What’s On

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Enjoy a day out like no other, at this year’s must-attend summer event, The House & Garden Festival, 20 – 24 June. The Festival presents four distinct yet complimentary events – The Art & Antiques Fair, HOUSESpirit of Summer GROW to bring you a shopping experience like no other.

Don't forget - for a limited time we would like to extend to you a very special early bird 2 for 1 ticket offer*. Simply enter code 'EARLYBIRD2' before March 5 to redeem this fantastic offer.

The House & Garden Festival is far more than a shopping opportunity. As well as showcasing an eclectic collection of quality products and pieces for your home and garden, you will meet industry experts not only through our exhibitors but via our one-to-one advice clinics, dedicated talks covering all that is interior, garden and home plus partake in our interactive workshops from Champagne tasting to flower arranging. Visitors can enjoy a glass (or two) of bubbly in one of the Louis Roederer Champagne Bars, or breakfast, a spot of lunch or afternoon tea with friends at the Mosimanns Summer Restaurant.

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LONDON ART WEEK SUMMER 2018                                                                                                              29th June to 6th July, Preview 28th June

London Art Week is a twice-yearly event, offering the best of pre-contemporary art in London's traditional fine art district.

Talks and events are scheduled throughout the week, delivered by some of the UK's most distinguished art historians and curators. There is no tent: visitors have the luxury of discovering masterpieces within our beautiful gallery spaces, all situated within walking distance.

From ancient sculptures to Old Master drawings and post-Impressionist paintings, LAW offers visitors the chance to see, and buy, extraordinary works.  For seasoned collectors as well as those simply curious to learn more about art, London Art Week dealers are always on hand and delighted to share their knowledge and expertise.


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Women in the Polar Regions                    

Meet women from across Europe and the Middle East who have become amazing role models. Women who have blazed the trail, broken boundaries and several records in their ground-breaking expeditions to both the North and South Poles.

World record breaking polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE, Author, Speaker, former Antarctic Scientist and the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica, will be hosting the event and give an account of Women in the Polar Regions, covering history through to the present day. Felicity will then be joined by members of the IceMaidens Antarctic Expedition and Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition.

The IceMaidens all female team covered 1,700km using muscle-power alone, pulling sledges and battling temperatures of -50°C and wind speeds of over 60mph during their three-month journey. Unsupported, and with only two resupply points along the route. The team are serving members of the British Army or Army Reserve and followed in the footsteps of Felicity Aston’s record-breaking solo Antarctic crossing in 2012.

The Women’s Euro Arabian North Pole Expedition is an international team of women from across Europe and the Middle East, who (despite being predominantly novices) successfully skied together to the North Pole in April 2018. The expedition aimed to foster greater dialogue and understanding between women from Western and Arabian cultures, as well as to inspire all women to reach beyond the expectation of others and fulfil their own life ambitions.

The evening talk will take place in the Ondaatje Theatre of The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London at 7pm on 21st June. Tickets cost £25 and £20 for RGS Members/Fellows and WAE Community (code required), group tickets available at £18pp for 6+ or £15pp for 12+.

https://womensadventureexpo.co.uk/women-in-the-polar-regions/

@WAExpo – Women’s Adventure Expo - @WAEXPO


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MASTERPIECE LONDON ART FAIR

28th  JUNE - 4th JULY 2018

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Masterpiece has established itself as the world's leading cross-collecting fair, offering the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery, from antiquity to the present day.
The unmissable event at the height of the capital's summer season, Masterpiece London provides an unparalleled opportunity for new and established collectors to discover exceptional works for sale from 160 international exhibitors; the centrepiece of a unique week of cultural experiences in the heart of London. Set within the grounds of the historic Royal Hospital Chelsea, Masterpiece is more than just an opportunity to acquire expertly vetted works of art from world-class dealers.

Masterpiece conjures London’s global reputation for elegance, tradition and the cutting edge; a unique international stage for you to discover and enjoy an extraordinary breadth of cultural experiences   . https://www.masterpiecefair.com/info


 

Tribal Art London

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5th to 8th September

Tribal Art London is the only tribal art fair of its kind in the UK, held annually at Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.  The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity