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Time well spent: how to make your own watch


As Watches & Wonders finally returned to Geneva, we joined Initium for a watchmaking course in the horological heart of Switzerland

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HOME AID: a one-off fundraising event for Ukraine


A star-studded evening in Bath will help raise money for those left displaced by the Ukraine crisis, with singer Claire Martin OBE talking to Tempus about playing her part for the charity

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Bremont Watch Company and Bamford Watch Department join forces to launch new S500 model


With an eye-catching design and storied history, the Bremont S500 Bamford Special Edition is a must-have for luxury watch fans

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Making tracks: a chat with Patrick Dempsey


The Hollywood actor and racing fanatic talks to Tempus about his on-track highlights and dream film projects, as he takes on Porsche’s ice driving challenge with TAG Heue

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INTERVIEW: Explorer Hazen Audel takes on the Amazon in Primal Survivor


The biologist and presenter talks to Tempus about his remarkable new National Geographic series

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A chef for all seasons: in conversation with Raymond Blanc OBE


Tempus heads to Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons to meet the iconic Michelin-star chef

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Why you should visit Sri Lanka in 2022


With the pandemic era of travel coming to an end, why not head further afield for your first big trip of the year?

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The world's best road trips for 2022


Feel the need for speed? Hit the road with these incredible journeys this year

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The best of Watches & Wonders 2022


From Parmigiani Fleurier to Patek Philippe, Watches & Wonders' live-action return following two years of pandemic limbo was replete with show-stopping new models

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Music man: Mark Ronson on his new partnership with Audemars Piguet


The iconic producer and DJ talks about his ideal watch, as well as his rise to the top of his industry

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Outdoor entertaining season has begun and this year, it will be more popular than ever. With a sense of celebration in Britain’s parks and gardens this Spring, it may be... Read More

‘Best kept secrets’ unveiled in new exhibition of rare watches at Design Museum

By Juliet Herd | 18 May 2022

More than 160 of the world’s finest watches will go on display at London’s Design Museum this week for the first time, ranging from unique limited edition and personalised contemporary... Read More

The best whiskies to try this World Whisky Day

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2022

21 May marks the 2022 edition of World Whisky Day, a celebration of all things Scotch, Bourbon and the rest. And so, if the tried-and-tested tipples of your past have... Read More

The sky's the limit: are airships the future of luxury travel?

By Gabriel Power | 14 May 2022

It’s not 1968 anymore. The Jet Age, while not technically over, no longer ignites our collective imagination in the manner it once did; we have entered an age in which jet... Read More

Above & beyond: hitting the heights of Val-d'Isere

By Gabriel Power | 14 May 2022

“Come on, going in a straight line isn’t skiing.” As this phrase leaves my guide Fabrice’s mouth, echoing off the walls of the canyon-like Col de l’Iseran, I sheepishly look... Read More

New portrait of the Queen unveiled ahead of Platinum Jubilee

By Tempus | 13 May 2022

With Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II approaching 70 years on the throne, commemorations and celebrations have been scheduled up and down the country, from street parties to special TV programming.... Read More

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The sky's the limit: are airships the future of luxury travel?

By Gabriel Power | 14 May 2022

It’s not 1968 anymore. The Jet Age, while not technically over, no longer ignites our collective imagination in the manner it once did; we have entered an age in which jet... Read More

Above & beyond: hitting the heights of Val-d'Isere

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What are the best sites for luxury rentals in 2022?

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Perhaps the most overlooked facet of a world-class hotel is the quality of its breakfast - after all, it is the most important meal of the day. From opulent buffets... Read More

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Join the new faces of modern watchmaking as Mark Ronson leads a cool and creative range of stars as new ambassadors to some of horology's biggest brands. Elsewhere, we meet the Time Millionaires redefining the meaning of wealth, Raymond Blanc invites us to his two-Michelin star gastronomic escape Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, and Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner goes into the new Formula One season hoping to repeat his 2021 success.

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Ana María Arévalo Gosen's Días Eternos exhibition highlights plight of women in Latin American prison systems

By Tempus | 05 May 2022

Leica Gallery London has announced the first UK exhibition of works by famed Venezuelan photographer Ana María Arévalo Gosen, highlighting the plight of women in Latin America's overcrowded prison systems.  The collection,... Read More

INTERVIEW: Explorer Hazen Audel takes on the Amazon in Primal Survivor

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Apr 2022

Wilderness explorer Hazen Audel is no stranger to the wild, but his new TV series for National Geographic sees him take on the Amazon like never before. Primal Survivor: Escape the Amazon follows... Read More

A prophet for our times: Margaret Atwood triumphs at the Royal Festival Hall

By Michelle Johnson | 01 Apr 2022

Taking to the stage in an exclusive event at the Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall on 24 March, Margaret Atwood, the prolific award-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Cat’s Eye tackled audience questions and the secrets... Read More

HOFA celebrates International Women's Day with all-female exhibition and NFT launch

By Tempus | 08 Mar 2022

The iconic House of Fine Art (HOFA) Gallery is commemorating International Women's Day with a double-bill of events, including an exclusively female group exhibition titled ‘The Divine’, as well as an NFT launch on HOFA.io. The... Read More

Music man: Mark Ronson on his new partnership with Audemars Piguet

By Tempus | 07 Mar 2022

Internationally acclaimed DJ and music producer Mark Ronson has taken a new step into the fashion world, as the new brand ambassador of renowned watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The collaboration is a... Read More

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It’s quite hard not to get swept up in the pageantry of London Fashion Week, both literally and metaphorically speaking this time around. The outfits from the catwalk to the... Read More

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‘Best kept secrets’ unveiled in new exhibition of rare watches at Design Museum

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Hublot unveils first-ever minute repeater in ceramic

By Tempus | 21 Apr 2022

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Hublot has become the first Maison in the world to design, manufacture and assemble a minute repeater in ceramic.  The watchmaker has described the creation of the Big Bang Cathedral Minute Tourbillon... Read More

Rikesh Chauhan: the finishing touch

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High performance art: a chat with competitive skier and award-winning designer Andreas Pichler

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By Rory FH Smith | 11 Apr 2022

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Who doesn’t love a hidden gem? For all we amateur gastronomes, it’s clear there’s nothing better than making a real discovery. And that is exactly what I got when I... Read More

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Bremont Watch Company and Bamford Watch Department join forces to launch new S500 model

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