The Season 2020: Key dates now available for the British Social Season
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The British Social Season is packed with excellent events to attend during 2020. Cheltenham Festival is the first outing of The Season and this takes place in March. Cheltenham mixes thrilling National Hunt Racing with stylish fashion, excellent shopping and a fabulous party atmosphere. The latter is partly helped by the huge contingent of Irish racing fans that travel over.
Meanwhile, the likes of the Boat Race and the Grand National follow during the spring months. Both occasions act as a great warm up for the busy schedule of summer events.
Badminton Horse Trials, which is hosted on the Duke of Beaufort’s estate, has become a popular fixture in the social diary in recent years and the sporting action and extensive shopping village attracts people from far and wide.
By the time we get to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which is a favourite of HM The Queen and also the Duchess of Cambridge, The Season is well and truly in full swing.
With Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Henley, the Nevill Holt Opera, British Grand Prix, Cowes Week and many more fantastic occasions follow, there is something to suit everyone’s taste.
The Sloaney’s popular guide to the British Social Season has been featured across a number of national newspapers, as well as the BBC’s Today programme, and the team are renowned for providing expert insight about events on the social calendar. Not only does our guide provide you with the leading dates for your diary, but first-timers can also read about various experiences during past years and get a feel for each occasion before deciding where or not to attend.
We also have style guides to help you decide what to wear, as well as a rundown of all the top dining hotspots and the latest news that is released about various events.