I'm A Celebrity... runner-up Emily Atack was on the red carpet for the first time since leaving the jungle, joined by her mother Kate Robbins, for The Sun Military Awards. Gareth Southgate, Georgia Toffolo, Arlene Phillips, Kate Silverton, Lorraine Kelly, Nick Knowles, Susanna Reid, Helen Flanagan, Joely Richardson, Jorgie Porter and Kym Marsh were among further VIP guests at Banqueting House for the awards ceremony, honouring British servicemen and women.
New Mary Poppins actress Emily Blunt joined co-stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw and Colin Firth at The Royal Albert Hall for the sequel's anticipated premiere. Maisie Williams, Damian Lewis, Kelly Brook, Prue Leith, Tom Jones, Edith Bowman, Gemma Collins, Bruno Tonioli and Jason Isaacs were among an eclectic crowd of VIPs to see the musical film, which was followed by an afterparty at The Victoria and Albert Museum.
EastEnders actress Dame Barbara Windsor, who went public with her Alzheimer's diagnosis in May, made a surprise red carpet appearance at the Snow White gala night, alongside her husband Scott Mitchell. The pair were joined by Matt Lucas, Elaine Paige, Jennifer Saunders, Jimmy Osmond and Beverley Knight for the opening night of the annual pantomime at The London Palladium, this year starring Dawn French, Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin and Nigel Havers.
Rosamund Pike and Tom Hollander, stars of A Private War, were at Regent Street Cinema for a special screening of their new film. They joined director Matthew Heineman in W1 to preview the biopic, which follows the story of American war correspondent Brit Colvin, who was killed while reporting from the conflict in Syria in February 2012.
Dame Helen Mirren, Robbie Williams, Elizabeth Hurley, Lily Cole, Sadiq Khan, Arizona Muse and Paloma Faith were among guests joining host Michael Bloomberg for the first Bloomberg Philanthropies and Vanity Fair Climate Exchange Gala Dinner. Held in association with Vanity Fair to discuss a number of climate change factors including oceans, plastic and global warming, Anthony Horowitz, Daisy Lowe, Sir Rod Stewart, Tom Daley, Stella McCartney, Tracey Emin and Mary McCartney made up the rest of the VIP delegates at Bloomberg’s EU Headquarters.
It was a family affair at London's biggest fashion night of the year, as Kaia Gerber, who was supported by her mother Cindy Crawford, father Rande Gerber and brother Presley, was awarded the prestigious Model of the Year prize at the British Fashion Awards. The Duchess of Sussex made a rare appearance at the Royal Albert Hall as she presented the designer of her iconic wedding dress, Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, with the Designer Of The Year accolade. The star-studded event saw Uma Thurman, Kendall Jenner, Kate Moss, Penélope Cruz, Lana Del Rey, David and Victoria Beckham, Virgil Abloh, Robert Pattinson, Liam Payne, Jenna Coleman, Jourdan Dunn, Liv Tyler, Rita Ora, Naomi Watts, Riz Ahmed, Alexa Chung, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Brooke Shields among the A-list crowd. Fashion icons Miuccia Prada, Kim Jones, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott were also honoured for their contributions to the industry.
Dressed in Carolina Herrera and Rodarte gowns respectively, Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie joined co-stars Guy Pearce, Martin Compston, Joe Alwyn, Jack Lowden, Gemma Chan and David Tennant at the premiere of their historical drama, re-telling the story of Mary Queen of Scots's attempts to overthrow her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. Director Josie Rourke was also at Cineworld Leicester Square alongside the A-list cast ahead of an afterparty at Holborn Dining Room.
Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker joined 2017’s I’m a Celebrity… jungle queen Georgia Toffolo for children charity Starlight’s annual Christmas party at No.11 Downing Street. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond hosted once again, while others on the guestlist included Beverley Knight, Martin Kemp and Harry and Izzy Judd.
Rita Ora topped the bill at the first day of Capital's Jingle Bell Ball this year, headlining The O2 along with Jason Derulo. Halsey, Cheryl, Anne-Marie, Ellie Goulding, Liam Payne, Little Mix, Mabel, Years & Years, Paloma Faith, Zara Larsson and Jax Jones were also among performers, and guests at the radio station's annual event included Roman Kemp, Vick Hope and Lennon Stella.
Bradley Cooper swapped Hollywood for London as he attended the Evening Standard and The Independent owner Evgeny Lebedev's illustrious festive party. Sir Mick Jagger, Chris Pine, Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Michael Gambon, Matt Smith, Anna Friel, Idris Elba, Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Hurley, Robert Pattinson, Dame Joan Collins and Robbie Williams were also at the A-list party, along with Evening Standard editor George Osborne and political figures David Cameron, Nigel Farage, Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Hunt.
David Tennant was joined by Bertie Carvel, Andrew Scott, Alfred Enoch, Jason Isaacs, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emeli Sandé and Sir Lenny Henry for the press night of Natasha Gordon's acclaimed play, Nine Night. The production, which follows a successful run at the Dorfman Theatre, sees the cast including Cecilia Noble and Karl Collins exploring the rituals of family in the production now showing at the Trafalgar Studios. Following the show, cast and creatives headed to Picturehouse Central to continue the celebration.
Sports stars past and present including Jermain Defoe, Jamie Vardy, David Seaman, Rebecca Adlington and Lawrence Dallaglio all stepped out to celebrate the unsung heroes of grassroots sport. Amy Williams, Greg Rutherford, Oti Mabuse, Amber Davies, Jake Wood, Chris Kamara and Kadeena Cox were among other sporting stars and celebrities at Grosvenor House.
Lily Collins and Ellie Bamber, who play mother and daughter in the BBC's new adaptation of Les Misérables, reunited for the festive show's premiere. David Oyelowo, who plays the villainous policeman Javert, was also on hand at BAFTA London, along with co-stars Adeel Akhtar, Josh O'Connor and Erin Kellyman, where cast and crew discussed the upcoming drama following a screening of the first episode.
Bumblebee stars Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena joined VIPs Dalton Harris, Scarlette Douglas and Tallia Storm at a fan screening of their Transformers spin-off. Director Travis Knight was also at Cineworld Leicester Square debut of the film, which is set in the 1980s.
After the anticipated photos of this year's iconic Pirelli Calendar were unveiled online, one of the stars of this year's campaign, Gigi Hadid, joined Scottish photographer Albert Watson in celebrating his work at Milan's Pirelli Hangar. Halle Berry stepped out in a pastel pink Aadnevik dress, joining more stars of this year's calendar including Astrid Eika, Julia Garner, Laetitia Casta, Misty Copeland and Sergei Polunin.
Chanel ambassador Margot Robbie stepped out in a tuxedo-inspired black dress from the iconic French label, and was joined by Karl Lagerfeld's fellow muses Diane Kruger, Lily-Rose Depp and Penélope Cruz to celebrate the brand's annual Metiers d'Art catwalk show. Julianne Moore, Marion Cotillard, Christy Turlington, Helena Christensen, Sadie Sink and Sofia Coppola all wore Chanel pieces as they sat front row at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where they watched Pharrell Williams and Kaia Gerber lead the procession down the ancient Egyptian themed runway.
Robbie Williams reunited with his former Take That bandmates Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen for a gala performance of The Band - a jukebox musical set to the group's music. Williams was joined by wife Ayda Field at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, along with Elizabeth Hurley, David Walliams, Taron Egerton and Vick Hope. David Furnish was also on hand to see the performance, which was raising money for the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie and Jerome Flynn stepped out to support fellow Game of Thrones star Kit Harington as he made his debut in True West. The opening night of Sam Shepard’s comedy about two warring brothers saw Lily Collins, Stephen Fry, Maxine Peake, Adrian Lester, Giles Deacon and Luke Treadaway make up the rest of the star-studded audience at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Naomie Harris joined Andy Serkis at the premiere of Netflix's new Jungle Book adaptation, alongside the film's new Mowgli, Rohan Chand. Eddie Marsan who, along with Harris and an A-list cast including Cate Blanchett and Christian Bale, lends his voice to the live action film, was also at the Curzon Mayfair screening where director Serkis had his wife Lorraine Ashbourne and their budding young actor son Louis Ashbourne Serkis in tow. An afterparty followed at The Corinthia Hotel.
David Beckham was joined by his wife Victoria and son Brooklyn as his whisky brand, Haig Club, hosted a festive party at Laylow Members' Lounge in London's Notting Hill. Guy Ritchie, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Frost, Pixie Geldof, Mary Charteris, Jack Whitehall, Fat Tony and Jefferson Hack were also among guests at the inaugural House Party, enjoying festive Clubman cocktails, following the launch of the brand's Make Your Own Rules campaign.
The Favourite star Olivia Colman scooped one of the evening's top prizes, best actress, at The British Independent Film Awards, after joining an A-list crowd on the red carpet including Emma Stone, Gemma Arterton, Chris Noth, Jodie Whittaker, Josh Hartnett, Martin Freeman, Jason Isaacs, Michaela Coel, Steve Coogan and Barry Keoghan. Colman's co-star Rachel Weisz was named best supporting actress while Joe Cole won best actor at The Old Billingsgate Market ceremony, where Dame Judi Dench and Felicity Jones were handed honorary gongs for their contribution to British cinema.
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