Culture

By Gabriel Power | 04 Mar 2021

European Detour: Spain

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 02 Mar 2021

European Detour: Italy

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 25 Feb 2021

Snøhetta co-founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen takes Tempus on a tour of Norway’s untamed landscapes to share his architectural inspiration

Born in the small fishing town Haugesund on Norway’s exposed west coast, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen had little idea his work would come to define Norwegian architecture. In the 1960s, befo... Read More

By Ben McCarthy | 20 Feb 2021

Column: The National trust's Ben McCarthy tells us about his plans for the UK’s green spaces – and why it’s time to give the natural world its true value

Ben McCarthy is the head of nature conservation and restoration ecology at the National Trust. Here, he tells Tempus about his work restoring the UK's natural resilience and expanding our gre... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 18 Feb 2021

Choose to challenge: Tempus looks at eight trailblazing women ahead of International Women's Day

Women are increasingly breaking stereotypes and making a difference on the global stage with their resilience, humanity and extraordinary gifts. Here, we mark International Women’s Day on 8 Marc... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2021

Art market performance 2020

Despite the challenges and hardships of the past year, 2020 has arguably been one of the most dynamic and transformational years for the art market. Social distancing requirements have driven gallerie... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Jan 2021

Salzburg commemorates Mozart's 265th birthday with virtual concert

On 27 January, the city of Salzburg in northern Austria will, for the 65th year in a row, hold a special event to commemorate the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, legendary composer and ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Jan 2021

In-house insight: a look at the modern butler with Polo & Tweed CEO and founder Lucy Challenger

To understand the way in which the general public sees butlers, and British butlers in particular, one need look no further than the hit Netflix show Bridgerton. This whimsical period comedy, set... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Jan 2021

Breguet announces Valentine's Day addition to famed Reine de Naples model

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Breguet has announced that it has given a Valentine's Day-themed upgrade to its historic Reine de Naples model. The new edition of the watch, dubbed the... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 12 Jan 2021

KX private members' club CEO Graziano Arricale on fitness, food and a fresh start in 2021

Graziano Arricale, the CEO of Chelsea private members' club KX, is a man with a penchant for a smooth sales pitch and a love of detail. With confidence and articulation borne of a mix of... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Dec 2020

Year of the Dragon: why Wales is the go-to for luxury staycations in 2021

To those who love to globetrot, the word “staycation” often leaves our lips with a bitter zing, usually couched in a blinkered fear that the UK, with its rainy climes and rather un-dramati... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 24 Dec 2020

A feast for the senses: restaurateur Mourad Mazouz tells Tempus about his eccentric aesthetic

It was a trip to New York that revived Mourad Mazouz’s enduring love of the American diner and inspired his latest London venture, Mo Diner. The renowned restaurateur is the force behind Mayfair... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Dec 2020

Grand Design: Lenny Kravitz tells us why the new Kravitz Grand is the perfect representation of his life’s work

At the global launch of the Kravitz Grand, Steinway & Sons’ newest limited-edition grand piano, musician and designer Lenny Kravitz looks cool and casual in pinstripe shirt and white-rimmed ... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Dec 2020

Red Eight Gallery on why the art world needs to support rising stars as we look towards a post-Covid-19 world

Despite a tumultuous year for the art world, over the past 12 months Red Eight Gallery has cemented its position as London’s fastest-growing gallery and is about to open a stunning new... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Nov 2020

Read between the lines as Tempus explores the 2020 Booker Prize shortlist

Launched in 1969, the Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK. Previous winners have included... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 06 Nov 2020

Written in the stars: Tempus explores the out-of-this-world travel trend of astrotourism

The stars have always been a source of inspiration to humanity and, as remote and digital working trends accelerate beyond our wildest predictions this year, there’s rarely been a... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 03 Nov 2020

Rising star Harry Lawtey puts his money where his mouth is in new banking drama, Industry

Since graduating from the Drama Centre London in 2018, actor Harry Lawtey has built an impressive CV. His various credits span television, film and theatre, with roles in ITV’s Marcella, Ne... Read More