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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Nevill Holt Opera presents productions of La Bohème and Turn of the Screw

Nevill Holt Opera presents productions of La Bohème and Turn of the Screw

This summer Nevill Holt Opera will open with a brand new production of Puccini’s heart-breaking La Bohème. The production will see Ashley Page OBE make his full length directorial debut in opera following the success of his opera shorts at Glyndebourne. Ashley was a former principal dancer and has choreographed ballet with some of the world’s most prestigious […]

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Kensington Mums to celebrate Mother’s Day with a ‘Meet the Expert’ event

Kensington Mums to celebrate Mother’s Day with a ‘Meet the Expert’ event

Kensington Mums, the London-based parenting network, is due to host a special event to mark Mother’s Day. Mums will be able to ‘Meet the Expert’ on the 15th of March and get a whole host of tips. Kensington Mums will bring together a selection of well-known faces for the occasion, including baby sleep guru Jo […]

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Sloaney TV: Inside the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair

Sloaney TV: Inside the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair

The Sloaney team recently attended the Private Viewing of Parallax Art Fair, which took place at Chelsea Town Hall in London. The annual event welcomes a host of international artists and is designed to showcase the work of those established in the field, while also helping to discover the next generation of talent. The Private […]

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Parallax International Art Fair

Parallax International Art Fair

The Parallax International Art Fair is one of those events that should be high up on your ‘to do’ list. If you don’t have a habit of visiting such fairs or galleries, this occasion is a perfect introduction to the art scene. It presents a dynamic selection of work that has been created by both […]

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The Royal Scotsman introduces The Golf Tour for 2014

The Royal Scotsman introduces The Golf Tour for 2014

The UK’s only luxury sleeper train, The Royal Scotsman, has launched The Golf Tour; a five day journey exploring Scotland’s famed golf courses. Departing from Edinburgh on 18th May and 22nd September 2014, the train will travel through the Scottish Highlands, transporting guests seamlessly between the world class courses, in the height of luxury. En route, golfers will […]

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Justerini & Brooks launches exclusive fine wine events

Justerini & Brooks launches exclusive fine wine events

Justerini & Brooks has launched a series of exclusive fine wine events for 2014. The events will be hosted by their expert buying team, who will share their in-depth knowledge of the industry to those who attend. The series will begin on Monday the 24th of February with the Red Burgundy by Village Tasting. It […]

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Art: Where Are All The Women?

Art: Where Are All The Women?

| By Rebecca Jarvest, Art Editor | It’s 1997. You’ve got the Spice Girls playing full volume (on tape, of course). You’re singing “Girl Power” into your hairbrush-turned-microphone and yes, you feel on top of the world. Of course, it took a long time and a persistent effort by courageous women for girls to achieve […]

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Quintessentially Supper Club Party at Momo

Quintessentially Supper Club Party at Momo

Quintessentially has announced a third Supper Club Party that will take place at Momo in March. These luxury events have previously proven a very popular social occasion on the London scene and this will be the first to take place in Mayfair. Tickets will be available to members of the public and tables range from […]

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‘Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom’ art exhibition is extended

‘Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom’ art exhibition is extended

The Belgravia Gallery in London has been hosting the Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom exhibition, which presents a selection of powerful artwork by Nelson Mandela to commemorate his distinguished life. The gallery is pleased to announce that the exhibition will now continue for an additional period of time and will not close its doors […]

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Bold Choices by Big Business: Corporate Art Surprises at Bonhams

Bold Choices by Big Business: Corporate Art Surprises at Bonhams

By REBECCA JARVEST  “Trust me,” glows a scribble of Barbie pink neon in characteristically erratic Tracey Emin scrawl. This brazen act of creativity is not what you would think might catch the eye of a multinational corporation. In a clever twist to kick off the New Year in style, a lavish exhibition at Bonhams declares […]

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The Burns Night Party Guide

The Burns Night Party Guide

Having just returned from a fabulous trip to the Scottish Highlands, it seems apt to be writing about Burns Night. A host of celebratory events will be taking place on Saturday the 25th of January and although a Burns supper normally marks the occasion, several venues in London are hosting drinks parties. Burns night marks […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam mesmerises the audience at the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam mesmerises the audience at the Royal Albert Hall

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last night I attended the premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Quidam, which was staged at the Royal Albert Hall in London and performed in front of a sell-out crowd. A plethora of celebrities walked the red carpet to show their support. Sir David Jason and Sir Paul Smith were joined by the […]

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Experience Andrea Bocelli live in Tuscany

World famous Italian tenor and singer-songwriter, Andrea Angel Bocelli has sold more than 80 million records worldwide. Blinded at the age of 12 following a football accident, Bocelli has gone on to enjoy worldwide success and is one of the most sought after musicians holding sold out concerts across the globe. After spending months on the road […]

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Cointreau Privé Bar opens for London Fashion Week at St. Martin’s Lane Hotel

Whether you are attending London Fashion Week or simply visiting the city during this stylish time, Cointreau Privé Pop-Up Bar will be one of the most chic venues to be seen. It launches at the plush St. Martin’s Lane Hotel – one of our favourite central London haunts – in time for London Fashion Week, […]

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Art: Fall in love with Furniture at the William Benington Gallery

By REBECCA JARVEST With London Design Festival fast approaching, I decided to go on a hunt for innovative one-offs on show in the capital’s art galleries. For those interested in scouting out a completely unique item for their home – something made from a true combination of skill, care and artistic flair – look no […]

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Facundo Pieres to Captain Royal Salute Team in Closing Match of the Season

Royal Salute Scotch whisky is returning to Greenwich Polo Club with world number one, Facundo Pieres. He is set to play alongside his brother-in-law, Mariano Aguerre, and patron Peter M. Brant for the Royal Salute team as they compete in the highly anticipated Royal Salute Jubilee Cup later today. The event marks the end of […]

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Karine Jackson celebrates the 10th Birthday of her Hair and Beauty Salon

Last week The Sloaney TV crew attended the 10th Birthday party for Karine Jackson‘s Hair and Beauty Salon. Originally from Australia, Karine prides herself on using organic colour treatments and her flagship salon in Covent Garden is popular with a number of celebrities. To mark her long success, Karine invited guests to enjoy an evening […]

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The Sloaney’s guide to the top social hotspots at The Henley Royal Regatta

By KATIE ANN LAMB Recent gale force winds may have blown away all hopes of summer, but fear not, highs of 25°C are predicted in time for The Henley Royal Regatta next week. Henley is undoubtedly renowned as the best Regatta in the world and a definite highlight of the British social season. With thousands […]

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Royal Ascot 2013: Watch our highlights from the Royal Enclosure

By LAURA TOOGOOD On Friday, I attended Royal Ascot with The Sloaney’s Social Correspondent Katie Ann Lamb and a group of friends. We found a lovely spot under an old tree in the Owners and Trainers Car Park for our pre-racing picnic. Canapes, sandwiches and fresh salad were accompanied by Pommery champagne as we soaked […]

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A preview of stunning equestrian art by Nichola Eddery marks the start of Royal Ascot

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last night I attended the Private View of recent work by Nichola Eddery. The Honorary Chairman Sir Peter O’Sullevan CBE and The Directors of The Osborne Studio Gallery hosted an evening soiree to showcase the wonderful talent of this artist. Guests arriving at the Motcomb Street gallery were greeted by wine and […]

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Frances Daffern hosts an intimate private viewing of her art work

Last night the talented artist Frances Daffern invited a select number of guests to her home near Primrose Hill for an exclusive private viewing of her work. Her playful sculptures are not only bright and colourful but they also look good enough to eat! Frances grew up in North Yorkshire and  is a graduate of Goldsmiths College, […]

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The Brompton Club hosts a lavish launch party for The Inner Circle

Last week some of the team attended a lavish launch party to mark The Inner Circle’s arrival in London. The invitation-only dating website works as an international meeting point for eligible singles with similar lifestyles and ambitions. The party was held in the plush surroundings of The Brompton Club where the media crowd and a […]

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The Sloaney launches video channel with highlights from Badminton Horse Trials

The Sloaney team is very excited (and perhaps a little nervous!) to introduce our brand spanking new Vimeo channel. Sarah Bacon and Kerinne Bunting have been busy capturing images from the first few days of this year’s Badminton Horse Trials. Last night Sarah work around the clock with our Editor, Laura Toogood, to transform the photo […]

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The Grand Opening of the luxurious InterContinental London Westminster

Last week The Sloaney team attended the Grand Opening of the new InterContinental London Westminster. The extravagant party certainly made an impact on the social scene with a number leading names from the world of politics and high society attending the plush affair. Champagne – Laurent Perrier to be specific – and canapés welcomed guests […]

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The Belgravia Games arrives at The Terrace in Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel

With the Olympics now just a fond memory and the Paralympics in full swing, we will shortly arrive at the end of a fantastic summer of sport. If you are feeling a little deflated following the competitive atmosphere that has swept the capital, The Terrace at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel has just announced the launch of […]

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Summer arrives at The Terrace in the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Knightsbridge

Last night, some of the The Sloaney team attended the opening party of The Terrace at the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge. Named one of the top three al fresco restaurants in 2011, the venue held a private Jubilee themed party to announce the start of the summer season. The dining area […]

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Sloaney Events: JuJu’s Fashion Soiree

Don’t forget about the exclusive Fashion Soiree taking place at JuJu Chelsea on the King’s Road later this evening. As previously reported on The Sloaney, a number of designers will be showcasing their latest collections in a catwalk show to raise money for the Prince’s Trust, Peace Wind Japan and Right to Play. Doors open at 7pm – RSVP essential: laiha@jujulndon.com

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