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  SEPTEMBER        
 
Throughout September
Cumbria

Two Nights for the Price of One at Holbeck Ghyll - Windermere, Cumbria

Holbeck Ghyll is home to one of the finest restaurants in The Lake District, having retained its coveted Michelin- star for the past 12 consecutive years. But here you will find there isn't an ounce of stuffiness, with this prize destination priding themselves on attention to detail with the very highest levels of comfort and service.

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER OFFER - Stay for two nights, including breakfast and dinner, in one of the luxurious Suites for the price of one.

There are a small number of Fell View Suites still available for the summer months which we are able to offer to Design Restaurants Members for an exclusive discount. So, for £530, you get two nights' accommodation in one of the Fell View Suites, dinner each evening and full English Breakfast each morning. You can choose to stay any night between Sunday and Thursday, inclusive and, as long as there are rooms available, you can book in on this "2for1" offer. Please note Holbeck Ghyll accept only one "2for1" booking each night and the availability is strictly limited. To book call +44 (0) 1539 432 375 or email. Click for full details and terms and conditions.

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Throughout September
London

Lowry - Tate Britain, London

L.S. Lowry's long-awaited retrospective opens this summer revisiting the work of Britain's most significant chronicler of the modern industrial city. The show features 90 works from the Tate collection and both public and private lenders, and includes Industrial Landscapes from 1955. This event runs from 26th June - 20th October 2013.

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Throughout September
London

Mary Queen of Scots - National Museum, Scotland

The turbulent life of Mary Queen of Scots is revisited in this exhibition, which traces the charismatic monarch's dramatic story and her wider impact on Scottish history. Drawing on the museum's holdings as well as international loans, it includes jewels, furniture and protraits. This event runs from 28th June - 17th November 2013.

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4th - 6th September 2013
London

Salon Prive - Syon Park, West London

Salon Prive is a luxury car hsow and Concours d'Elegance.

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5th - 8th September 2013
Lincolnshire

Burghley Horse Trials - Stamford, Leicestershire

This award winning event consists of a Dressage phase, Cross-country and Show Jumping, rigorously testing all round horsemanship.

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7th September 2013
London

Last Night of the Proms - Royal Albert Hall, London

One of the world's best loved classical musical events. If you can't get a ticket (you need to attend a Prom event during the seaon to qualify) then venture to Hyde Park opposite where live big screens link up with the hall.

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7th September 2013
Berkshire

Ascot Food Fair - Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

The 6th annual food fair situated in the parade ring with over 30 stalls selling locally produced cheeses, cakes, preserves, game, chocolates, pasta, bread and a selection of beers, wines and ciders.

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9th September 2013
London

Downton Abbey comes to The Cadogan - Kensington, London

Downton Abbey is one of the most successful period dramas ever broadcast. Now guests at The Cadogan in Knightsbridge are being given the opportunity to gain an exclusive insight into the show, its cast and characters. Jessica Fellowes, niece of the show's creator Julian Fellowes, will host a series of special Afternoon Teas on Mondays throughout the summer. Jessica has written two worldwide best-selling books on the series. The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicals of Downton Abbey (book cover above).During Afternoon Tea, Jessica will give a talk on Downton Abbey providing insight into the real-life inspirations for the characters as well as behind-the-scenes secrets, and take questions from guests.

MEMBER HOSPITALITY OFFER - Members receive a 10% reduction from ticket price for this special event. To book call 0800 023 5445 quoting your membership number.

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13th - 15th September 2013
West Sussex

Goodwood Revival Meeting - Nr. Chichester, West Sussex

This legendary race for historic cars is a celebration of the golden era of motor sports, the 1950's and 1960's. The Goodwood revival looks back to a period - 1948 - 1966 - when the Goodwood motor circuit was, alongside Silverstone, Britain's leading race venue.

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13th - 15th September 2013
Shropshire

Ludlow Food Festival - Ludlow, Shropshire

Showcasing more than 130 small independent local food and drink producers offering everything from rare breeds of meat and gourmet sausages to real ale, cider and perry.

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16th September 2013
London

Downton Abbey comes to The Cadogan - Kensington, London

Downton Abbey is one of the most successful period dramas ever broadcast. Now guests at The Cadogan in Knightsbridge are being given the opportunity to gain an exclusive insight into the show, its cast and characters. Jessica Fellowes, niece of the show's creator Julian Fellowes, will host a series of special Afternoon Teas on Mondays throughout the summer. Jessica has written two worldwide best-selling books on the series. The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicals of Downton Abbey (book cover above).During Afternoon Tea, Jessica will give a talk on Downton Abbey providing insight into the real-life inspirations for the characters as well as behind-the-scenes secrets, and take questions from guests.

MEMBER HOSPITALITY OFFER - Members receive a 10% reduction from ticket price for this special event. To book call 0800 023 5445 quoting your membership number.

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21st - 22nd September 2013
Wales

The Great British Cheese Festival - Cardiff Castle, Wales

Describing itself as a mix of a royal picnic and a 'farmers' market with attitude', it features Britain's biggest cheese market (with nearly 200 stalls and over 450 British and Irish cheeses to sample and buy, including Lincolnshire Poacher and Cashel Blue), but also offers masterclasses, workshops and demonstrations.

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30th September - 6th October 2013
Oxfordshire

Henley Literature Festival - Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Britain's leading literary lights gather in this pretty riverside town for 100 literary events. Venues range from the TOwn Hall and Kenton theatre to the Phyllis Court Club and River and Rowing Museum. The array of speakers are drawn from the field of politics and current affairs, fiction, biography, history, lifestyle, sport and poetry and children's literature. This year includes Peter Snow, Giles Coren and Roy Hattersley.

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