Upcoming Events

Culfords Club members receive invitations to exclusive events from musical recitals to art talks and special dinners.

DAVID MET JONI: THE SONGS OF DAVID BOWIE AND JONI MITCHELL

A regular favourite at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Ian Shaw has released some highly acclaimed albums and is a multi-award winning ‘best jazz vocalist’. Ian has been cited, along with Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, as one of the world’s finest male jazz vocalists.

We are very excited to have him play here at Auriens Chelsea, along with his wonderfully talented 4-piece band.

Dress code: lounge suits

PRICE: £80 PER TICKET

To book your tickets please email at rsvp.events@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8000.

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

 

Come & celebrate Mother’s Day at Culfords Restaurant for an exquisite Sunday Roast of Dry-Aged Scottish Roast Beef and a glass of bubbles for the ladies!

 

Reservations are required and available from 12.30pm onwards
R . S .V. P.
reservations.culfords@auriens.com
020 4549 8007

PLEASE JOINS US FOR “MR CHELSEA” PAUL DAVIS DISCUSSES HIS LIFE AND WORK IN CHELSEA

 

Paul Davis started his first practice in 1976 and went on to head  one of the fastest growing and most sustainable architectural studios in London. In 1999, he designed his first residential tower in Hong Kong. Back in London, he found work for Grosvenor and Cadogan Estates whilst simultaneously being commissioned by the rock ‘n roll world! From the changing technology of music production, to stage sets and musicians houses: Ringo Starr, Roxy Music and Duran Duran have all enjoyed Paul’s ability to inject individuality into their homes.

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for a dinner.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

A PIANO RECITAL BY GIORDANO BUONDONNO

Giordano Buondonno graduated from Giacomo Puccini Conservatoire with Honours receiving the highest mark in his class. He was mentored by Sergio De Simone and Deniz Gelenbe in London, and now he is pursuing an Artist Diploma at Guidhall School of Music and Drama studying with Ronan O’Hora and Noriko Ogawa.

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for dinner following the performance.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

“A STORY OF ST LUKE’S IN THREE OBJECTS'” WITH LOUISA PRICE

We are delighted to welcome Louisa back to Auriens Chelsea following her festive Dickensian talk in December. This time, Louisa will unlock the secrets of Chelsea Parish. In preparation for the bicentenary of the consecration of St. Luke’s, Louisa and a team of helpers have been searching the church and its archive room, uncovering fascinating tales about life in Chelsea Parish over the last 200 years. This insightful talk will center around three objects and contain tales of some of the remarkable people, as well as lesser-known individuals connected to the church.

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for a dinner.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

PLEASE JOINS US FOR A RECITAL  BY SOPRANO BETHAN TERRY & HER GUEST PIANIST, GEORGINA CASSIDY 

We are delighted to welcome Bethan Terry, who studied on the Guildhall Artist Masters programme. Bethan’s recent engagements include performing works by George Walker in a special BBC Immersion concert, on BBC Radio 3. As well a s touring Mozart’s Così fan tutte with North Wales Opera Studio, performing the role of Fiordiligi. Bethan was a Leeds Lieder 2023 Young Artist, performing at the festival last June. A multi finalist and award winner, Bethan regularly performs recitals in venues across the UK, including Southwark Cathedral, St James’s Piccadilly, and Howden Minster.

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for dinner following the performance.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

AN EVENING WITH ALEC STEWART OBE

Alec Stewart OBE is a former English cricketer and captain of the England cricket team. A right-handed wicket-keeper-batsman, he is recognised as one of England’s finest openers. Wasim Akram, the legendary Pakistani fast bowler, has acknowledged him as one of the most difficult batsmen he ever bowled to.

PRICE: £50 PER TICKET

There will be an opportunity for guests to have an informal chat after the Q&A session and for autographs.

Cricket Dinner at 6pm for welcome drinks in the Lobby lounge, followed by Dinner and a Q&A with Alec in Culfords restaurant.

To book your tickets please email at rsvp.events@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8000

Past events

STRINGS RECITAL BY VIOLINIST EUNSLEY PARK & HER GUEST CELLIST, TESSA SEYMOOR

Eunsley Park spent her formative years at the Yehudi Menuhin School, she held the position of Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music and studied on the artist diploma course as an RCM scholar. Upon graduation she was awarded the Marjorie and Dorothy Whyte Award. Eunsley graduated with First Class Honours, and now maintains a regular performing schedule and has performed in prestigious venues throughout the UK and internationally.

Tessa Seymour first started playing cello at the age of six and joined the Curtis Institute of Music at 16. Tessa is the recipient of the Verbier Festival’s “Jean-Nicolasn Firmenich” prize for cello, and was named a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar in 2010. Tessa is hailed by critics as being “richly emotive” and demonstrating “an uncanny sense of tasteful proportion…a natural talent that cannot be taught” (SF Classical Voice).

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for dinner following the performance.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

LIVE MUSIC AT CULFORDS WITH THE RETURN OF RU V

Ru is a London-based, multi instrumentalist, singer-songwriter. A creative and industrious professional, Ru has performed over 1000 live shows since 2009 at music venues, radio shows and festivals throughout the world, including Cargo and the Troubadour in London, Festival da Canção in Portugal, and the Liuna Downsview Park Festival in Toronto for crowds of over 70,000 music fans.

Enjoy the sounds of romantic jazz and soul while you dine in our Culfords restaurant.

The event will start at 7PM.

R.S.V.P
rsvp.events@auriens.com
020 4549 8000

LIVE MUSIC AT CULFORDS WITH THE RETURN OF BILLY WATMAN

We are delighted to announce Billy Watman will return for  an evening of live guitar music in our Culfords Restaurant. Billy made his debut at Auriens Chelsea during our Alfresco Dining season and is returning by popular demand. Billy is an award winning, classically trained guitarist, graduating from the Royal College of Music. His classical & flamenco style arrangements of pop & rock classics, provide a wonderful atmosphere and musical experience for you to savour while you enjoy your dinner.

The event will start at 7PM.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

“MOOD FOOD; BEATING THE JANUARY BLUES” BY KYROS

 

 

The wonderful  Gideon Remfry & Holly Limbrick of Kyros, are taking you on a “MOOD FOOD” journey. Get ready for a quiz, some case studies, and tips for boosting your mood with food and lifestyle!

Finish up in Culfords Restaurant, where our very own Chef Matt has created a “Feast of Wellness” to compliment the event.

The event will start at 6PM.

 

For reservations, please click the link below, email reservations.culfords@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8007.

Piano Recital by Yuki Negishi

We are delighted to welcome Yuki Negishi, who has performed at venues across Europe, Japan, China and the USA as well as giving over 500 performances in the UK. She has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, ITV and Channel 4, and has released a number of albums including music by Chopin, Kapustin and the world-premiere recordings of Melanie Spanswick’s “Enigma”.

Culfords Restaurant will be open for dinner following the recital. For reservations, please click the link below, email reservations.culfords@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8007.

We cordially invite you to our Christmas Carols Service With a performance by The Donaghue Quartet

The Donaghue Quartet, distinguished alumni of the esteemed Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, shall bring a treasure trove of heart warming carols, promising to immerse us in the festive spirit with their captivating performance

The event will start at 6.30PM.

Culfords Restaurant shall be open for dinner following the performance.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

A Talk by Louisa Frances Price on The Enduring Appeal of a Dickensian Christmas

Why do we keep coming back to Dickens at Christmas? How has this famous author become so interwoven with our ideas of the traditions of the season? Louisa will explore the answers to these questions and share some artefacts and lesser-known stories about the private life of the great Victorian author, Charles Dickens.

 

The event will start at 6PM.

Culfords restaurant shall be open for a Dickensian themed dinner following the talk.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

PLEASE JOINS US FOR ANA BURSAC A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE AT AURIENS CHELSEA

Serbian pianist Ana Bursac is a first-class honours graduate of the Royal College of Music, where she was awarded both a full scholarship supported by Sir Simon and Lady Robertson, and a Steinway and Sons Award. Ana gave her first recital at the age of 11 as part of Belgrade Spring Festival and the same year performed Mozart piano concerto as a soloist with the chamber orchestra in Novi Sad, Serbia.
In 2020, Ana was awarded the Help Musicians Postgraduate Performance Award, and in 2021 she was a prize winner at Danubia Talents Liszt International Piano Competition.
In 2023, Ana was a semi-finalist at the International Piano Competition Val de Travers in Neuchatel, Switzerland.

6.15pm: Welcome Drinks in the Lobby Lounge
7pm: Concert in the Library, followed by Dinner in our Culfords Restaurant
Tickets are priced at £50.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

JOIN US AT CULFORDS RESTAURANT FOR A RUGBY WORLD CUP DINNER HOSTED BY ANDY NICOL & PETER WINTERBOTTOM MBE

Andy Nicol is a rugby legend who won 23 Caps with Scotland and he was captain when Scotland won the Calcutta Cup in 2000. Andy enjoyed a long and successful career with Bath, where he became the first UK player to lift the prestigious Heineken Cup in 1998.

Peter Winterbottom OBE was a legend of rugby in the 1980s and 90s and one of the finest openside flankers of his generation. He was England’s most-capped openside until being overtaken by Neil Back in 2003.

Tickets are priced at £50.

Welcome drinks followed by dinner and conversation. For reservations, please email rsvp.events@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8000.

Bee Talk with Paula Carnell

Paula Carnell is an author, consultant, educator, guest speaker and podcaster helping people learn beekeeping through multiple avenues.  An international Bee expert and author of “A to Bees” & “Bees in Bhutan”.

Paula comes to Auriens Chelsea to share her expert knowledge of the world of bees. Following this mesmerising talk, Culfords Restaurant will be open for dinner with a delicious Honey themed menu. Reservations are required and available from 6 – 9pm.

For reservations, please click the link below, email reservations.culfords@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8007.

An Improbable Journey: Music, Money, and the Law

Join us for the launch of An Improbable Journey: Music, Money, and the Law by Charles Lubar.  An insider’s view on blockbuster deal-making and part cultural tour de force, An Improbable Journey is a one-of-a-kind, deeply textured account of how some of the greatest artists of all time pushed to realize their greatest ambitions—with the help of Charles Lubar.

Culfords Restaurant will be open for dinner following the book launch. For reservations, please click the link below, email reservations.culfords@auriens.com or call 0204 549 8007.

Alfresco Wednesday evenings in August

Dine with us in our beautiful garden oasis at Auriens Chelsea for our series of alfresco Wednesday evenings, taking place on August 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th. Enjoy a sumptuous A la Carte menu, created by Head Chef Matt Tsistraki, accompanied by live music. Reservations are required and available from 6 – 9pm.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

Wimbledon Afternoon Tea

Enjoy the screening of the Women’s Final alongside a special Wimbledon-themed afternoon tea in the garden at Auriens Chelsea on Saturday, 15th July. Just choose between a simple cream tea or the full Afternoon Tea. Alongside a selection of teas from our tea library, champagne and Pimms will also be available.

To make a reservation please email reservations.culfords@auriens.com, call 0204 549 8007 or click the link below.

In Conversation with Bill Wyman

Former Rolling Stones bass player Bill Wyman joins author and journalist, Catherine Fairweather to discuss his new book Bill Wyman’s Chelsea: From Medieval Village to Cultural Capital. Although best known for his music, Bill has pursued many other interests since leaving the Stones in 1993. Bill is an avid archivist, collector, photographer and author, who has kept diaries since a young age. He also has a great interest in history and archaeology, and has carried out extensive research on the London neighbourhood of Chelsea, where he has lived and worked for much of his life.

Tickets are priced at £45 and include a welcome drink, the talk and a set 3-course menu served in Culfords restaurant at Auriens Chelsea from 7.30 pm.

This literary event is hosted at Auriens Chelsea in London and is part of the Mayfair Times Literary Festival.