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Burpee Europe – Bringing The Magic of Tomatoes To Chelsea

Burpee Europe – Bringing The Magic of Tomatoes To Chelsea

They say all good things are worth waiting for and the Burpee Europe team are over the moon to announce that they will be back at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this September. The award winning seed breeders and Pennard Plants will be collaborating once again to display the creme de la creme of vegetable,…

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Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal Edition to launch in a Sustainable Refill Pouch

Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal Edition to launch in a Sustainable Refill Pouch

Scottish Gin offers a taste of the coast in sustainable packaging Pictured – Rock Rose Citrus Coastal Edition: “If you close your eyes, you can picture being on one of the most beautiful stretches of the UK shoreline.” Dunnet Bay Distillers, located on the Scottish coast, has released its new Rock Rose Gin Citrus Coastal…

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Asda launches vegan ‘milk’ chocolate crème egg from Mummy Meagz

Asda launches vegan ‘milk’ chocolate crème egg from Mummy Meagz

  The first crème egg to be available all year-round – why wait until Easter? Chocolate fans will now be able to purchase vegan crème eggs all year-round at Asda – proving that vegan confectionery is just as decadent as dairy-based alternatives. Produced by cult chocolatier, Mummy Meagz, the ‘Chuckie Eggs’ have already garnered a loyal…

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Nederlands Fotomuseum – Images In The Gallery Of Honour Of Dutch

Nederlands Fotomuseum – Images In The Gallery Of Honour Of Dutch

Nederlands Fotomuseum Reveals 99 Iconic Images In The Gallery Of Honour Of Dutch The development of 180 years of photography On 9 June, the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam opened the Gallery of Honour of Dutch Photography to the public and welcomed His Majesty the King for a visit to the museum. As one of the…

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Wagamama – Every Bowl Makes A Difference

Wagamama – Every Bowl Makes A Difference

wagamama launches new cook at home range with a commitment to donate all of their profits to mental health charity partner YoungMinds wagamama announces the launch of an exciting new cook at home range with all their profits to be donated to charity partner YoungMinds. The new range was inspired by the overwhelmingly positive fan…

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Thyme for Gin – Rock Rose Gin Launches Summer Mini-Hamper

Thyme for Gin – Rock Rose Gin Launches Summer Mini-Hamper

  Pictured: The Rock Rose Lemon Thyme Collins Cocktail Rock Rose Gin is launching a Summer Cocktail Box. The mini-hamper, priced at only £20 (+P&P) from https://www.dunnetbaydistillers.co.uk/shop/ contains just about everything you need to create Rock Rose Lemon Thyme Collins cocktails – perfect for basking in the sun. The Summer Box launches on 1 June…

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Brockmans for the gift of Charity

Brockmans for the gift of Charity

Buy a Brockmans Gin gift pack, help a charity Brockmans Gin is supporting gin lovers and helping a good cause by offering a discount on its popular gift pack whilst donating to charity. Those shopping at the Brockmans online shop can take advantage of an exclusive deal: buy a gift pack comprising a 70cl bottle…

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Scottish Distillery Staycation

Scottish Distillery Staycation

Scottish distillery visits are a coastal staycation dream Staycations don’t mean compromising. Head to Scotland this Summer or early Autumn where Dunnet Bay Distillers is opening its doors for a gin and vodka tasting experience in its newly refurbished, coastal-themed Tasting Room. The coastal themed venue features Boat Shed booths, each of which seats 2…

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Dunnet Bay Distillers appoints Sarah Lyons as Environment Manager

Dunnet Bay Distillers appoints Sarah Lyons as Environment Manager

Pictured: Sarah Lyons, Environment Manager    A small, Scottish distillery has big plans for improving its environmental impact. Dunnet Bay Distillers has appointed Sarah Lyons to a newly created position of Environment Manager – an impressive move for a small company, underlining the company’s commitment to sustainability. The Distillery produces the award-winning spirits, Rock Rose Gin…

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Zest Quest – Sheffield College Student Triumphs

Zest Quest – Sheffield College Student Triumphs

Sheffield College Student Triumphs at Zest Quest Asia – Tilda Challenge 2021!   Tilda is thrilled to announce that Oliver Herrington from Sheffield College has won the Zest Quest Asia – Tilda Challenge Award 2021, with his Nagasaki Ramen Pork-Belly and Handmade Tilda Basmati Rice Noodles. Zest Quest Asia founders Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala welcomed…

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Nero at The British Museum

Nero at The British Museum

27 May – 24 October 2021 at the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery  Nero (r. AD 54–68), the last male descendant of Rome’s first emperor Augustus, succeeded to the throne aged only 16. During his reign of nearly 14 years, he murdered his own mother, his first wife, and allegedly his second wife; it has even been…

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Reflections at the British Museum

Reflections at the British Museum

Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa February – August 2021 in Room 90 Featuring around 100 works on paper, the majority of which have been collected by the British Museum during the past decade, this exhibition presents artists from across the Middle East and North Africa who reflect on their own…

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Romulo is a Winner!

Romulo is a Winner!

Winner – Mostly Food & Travel Journal’s Best Restaurant Delivery (London) 2020 Romulo Café   Well, what a year! We will all be glad to see the back of 2020. But there have been some bright notes, some delicious distractions. Romulo Café London delivered food that was good enough to make a couple of celebrations…

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British Museum UK exhibition on Thomas Becket’s life, death and legacy

British Museum UK exhibition on Thomas Becket’s life, death and legacy

2020 is the 850th anniversary of the murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury Year-long programme of Becket events unveiled British Museum to host first ever major UK exhibition on Thomas Becket’s life, death and legacy A year-long programme of events marking the 850th anniversary of one of the most shocking crimes in European history,…

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Cafe Spice Namaste Big News

Cafe Spice Namaste Big News

Café Spice Namaste Team to leave Prescot Street premises at the end of January 2021 Loyal Café Spice Namaste patrons launch Friends of Café Spice Namaste Appeal Timed to coincide with the actual date of Café Spice Namaste’s 25th anniversary on 14th November, three of the iconic Indian restaurant’s staunchest patrons have launched a heartfelt…

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Nederlands Fotomuseum opens Gallery of Honour of Dutch Photograph

Nederlands Fotomuseum opens Gallery of Honour of Dutch Photograph

On 21 January 2021, the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam will open the Gallery of Honour of Dutch Photography, where 100 photographs will be on display. All the images have iconic value due to their social and artistic significance, and together they tell the story of photography in the Netherlands, from its beginnings to the present…

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MP Magic Socks for All Seasons

MP Magic Socks for All Seasons

MP Magic Socks, a rather classy brand, will launch a new product, MP Merino Wool Socks 37.5, which will keep you feet warm at 37.5°C (99.5°F). That’s a comfy blood temperature. I have been writing food, travel and product reviews for 15 years, and around Autumn time I start presenting Christmas gift suggestions. Those articles…

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Brockmans Gin at Tesco

Brockmans Gin at Tesco

Brockmans Gin raises a glass to Tesco     For the first time, from this month, Tesco is stocking the award-winning Brockmans Gin through over 460 of its stores. Brockmans Gin, made in England,  is one of the best loved super-premium gins in the UK and professionals in the drinks industry love it too: the brand just…

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Cafe Spice Namaste Helping Out

Cafe Spice Namaste Helping Out

Café Spice Namaste adopts Eat Out to Help Out concept throughout the week  Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala have announced that their flagship Indian restaurant, Café Spice Namaste, will be extending the concept of HM Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme throughout its entire operating week, up to the end of August. Café Spice Namaste…

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Ideal Outdoor Creations for Staycations

Ideal Outdoor Creations for Staycations

The team at Jack Dunckley know how important it is to get away on a relaxing holiday and we all probably need this now more than ever! But with the stress of face masks, sanitisers and the possibility of quarantines after our holidays, for many of us, this will not look likely this year. A…

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