The Desert Heart Afro Disco is taking place on 17th March at the fabulous O’Meara
near London Bridge, with all profits going to Save The Rhino Trust Namibia. Always an amazing night, over the years the event has also raised many tens of thousands of pounds to help Namibian wildlife. Tickets are available here. Just be warned – the Desert Heart ALWAYS sells out. Let’s dance!
Below you will find details of what some of our other clients are up to this month.
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- ADRIAN HOUSTON’S A PORTRAIT OF THE TREE TO OPEN AT NEW UNIT GALLERY
Renowned photographer Adrian Houston’s latest exhibition, A Portrait of the Tree, will be held at Unit Gallery’s brand-new space in Hanover Square this autumn. Easily the most ambitious project of his career, Adrian has spent the last four years travelling the world photographing trees that hold a special meaning for an extraordinary group of people, from Tony Kirkham, Head of Arboretum at Kew Gardens, to actress Goldie Hawn.
- SAN CARLO TO OPEN ON REGENT STREET ST JAMES’S
San Carlo, one of the UK’s most success hospitality brands, is to launch an eponymous new site in one of London’s most original and compelling neighbourhoods. The 130-cover San Carlo will open on Regent Street St James’s in May. The kitchen will be headed by internationally renowned Italian chef Alberico Penati, whose illustrious career includes Ristorante Carpaccio, the first Italian restaurant in France to win a Michelin star.
- CHOKHI DHANI LAUNCHES FIRST OVERSEAS RESTAURANT
For the last three decades, the name Chokhi Dhani has been synonymous with the championing of local Indian culture and hospitality. Now this legendary brand is set to create waves over here by bringing something totally new to London’s fine dining scene. Opening on 12th April in the heart of Battersea, Chokhi Dhani London will showcase the fine food, vibrant atmosphere and exceptional service that entrances all who visit its venues in India – but with a contemporary twist to reflect its position in arguably the world’s most cosmopolitan capital.
- RICHMOND TO KISS THE HIPPO THIS SPRING!
Kiss The Hippo, a new wave of speciality coffee shop, will make its debut in leafy Richmond, south west London, this spring. Pledged to source the finest quality, most interesting and most sustainably sourced beans from around the world, each batch will be obsessively tasted and tested to achieve the perfect brew. Offering a clean, minimal and stylish design aesthetic, Kiss The Hippo will be a comfortable and convenient space in which to work, hold impromptu meetings or relax with friends and family.
- BOB BOB RICARD’S ‘OFF-PEAK’ PRICING IS A RUNAWAY SUCCESS
Bob Bob Ricard’s ground-breaking decision to introduce the concept of ‘off-peak pricing’ has been a massive hit amongst regulars and new visitors alike. Prices are now as much as 25% below those on the regular menu, offering diners at this Soho institution noticeably better value at lunch versus dinner, and at dinner on certain nights of the week.
- WILDE APARTHOTELS TO OFFER THE PERFECT BOLT HOLE
Officially opening on 24th April, with the ribbon cut by Oscar Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland, Wilde Aparthotels fuses superior design, a dash of Irish wit, state-of-the-art facilities and an unrivalled location on The Strand to curate the perfect bolt hole for curious travellers to escape the ordinary. Destined to be the first in a new premium collection by award-winning Dublin-based brand Staycity, this design-led 106 room aparthotel offers guests a totally unique space in which to chill, refuel and work.
- SPRING INTO ITALIAN MASTERY WITH NOVIKOV’S LATEST MASTERCLASSES
Now that the Beast from the East has retracted its claws, Novikov’s Italian Restaurant is celebrating with a little springtime warmth and colour as it announces its latest masterclass will take place on 31st March. Pasta is the ultimate go-to dish, but sometimes the easiest things can be the trickiest. Thankfully this unmissable tutorial will help turn a staple into a show stopper with the likes of Tonnarelli in a Parmesan Wheel and Spaghettini with Fresh Clams & Courgettes.
- ENJOY AUTHENTIC INDIAN STREET FOOD IN MARBLE ARCH
Brilliant new concept Hankies combines the fuss-free and aromatic small plates and incredible value for money synonymous with Indian street food, but does so in the stunning surroundings of the luxury Montcalm Hotel in Marble Arch. At its heart is the roomali roti, which is hand spun until thin enough to see through and then cooked on a burning hot roomali tawa. The ultimate food theatre, these are then folded into ‘hankies’, which in turn accompany all the dishes on the menu. Order a few; there are no rules here. And with the majority of dishes priced around £4-6, Hankies encourages its diners to indulge.
- MICHEL CLEIS HOSTS MNKY HSE’S NOMADIC NIGHTS
On 22nd March Ibiza aficionados can look forward to spending a night in the company of the brilliant Michel Cleis as he hosts the eagerly anticipated March edition of MNKY HSE’s Nomadic Nights. Since picking up the coveted “Track of the Season” trophy at Ibiza’s DJ Awards, Michel has come a long way. His eclectic and diverse taste in melodies and warm grooves has seen him collaborate with some of the biggest artists in the industry as well as craft a unique style embracing several influences and backgrounds.
- OLLIE DABBOUS’ HIDE TO OPEN IN APRIL
Ollie Dabbous and Hedonism Wines open their new restaurant, HIDE, this April. Located at 85 Piccadilly, and with incredible views over Green Park, it will offer a relaxed and holistic setting in which to savour seasonal cooking at its best, complemented by the UK’s most comprehensive wine list. HIDE will be set over three floors, each as thrilling as the other. A striking spiral staircase connects each floor.
- SPICE UP YOUR LIFE AT LSK’S COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS
If the long winter months have you longing for the warmth of the summer sun, Leicester Square Kitchen invites you to experience the South American heat by becoming an expert in Mexican and Peruvian cocktails. Take a lesson from the professionals in the art of creating deliciously crafted Margaritas, punchy Tequila-based cocktails and other signature favourites. The class will take place on 24th March, from 3pm to 4.30pm.
- BLACKGANG CHINE CELEBRATES 175 GLORIOUS YEARS
Blackgang Chine, the UK’s oldest theme park and one of our most iconic and best loved tourist destinations, commemorates its 175th anniversary this year with a host of fun-filled celebrations. Join new characters – a mischievous pirate from a bygone era and an eccentric, scatter-brained inventor – as they soar through time on a mission to collect magical fuel for their enchanted time-travelling vessel. This mismatched duo and their equally curious timeboat will appear at key events across both Blackgang Chine, and its sister venue Robin Hill, throughout 2018, events that will take them from prehistoric times to the Wild Wild West and beyond.
- SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL AT THE OLD CURIOSITY
Sensational new Edinburgh-based gin brand The Old Curiosity has supplemented its original range with a miniature gift set. Three enchanting combinations of hand-grown; picked and dried botanicals, infused with the finest quality gin, are now available in 40ml apothecary style bottles for only £22.50 a set. Simply add tonic and watch your Secret Garden gins transform.
- RACE DOWN TO THAI SQUARE PUTNEY BRIDGE ON 24 MARCH!
Every year thousands of spectators (not to mention the millions at home) line the banks of the River Thames from Putney to Mortlake to watch the Boat Race. And nowhere offers a better view of the annual boat race than the glorious Thai SquarePutney Bridge. You can enjoy fine dining in the second-floor restaurant, complete with live broadcasts of the action. If you prefer watching the race kick-off on the riverbank, small portions of Thai Square favourites will be available at the food stall, along with Thai beers and other drinks.
- AUTHENTIC INDIAN STREET FOOD ARRIVES IN MARBLE ARCH
Brilliant new concept Hankies combines the fuss-free and aromatic small plates and incredible value for money synonymous with Indian street food, but does so in the stunning surroundings of the luxury Montcalm Hotel in Marble Arch. At its heart is the roomali roti, which is hand spun until it’s thin enough to see through and then cooked on a burning hot roomali tawa. The ultimate food theatre, these are then folded into ‘hankies’, which in turn accompany all the dishes on the menu. Order a few; there are no rules here. And with the majority of dishes priced around £4-6, Hankies encourages its diners to indulge.