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British museum – Troy: beauty and heroism

British museum – Troy: beauty and heroism

British Museum and Sketchfab collaborate for the first time on a touring exhibition A British Museum Spotlight Loan  Troy: beauty and heroism § Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, Reading (till 12 December 2021) § Haslemere Educational Museum, Surrey (10 February – 8 May 2022) § The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum (19 May –…

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Montezuma’s – deliciously ethical

Montezuma’s – deliciously ethical

Helen and Simon Pattinson started Montezuma’s in 2000 with just one small chocolate-making machine. From the start a Business Done Properly policy was at the heart of the business and that covers everything from the way they work with suppliers, how much packaging they use, how they dispose of waste, to sourcing ethically produced ingredients….

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Brockmans in Miniature

Brockmans in Miniature

Brockmans Gin in Miniature – the perfect serve Three cheers. Brockmans Gin, famed for its tactile black bottle, is launching a miniature, 5cl bottle for the first time. The bottle is an exact replica of the stylish larger bottle. You’ll find these glorious little bottles of gin at around £4, through retailers and selected online…

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Turn up the Voltage for Negroni Week

Turn up the Voltage for Negroni Week

Brockmans Gin for Negroni Week – 13-19 September 2021 The power of the negroni has been switched up to a new level with new cocktail from Brockmans Gin in time for Negroni Week. Introducing the Brockmans Voltage Negroni: a new twist on a ‘proper’ negroni using ‘The Properly Improper Gin’. Here, the citrus and dark berries…

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Rock Rose Gin voted a ‘Cool Brand’

Rock Rose Gin voted a ‘Cool Brand’

Rock Rose Gin is officially a ‘cool brand’. The super-premium British gin has been selected by the influential CoolBrands® in the 2021/22 roster of the coolest brands around. Brands are shortlisted by invitation only and selected by a prestigious panel of forty-nine judges, comprising designers, style experts, media personalities, and prominent names from entertainment, fashion,…

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Royal Mash Vodka

Royal Mash Vodka

The new sustainable & stylish hand-made spirit launches in Harrods Royal Mash Ultra-Premium Vintage Vodka, produced using Royal Jersey potatoes, is launching in the UK. Fittingly for a brand with royal heritage connections, its first mainland UK stockist is the top people’s store, Harrods. Harrods has announced it has found ‘your new favourite tipple’ –…

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DAIONI ORGANIC LAUNCHES GOOD DAIRY READY TO DRINK COFFEE RANGE

DAIONI ORGANIC LAUNCHES GOOD DAIRY READY TO DRINK COFFEE RANGE

DELICIOUS, HEALTHY, ETHICAL & SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS FROM THE HARRIS FAMILY IN WALES Daioni Organic (www.daioni.co.uk) has launched a range of organic and Fairtrade Ready to Drink Coffee Drinks. The pioneering and sustainable, family-owned business from Wales produces great-tasting and nutrient-dense Good Dairy products with a higher-than-average nutritional profile compared to conventional milk. Daioni Organic’s Good…

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Heritage Open Days Celebrates Edible England

Heritage Open Days Celebrates  Edible England

10th-19th September 2021 Heritage Open Days (HODs), England’s largest festival of history and culture, will return in September. This year, with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, HODs is celebrating England’s culinary customs.  Each year, places across the country throw open their doors and give people the chance to see hidden places and try…

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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, flower…

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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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