Culture

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 Tempus | 11 Nov 2021

Renaissance Hotels opens new site in Bordeaux

With Brits finally able to travel to France quarantine-free from November, there’s never been a better time to rediscover Bordeaux in all its cultural, elegant splendour.  Renaiss... 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 Tempus | 04 Nov 2021

Join the club: the most exclusive memberships in London

Need a place to hide away when the frantic bustle of London gets too much? Here is a list of the best private member's clubs in the capital.rn

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 Lysanne Currie | 27 Oct 2021

Tempus meets Andrew Ramroop, the owner of legendary Savile Row tailor Maurice Sedwell

Jamaica, 1962, and CIA agent Felix Leiter points his Walther PPK at James Bond’s ribs. “Interesting,” he remarks. “Where were you measured for this, bud?” The reply:... Read More

By Stella Gittins | 22 Oct 2021

From workspace to culture space: how entrepreneurs are leading an office revolution

Stella Gittins, Group Director of Accouter Group of Companies, tells us how to curate the perfect hybrid office space post-Covid-19 Pre-pandemic, the office was defined by rigid layouts... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Oct 2021

How co-working spaces are stepping up their game to provide luxury office facilities for future unicorns

For most, the image of a co-working office before 2020 may have been more as a necessary evil than an ideal situation. Although a perfect inner-city solution for freelancers and small businesses, co-w... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Oct 2021

Where to celebrate Champagne Day in London

To celebrate Champagne Day on Friday 22 October, Tempus and the Champagne Bureau UK has partnered with three of London’s top Champagne venues, Ginger Lily at Pan Pacific, The... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 20 Oct 2021

Design and distillation: Royal Salute's stunning new collaboration with Richard Quinn

Although it goes without saying that fine whisky has never been the pursuit of the uncultured, the opportunity for makers of the spirit to push the artistic envelope is all-too-often passed up, and el... 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