Henley Music Festival 2013: Black Tie and Lashings of Champers

The only outdoor festival in Britain where the Wellingtons may well be on the guest-list. When one thinks of a posh festival, does one think of glamping at Glasto? Think again. Our very favourite upper crust festival is none other than Henley. Handily located down the road (for our London-based readers at least) Henley is…
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House (or Tent) of Eliot: Cornwall’s Annual Literary Fest

The historic seat of the Earl of St Germans gets all creative for the weekend as Cornwall’s annual literary fest returns. Now in its ninth year, the Port Elliot Festival has continued to grow in stature, not least due to its idyllic location in the grounds of the Grade One listed stately home, and now…
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Peking Paris Rally

The race went ahead without any assistance, through countries where there were no roads or road maps, camels carrying fuel set up at stations along the route, which followed a telegraph wire so that the newspapers could cover it; each car having a journalist as a passenger, wiring in copy along the way. Now, from,…
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