The New Year is edging ever closer. As thoughts turn to fresh starts and new beginnings, we explore the events to be seen at in 2017. From restaurant launches to sporting events, it is set to be a busy year, so have your social diary at the ready.
Renowned chef Monica Galetti is set to open her first restaurant, Mere, in January 2017. Thanks to her prestigious past working under Michel Roux Jr., Mere is already tipped to be one of Fitzrovia's culinary highlights despite fierce competition. Although somewhat shrouded in mystery, the launch will be a must-attend for many.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
23rd - 27th May
Explore the beautiful blooms and striking show gardens at this year's Chelsea Flower Show. From Berkshire heathland to Canada's lakes, 2017's concepts are varied and intriguing. Pencil in the dates to see the best and brightest of the horticultural world.
Cartier Queen’s Cup Finals 2017
This world famous competition exudes glamour, attracting the biggest names in sport and society. The Queen herself attends the final to award the cup; the highlight of the three week tournament. It is always a stylish affair, so dress to impress.
20th - 24th June
The equestrian elite and fashion's finest collide in this elegant exciting event. A day in the Royal Enclosure is simply a must every year and 2017 is no different. With the style stakes rising each year, it is never too early to start planning your Royal Ascot look.
3rd - 16th July
Perhaps the most quintessentially English event on our list, Wimbledon is more gripping than ever thanks to the emergence of British champion, Andy Murray. With a home player to back, join the ballot to secure your seat on centre court.
A Tale of Two Cities: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
7th July - 5th August
Each year, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre pulls in audiences of the most discerning theatre goers. Running from 7th July until 5th August, 2017 brings us English playwright, director and actor Matthew Dunster's adaptation of Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. The open air setting provides a magical backdrop for each production. It is not to be missed.
8th - 10th September
The last hurrah of the summer schedule, Goodwood Revival is a celebration of a golden era in both motor racing and style. Embrace the vintage glamour of the occasion in your best 40s, 50s or 60s finery.
5th - 8th October
Stay abreast of the art world at Frieze London in Regent's Park. Bringing together more than 1,000 noted artists from around the world; this yearly event is a highlight for all art collectors and connoisseurs.