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 Saatchi Gallery hosts SalonQP

The Saatchi Gallery hosts SalonQP

Later today we will be tweeting live from the VIP preview of SalonQP. SalonQP has grown to become one of the key luxury events in the watch industry calendar. It has established itself as a must-visit event for watch collectors and enthusiasts, for whom the world of luxury watches is both a passion investment and […]

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The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

The skiing season is fast approaching and it is the perfect time for The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show to take place and highlight all of the best venues and clothing available this year. The Ski and Snowboard Show is currently happening in Battersea Park and we popped along to film a little preview for […]

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The Beretta Gallery celebrates 10 years

The Beretta Gallery celebrates 10 years

An Elegant temple of all things country is the best way to describe London’s Beretta Gallery, writes Katie Ann Lamb… – Last week Beretta hosted a fabulous party in London to mark the anniversary of the Beretta Gallery. Celebrating 10 years in the heart of Mayfair and situated on the corner of Jermyn Street this […]

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Peter Sellers – Behind The Camera

Peter Sellers – Behind The Camera

‘Peter Sellers – Behind The Camera’ an exciting retrospective photography exhibition by the man himself is coming to an exclusive London address for a short time only. From Monday 26th October for one week this showcase, by one of the world’s greatest comedy actors, will be in situ at 19 Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge’s most exclusive […]

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Watches of Switzerland host VIP fundraiser for Glasgow Hospice

Watches of Switzerland host VIP fundraiser for Glasgow Hospice

A host of famous faces and high-society guests gathered at Watches of Switzerland last night on Regent Street in London for a charity auction, with a Scottish focus. The fundraising event was held for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. Guests sipped Pommery Champagne as a silent auction took place that included […]

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Toasting the End of Summer at Bluebird Chelsea

Toasting the End of Summer at Bluebird Chelsea

A final sip of Rosé at Bluebird Chelsea… — Sadly summer has come to an end. Alfresco dining and outdoor drinks admiring the sunset have become a distant memory, with autumn putting a chill in the air. One of Chelsea’s most popular venues, Bluebird Chelsea, marked the change in seasons with an End of Summer Party […]

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The Sloaney’s Guide to Goodwood

The Sloaney’s Guide to Goodwood

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON The glorious Goodwood Racecourse in Chichester is a luxury paradise for lovers of vintage and motorsports alike. Set across hundreds of hectares of land owned by the Earl of March (known as Lord March) and his family, the estate incorporates a beautifully maintained motor racecourse, two golf courses, an airstrip, horse racing […]

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Aston Martin exclusives will be on show at Goodwood Revival

Aston Martin exclusives will be on show at Goodwood Revival

Aston Martin returns to the evocative surroundings of the Goodwood Revival this weekend, with a selection of superb sports cars that celebrate the 102-year-old brand’s rich and exciting heritage. The luxury British sports car maker is once again an automotive partner of this year’s meeting at the famous old English race circuit where examples of […]

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Artist William Ings to exhibit at The Vitrine Gallery

Artist William Ings to exhibit at The Vitrine Gallery

By ANTONY NEWTON We don’t typically feature individual artistic talent on The Sloaney because many of the art events that we attend showcase work from a collection of artists. However, the opportunity arose when I came across some contemporary paintings from William Ings some months ago. His style is thought provoking and encourages the viewer to […]

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A stunning Aston Martin line up for Salon Privé

A stunning Aston Martin line up for Salon Privé

Aston Martin will be showcasing some of their best elite sports cars, as well as a James Bond-exclusive creation, at next month’s 10th anniversary of the Salon Privé Luxury Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. One of the closing highlights on our British Summer Social Season Guide, the event is heaven for luxury car enthusiasts. It will […]

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National Champagne Week returns

National Champagne Week returns

Champagne lovers can rejoice as we bring you news that National Champagne Week is set to make its return this October. The celebration of Champagne is set to take over the country from 1-7 October, and will be bigger than ever before, with 19 venues hosting more than 20 events across London, Birmingham and Bath. A range of venues including Europe’s longest Champagne bar at St Pancras […]

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The Glyndebourne Festival: Last tickets

The Glyndebourne Festival: Last tickets

If you are in the UK for August and looking to enjoy a special occasion, The Glyndebourne Festival still has some availability at the following key performances. Handle’s Saul There is still limited availability for Barrie Kosky’s brilliant incarnation of Handle’s oratorio, Saul.   Ivor Bolton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with a cast of […]

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Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair celebrates 25 years

Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair celebrates 25 years

This year London’s top winter fair, the Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, will celebrate 25 years. It runs from the 2nd of November to the 8th of November and opens with the Collector’s Preview Reception. 22,000 visitors come to see over 30,000 pieces for sale from the 120 hand-picked dealers. A glamorous highlight of […]

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Nevill Holt Opera Review: A quintessential English event

Nevill Holt Opera Review: A quintessential English event

The Nevill Holt Opera has been growing in popularity since its debut performance a couple of years ago. It now has a well deserved place on our British Summer Social Season Guide and this year the event sold out in record time. This alone indicates that the Nevill Holt Opera is not going to remain […]

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Royal Ascot: A stylish start to the world’s best race meet

Royal Ascot: A stylish start to the world’s best race meet

Royal Ascot began with a fantastic day of racing yesterday and the event opened in style with a host of high profile names enjoying the glorious sunshine. The Queen chose to wear a striking pink outfit for the first day of the prestigious race meet and she was greeted by thousands of race goers for […]

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The Heidsieck Monopole Champagne Treehouse at British Summer Time

The Heidsieck Monopole Champagne Treehouse at British Summer Time

Heidsieck Monopole has been announced as the official champagne partner of Barclaycard’s British Summer Time at Hyde Park. There will be plenty of bars and VIP areas where you can raise a glass to the fantastic performances and enjoy some #MonopoleMoments. However, there is one place that you will really want to be seen and […]

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BNP Paribas Tennis Classic attracts top stars to The Hurlingham Club

BNP Paribas Tennis Classic attracts top stars to The Hurlingham Club

Last year’s Australian Open Champion and current World No.9 Stan Wawrinka, World No.15 Gaël Monfils and rising star Borna Ćorić are all confirmed to play at the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic at The Hurlingham Club in London. The event will take place from the 23rd of June until the 26th of June and it will […]

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Hotel Xenia launches Chelsea Flower Show Package

Hotel Xenia launches Chelsea Flower Show Package

By SARAH BACON Hotel Xenia, which is a lovely boutique hotel located on the Cromwell Road in London, has launched a special package for the Chelsea Flower Show and is inviting all horticultural enthusiasts to take advantage of the offering. The hotel is walking distance from the show and there are nearly 100 rooms, including […]

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A preview of the Nevill Holt Opera

A preview of the Nevill Holt Opera

The Nevill Holt Opera, which is hosted by David Ross who founded Carphone Warehouse, is fast becoming one of the highlights of the British Summer Social Season and it has sold out in record time this year. It was launched as an independent opera festival in 2013 and takes place in a beautiful and unique […]

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Fine Dining at Royal Ascot

Fine Dining at Royal Ascot

This year, Royal Ascot will have a whole host of Michelin starred chefs serving delicious menus to race goers. The fine dining options at this premier racing fixture will be headlined by twice Michelin starred chefs, Michael Caines, who will be hosting On5, and Phil Howard who will be hosting The Panoramic Restaurant. Michael and […]

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden Launch Party

The Ivy Chelsea Garden Launch Party

Although The Ivy Chelsea Garden has already been open for a few weeks, last night’s official launch party formally marked its presence on the King’s Road. A host of high society guests joined celebrities to sip Moët & Chandon Champagne and dine on delicious canapés, while admiring the impressive garden area. Those in attendance included Sophie Ellis-Bextor, James […]

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Hop on a helicopter to the Isle of Wight Festival

Hop on a helicopter to the Isle of Wight Festival

For those wanting to indulge in the ultimate VIP festival experience this summer, look no further than leading private jet and helicopter charter company, FlyMeNow. The company has teamed up with the world famous Isle of Wight Festival to create a VIP package like no other. You can land in style at the festival after […]

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Celebrate Easter in style at Conrad London St. James

Celebrate Easter in style at Conrad London St. James

In celebration that spring is in the air, Conrad London St. James has created an amazing array of seasonal Easter delights, including Easter Brunch and Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea. The hotel is only a stone’s throw from Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and St. James’s Park so it also provides a perfect place to stay during […]

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The Grand National is ‘electric’ – Laura Toogood talks to racing’s wonder woman Katie Walsh

The Grand National is ‘electric’ – Laura Toogood talks to racing’s wonder woman Katie Walsh

By LAURA TOOGOOD I first met Katie Walsh at the Junior European Eventing Championships in Belgium back in 2002. Although our teams were competing against each other, there was plenty of friendly banter between the Irish and British riders. Not only was Katie among the most approachable and affable competitors, but you could instantly tell […]

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Quintessentially Weddings Atelier: Meet the top wedding artisans

Quintessentially Weddings Atelier: Meet the top wedding artisans

The Atelier from Quintessentially Weddings has announced its return this spring on April 10th and 11th. Billed as the world’s most luxurious wedding planning event, this year’s Atelier is offering exciting immersive experiences which will be hosted at the magnificent Somerset House, with a showcase of talented designers and artisans. Discover the unrivalled list of couture […]

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Crabbie’s Grand National Weights Luncheon

Crabbie’s Grand National Weights Luncheon

A luncheon to mark the unveiling of the weights for this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National took place in the impressive surroundings of the Royal Opera House yesterday. Many of the biggest names in racing gathered to mark the occasion and toast the forthcoming event. Guests were greeted by a drinks reception in the balcony, which […]

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John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

By Rosemin Anderson John Frieda’s latest campaign, rather than being “new”, welcomes back some of its older products in a revamped form. The Sea Waves Sea Salt Spray, 7-Day Volume In-Shower Treatment, Forever Smooth Anti-Frizz Primer and Touchable Memory Flexible Hold Hairspray take their inspiration from perennially popular products launched by the brand. To launch […]

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Opera Gallery London’s ‘Fernando Botero’ Private View

Opera Gallery London’s ‘Fernando Botero’ Private View

The exclusive Private View of Fernando Botero’s latest exhibition recently took place at New Bond Street’s Opera Gallery London. The event attracted many London society guests, including Lady Gabriella Windsor, Nancy Dell’Olio and Stanley Johnson. They sipped on Pommery Champagne whilst viewing artwork and sculptures by Fernando Botero – Columbia’s most famous living artist. Born in Medellin, […]

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The Lucky Onion presents HIX at the Races for Cheltenham

The Lucky Onion presents HIX at the Races for Cheltenham

The Lucky Onion presents HIX at the Races, a unique collaboration between The Lucky Onion and HIX Restaurants on Tuesday 10th March to Friday 13th March 2015 during Cheltenham race week at No.38 The Park, The Lucky Onion’s beautiful 13 bedroomed boutique hotel.  The partnership will see the hotel transformed into a pop-up private HIX […]

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The London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

The London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

The Sunday Times ‘Rich List’ highlights that London is the place to be for High Net Worth Individuals. The capital is now the base for more millionaires and billionaires than any other city on earth. Seeing as it is favoured by Britain’s elite as well as major entrepreneurs from around the world, it seems an […]

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The Great Sausage Roll at The Red Lion in Barnes

The Great Sausage Roll at The Red Lion in Barnes

If you are taking is easy for January then we have something you can look forward to at the end of the month. For the third successive year, The Great Sausage Roll Off will take place at The Red Lion in Barnes! The event will kick off at 7:30pm on Wednesday the 28th of January. […]

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Aston Martin ‘In Motion’ Celebrates 50 Years of Bond

Aston Martin ‘In Motion’ Celebrates 50 Years of Bond

Aston Martin is a brand that has become synonymous with James Bond, so it was apt that during the exciting announcement of the latest Bond film, Sceptre, the luxury car brand also introduced a new offering. Bond’s stunning new car is the Aston Martin DB10, which also marks the brand’s half century anniversary with 007. […]

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Beretta launch the “486 by Marc Newson”

Beretta launch the “486 by Marc Newson”

Beretta recently announced the launch of the “486 by Marc Newson” with a grand soiree that was hosted in the opulent surroundings of the Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge. A select number of VIPs, which included several faces from high-society, toasted the occasion whilst tucked away from the wintery elements outside. Beretta is one of the […]

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Burlington Arcade Annual Christmas Lights Switch On

Burlington Arcade Annual Christmas Lights Switch On

The Burlington Arcade Annual Christmas Lights Switch On took place last week and marks the start of the festive season in Mayfair. This year, the luxury shopping mall toasted the occasion with a drinks reception, carol service and a host of special performers who helped get guests into the spirit of things. The Burlington Arcade […]

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Ageing Well – Free Exclusive Evening Beauty Event!

Ageing Well – Free Exclusive Evening Beauty Event!

Come along to discover the latest beauty tips from the beauty industry’s top experts at The Hospital Club in London’s Covent Garden. Whatever your beauty needs, we can help you to look as good as you feel! There will be complimentary treatments from brow specialists HD Brows and the opportunity to experience the very latest […]

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Maggie’s Christmas Carol Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral

Maggie’s Christmas Carol Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral

Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, is delighted to announce that this year’s Christmas Carol Concert will take place under the iconic dome of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St Paul’s Cathedral. The unique and magical event will bring two thousand four […]

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Stars support the Junior Committee of ‘Skiing with Heroes’ Party

Stars support the Junior Committee of ‘Skiing with Heroes’ Party

The ‘Skiing with Heroes’ Junior Committee hosted their Awareness Party in London last week and welcomed support from a number of familiar faces from the fashion and television worlds, including Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and Oliver Cheshire. The party took place at Bodo’s Schloss, which aptly has the décor and layout of a skiing chalet. The ‘Skiing with […]

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Jet off to the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Air Partner

Jet off to the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Air Partner

As the weather starts to deteriorate and the festive season approaches, memories of the warm summer evenings are fading rapidly. While many of you are likely to be planning an escape to warmer climes this winter, there is no need to wait until the Christmas rush. In fact, one of the world’s premier events is […]

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Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Gala honours the service dogs of WWII

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Gala honours the service dogs of WWII

ROSEMIN ANDERSON reports from the red carpet… Last Thursday saw a number of famous faces attend the annual Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s Collars and Coats Gala, which this year commemorates the 100 year anniversary of WWII and the hard work and sacrifice of dogs that served. The gala is in its sixth year and […]

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Sales soar at the best Goffs Orby Sale

Sales soar at the best Goffs Orby Sale

By BECKY GRAY Not since London Fashion Week will you have seen as much head turning, but in the heart of Ireland in County Kildare, it’s the horses that have been getting all the attention.  This year’s annual Goffs Orby Sale presented over 400 of the best thoroughbred yearlings to elite buyers from every corner […]