scottish beer, Naked Grouse whisky cocktails and a solid playlist. […]

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Glorious Goodwood 2016

Glorious Goodwood 2016

One of England’s best loved race meets is currently taking place in the south of the country. Glorious Goodwood is proving as popular as ever and we visited the beautiful estate yesterday. Beams of sunshine broke through the cloud during the latter part of the afternoon to bring a bright end to an exciting day […]

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The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival took place last weekend in the beautiful surroundings of Weymouth Harbour. This is one of the regional events that features in our guide to the British Summer Social Season and it continues to grow in strength each year. The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festivals gives guests the chance to try a […]

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Watch Wimbledon with a view

Watch Wimbledon with a view

If you don’t have tickets for Wimbledon this year and you don’t fancy braving one of the outdoor screens to watch the championships, we have found a good spot for you to enjoy the action. The Club Room on the ninth floor of Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London is offering guests the opportunity to watch […]

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Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy

Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy

Yesterday guests gathered at the Beaufort Polo Club to cheer on teams from Maserati and Piaget in the Royal Charity Polo Trophy. Both Prince William and Prince Harry were due to play. The Duke of Cambridge donned a Maserati top but Prince Harry was forced to watch from the sidelines due to an injury. George […]

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The Nevill Holt Opera Festival continues to impress

The Nevill Holt Opera Festival continues to impress

The opening night of the Nevill Holt Opera Festival 2016 saw an inspiring performance of Verdi’s Rigoletto… – Last night guests gathered in the beautiful surroundings of Nevill Holt to mark the opening night of the Nevill Holt Opera Festival 2016. This event is a popular occasion for ardent opera supporters but it also welcomes newcomers […]

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The Royal Bath and West Show

The Royal Bath and West Show

The Royal Bath and West Show is currently taking place in Somerset. It is one of the top county shows in Britain and provides a great day out for the family. The Sloaney team popped along to give readers a preview of some of the highlights. Showjumping and Showing classes await equestrian enthusiasts and you can […]

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RHS Chelsea: BLOOM Gin Pop Up in Sloane Square in London

RHS Chelsea: BLOOM Gin Pop Up in Sloane Square in London

A BLOOM Gin Pop Up Bar has arrived in Sloane Square for the duration of the Chelsea Flower Show. The Botanist Bar and Restaurant on Sloane Square has teamed up with the floral gin brand to create two botanical cocktails which will be served at the bar from Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th of May.  The Botanist and BLOOM Gin’s al fresco pop-up will be […]

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RHS Chelsea: David Austin launches the Roald Dahl rose

RHS Chelsea: David Austin launches the Roald Dahl rose

Yesterday David Austin hosted a private party at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to announce the launch of several new roses. Guests gathered at the David Austin rose display to sip Bollinger champagne and admire ‘Roald Dahl’. This free-flowing variety comes in a pretty peach colour and the rose marks 100 years since the birth […]

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A sunny start to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

A sunny start to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Sarah Bacon reports from the opening day of the Chelsea Flower Show 2016… – The sun shone brightly in London today to mark the start of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The event has become one of the most prestigious fixtures to attend in our annual guide to the British Summer Social Season. Celebrities […]

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Rosé at the races: Château La Gordonne arrives at Goodwood

Rosé at the races: Château La Gordonne arrives at Goodwood

Goodwood has welcomed a new rosé bar for racing fixtures. This weekend Château La Gordonne was served at the May Festival and it will be available throughout the racing season at Goodwood this summer. The rosé bar overlooks the parade ring and the Richmond Enclosure. It is a stylish places to relax at the racecourse and […]

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What to wear to Polo in the Park

What to wear to Polo in the Park

There are so many exciting events on our guide to the British Summer Social Season and Chestertons Polo in the Park is fast approaching. Polo in the Park takes place at the beginning of June and this is a popular event for those based in London. What to wear to Polo in the Park depends largely […]

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Badminton Horse Trials 2016: The Invisible Horse Trail

Badminton Horse Trials 2016: The Invisible Horse Trail

If you are attending the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials this weekend, you simply must do The Invisible Horse Trial. It has been organised by World Horse Welfare, which helps to raise awareness about the suffering of many millions of horses each year that goes unnoticed. Fourteen painted horses have been dotted around the beautiful grounds […]

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The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2016

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2016

By SARAH BACON The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is one of the top attractions on our guide to The Season, which determines the main events to attend during the British Summer Social Season. This year the Badminton Estate is bathed in glorious sunshine and yesterday the media lunch took place in the Mitsubishi Motors marquee. […]

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Chestertons Polo in the Park welcomes the Great Polo Food Festival

Chestertons Polo in the Park welcomes the Great Polo Food Festival

Chestertons Polo in the Park is one of the leading equestrian fixtures in our guide to The Season. This year, the popular event will welcome a new addition by hosting the Great Polo Food Festival. This has been launched to deliver an exceptional culinary experience across the three-day festival that takes place in London. The […]

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Special rates offered at Chateau Eza for the Monaco Grand Prix 

Special rates offered at Chateau Eza for the Monaco Grand Prix 

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the highlights of the European sporting and social calendar. The Formula One motor race is held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Since 1929 it has been widely regarded as one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world. Those planning to attend the Monaco Grand Prix in […]

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The launch of Rolling Stones Exhibitionism at the Saatchi Gallery

The launch of Rolling Stones Exhibitionism at the Saatchi Gallery

A host of stars gathered at the Saatchi Gallery in London last night for the launch of ‘Rolling Stones Exhibitionism’. The incredible exhibition showcases memorabilia and also includes an impressive 3D experience of a live concert. Paparazzi and fans gathered at the entrance to the famous gallery in Chelsea as bandmembers Sir Mick Jagger, Keith […]

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Royal Ascot 2016 Priority Booking ends on 5th April

Royal Ascot 2016 Priority Booking ends on 5th April

Royal Ascot is one of the most popular events that feature on our British Summer Social Season Guide. With 300 years of spectacular heritage under the patronage of twelve monarchs, it showcases the world’s finest Flat racing. It also has a reputation for celebrating style, with striking hats and fascinators often proving to be as […]

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Nevill Holt Opera tickets go on sale

Nevill Holt Opera tickets go on sale

The Sloaney recently announced the 2016 launch of our popular annual guide to the British Summer Social Season. It is packed full of exciting events, which are hosted in stunning locations around the country. The Nevill Holt Opera is one of the regional highlights of The Season and tickets are selling out quickly. The Nevill […]

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The 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National Weights Luncheon

The 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National Weights Luncheon

By AMELIA LATHAM WAKE As the dulcet tones of rugby-playing soprano Laura Wright echoed around the stunning Sky Garden in London, jockeys, trainers, journalists and fashionistas sipped champagne, ate delicious canapes and chatted about all things racing. The Crabbie’s Grand National Weights Luncheon 2016 saw sky high views of London in a glorious, sun-filled unveiling […]

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London Edition hosts the launch of Pace by Jaguar

London Edition hosts the launch of Pace by Jaguar

Last night The Sloaney team attended the launch of Jaguar’s new fragrance, Pace. The invitation-only soiree was organised by Roger von der Weid, who is the CEO of Jaguar Fragrances. The event was held in the plush surroundings of the London Edition. On arrival, guests sipped champagne and enjoyed canapes prior to the release of […]

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The preview event of the LOUIS XIII Cognac film

The preview event of the LOUIS XIII Cognac film

LOUIS XIII Cognac recently hosted a plush event in central London. The famous spirit announced an original film, starring actor John Malkovich, which envisions Earth one hundred years in the future and it will not be released until 2115. Directed by Robert Rodriguez «100 Years» was inspired by the time it requires to create LOUIS […]

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