History

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 Michelle Johnson | 12 Feb 2020

Automobili Pininfarina's design director shares the brand's driving ambition to create the world's first zero-emissions hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina has announed that its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, is commencing the testing and development phase to mark the 90th anniversary year of Pini... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 10 Feb 2020

48 hours in Oslo: fine dining in Norway's capital

Nestled in the lowland among winding, icy fjords at the base of snowy peaks, and just 10 miles from some of Norway’s most dense forestland, Oslo has, in recent years, earned itself a place among... 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 Sam Bradley | 03 Feb 2020

Cruising through Darwin’s laboratory: a trip to the wonder of the Galapagos Islands

"Stay at least two metres away from the wildlife," we're told. Following this general rule is much easier said than done in the Galapagos Islands. Iguanas lazing in the sun are at consta... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 03 Feb 2020

Tailor-made travel expert Audley Travel shares its guide to the best places to visit on each continent

THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET It may be a small world, with our ability to travel to stunning places never so easy, but for those seeking out unique adventures or exclusive experience there are still plenty ... Read More

By Mo Bobat | 08 Jan 2020

Pride of lions: Cricket Performance Director Mo Bobat shares what it takes to compete on the world stage

I have always been involved with cricket and have been fortunate enough to fulfil roles at various levels of the game. I coached during my formative years and throughout my seven-year career as a teac... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Dec 2019

Swiss show jumping champion Martin Fuchs wins the CHI Geneva Grand Prix

European show jumping champion Martin Fuchs won the Concours Hippique International (CHI) Genève's Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday 15 December, in front of an ecstatic home crowd.... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 11 Dec 2019

We find out what happens when Savile Row staple Huntsman teams up with Jack Barclay for a stylishly exclusive Bentayga project

What happens when one of Savile Row’s most esteemed British tailors unites with Bentley Motors’ oldest retailer to celebrate two 100-year anniversaries? Huntsman of Savile Row teamed up wi... Read More

10 Dec 2019

Westley Richards introduces the new Bournbrook Travel Bag collection

Westley Richards has been handcrafting guns in the heart of England since the Napoleonic Wars. Founded in 1812 by William Westley Richards, it is now the last-remaining gun company in Birmingham&rsquo... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 10 Dec 2019

48-hours in Paris: Tempus explores the Marais arrondissement

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty and in the point of life.” The words of Thomas Jefferson felt no truer than on a recent 48-hour autumnal escape, when we were in... Read More

By Damian Greenall | 09 Dec 2019

Brora whisky makes its triumphant return to the Highlands – and marks its rich history

Brora whisky has a rather unusual history. Originally named Clynleish, the location was founded by the Marquess of Stafford in 1819 – not a popular individual in Scotland, the lord would become ... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 05 Dec 2019

Tempus heads to Edinburgh to indulge in a pace-setting fusion of five-star hospitality and automotive luxury

Extended road trips across Europe and the United States are an authentic indulgence; a significant commitment, both in terms of time and logistics. Imagine then the convenience of flying int... 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 Tempus | 18 Nov 2019

Security specialists Valkyrie hosted an exclusive showcase at the home of SAS-founder Sir David Stirling

Specialist security company Valkyrie hosted an exclusive showcase event on 13 November in association with event partners Copperstones – exclusive agent of Aston Martin Residence Miami... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Oct 2019

The Lyan king: how Ryan Chetiyawardana's new bar Lyaness is reinventing cocktails

Ryan Chetiyawardana never repeats himself. Known as Mr Lyan, Chetiyawardana's multi award-winning cocktail bars have never failed to impress his affluent punters and challenge the norm, from his 2... Read More

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