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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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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 Conrad London St. James Opening Party

The Conrad London St. James Opening Party

There is a new luxury destination in London following the opening of the first Conrad Hotel on British shores. The flagship property is located in the heart of St. James’s and is a stone’s throw from the Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace. Last week, the Conrad London St. James hosted a drinks reception to mark […]

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Cocktails in the City

Cocktails in the City

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON On the 18th and 19th of September, ticket holders for Cocktails in the City will try some of the capital’s best drinks in a whirlwind of spirits and recipes. The taster evening for this drink-filled extravaganza was an absolute delight, with a wide range of cocktails to suit every taste. With the […]

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Maserati Motion Pictures Pop Up

Maserati Motion Pictures Pop Up

Towards the end of July, H.R. Owen, the UK’s leading luxury car dealership, is partnering with Curzon Home Cinema to bring pop-up cinema to unique London locations. The events will celebrate the centenary of Maserati. A specially curated series of classic Road Movies will be screened in two prime London locations. Duke of York Square […]

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A journey through Gin at Danesfield House

A journey through Gin at Danesfield House

Danesfield House is calling all gin connoisseurs to join them on Thursday 24 July 2014 for a Gin Tasting Evening with Drink Expert Joel Harrison, plus three course dinner and tasting session. The venue is a magnificent country mansion nestled between the boutique towns of Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. The evening commences at 7pm with a […]

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Frerejean Freres Champagne Launches in the UK in time to toast the forthcoming season

Frerejean Freres Champagne Launches in the UK in time to toast the forthcoming season

With the British Summer Social Season on the horizon there is probably no better time to welcome a new selection of champagne to our shores! Adding a bottle of bubbles to your picnic for the polo or racing is essential and we love the idea of discovering a new gem, rather than always sticking with […]

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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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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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The Russian Ball in Biarritz: Extravagant, elegant and a highlight of the European social calendar

The Russian Ball in Biarritz: Extravagant, elegant and a highlight of the European social calendar

By KATIE ANN LAMB It only seems a moment ago that I was excitedly searching high and low for a new ball dress and packing my bags ahead of a rather glamorous trip to Biarritz. The Russian Ball in Casino Municipal is one of the highlights of the European high society calendar and I had […]

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Rhubarb Henley gives a personal touch to corporate catering

Earlier this month, some of The Sloaney team attended the Henley Royal Regatta. While Katie Ann Lamb hopped between the Mahiki VIP Lounge and the Henley Champagne and Cocktail Club for Sloaney TV, one of our writers was watching the action from The River Lounge with Rhubarb Henley. A keen rower, the regatta was an ideal […]

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Editor’s Comment: Sunshine and serious journalism

By LAURA TOOGOOD I have just returned from the South of France and the weather is almost as beautiful in London as the French Riviera. My time away was a combination of work and play as I combined a press trip with a few days of much-needed holiday. It is the second time I have […]

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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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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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Halle Carlson looks the belle of the Caudwell Children Butterfly Ball in Patricia Bonaldi

By HALLE CARLSON Last week, I attended one of the UK’s most exclusive charity balls, the Caudwell Children Butterfly Ball. The Butterfly Ball is an annual fundraiser, staged by national charity Caudwell Children, which attracts worldwide media attention and a host of celebrities. The black tie event took place in Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park and […]

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The Global Party Worldwide Press Launch

Many will remember the huge success of The Global Party in 2011, when 80 parties were given in a 24 hour period, making the event a worldwide occasion that transcended continents. The Global Party is a unique undertaking that breaks all typecasts. It redefines the notion of a charity event and this year has been […]

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Get your diaries ready for our highlights of the British summer social calendar

With much of the British countryside bathed in beautiful sunshine during the Bank Holiday weekend, The Sloaney team has started to feel very excited about the summer social season. The calendar is already jam-packed with exciting launches and prestigious events to attend. Last week, we welcomed a new member to The Sloaney team with Katie Ann […]

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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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Thomas Pink to host a rugby extravaganza at ‘The Pink Lion’ pub on Parsons Green

On Saturday May 18th Thomas Pink will be transforming the popular White Horse pub in Parsons Green into The Pink Lion for a Lions Tour celebration. The rugby extravaganza will be a great day out for all the family and include speeches from this year’s Lions Squad and the chance to play a game of touch rugby with […]

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Buy In Style at The Other Art Fair

By REBECCA JARVEST How many ‘others’ do you know that are better than the ‘ones’? Here’s a few of mine: The Other Guys – a movie featuring two of the finest comedy performances in recent years; AnOther – a sumptuous print publication for all things cultural; The Other Tribe –an inspired collective of DJs mixing […]

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Bluebird Chelsea and PetsPyjamas to host a Bone-anza

Dog lovers won’t want to miss next week’s Bone-anza taking place at Bluebird Chelsea on the Kings Road. The event is being held in conjunction with Pets Pyjamas, the luxury pet lifestyle website, and will celebrate all things canine. From Thursday the 25th of April through until Saturday 27th of April, the sophisticated courtyard will welcome man’s […]

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VIP guests mark the Whole World Water London Launch at The Savoy

We recently attended the launch of Whole World Water, which is a global, three-year initiative that is designed to unite the hospitality and tourism industry. In doing so, it will collectively address one of the world’s most important issues; access to safe and clean water. Partnering with Quintessentially Events, the global launch began in Mumbai, […]

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The Fortnum & Mason British Bakery Pop-Up is in full swing

Fortnum & Mason is currently hosting a 10 week baking extravaganza that includes a number of exciting master classes and demonstrations hosted by talented stars from the cookery world. Edd Kimber’s fortnight at the renowned British store is in full swing and tomorrow is a special event for children. You can take little ones along […]

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Top luxury wedding planner, Sarah Haywood, launches The Wedding Bible Planner

Last night The Sloaney attended the launch of Sarah Haywood’s latest book, The Wedding Bible Planner. The intimate event took place at the plush Four Seasons Hotel on Park Lane in London, where guests enjoyed some fabulous cocktails, canapés and cupcakes. Sarah is Britain’s most sought-after luxury wedding planner and this book follows her best-selling […]

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Claudio Celiberti unveils the world’s first million pound kitchen at One Mayfair

Last Thursday, The Sloaney team attended a truly spectacular launch. Italian interior designer and master craftsman, Claudio Celiberti, unveiled the world’s first million pound kitchen in style at a reception jointly hosted by celebrity chef Aldo Zilli at One Mayfair. The crowd was impressively serenaded by live opera songs and James Bond inspired music.  Champagne corks popped throughout […]

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Celebrities and fashionistas swap their clothes at Ecover’s ‘Swish’ in Shoreditch House

By HALLE CARLSON Last week, The Sloaney team attended the Ecover Swish event hosted at private members’ club, Shoreditch House. Some of London’s most fashion-forward females were in attendance, including the likes of the stunning Laura Whitmore, Jasmine Guinness and Cheska Hull. Guests enjoyed a feast of nibbles, champagne and a clothes swap. The event […]

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Enjoy Pimms and ballads in the seclusion of the enchanting Cadogan Place Gardens

As part of the Open Garden Squares weekend that commences on Saturday the 9th of June, Cadogan Estates will welcome visitors by offering exclusive access to the secluded and historic Cadogan Square Garden and Cadogan Place Gardens. The Cadogan Place Gardens were formerly known as the London Botanic Gardens and hosts 8.5 hectares of horticultural […]

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American Beauty on display at Claiborne Swanson Frank exhibition

As March drew to an end, The Sloaney attended the launch of Claiborne Swanson Frank’s photographic exhibition, American Beauty, at Lu Magnus in New York City. Guests, including Jenna Bush and many of New York high society, were greeted with wine and canapés at the art laboratory. American Beauty features a selection of intimate portraits […]

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Beyond Ballet Russes offers a collection of inspiring and breath-taking performances

By LAURA TOOGOOD Although I am slightly embarrassed to admit it, before last Thursday I had never been to the ballet. It is perhaps fitting that for my first experience I had the fortune to attend the launch party and opening night of Beyond Ballet Russes at London’s Coliseum. I was accompanied by The Sloaney’s […]

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Top class polo action at Hickstead this weekend as England take on the USA

If you are looking to do something a little bit different this weekend, a limited amount of tickets are still available to watch an Arena Polo Test Match at Hickstead. England will take on the USA in the hope of winning the coveted Bryan Morrison Trophy and you can enjoy all the action for an […]

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London welcomes Parallax, the world’s largest curated international art fair

This week, London’s Chelsea Old Town Hall will host the world’s largest curated international art fair, Parallax. Over 1,000 pieces will be on show by artists from 38 countries around the globe. Parallax explores new theories in contemporary art and curation, with an associated lecture by Dr Chris Barlow, “Since 2010, Parallax has grown into a […]

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