Culture

George Bronwin Ceramics

George Bronwin is a ceramic company that specialises in wheel thrown pottery in stoneware (and occasionally porcelain clay) all hand crafted in Somerset. George grew up in Wales and began potting whilst at University. After a number of years working abroad in hospitality he returned to London and began teaching himself throwing at a shared…

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Q&A with Concept8 Architects

We were delighted to work with Concept8 Architects on a recent project in Cobham and were so impressed with their imaginative, original and creative approach to architectural design. Mufajel Chowdury set up Concept8 in 2006 and has been specialising in residential architecture of all scales since. We caught up with Mufajel for this Q&A: When…

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Summer River House at Oakley Court

Summer River House is one of the latest offerings from the Soho House Group. The global spread of Soho Houses over recent years is phenomenal but this all started over 25 years ago with an opportunity and a simple idea. The first Soho House on London’s Greek Street in 1995, when founder Nick Jones was…

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HUŎ

Chelsea

Located on Park Walk, HUŎ bar & restaurant is opening in June 2021 and will showcase a menu of clean, fresh and healthy Asian food encompassing carefully selected dishes from around China and Southeast Asia, all prepared from scratch using traditional Chinese, Thai, Malay and Singaporean disciplines. The immediate vicinity of Park Walk SW10 was…

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Books On The Hill

St. Albans

If you’ve visited our H|M showroom in St. Albans, you may well have called into or spotted Books On The Hill which is located at No. 1 Holywell Hill (a few doors up from us). Books On The Hill is an independent family-run bookshop that opened back in November 2019. Since then we have loved…

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Double Red Duke

The Double Red Duke is a 19-bedroom, 17th-century hotel in Clanfield, Oxfordshire launched by Sam and Georgie Pearman. This beautifully renovated Cotswolds retreat showcases the best of brilliant British craftspeople, artisans and companies. If you recognise the Pearman name it may be because they relaunched the 26 bedroom Talbot Hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire which…

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Anya Hindmarch

The Village

In a year when many brands are struggling to justify their bricks and mortar stores over e-commerce in the restricted post-pandemic world, it’s extraordinarily inspiring to see that Anya Hindmarch has launched not just a new shop, but an entire village dedicated to her eponymous fashion brand. The Village, launched on 17 May, is one of…

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Weekend Brunch

Pantechnicon Rooftop

With lockdown lifting, it’s time to start exploring and the Pantechnicon on Motcomb Street is an excellent place to start.  A historic 5 storey building devoted to Nordic and Japanese restaurants and shopping as well as a series of workshops and experiences; this is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship. The ground floor features Café…

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Petersham Nurseries

New Book

Petersham Nurseries has some really exciting news! On May 20th 2021, Francesco and Gael Boglione (the founders of Petersham Nurseries) will release their new book. The book charts a twenty year journey from a small plant nursery behind the pairs family home to intertwining recipes as well as narratives from family members and sketches. Here’s…

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Diane Hill

We have been huge fans of Diane Hill for quite some time here at H|M and are avid followers of her stunning instagram page. For those who don’t already know, Diane Hill is a London based artist and proud mum of two who specialises in beautiful artwork inspired by a style popular in the 18th…

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Daylesford

Autumn Events

As Summer starts to ebb, Autumn brings new shades of burnt orange and vibrant yellows, cooler darker evenings, the smell of log fires and the need for wellies and warmer coats – perfect for a day exploring the English countryside followed by a cosy evening indoors. The Wild Rabbit (which is part of the Daylesford…

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Renaissance London

A true Aladdin’s cave of architectural salvage, Renaissance London are proud experts in original and reproduction fireplaces, furniture, lighting as well as restoration and fitting. Based in Shoreditch, the company sources pieces from all over the world and has built a unique reputation as a leading expert in exquisite fine architectural pieces and fireplaces. Owen…

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Chapel Down

Award-Winning Sparkling wine

“The genesis of a wine region doesn’t happen often. Chapel Down has been at the vanguard, helping to create and shape an exciting new industry. We win hatful’s of awards, and it’s hugely flattering to receive these accolades. But we passionately believe that there is no point in simply being the best. We have to…

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Nathan Eades

The Wild Rabbit

The Wild Rabbit is a cosy modern British inn that’s designed to bring out the best in eating drinking and something much needed afterwards – sleeping! Set in the heart of the idyllic Cotswolds, The Wild Rabbit serves locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed, welcoming setting that you simply will not want to leave.…

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Flavourtown Bakery

Multi-Award Winning London Bakery

Flavourtown Bakery is a multi-award winning bakery based in London who specialise in cupcakes with serious wow-factor, show-stopping cakes and moorish brownies and cookies that you simply can’t resist. Hand baked every morning using the worlds finest ingredients, Flavourtown has a range of cakes to suit everyone whether you’re looking for something simple, extravagant, gluten…

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Royal Academy Of Arts

Summer Exhibition 2020

For those who don’t already know, the RA Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission contemporary art show held every single year without interruption since 1769, even through the war years which is absolutely incredible. Due to the recent pandemic, the 252nd Summer Exhibition has been postponed (slightly) to 6th October but promises to…

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Stanley’s Restaurant

Secret Garden In Chelsea

Located in the heart of Chelsea, Stanley’s restaurant and bar specialises in seasonal British cuisine. Opening its doors in July 2020, Stanley’s is Hugh Stanley’s debut restaurant with food by head chef Olivia Burt (Masterchef’s The Professionals Finalist 2019). “I am so excited to be launching Stanley’s a place for guests to come eat, drink…

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Partnership Editions

Jessica Yolanda Kaye

Partnership Editions is a curated platform that aims to make remarkable art affordable for everyone. The brainchild of Christie’s and White Cube alumnus Georgia Spray, who founded the business in 2017, Partnership Editions is a curated platform that unearths accessibly-priced original artworks by 24 of today’s most talented emerging artists– a starting point for anyone…

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Daylesford Cookery School

Summer 2020 Courses

It’s official: Daylesford Cookery School has finally re-opened which means one thing, amazing organic food! Whilst it may not be completely ‘back to normal’ just yet, you can enjoy a cooking course with an experienced tutor in the same relaxed, fun environment. To help you on your way, we’ve put together a list of five…

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Culture Online

Explore Your Favourite Museums And Galleries From Home

Many of the UK’s leading museums and galleries are offering virtual tours, videos and alternative ways to get your culture fix without leaving the house. So get ready for detailed viewing and brow-raising as you museum and gallery hop with a handful of the very best London has to offer… TATE MODERN Andy Warhol –…

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Etalage

Fine Art Experts

There’s no time like the present to make plans for that home/ room re-vamp you’ve been putting off for a while and finding that new piece of art can literally transform a space. Experts in sourcing antique fine art prints, vintage oil paintings, maps, decorative pictures and interior accessories, Etalage can help to enhance any…

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Kit Kemp

Every Room Tells A Story: Crosby Street Hotel

“The hotel has settled into its space like someone settling into a very comfortable armchair and in that way it looks like the art is a part of the place, rather than a gallery or somewhere where you stand, walk around and go out. It’s actually a home, and it’s a home from home, and…

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Battersea Affordable Art Fair

With more than two decades of providing stunning original artworks of all shapes and sizes to thousands of visitors every year, the Affordable Art Fair is the go-to place for experienced collectors and first-time art buyers alike. Introduced in December 2019, new specially-curated print and photography themes for Affordable Art Fair’s Battersea Spring and Hampstead…

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Frenchie

Covent Garden

Since its launch on 2nd February 2016, the restaurant created by Chef Patron Gregory Marchand and his wife Marie Marchand has received critical acclaim. Frenchie Covent Garden located on Henrietta Street is the duo’s first site outside of Paris and the fifth addition to the Frenchie family; which comprises the Michelin-starred Frenchie, Frenchie Wine Bar,…

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Anthony Whishaw

Browse & Darby

“…Creation is not a reproduction of observed fact…the aim of art is the fusion of ideas and experiences with the qualities of the art medium so the artist creates a new reality. The medium becomes the work of art. The work of art is a world in itself at the same time as of the…

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Q&A with Petronella Ravenshear

Author of ‘The Human Being Diet’

Petronella Ravenshear, of Chelsea Nutrition, is a nutrition expert based in Chelsea, London. Having trained at the Institute for Optimum Health and the Natural Foundation and as a Functional Medicine practitioner, she’s a firm believer in the wisdom of the body and that food and exercise are the only medicine we need. “The people who’ve…

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Middleton Lodge

A Georgian Country House Retreat

Set in 200 acres of English countryside and private gardens, the main house at Middleton Lodge was built by architect John Carr in 1780. Privately owned by James and Rebecca Allison, this beautiful historic spot in North Yorkshire is accessed via a picturesque tree-lined driveway that leads into the 200-acre estate. Divided among five properties:…

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The Three Hills

and other dog walks

Whether it’s a romantic and cosy spot near the log burners or dining in the oak beamed orangery, The Three Hills has the perfect dining situation for you. All dishes are hand-crafted using fresh, local produce to give you a mouth-watering taste of Cambridgeshire through the seasons. The Three Hills Pub is a delightful 17th…

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Amelia Freer

3-Day Lime Wood Retreat

If 2020 already has you stressing over keeping a clean and healthy diet whilst juggling work and children (as well as everything else we all do in our day-to-day lives), then it may be a comfort to learn that Amelia Freer has just announced a three-day retreat this September at Lime Wood in the heart…

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Sir John Soane Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum is without a doubt one of London’s best kept intellectual secrets. Originally the extraordinary home and museum of the beloved British architect Sir John Soane (who was born in 1753 and died 1837), the museum is an utterly unique time capsule for which there is no equal and full to the…

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