We’ve partnered with Fortnum & Mason to offer exclusive hampers


This year, Fortnum & Mason will be providing hampers for the very first time at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. Visitors will be able to enjoy their Fortnum’s picnics this September in the stunning grounds of the UNESCO World Heritage site at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, 19 – 22 Sept. (Read more about the history of picnics here.) Iconic wicker hampers A fixture in Piccadilly since 1707, Fortnum & Mason is renowned for its extraordinary food, famous teas, and iconic wicker hampers. Crafted with the very best seasonal ingredients and wines from Fortnum’s famous Food Halls, and packed with summer-ready tipples, all ...

We’ve partnered with Fortnum & Mason to offer exclusive hampers2024-04-03T14:21:37+00:00

The history of picnics


When we think of picnics, we often think of languid afternoons with Regency ladies and gentlemen conversing over delicacies. https://youtu.be/3eDyHNp0948?si=NKffnbS54DbGOHkH   However, picnics have a delicious history that spans centuries. The concept of communal dining in outdoor settings dates back to ancient civilizations, where people gathered for feasts and celebrations in open spaces. The modern notion of picnics as we know them today began to emerge in the Middle Ages. During the Renaissance period, outdoor dining gained popularity among the European aristocracy. Nobles would organise elaborate outdoor feasts in their gardens or countryside estates, showcasing their wealth and indulging in ...

The history of picnics2024-02-28T17:13:41+00:00
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