All fun and games: Melton Estate

Exciting new things are happening for local winery Melton Estate. An expansive setting for weddings, conferences, and Christmas parties – this boutique vineyard is adding yet another reason to the list of reasons to have your next event here.   Three words; multi-purpose games lawn. The new space includes two Pétanque courts and lawns for […]

The Influencers: Paul Lonsdale

I cannot believe we are already in February with the Christmas rush and holiday now a distant memory. We are now fully launched into this new decade and I believe we, as a city and region, are ready to own it. The last 10 years were tough on our city and our people, but in […]

Top tips for the table

Christmas is almost here, so if it’s a flawless dinner table you’re after, look no further.     First things first – where will you have your festive feast? If it’s outside, make sure the table is on a level surface. 2. Depending on your taste, minimalism is always a good idea, so the table […]

Merry Christmas!

Award-winning interior designer Angelique Armstrong has been sharing her top tips for creating successful interiors throughout 2019. This issue, she simply wants to wish all her readers a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. “Enjoy the break with your family and relax!” she says. “It’s been a fabulous year and I thought I would […]

Organising your house for Christmas

Having a home that is well-prepared for Christmas partying is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Something you have forgotten to do, buy or organise can easily chomp away at your sanity.   So we’ve put together some fail-safe tips to get you through the silly season. Prepare the festivities It’s time […]

The gift of pampering

The gift of relaxation and pampering would be truly heaven-sent this Christmas. Be an angel and give family, friends or colleagues the luxury of time-out at Beauty Progress. Cult brand Gernétic skincare products created in France combine with the expertise of Director and Gernétic specialist Wendy Barker and masseuses Anne and Orn to provide wellbeing, […]

Coco Gifts

One-Stop Christmas Shop: Coco Gifts

It’s the last day of the working year, the office closed at lunchtime and Phillippa was due in town for a Christmas party at 4pm. But first, she needed gifts!     Finally leaving her desk at 2:30pm, she still had to do the shopping, change into her party clothes, and be back in town […]

Cust Hotel

Have yourself a very clever Christmas! Done and Dusted

If you’re just a bit over the congested crowds of Christmas shoppers and hellish parking, and you’re desperate for time out, then hop in your car and tootle to the Cust Hotel, 1709 Cust Road; here you will make a startling discovery – Christmas shopping can actually be a relaxing, rewarding experience!     After […]

That’s a Wrap!

That’s a Wrap!

When it comes to sustainable gifting, we’ve got Christmas all wrapped up with these chic and earth-friendly alternatives to traditional gift wrap. Happy holidays!     Jarry eyed Mason jars are not only perfect for edible gifts, but they’re also a great option for soaps, art supplies, or other small gifts. Add a bit of […]

Summer Sweeteners

Summer Sweeteners

The city comes to life in the summer months, as we emerge from hibernation mode and prepare for some fun in the sun. Canterbury doesn’t disappoint, with a wide range of events to sweeten up the summer. So get your glad rags ready with our range of summer sweeteners.     MEET SANTA 1 December […]