HELLO!'s pick of this week's events and new releases includes a sculpture exhibition set amongst gorgeous country house grounds, George Clooney's return to the big screen - and a collaboration between luxury label Folli Follie and HELLO! to celebrate the opening of their new flagship store...
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As Folli Follie launch their dynamic Spring/Summer 2015 collection, HELLO! have teamed up with the luxury label to celebrate the opening of their new flagship store on London's trendy Oxford Street. Join HELLO! and Folli Follie for an evening of cocktails, canapés and shopping on 4 June. Head to the new flagship store between 6-8pm for the glitzy celebrations and be one of the first shoppers to see the new collection - customers will also enjoy a 20 per cent discount for one night only on the brand's vibrant new designs, set to be some of the hottest accessories of the summer.
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The Island Escape, Kerry Fisher
Former journalist Kerry Fisher is back with her second novel, a perfect summer read that looks at marriage and second chances. Octavia Shelton always dreamed of having a wild and carefree life with her spirited husband and children. But now she finds herself stuck with a sensible husband and the school run - and her mind goes back to the island adventures of her 20s when her best friend decides to get divorced.
Cowley Manor Arts Award
Cowley Manor has named Miguel Soto Karelovic as the winner of the fourth Cowley Manor Arts Award. The annual award saw six finalists including Miguel display their sculptures, and visitors can see the works of art around the gorgeous grounds of the hotel until September. Miguel's work 'Stolen Friend' will remain on display permanently, but due to its nature, the sculpture will slowly sink into the river, "becoming a myth, a tale, or just a rumour".
Visit Cowleymanor.com for more information
George Clooney returns to the big screen in this Disney fantasy-action-thriller blockbuster, which has close ties to Walt Disney's optimistic philosophy of innovation and utopia. Britt Robertson stars as Casey Newton, a young girl filled with scientific curiosity who meets Frank Walker, a former boy-genius inventor. Together the two embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
FOOD AND DRINK
Vegan fans of Mexican food take note - Wednesday 27 May sees an intimate and innovative Mexican supper club hosted by Manomasa and health food kitchen Rooted London, focusing on vegetarian and vegan friendly feasting. Separated into four categories, each meal will offer a selection of innovative dishes to awaken and excite the taste buds - and of course a delicious welcome drink to start.
Visit eventbrite.co.uk for more information
George Llewelyn Davies, killed in action in WWI, was one of the children who inspired J.M. Barrie's iconic character of Peter Pan. Remembering him, and a generation of lost boys, the award-winning Regent Park's Open Air Theatre rediscovers Peter Pan as a stage play for the 21st century.
Visit Openairtheatre.com for more information