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Caudwell Children Butterfly Ball

Thursday 13 June 2019

Liam Payne made a surprise appearance at Caudwell Children’s Butterfly Ball, joining The Duchess of York, Imogen Thomas, Melinda Messenger, Chris Eubank, Katherine Ryan and Naomi Isted at Grosvenor House. Hosted by Peter Andre and featuring performances by Leona Lewis and Chaka Khan, others at the fundraiser included reality stars Ashley Ward, Sam Thompson, Kady McDermott, Montana Brown, Hayley Hughes and Christine McGuinness.

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The Who @ 52 - VIP launch party

Thursday 13 June 2019

Roger Daltrey joined VIP guests as he hosted a party to launch The Who's pop-up shop, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the legendary group's Tommy Orchestral album. Guests at 52 Brewer Street included Charlie Heaton, David Blaine, Elijah Rowen and Natasha Grano.

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Action on Addiction - gala dinner

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Action on Addiction patron The Duchess of Cambridge gave a speech at a gala dinner celebrating the charity’s work before speaking to former clients of the organisation at Somerset House’s Spring Restaurant. Hosted by restaurant head chef Skye Gyngell, other VIPs at the gala included Ronnie Wood, Sally Wood and Dougray Scott.

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Sweat - press night

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Homeland star Damian Lewis was among guests including Adrian Lester, Pearl Mackie and Susan Wokoma for the Sweat press night. Lynn Nottage stepped out to see her Pulitzer Prize-winning play on stage at the Gielgud Theatre, following an acclaimed run at the Donmar Warehouse, about a group of friends pitted against each other by big businesses, and the decline of the American Dream. Cast members Leanne Best, Sule Rimi, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Clare Perkins, Stuart McQuarrie and Wil Johnson joined director Martha Plimpton for celebratory drinks in the theatre bar.

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Sentebale Audi Concert

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Audi ambassadors Tom Hardy, James Norton, Gemma Arterton, Rosamund Pike and Emilia Fox were among VIPs in the audience for the first Sentebale Audi Concert, raising money for the charity co-founded by The Duke of Sussex, who made a speech before introducing headliner Rita Ora. Held at Hampton Court Palace, George the Poet also performed for guests including Adrian Lester, Katherine JenkinsNicole Appleton, Katie Piper, Angela ScanlonTanya Burr and Denise Lewis.

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An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection - private view

Monday 10 June 2019

Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik welcomed VIP guests Neelam Gill, Bianca Jagger, Amber Le Bon, Martha Ward, Sam McKnight and Alice Naylor-Leyland to the Wallace Collection for the private view of an exhibition dedicated to his footwear. Also serving as a party celebrating the end of London Fashion Week Men’s, other guests included Lady Sarah Chatto, Kim Hersov, Laura PradelskaNicholas Kirkwood and Frankie Herbert.

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Murder Mystery - LA film premiere

Monday 10 June 2019

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston arrived on the red carpet at Regency Village Theatre to celebrate the release of their new action comedy Murder Mystery, alongside director Kyle Newacheck. Jake Busey, Jason Lewis, Jillian Bell, Molly Sims, Rob Schneider, Sara Rue and Stephanie Cayo were also in attendance, later joining the cast for champagne following the screening.

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LFW (Men's) s/s 2020: GQ Dinner

Monday 10 June 2019

Liam Payne stepped out in a Hugo Boss suit to co-host the annual GQ dinner with editor-in-chief Dylan Jones, to celebrate the end of another London Fashion Week Men's. Kelly Osbourne partied with her boyfriend Jimmy Q and fellow guests Adwoa Aboah, Maya Jama, Labrinth, Russell Tovey, Fat Tony and Nick Grimshaw, who put on a loved-up display with his boyfriend Meshach Henry. Frequent faces at LFWM, Richard BiedulRafferty LawPatrick GrantRobert KonjicOliver Cheshire, Jack Guinness and Eric Underwood all suited up for the stylish dinner at Berners Tavern.

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The 73rd Tony Awards & afterparty

Sunday 09 June 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal was on hand to present the first award of the night at this year's Tony's, joking that his co-presenter Tina Fey was his fiancé, before handing the Best Featured Actress in a Play to Celia Keenan-Bolger for her role in To Kill a Mockingbird. Darren CrissSamuel L JacksonLaura LinneyAudra McDonaldBen PlattBilly PorterKristin ChenowethJesse Tyler Ferguson and Sienna Miller were among further presenters, handing out awards to Bryan Cranston, Sam Mendes, Bertie Carvel, Santino FontanaStephanie J. BlockElaine MayRachel Chavkin and André De Shields. Adam Driver, Matt BomerJim ParsonsAnnette Bening, Dame Anna Wintour, Warren Beatty and Vanessa Hudgens were among further guests at the Radio City Music Hall, which saw host James Corden give a ten minute opening monologue paying tribute to some of the biggest Broadway performances.

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Capital FM Summertime Ball

Saturday 08 June 2019

The Jonas Brothers topped the bill at Capital's Summertime Ball this year, performing alongside Rita Ora, Mark Ronson, Halsey, Ellie Goulding, Khalid, Ava Max and Sigrid. Romeo and Harper Beckham were among guests at Wembley Stadium for the annual concert, hosted by Global Entertainment. Raye, Lauv, HRVY, Jax Jones, Tom Walker, Mabel, Jonas Blue, Becky Hill, Ella Eyre, Stefflon Don and Sigala also performed.

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Cinderella - press night

Thursday 06 June 2019

Amber Le Bon, James Norton, Sophie Winkleman, Myleene Klass, Molly Goddard, Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory were among the first guests to preview the English National Ballet and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s new adaptation of classic fairy tale Cinderella. Starring dancers Alina Cojocaru and Erina Takahashi, other celebrities invited to the press night included Joely Richardson, Prue Leith, Lilah Parsons and Paul O’Grady.

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Saint Laurent (Men's) - catwalk show

Thursday 06 June 2019

Fresh after the release of her latest album, Miley Cyrus stepped out with husband Liam Hemsworth in Saint Laurent ensembles, to preview Creator Director Anthony Vaccarello's latest men's collection. Hailey Bieber, Keanu Reeves, Evan Peters, Amber Heard, Laura Dern and Nicole Richie all sat front row as they watched a series of models strut down the boardwalk on one of Malibu's many beaches displaying the iconic French fashion house's new spring/summer collection. 21 Savage, Amber Valletta, Charlie Puth, Luka Sabbat and Finn Wittrock were among further guests at the highly anticipated catwalk show.

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Liam Gallagher: As It Was - UK film premiere

Thursday 06 June 2019

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher was joined by fellow rock stars Richard Ashcroft, Bobby Gillespie, Miles Kane and Tom Meighan at Alexandra Palace as he celebrated the launch of As It Was, a new documentary following his solo career. Line of Duty star Vicky McClure, Louis Tomlinson and Grant Nicholas were also among guests at the premiere, where Gallagher also performed some of his solo material.

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Cash & Rocket Masquerade Ball

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Paris Hilton, Caprice Bourret, Jodie Kidd, Chloe Green, Lady Kitty Spencer, Jackie Cruz and Zara Martin all donned Venetian style masks for the Cash & Rocket Masquerade Ball, marking the start of the Cash & Rocket all-female fundraising road trip from London to Geneva. Held at the V&A and featuring a performance from Emeli Sandé, others at the one-off gala included Amy Jackson, Jackie St Clair, Tania Bryer, Hofit Golan and Kimberley Garner.

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CMT Music Awards

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Carrie Underwood was one of the big winners at the CMT Music Awards this year, continuing her run as the most decorated act in the history of the US TV channel's honours. Sheryl Crow, Maren Morris, Leon Bridges, Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town and Trombone Shorty were among performers at the Bridgestone Arena, where Zac Brown Band, Ashley McBryde, Keith Urban and Julia Michaels also took home awards. Kiefer Sutherland, Dan + Shay and Luke Combs also attended.

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Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2019 - party

Tuesday 04 June 2019

Kylie Minogue, James Norton, Alexa Chung, Kelly Osbourne, Iris Law, James Bay, Ellie Bamber, Nick Grimshaw, Paloma Faith and Yasmin Le Bon all stepped out for this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition preview party, admiring the 1,500 works on show ahead of the general opening. Hosted by Grayson Perry, who embodied the ‘attention seeking’ dress code in a bright pink dress, others at the exclusive celebration included Peter Capaldi, Jennifer Saunders, Clara Amfo, Twiggy, Laura Bailey, Freya Ridings, Graham Norton and Claudia Winkleman.

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CFDA Fashion Awards 2019

Monday 03 June 2019

Jennifer Lopez teared up as she closed the CFDA Fashion Awards by accepting the final category of the night, the Fashion Icon Award, thanking her children and her fiancé Alex Rodriguez. Designers Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Emily Adams Bode also took home prizes at the major ceremony which celebrates excellence in the fashion industry, whilst Carine Roitfeld, Eileen Fisher, Sarah Burton, Bob Mackie and Jessica Williams were among honourees. Bella and Gigi Hadid, Heidi Klum, Dame Anna Wintour, Ciara, Shailene Woodley, Bebe Rexha, Brooke Shields, Diane Kruger, Emily RatajkowskiVirgil Abloh and Winnie Harlow all stepped out on the red carpet outside the prestigious Brooklyn Museum.

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President Donald Trump - state banquet

Monday 03 June 2019

US President Donald Trump accompanied The Queen into the Buckingham Palace ballroom for a state banquet to mark his first day of engagements in the UK, joining The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of York, Theresa May and Liam Fox. The President was also joined by his wife Melania Trump and children Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr and Eric Trump at the dinner party.

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The British Soap Awards

Saturday 01 June 2019

British soap stars Danny Dyer, Stephanie Davis, Tina O’Brien, Lucy Fallon, Jamie Borthwick, Dean Gaffney and Anita Rani were among those walking the red carpet outside Manchester’s Lowry Theatre for this year’s British Soap Awards. Hosted by Phillip Schofield, other guests, winners and nominees attending included Chelsee Healey, Gary Lucy, Brooke Vincent, Emma Barton, Carrie Grant and Louisa Lytton.

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Big Little Lies - series two premiere

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Big Little Lies stars Reese Witherspoon, Zoë Kravitz, Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep and Alexander Skarsgård gathered at New York’s Lincoln Center for the premiere of the HBO drama’s second season. Following a cast Q&A earlier in the day, other VIP guests on the red carpet included Michelle Pfeiffer, Nelly, Keith Urban, Jonathan Van Ness and Abbi Jacobson.

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The Starry Messenger - press night

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Sarah Jessica Parker wrapped her arms around her husband of 22 years, Matthew Broderick, congratulating him as he performed to press and a VIP crowd at The Starry Messenger media night. The Sex and the City star arrived at Wyndham's Theatre with one of her best friends and fellow US TV star, Andy Cohen, whilst Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Graham Norton, Alan Carr, Florence Pugh and Kara Tointon also turned out to see Sam Yates' production following an astronomer who's forced to re-evaluate his life and faith following a catastrophic event. Celebrations continued as cast members including Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Norton, Rosalind Eleazar and Sinéad Matthews enjoyed post-show drinks at Browns.