The Rook & Raven Gallery will play host to award-winning contemporary artist Noma Bar on Saturday 7th December, and Innerplace members are invited to join him for a talk from 2-3.30pm to showcase his accomplished artwork, specifically those created by his ‘Cut it Out’ machine. Mr Bar, an Israeli artist, explores the current political and social situations of countries in conflict with his ‘Cut the Conflict' exhibition, by utilising different materials donated by people from countries mired in political strife, then cutting the materials using his ‘canine’ machine and mounting them side-by-side, forcing them to live peaceably aside one another. Join him on the Saturday when he’ll be demonstrating his famous industrial die-cutting machine, constructed to resemble a dog eating a cat eating a mouse, which he uses to create negative space images. Availablity is limited. If you’d like to attend with up to two guests, please get in touch at [email protected].Continue Reading →
On Halloween night, Thursday 31st October, exhibitors Lyes & Jones will bring their latest production to East London for a private view. Entitled ‘Go Hard or Go Home’ and taking place at The Rag Factory on 16-18 Heneage Street from 7-10pm, it will feature exclusive works from over fifteen of the art world’s most acclaimed street artists, including Pure Evil, Cyclops, Sweet Tooth, Sickboy, Beejoir and Mambo. All of these artists have created work that has transcended its origins on the street to hang on gallery walls, without losing any of its bite, relevance or power. We have been allocated 10 spots +1 guest.
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We have an event that will appeal to the cigar aficionados amongst you. Boisdale Canary Wharf will be holding a special dinner and vintage cigar auction to celebrate the Cigar Smoker of the Year, hosted by Andrew Neil, presenter of BBC2’s The Sunday Politics and BBC1’s This Week. Guests will be treated to a cigar and Champagne reception with elegant hors d’ouevres including devils on horseback; crostini of artichokes with salsa verde and pecorino; and Atlantic prawn cocktail with soft quail’s egg. These will be matched with a Fuente Opus X Cigar, Belvedere vodka martinis, Krug Grand Cuvée and Dom Perignon 2004. This will be followed by an incredible opulent wine-paired dinner, with a scallop, lobster and avocado ceviche; limed cured salmon with pickled cucumber and wild flowers; a fillet of Aberdeen Angus beef with a pithier of Claret braised oxtail, foraged mushroom and wood sorrel sauce, red cabbage, horseradish and apples; a selection of British cheeses with pickled walnuts, fresh pear and oatcakes, coffee and petit fours. Each dish will be matched with the perfect wine from Chauteau Rothschild-Lafite, and to round the meal off guests will be served Hennessy XO, Glenmorangie Lasanta, and more Fuente Opus X Cigars. The cost for the meal is £250 per person, however Innerplace members will receive the exclusive discounted price of £199.
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Hollywood actor Billy Zane has earned his fair share of limelight in films including Titanic, Dead Calm and Twin Peaks, however, he has always harboured a talent for an altogether different medium, visual art. Fitzrovia’s Rook and Raven Galley on Rathbone Place will be hosting an exhibition of his work from 11th October until 6th November. Entitled ‘Seize the Day Bed’, the exhibition will consist of works dating back to his time filming Titanic, and will showcase his wildly methodical process that draws Great Inspiration from Action Painting. This is a great opportunity to see a lifelong artists work, and you'll be in good company, as Sienna Miller, Ewan MacGregor, Kelly Brook and Jude Law are rumoured to be attending the private viewing.Continue Reading →
Innerplace members will have the opportunity of attending a very A-list evening at the Keats House in Hampstead with famed fashion designer Vivienne Westwood. On Saturday 19th October at 6pm, guests will be invited to congregate at the stunning former residence of John Keats (where he composed Ode to a Nightingale and fell in love with Fanny Brawne), for a tour of the house. Guests will then have the opportunity to relax during a drinks reception courtesy of Nyetimber wines, before celebrating the launch of the first collection of Climate Revolution. The welcoming speech will be given by Dame Vivienne Westwood before poetry readings are given to showcase the work of writers including Laura O’Driscoll, Poppy Turner, Phoebe Thomson, Darien Charles and Phil Coales, with special guest readings and an auction to raise funds for YOUYOU mentoring.
There are a number of celebrities and performers confirmed for this event and all guests will receive a limited edition book of poetry designed by Vivienne Westwood herself. The cost for the event is a steal at £45 per person. Sign up for membership if you'd like to attend!
This coming Sunday, 29th September (and on the last Sunday of every month after that), St James’s most iconic restaurant will be teaming up with Martell Cognac and Jazz FM to launch Le Caprice Jazz Sessions. For one evening only, Theo Jackson, one of London’s most promising young jazz singers, will be gracing Le Caprice’s elegant dining room to serenade the audience and ensure that the experience is an auditory as well as a gustatory pleasure. Jazz wouldn’t be complete without a strong cocktail to sip, and those will be provided by Martell, one of the eldest and most esteemed cognac houses – who have drafted some of the best minds in mixology to assemble a special cocktail list.Continue Reading →
If you’re a real teetotaler, or if you’re in fact just very enthusiastic about tea, you’ll be excited to hear that Fortnum & Mason has launched the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon on the fourth floor of their iconic Piccadilly store. The new salon features an elegant Georgian refit by David Collins Studio as well as over 150 varieties of tea from across the globe. The kitchen will be offering Afternoon Tea, High Tea and a Savouries menu and there will be a tea tasting room attached to the restaurant which can be hired out for private events.Continue Reading →