Category: Culture

Christmas Workshops

4 Must Try Workshops This Festive Season

Christmas is almost upon us and with that comes the mad panic for that ‘perfect’ gift, but we believe there’s nothing better than a luxury item crafted by hand. What better way to show your appreciation for a friend or family member than with a hand crafted candle or delicately written cards? If you’re unsure…

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Daylesford Christmas Cookery School - Humphrey Munson Blog

Christmas Cookery Classes

Daylesford Farm

It’s no secret that here at Humphrey Munson we are big fans of Daylesford and their Cookery Classes – especially when they are all about Christmas! Daylesford hold Chef’s Skills Masterclasses on the second Sunday of every month; whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced cook, this is a chance to learn or hone…

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Le Pont de la Tour

Located right on the historic riverbank overlooking the River Thames, restaurant Le Pont de la Tour specialises in French cuisine with an innovative twist. Each new season brings a new menu using the finest ingredients at Le Pont de la Tour. Located right on the historic riverbank, overlooking the River Thames, Le Pont de la…

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Sophie Paterson x Andrew Martin Collaboration

Launch Party

We were delighted to attend the launch of the Brindisi Collection, a collaboration between two of our favourite interior design studios, Sophie Paterson and Andrew Martin International. Taking inspiration from Puglia, a southern region of Italy, making up the heel of Italy’s “boot” in fact and known for hill towns, age-old farmland and situated between…

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Stargazing

An Evening of Astronomy At Daylesford Farm

Away from the urban glow, Daylesford is set within the peaceful Cotswold countryside where the natural beauty of stars can twinkle to their fullest potential. This November, why not join Daylesford in the peaceful surroundings of their Cotswolds farm for an evening of astronomy and exploring the skies above. In this upcoming two hour event…

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Firmdale Art Walks

It’s no secret that we at H|M are fans of Firmdale Hotels and the inspiring events that they curate and the Firmdale Art Walks are an incredible new addition. Art lovers can take a guided tour of the Ham Yard Hotel on 19th November where you can learn how to collect and successfully hang art, plus…

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Fraser & Parsley

Bringing beauty to the everyday through a curated collection of daily weekly planners, personalised stationery and phone cases. Fraser & Parsley founders Rachel and Josie set up the company in 2008 following a mutual adoration of design, stationery and planning. The best friends and allies set up Fraser & Parsley in 2008, raising their children…

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The Dummer Fair

Treloar’s Trust

Held around Michaelmas for the last 20 years, The Dummer Fair in Hampshire is a vitally important annual event that supports the Treloar’s Trust. Treloar’s is a life-changing place where some of the most severely disabled young people in the UK live and learn and in 2018, Dummer Fair saw one of the busiest fairs…

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Terra Terra

Terra Terra recently opened at 120 Finchley Road London, and is a debut to be the first of many casual dining concepts across London from The Ghost Group. Set across two floors, and to be enjoyed any time of the day, Terra Terra will be an experience; from baked pastries, fresh juices and espressos in…

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Decorcafe Christmas Festival

Strawberry Hill House

Is it too early to think about Christmas? Maybe a little… but this time of year rushes by so fast it doesn’t hurt to get organised… So, here’s a date for your diary – Decorcafe are hosting a Christmas Festival at Strawberry Hill House on Sunday 17th November and this is a great chance to…

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Cliveden Literary Festival 2019

350 years of history that includes poets, movie stars, prime ministers and every monarch since Charles II, Cliveden country house and hotel has to be the perfect setting for a literary festival. This September the itinerary is packed to the brim with influential men and women from politicians to writers and actors. So put on…

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Circolo Popolare

The Vibrant New Restaurant in Fitzrovia

For all the fun of the fair with music, vibrant atmosphere and a taste tinglingly good menu we can see why people are going crazy for Circolo Popolare which brings the Sicilian coast sunshine to the heart of Fitzrovia. Quick tip: It is worth mentioning the majority of tables at Circolo are walk-in only so…

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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Blenheim Palace

The first ever Shakespearean pop up theatre in Europe is now open for the summer at Blenheim Palace. From 8th July until 7th September, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill will play host to four of William Shakespeare’s most loved and renowned plays. Plus, there’s a surrounding Shakespearean village for an all in experience. Here’s…

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Tamarind

Mayfair

Originally opening in 1995, Tamarind was the first Indian restaurant in London to receive a Michelin star. After over 20 years of unparalleled success, the renowned restaurant recently closed for an extensive 8-month renovation in 2018 that completely transformed Tamarind into a quietly majestic, tranquil dining space like no other in London. The key to…

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Denbies Wine Estate

Surrey

Denbies Wine Estate is an international award-winning wine estate situated in the protected south facing slopes of the North Downs in the town of Dorking. We love that Denbies offers visitors of all ages a fascinating insight into all aspects of the wine producing process all year round. A total 265 acres have been planted,…

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Buns and Buns

Covent Garden

Following a successful debut in Miami, vibrant restaurant Buns and Buns has finally arrived in iconic Covent Garden, London. Founder Alexandre Zibi is the master puppeteer of this finely tuned restaurant operation with the idea of bringing a compilation of the world’s best breads to Covent Garden for all to enjoy. “I realised that every…

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Anton & K Decorative Antiques

Anton & K was set up by Karen and Antony Cull who specialise in decorative antiques. Their own home, a 17th century timber framed cottage in the Cotswolds has to be one of the most pinned projects on Pinterest! A new extension clad in reclaimed stone is connected to the main house with a contemporary…

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Orasay

Notting Hill, London

Since opening its doors this spring, Orasay has already become a jewel in Notting Hill’s already impressive restaurant crown. Orasay is the new restaurant from Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke, the talented team behind acclaimed London restaurants St Leonards & Brunswick House and is set to be the place to dine this summer. Named after…

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Albury

The Future of Organic, Biodynamic Wine

As an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Surrey Hills offers some of South East England’s most stunning and accessible countryside and in recent years has also become the pinnacle of successful British winemaking. With the same geology as the Champagne region in France, the Surrey Hills is a rural enterprise with the very best…

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Black Roe

Mayfair, London

Black Roe bar and grill launched in the heart of Mayfair in March 2016 and brought the finest Pacific Rim cuisine to London for all to enjoy. The moody restaurant is now an exciting food lovers haven we just can’t get enough of and here’s why… The dark and moody restaurant features grey walls with…

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The Padstow Coffee Company

A true coffee lovers haven, The Padstow Coffee Company offers an extensive range of single estate coffee and specialist brewing equipment so that every coffee drinker can have the very best experience at home. Evolving from a deep passion for coffee amongst close friends, the 18 Duke Street shop in Cornwall is a little taste…

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Barnaby’s

Padstow, Cornwall

Barnaby’s is a cosy and super relaxed restaurant in Padstow owned by Rick and Katie Toogood, an inspirational couple who have two other successful restaurants under their belt. The story all begins with Rick Toogood. Born on the Channel islands, his mother trained at Cordon Bleu and her passion for food (particularly fish) was most…

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Camel Valley Wines

Cornwall

On the dreamy sun drenched slopes of Camel Valley in Cornwall, Bob and Annie Lindo transformed their recently purchased farm into an international multi award-winning vineyard producing exceptional British wine. The defining moment for the couple was undoubtedly when Bob Lindo (an ex-RAF serviceman), and his wife Annie decided to purchase a farm in the…

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The Best Restaurants In Cornwall

Known for its dramatic coastline and mild climate, Cornwall as you may expect specialises in outstanding seafood most of which is caught just off the coast nearby. With no shortage of places to wine and dine in some incredible spots overlooking areas of natural beauty, we wanted to share a few highlights of the best…

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‘Faceless’ Exhibition by Coco Dávez

The Maddox Gallery

An absolute must see and quick as you can before the end of May as the Maddox Gallery is featuring the work of Coco Dávez in her first solo exhibition in the UK right now. Running until 31st May 2019, Dávez’s works of art are a diverse blend of cultural and historical influences from artists,…

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Nyetimber

Nyetimber has had one aim over the past 30 years; to make the finest English sparkling wine to rival the best in the world. We certainly believe they have achieved that and more thanks to decades of dedicated craftsmanship, passion and a pioneering spirit completely focused on precision and attention to detail. If you don’t…

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A.O.K

Kitchen & Bakery

The eagerly anticipated A.O.K opened its doors at the beginning of the year in Marylebone, London and has become a welcome foodie haven for those looking to avoid refined sugar, gluten and dairy. Upstairs you can enjoy an opulent dining space with plush seating and a bar, the walls are delicately adorned with hand-painted silk…

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Dalloway Terrace

Spring 2019

Every year we wait in eager anticipation for Dalloway Terrace’s new spring look. With the arrival of spring (arguably the best season) the renowned Bloomsbury restaurant has once again been magnificently transformed, this time into a tropical paradise adorned with the unique flora of Sri Lanka. Inspired by the Bloomsbury Set’s Leonard Woolf’s novel ‘The…

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Galvin Green Man

Howe Street, Essex

Just a stones throw from our Felsted showroom in Essex, is the renowned Galvin Green Man. Set in 1.5 acres of meadow the restaurant is a return home for Michelin starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin who have transformed what is said to be one of the oldest pubs in Essex. Built originally in 1341…

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HIDE

Hide is a restaurant and bar by Hedonism Wines and Ollie Dabbous. Set over three achingly beautiful designed floors flooded with natural daylight, you can enjoy spectacular views across Green Park and will find yourself falling in love with a restaurant that prides itself on refined, sustainably sourced food and drink. The Hide story begins…

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