Site Curious – Art & A Grand Picnic for the Common Dead in West Norwood Cemetery

The oldest gothic cemetery in the world, West Norwood,  launches a new outdoor art project with 21 artists in one of London’s finest graveyards. Using sound, sculpture, ceramics, poetry, textiles and photography, artists create works to link their own specialism to the south London site. Jane Wildgoose will create an installation in the Maddick Mausoleum, […]

Afternoon Tea Picnic and Trot in Hyde Park from the Ampersand Hotel

The Ampersand Hotel is inviting guests to celebrate summer in London with an hour’s horse riding and a luxury Afternoon Tea picnic to enjoy in nearby Hyde Park. Pick up your pre-prepared hamper, which is easy to carry, and take a walk to the park along Exhibition Road. Venture further for a watery setting and spread out your picnic […]

Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Garlic Mayonnaise

Family-run business Farrington Oils has launched a new Mellow Yellow Garlic Mayonnaise, packed with roasted garlic pieces. As the end of British winter approaches, we are hoping for summer days in readiness to dollop their delicious garlic mayonnaise for dipping, hot dogs and, pray for it, the barbeque season. A perfect accompaniment for a wide range […]

UK National Picnic Week from the 18th – 24th of June

You’ve heard of the big spectacles this year but there a few fun events that may have slipped under your radar: Talk Like A Pirate Day, Suit-Up Day and now, possibly, the best of them all – National Picnic Week! Yes, even during the downpour. A whole week dedicated to hardcore picnicking. Between the 18th […]

Fortnum & Mason launches a new selection of perfect picnics

In keeping with the tradition of providing sumptuous fresh food straight from the store’s Lower Ground Floor Food Hall, Fortnum & Mason launches a new selection of perfect picnics. Whether you are looking for a wonderful way to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee or plan to spend lazy days outdoors in the company of family […]