Global fragmentation – An evening with Tim Spicer
22nd November 2018
Our world seems in a fragile state – facing the challenges of global terrorism, cyber warfare and chemical attacks against a backdrop of increasing national isolationism and right wing extremism. What will be the outcome of the tensions in Turkey, Syria and the Middle East? What does the future hold for the relationships between Britain and Europe, America, Russia, … Continue reading Global fragmentation – An evening with Tim Spicer
Spruce up – Winter shopping
23rd November 2018
Winter fashion and homewares boutique shopping experience in the clubroom. Pearl Lowe, Henrietta Bevan, Mary Temperley, Wren Cashmere, Rebecca Wordsworth, Forage Somerset, Nigel Preston and more… Come along, bring your friends and do some great shopping while you treat yourself to lunch or coffee and a browse.
The miracle of nature — An evening with Solange Azagury- Partridge
29th November 2018
The first piece of jewellery that Solange designed was her engagement ring, in 1987. Today the jewellery of the multiple award winning, internationally acclaimed artist features in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Also famed for her interior design, including her work on her Somerset … Continue reading The miracle of nature — An evening with Solange Azagury- Partridge
Now we shall be entirely free — An evening with Andrew Miller
6th December 2018
One winter’s night in 1809, an unconscious man is carried into a house in Somerset. He is Captain John Lacroix, home from Britain’s disastrous campaign against Napoleon’s forces in Spain. Gradually Lacroix recovers his health, but not his peace of mind. He will not – cannot – talk about the war or face the memory … Continue reading Now we shall be entirely free — An evening with Andrew Miller
A girl’s guide to personal hygiene — An evening with Tallulah Pomeroy
13th December 2018
Women aren’t as ladylike as people would like to imagine. When artist Tallulah Pomeroy asked for anonymous anecdotes about the weird, unruly bodily habits, she was inundated. From tampons and trapped wind to ear wax and pubes, stories flowed in from a community of hilarious, radically honest women, who, by admitting to things they had … Continue reading A girl’s guide to personal hygiene — An evening with Tallulah Pomeroy
Does the world need a new perfume? — An evening with Jean Christophe Le Grévés
20th December 2018
In a world of excess what remains essential about smell? JC Le Greves, the New York perfumer and creative advisor to the fragrance industry, explores the mysterious connections between olfactory experiences and the unconscious mind, and the ways in which our primal instincts are fed by our sense of smell and our lives are enriched. Le … Continue reading Does the world need a new perfume? — An evening with Jean Christophe Le Grévés
It’s New Years Eve — see in 2019 with friends old and new, let’s dance!
31st December 2018
8 pm doors Champagne cocktail Westcombe ricotta, spiced beetroot, seeded rye 8.30 pm dinner in the restaurant Half shell scallop, celeriac, black pudding Beef Wellington, pomme puree, roast carrots Woodroasted stone fruits, mascarpone 10 pm dancing in the clubroom Midnight on the terrace with a few fireworks and cheese Westcombe Cheddar, eccles cake 1 am … Continue reading It’s New Years Eve — see in 2019 with friends old and new, let’s dance!