Extreme Mediterranean Landscapes with Case Studies of Etna and Malta 2021-03-18 02:00:00 Our Winter Lectures are back and this year you can enjoy them from the comfort of your own home.
James Basson is a gardener and garden designer who specialises in drought tolerant, sustainable gardens inspired by his passion for Mediterranean landscapes.
James read Garden Design for his degree, and then moved to the South of France to set up Scape Design with his wife, Helen, in 2020. Scape Design has since won numerous awards including 4 gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show (Best in Fresh, Best in Show and Best Construction) and other gold medals include the Singapore Garden Festival, The Gardening World Cup in Japan, Les Victoires du Paysage and The Philadelphia Flower Show.
In this talk, James will use two key locations to showcase his work, Etna and Malta. The talk will be followed by a short, live Q&A session.
You will receive instructions on how to join this online event by email, once you have purchased your tickets. Speed and style returns to salon privé 2021-09-01 10:00:00 Salon Privé, now in its 16th consecutive year, is one of the longest-running and most established automotive events in the UK.
From the globally renowned Concours d’Elégance to the presentation of the Club Trophy, this year’s Salon Privé is set to be another unforgettable celebration of the very best that the motoring world has to offer.
The traditional curtain-raiser is Wednesday’s prestigious Concours d’Elégance by AXA, the country’s oldest and most exclusive classic car competition. Globally recognised as one of the key events on the international Concours circuit, which attracts some of the rarest and most exquisite cars ever produced, many of which are flown in by the industry’s most prolific overseas collectors for all to admire.
Alongside this rich and eclectic show of classic cars, Salon Privé offers a unique opportunity to not only admire, but also test-drive cars from the world’s most elite super and hypercar brands, providing the perfect opportunity to discover your next investment.
Beyond the automotive wonders of Salon Privé, lies an extravagant and quintessentially English social day out for all to enjoy, with fine dining, Pommery Champagne and a Luxury Retail Village featuring everything from jewellery, fashion and accessories to helicopters and yachts!
All of which is set in the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace; birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the Duke of Marlborough and his family.
‘Salon Privé Week’ is a must-attend series of events for any car enthusiast or aficionado!
Salon Privé Week 2021Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd September - Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance by AXA
The opening day of Salon Privé is dedicated to the world-renowned Concours d’Elégance, which attracts the rarest and most significant classic cars and motorbikes from motoring history
Friday 3rd September - Salon Privé Ladies’ Day by Boodles
Ladies’ Day has become a firm fixture in Salon Privé Week, with ladies and gentlemen alike planning their attire for weeks in advance. Featuring the Boodles Best Hat Competition, this day puts style and elegance at centre stage.
Saturday 4th September - Salon Privé Club Trophy
Supercar Saturday sees the premium Car Clubs invited to take centre stage on the South Lawn, presenting over 1,000 supercars from marques Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, McLaren and Porsche.
Tickets can be purchased via the website www.salonpriveconcours.com or by calling the Ticket Hotline: 0808 100 2205.
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