Culture

By Nick Hendrix | 14 Jan 2022

The heart of the action

Back in 1948 the 9th Duke of Richmond had the brilliant idea to transform the perimeter road of the airfield on his Goodwood Estate into a racetrack. 73 years later, this playful notion has led to som... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Jan 2022

Piaget announced as official watch and jewellery partner for The 355

Piaget, the celebrated Swiss luxury goods brand, has been announced as the exclusive watch and jewellery partner for The 355, a new thriller film from Universal Pictures which feat... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 22 Dec 2021

Why a short break in Edinburgh is the best way to find your festive flair this holiday season

I have a confession to make: I’m not the world’s biggest Christmas enthusiast. I like it, don’t get me wrong – I just don’t love it in quite the same way my children do. ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Nov 2021

Interview: Donna Air on her emotional new play, Punched, and why she wants to shine the light on important female stories

Actress, presenter and producer Donna Air has always championed causes that empower women, but it was in the pandemic – and a pivotal role in television’s The Split – ... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. VI: for the hard-to-guess family members

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. V: Experiences

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 05 Nov 2021

Time travelling through the Savoy

Playground of the rich and famous, secret hideaway for illicit lovers, a place to celebrity spot and name drop. She has witnessed weddings, funerals, fortunes made and lost and just about everything i... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 01 Nov 2021

Queen of the wild: a chat with conservationist Victoria Aspinall

“Not many people can say they have been foster mum to a gorilla, wolf, leopard and lion cub,” says Victoria Aspinall, creative director of British conservation charity the Aspinall Fo... Read More

By Antonia Keaney | 30 Oct 2021

Blenheim Palace: the extraordinary history of the UK’s only non-royal palace

"We have nothing to equal this...” These words were uttered by George III when visiting the 4th Duke of Marlborough at his Blenheim Palace home in 1786. At the end of his visit to the vast ... Read More

By Davina Catt | 18 Oct 2021

Casting Bond: an interview with No Time to Die casting director Debbie McWilliams

"When the end credits roll and it says, 'James Bond will return’, it’s always by public demand,” says Debbie McWilliams, who has served as casting director of the 007 franch... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Oct 2021

Facing the odds: the history of Bond and Omega

Bond. James Bond. A name synonymous with suave style and fearless action since Dr. No first hit our screens in 1962. This October, the 25th instalment of the world’s longest runni... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 15 Oct 2021

Bond behind the wheel: a look at 007's relationship with Aston Martin

Let’s face it; James Bond wasn’t originally an Aston Martin kind of guy. While Hollywood would have us believe otherwise, 007’s car of choice was, originally, something a little less... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 13 Oct 2021

Timothy Taylor Gallery leads the charge as art world converges on London

Frieze Art Fairs return to London this week with much fanfare and anticipation after a year’s hiatus with nearly 300 major galleries from 39 countries taking part.  Both Frieze London and F... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Oct 2021

TAG Heuer unveils Ryan Gosling as their new global brand ambassador

Hollywood icon Ryan Gosling has been unveiled by watch manufacturer TAG Heuer as the brand's new global ambassador at a special event in Los Angeles. The Canadian actor told reporters at the ... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Oct 2021

Shaken or stirred: create the perfect martini with these classic cocktail recipes

"I'll have a martini: shaken, not stirred."  Sean Connery’s immortal lines in Goldfinger established the humble martini’s place in cocktail history. Decep... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 30 Sep 2021

INTERVIEW: 007 stunt driver on Bond's most thrilling car chase yet - featuring the new Land Rover Defender

Very few cars can compare to the Land Rover Defender. What started life as a curious post-war project by Rover bosses and brothers Maurice and Spencer Wilks, developed into an automotive landmark over... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 29 Sep 2021

Bond abroad: five breathtaking filming locations made famous by No Time To Die

The high-gloss glamour, death-defying stunts and gripping plot lines we’ve been looking forward to for so long from the latest Bond film No Time to Die have finally arrived. The 25th f... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Sep 2021

Queen Marie-Antoinette’s diamonds to go up for sale

Most diamonds come with a story. Some were gifted as a wedding present; others were handed down through generations as a family heirloom; and some carry such an opulent mystique that they symboli... Read More