Culture

By Lysanne Currie | 25 Mar 2020

How Nick Fry took Brawn from near-bankruptcy to a fairytale finish with Jenson Button

It’s 2006, and Honda’s Formula 1 racing team managers, CEO Nick Fry and head engineer Ross Brawn are celebrating driver Jenson Button’s win at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Fast-forward ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Mar 2020

LVMH's perfume factories produce 12 metric tons of sanitiser gel in first week to help hospitals fight COVID-19

Three perfume factories owned by the prestigious LVMH Group – Christian Dior, Guerlain and Parfums Givenchy – underwent a dramatic shift in operations on 15 March, to become  mass-pro... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 29 Feb 2020

Maddox Gallery champions emerging female artists with new 'HerStory – Women in Art' exhibition

Mayfair's most stylish contemporary art destination, Maddox Gallery, has been a cultural hub for artists and art-lovers since it was established in 2015. Now, it is celebrating emerging femal... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Belle surprise: how Champagne has become this year's most surprising emerging destination

Located just an hour from Paris, the once-royal region of Champagne is synonymous with a sparkling wine so internationally important, no celebration would be complete without a glass. Legend says it w... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2020

Discover London's most prestigious art restaurants and gallery bars

Feast your eyes London is one of the world's most wonderfully artistic cities, full of cultural hubs, museums and art galleries – including the Royal Portrait Gallery, which is pre... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Feb 2020

A rose by any other name: The Dorchester celebrates Valentine's Day with a new designer rose

The Dorchester is well known for its signature scents and impressive lobby arrangements, but now the luxury Park Lane hotel has taken its floral focus one step further with the launch of 'The Dorc... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Dec 2019

Pines and Needles co-founder Sam Lyle reveals the latest Christmas tree trends

When it comes to the perfect Christmas tree, there's plenty to consider. Shape and size depends on taste and space, while the annual debate between traditional versus modern decoration rages on. O... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Aug 2019

Almost human: The world's first robot artist in her own words

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is cr... Read More

By Claire McQue | 30 Aug 2019

Art and ecology collide at the Venice Biennale

In the Palazzo Ca’Tron, an elegant 16th-century structure on Venice’s Canal Grande, a shoal of blue marlin dance through a turquoise lagoon. Vines spiral around giant trees and, hanging fr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Aug 2019

Beauty industry magnate Didier Guillon on why his Valmont Foundation for the arts is his most important challenge yet

"The best place to buy art is Venice. This isn’t a city where artists sell their work, especially during the Biennale – you don’t see the price of a piece anywhere in the Giardi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Aug 2019

Art ex Machina: Meet the AI challenging everything we know about art and ethics

Artificial intelligence has become commonplace. No longer a futuristic novelty, the impact of learning machines is now being felt in everything from the way we do business to how we interact with our ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Jun 2019

Knightfall star Tom Cullen talks Templar training, on-set injuries and his leading man philosophy

Tom Cullen's historical epic Knightfall has been receiving rave reviews for its dramatic season finale across the pond, but for UK viewers awaiting the second season's premiere on 2 July, all ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Jun 2019

Exclusive: Jodie Kidd on championing British-made brands and giving her competitive side a work out

Jodie Kidd makes no secret of her competitive nature. Her relentless drive and ambition have fuelled her career from early show jumping success to her domination of British fashion in the 1990s, as we... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... Read More

By Tempus | 28 May 2019

Veuve Clicquot president Jean-Marc Gallot on the importance of female role models in business

On 23 May, the world’s longest-running business women awards returned to the UK, recognising three exceptional business women whose entrepreneurial spirit is well worth a toast. Hosted at London... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2019

Explorer Ben Fogle on taking his Celebrity Cruises adventure series to the cutting Edge

As one of Britain's best-known explorers, and a self-described journeyman with 30 years of world travel experience, Ben Fogle is the man to go to when it comes to finding the experiential travel o... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 13 May 2019

Naomie Harris: Film companies need to be more sustainable

While movie stars often talk about sustainability, many overlook the fact that the film production industry itself is actually one of the most "non-environmentally friendly" indust... Read More

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