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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 | 27 Nov 2019

Tempus ventures behind the doors of London's most discreet private members' club

Nestled between towering buildings of glass, steel and chrome just a stone’s throw from the Bank of England is a single Queen Anne-style townhouse. This is the home of The Walbrook Club, an excl... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Nov 2019

Kristofer Ruscon, founder of Hatt et Söner, on the champagne house's remarkable history – and unique product

Hatt et Söner champagne has an interesting origin. It was during the 1940s, in the French Alpine town of Annecy, that Joseph Ruscon made his vow to never pass a day of his life without ... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 07 Oct 2019

Chef Adam Handling fuses elevated gastronomy, contemporary art and sustainable produce in his ‘Shared Roots’ dining experience

He is best known for his love of local produce that defines his London flagship Frog, but chef and restaurateur Adam Handling has taken the sustainable dining movement to new heights with his new, lim... 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

11 Jul 2019

Why successful acquisition of social media platforms requires celebrity engagement

There's a growth in the number of marketing agencies that exclusively focus on connecting celebrities to their audiences. Social media helps celebrities utilise their fame to build their bran... 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 | 10 May 2019

The Tusk Ball at Kensington Palace raises £500,000 for the royal wildlife charity

The Tusk Ball charity gala, hosted at Kensington Palace on Thursday 9 May, has raised £500,000 for wildlife conservation projects in Africa. The charity, of which the Duke of Cambridge is royal ... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

Former Army pilot Hannah Shergold collaborates with Born Free for her wild new exhibition

Former Army helicopter pilot turned sought-after artist Hannah Shergold has collaborated with wildlife charity Born Free for her new exhibition. Shergold's new collection is inspired by Born Free&... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

The art of exclusivity: Scarlet Events share the secrets behind its ultra-VIP parties

Scarlet Events CEO Marc Ahmed is the secret ingredient behind some of the world's most exclusive parties. Since 2010, his company has organised luxury events, star-studded parties, exclusive weddi... Read More

By Aleksandra Szymanska | 16 Apr 2019

Future perfect: The Future Laboratory's Aleksandra Szymanska unveils the trends transforming the luxury industry

The first and most important trend, in The Future Laboratory's opinion, is the changing attitudes of luxury consumers. Today, the dynamic among this society’s wealthiest is evolving &nd... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Mar 2019

Vikings actor Elijah Rowen on his role in Sky drama Curfew and why he embraces negative feedback

Dublin-born actor Elijah Rowen has been tipped as one to watch since his breakout role in hit series Vikings, and now the 25-year-old rising star is proving his mettle with a supporting turn in Sky On... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Mar 2019

Sahar Millinery founder brings a wild side to creative hat design as she prepares for Ascot

Sahar Millinery founder Sahar Freemantle is well known for her unique hat designs, pushing the boundaries of shapes, materials and themes to tell an imaginative story with each headpiece. Wearing her ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Feb 2019

As new private members’ club The Court prepares to open, Harry Mead shares his vision

When entrepreneur Harry Mead decided to launch private members' club The Court, he had a vision to redefine the typical club experience by collaborating with some of the biggest names in hospitali... Read More

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