Beyond the Road

This June, see the ground-breaking, fully immersive exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, BEYOND THE ROAD. Produced in collaboration with Beyond Projects, the exhibition merges the world of visual arts, music and film enable visitors to escape the everyday and lose themselves in a multi-sensory world led by sounds.

World-renowned and award-winning contemporary artists, filmmakers and photographers have collaborated to create a completely new and multi-disciplinary sound experience. This includes work by multi-Oscar winning director and producer, Alfonso Cuaron, perfume designer Azzi Glasser, contemporary artist and Turner prize nominee Nathan Coley, award-winning filmmaker Toby Dye and other incredible names.

Tickets can be booked here.

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DRAW Art Fair

The Saatchi Gallery welcomes DRAW, the UK’s first art fair dedicated to modern and contemporary from 17-19 May and is offering InChelsea readers 50% off tickets.

The Fair is designed to confirm drawing’s place at the core of the creative process and demonstrate the extraordinary range with works in every medium; from charcoal stick to video to live performance. All facets of drawing will be presented as a fundamental practice and create a platform where rare works by modern masters and recent works from the 20th Century can sit side by side.

Up to 60 galleries and exhibitors from around the world will fill three floors where they will curate individual exhibitions of artists’ drawings or groups of drawings in a museum-style context.

Purchase your ticket here and enter the code ‘CADES’ to receive your 50% discount (T&Cs apply).

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Heroes of the Skies

Join the Syd Lawrence Orchestra as they mark the centenary of the RAF Benevolent Fund and Chris Dean as he directs the magnificent men and women of the Orchestra in tribute to members of the RAF, both past and present.

In addition to leading the phenomenal 18-piece orchestra, Chris is also featured on the trombone and vocals, and is joined by fellow singer Sarah Eyden. Get set for a fantastic evening which includes music such as Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer, The Dam Busters Theme as well as a huge selection of Big Band favourites and thematic film clips.

For more info and to book your tickets, visit here.

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London Craft Week: Artisan Chelsea

Returning for its fifth year, London Craft Week returns to London for a magical combination of imagination, individuality, passion and skill and Chelsea is delighted to be part of it. Celebrating the masters of creativity, Artisan Chelsea will join a curated programme of events which will allow you meet the markers and gain access to exclusive exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops.

The Weave Workshop at Anya Hindmarch, 9 May & 11 May

  • See the brand’s craftspeople demonstrate the intricate weaving technique used to create the Neeson Collection. Weave your own design to take home. Booking necessary.

Macgregor and Michael: A Leather Masterclass at Bentley’s, 8-11 May

  • Join traditional leather craftsmen, Neil Macgregor and Valerie Michael as they recreate a Victorian Gladstone bag and reveal their techniques. Booking not necessary.

An Emporium of British Craftsmanship at Smythson, 8 May

  • Discover Smythson’s rich and rather curious craftsmanship history and enjoy a rare glimpse of how each piece is brought to life. Join them for a glass of champagne in this one-of-a-kind workshop. Booking not necessary.

Liberty Shorts-Making Workshop at The Fashion School, 12 May

  • Join The Fashion School in Chelsea, a hub of responsible fashion, to make a pair of beach or bed shorts in signature Liberty-printed fabric. Beginner friendly, booking necessary.

Artisan Ice-Cream Tasting at Ice Cream Union, 8-10 May

  • Learn how artisan ice creams are produced and how it differs from industrially produced varieties. Booking necessary.

The Craft of Cheesemaking at London Cheesemongers, 8-9 May

  • In a delicious tasting, discover examples from producers and maturers who work tirelessly to turn a variable raw ingredient into a household favourite, cheese. The tasting will substitute as a light meal, including 6-10 cheese, bread biscuits and interesting wines and beers. Booking necessary (18+).

Designing a Jewel in Support of Horatio’s Garden at Cassandra Goad, 8 May

  • To celebrate the work of Horatio’s Garden, a charity which helps spinal injury patients in NHS hospitals, Cassandra Goad launches her new quote pendant, inscribed with inspiring words from the family of the charity’s’ namesake. Booking necessary.

Making Chelsea: A Talk and Tour on Curating a Characterful Area, 11 May

  • Crafting the neighbourhood for over 300 year – from exquisite detailing on historic buildings to the wider urban environment, past to present, micro to macro – join Cadogan to discover Chelsea from the perspective of the craftsmen who made it.

Restoring a London Legend at Belmond Cadogan, date TBC

  • Following a historic renovation, the Belmond Cadogan Hotel reopened this year. Rediscover the London legend with an afternoon tea or cocktail at Adam Handling Chelsea.

 

 

 

 

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Cinco de Mayo

This weekend not only should you make the most of the first May bank holiday, it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Barts Club is on hand to help.

Uncle Bart has teamed up with his Sunday associates down at Patron Tequila to throw the ultimate ode to Mexico. The party will begin at 7pm; featuring the very best bits of a Mexican fiesta. A fancy dress box will be exploding full of stylish sombreros and vibrant red and green garments, shots of sangrita will be offer, a trio of limited edition Patron Tequila cocktails will line the bar and there will, of course, be a piñata. Guests to Bart’s apartment should prepare to salsa late into the night and enjoy a variety of mariachi music throughout the evening as well enjoy a fun and informational tequila masterclass from the expert mixologists.

Book your place here.

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Just Opened: Chelsea General Store

The Chelsea General Store has just opened! Each product is very carefully and thoughtfully sourced so you will be able to find everything you need (and want!) to fill your kitchen cupboards. The shelves are lined with locally sourced products and have hunted down the best products from every category including a splendid collection of spirits, fine chocolates & truffles, extra virgin olive oils, delicacies from Sicily…

See you there!

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Hans’ Bar & Grill Easter Specials

Perfect for the year-round chocoholic, or those looking for an indulgent Easter treat, Hans’ Bar & Grill down one of Chelsea’s most beautiful streets, should be top of your go-to list for Easter Sunday.

It’s namesake, Sir Hans Sloane has been credited with bringing the milk chocolate that we know, and adore (!) today, to the UK – and it’s menu, of course, is a chocoholics dream.

As part of 11 Cadogan Gardens, one of Chelsea’s boutique hotels, the two have a selection of special Easter promotions which are entirely irresistible.

For those that have successfully survived 40 days and 40 nights without chocolate, cake and all things delicious, Hans’ Bar and Grill have no better way to celebrate the end of Lent than with their Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea. Tuck into traditional favourites, as well as a couple of cocoa surprises, all for just £29 per person (or £39pp, including Champagne).

Dining in the restaurant for lunch or dinner? All children will receive a complimentary Easter egg. Make sure they save it for pudding! Check out the menu here.

11 Cadogan Gardens, 50% discount on suites

Easter is a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, but sometimes you just don’t want them running riot in your house. For anyone with family staying over the Easter period, 11 Cadogan Gardens are offering 50% off suites – with a full English breakfast too (saves you on the washing up!). For more info, visit their website here.

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Good Friday Brunch Club

With the long Easter weekend approaching you may be looking to fill your diary, we suggest you book your ticket for the first brunch party of the season on Friday 19 April at Bluebird. Join them as they put the “oo” (la la) back into Good Friday!

Expect sexy cocktails, live music and delicious food at this year’s Club Brunch where the party will start at 11.30am through to 3pm, in proud sponsorship with Moet. The perfect start to your Easter!

Tickets are £30 and include a two course brunch and welcome cocktail. Book your spot here.

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KXU Competition – Win a workout with a friend

Strength, Cardio and Stretch at KXU. Take any three classes at KXU with a friend to make working out even more fun.

To enter, ‘like’ Pavilion Road’s competition post, tag a friend who you would like to share your prize with, and make sure you are both following @pavilionroad and @kxulondon on Instagram.

The competition will start on Tuesday, 22 April and will end at 11.59pm on Monday 29 April 2019. Good luck!

T&Cs

  • Prize: 3 x classes at KXU for the winner and their friend
  • Booking is necessary ahead of taking each class at KXU
  • All three classes must be taken by Thursday 30 May 2019
  • The prize cannot be exchanged for cash
  • Class bookings are dependent on availability

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Easter Chocolate Market

Make sure you mark Saturday 13 April in your diaries – the day Duke of York Square becomes a complete haven for chocoholics!

The weekly fine food market will see London’s finest chocolatiers descend on the Square, overseen by the statue of Sir Hans Sloane – who notably introduced milk chocolate to Europe!

The market will be open from 10am – 4pm with a selection of special artisan chocolate market stalls –

  • Sir Hans Sloane Chocolate
  • Susie Keane
  • Diana David
  • Peacoc
  • Lavolio
  • Baci from Speciality Foods (offering iconic Italian Chocolate)
  • Bad Brownies
  • London Chocolate

In addition to these delicious additions, a number of the much-loved regulars will be offering exclusive innovation chocolate decision. An extensive array of mouth-watering treats for sugar-fiends will be available including chocolate sushi from Aki Maki, chocolate flavoured Vietnamese spring rolls from Rao Deli, 10 different flavours of chocolate fudge from Cookies and Creams, as well as chocolate Guiness cake from Nick Fu – just to name a few!

Head into Partridges to carry on your chocolate travels where four Royal Warrant holders will showcase some of their finest cocoa offerings; include Prestat, Bedicks, Charbonnel and Walker, alongside freshly made chocolate flavoured Chelsea Buns.

See you there!

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