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Kids Company’s See the Child Change the System campaign

SEE THE CHILD, CHANGE THE SYSTEM

Alesha Dixon, Stephen Fry, Russell Brand and Damien Hirst are among the London celebrities backing Kids Company’s campaign to vote for radical change in the way children services currently works Kids Company’s See the Child Change the System campaign is calling for a total reorganisation of children’s mental health and social services, Camila Batmanghelidjh, Founder and […]

CELEBRITIES’ MASKS UP FOR AUCTION

South Kensington restaurant Daphne’s has celebrated it’s 50th birthday by asking 50 celebrities and designers to create a Venetian mask. Those made are being displayed at Daphne’s for the month, before being sold, with the profits going to Great Ormand Street Hospital.  Among the celebrities involved in Daphne’s celebrations are Harry Styles, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Giles […]

Bruce Casalis, founder and director, Bruce’s Doggy Day Care

COBHAM DOG-CARE COMPANY WINS AWARD

Congratulations to Cobham -based company Bruce’s Doggy Day Care, which has been awarded the Best Small Business at this year’s London Business Awards

Where to celebrate 4th July in London: The Blues Kitchen

FIVE AMERICAN FAVOURITES IN NORTH LONDON

We take a look at five of the best restaurants, bars and shops for the American dream in North London. Missed someone? Let us know…

Bryan Ferry, Annabelle Wallis, Max Brown and Charlie Gilkes gather together for a bespoke JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ dinner and whisky tasting

JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL DINNER

Last night saw an intimate group of VIPs, including Bryan Ferry, Annabelle Wallis, Max Brown and Charlie Gilkes gather together for a bespoke JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ dinner and whisky tasting. Hosted at Mayfair private members’ club, Mark’s Club, guests enjoyed a three-course, Scottish themed dinner in the private dining room, before tasting JOHNNIE WALKER® […]

Clarissa Baldin's 40 years at Dogs Trust

CLARISSA BALDWIN’S 40 YEARS AT DOGS TRUST

Dogs Trust CEO Clarissa Baldwin is retiring after 40 years at the charity – but it’s not the end just yet, as Mark Kebble discovers when visiting her Islington home to reflect on four decades. Talk about anniversary overload. When I visit Clarissa Baldwin’s Islington home, we reflect on the fact she has lived in […]

Models showcase Nicky Butler's new jewellery range at the British Museum

NICKY BUTLER LAUNCH, BRITISH MUSEUM

Jewellery designer Nicky Wilson presented his Egyptian style Jewellery collection at the British Museum The British Museum shops hosted a glittering launch party for famous jewellery designer, Nicky Butler’s, new Egyptian collection on 6 May. VIPs and celebrities attended this event – the first of its kind to be held at the British Museum. The […]

Elephant Family’s ‘In Giants’ Footsteps’ Launch Party

ROYALS & CELEBS AT ELEPHANT FAMILY LAUNCH

Last night royalty, celebrities and VIPs  including TRHs Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, Richard Caring and Bianca Jagger, turned out to support the work and life of the late Mark Shand at the Elephant Family’s ‘In Giants’ Footsteps’ Launch Party.  The fundraising evening launched a new and very special […]

La Venise Verte

LOUISE CANDLISH VISITS LA VENISE VERTE

SW Resident columnist Louise Candlish takes a cruise on her family holiday in France… One of the surest signs of ageing is a loss of cynicism regarding cruise holidays. I don’t mean those floating care homes aboard which nonagenarians breathe their last into a plate of Mississippi Mud Pie after one buffet too many – […]

John Jones's new Finsbury Park building

JOHN JONES FRAMERS NEW FINSBURY PARK HOME

For over 50 years John Jones framers has been at the centre of the artistic industry – and thanks to the increase of art in the home things are only going to get bigger as they unveil their new Finsbury Park building. If we were in any doubt about the impact of John Jones over […]