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Celebrate Summer with Sancerre's Pascal Jolivet in The Crypt on Tuesday, June 11th

June 10, 2019

His Sancerre has been voted "best in the world" by Wine Spectator, his eponymous company has been voted Winery of the Year, and his wines have been favourites on the Bleeding Heart list for  more than a quarter of a century.

On Tuesday June 11th, you can meet Pascal Jolivet in the magical Medieval Crypt in Ely Place, adjoining Bleeding Heart Yard, and taste six of his favourite Sancerre and Pouilly Fume wines, including his limited production Sancerre Rouge Sauvage 2012 and the 2017 made from 60- year-old vines as well the Pouilly Fume Indigene.

We will taste his flagship 2017 Sancerre Clos du Roy with the local goats cheese described by none other than Martha Stewart as a perfect pairing. 

The cost of the tasting and Loire Valley- inspired five- course dinner, which begins at 7pm, is £95 per head, including VAT and service. The menu and wines are below.

 

View the full menu here.


Click here to book or phone 020 7242 8238 

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Voice & Verse

June 19, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

* Opening Concert *

 

Voice & Verse

 

Gorgeous choral settings of poetry, to include: Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs; Five Mystical Songs (excerpts) Britten Rejoice in the Lamb Parry Blest Pair of Sirens and works by Finzi, Stanford, Pearsall, Elgar and Harris

 

City of London Choir

Thomas Humphreys, baritone

Richard Gowers, organ

Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Mary le Bow: Mad Dogs & Englishmen

June 21, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

From green, rolling hills to thrilling, historic London; from seaside to stage... a celebration in song of the peculiarly English way of life and love.

 

With music by composers including Henry Purcell, Noel Coward, Lennon and McCartney, Benjamin Britten, William Walton and Sting; words by T. S. Eliot, John Masefield, W.H. Auden, John Dryden, Don Black, William Shakespeare and more.

 

Mary Carewe and Michael Dore, vocalists Philip Mayers, piano

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St. Mary Le Bow, Cheapside, one stop from Chancery Lane tube, or hop on a 25 or 8 bus at Holborn Circus.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Beethoven: Piano Concertos

June 24, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

* Evening Concert with Pre-Concert Talk *

 

Beethoven: Piano Concertos Beethoven's majestic Piano Concertos no. 1 and 5 (‘Emperor’) arranged for piano and string quintet Elizabeth Sombart, piano Principals of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

*** PRE-CONCERT TALK AT 6.45PM BY JOHN SUCHET AUTHOR OF BEETHOVEN: THE MAN REVEALED

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Elégie – Rachmaninoff, A Heart in Exile

June 25, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

Lucy Parham’s highly acclaimed ‘Composer Portrait’, chronicling the life of Sergei Rachmaninoff through readings from letters and diaries as well as many of his best-loved works for solo piano.

 

Lucy Parham, piano Tim McInnerny, narrator

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: A Midsummer Night’s Serenade

June 27, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

FESTIVAL FINALE

A joyful celebration of the Bard. Irresistible music for orchestra, choir and soloists, illuminated with dramatic renditions from the plays. Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Walton Henry V Suite Finzi Love’s Labours Lost Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music.

 

Tama Matheson, narrator Rebecca Bottone, soprano Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo soprano City of London Choir London Mozart Players Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Meet the man who groomed some of the City's top CEO's at The Don Business Breakfast on June 4th

June 03, 2019

Hear the secrets of the complex world of head-hunting at The Don Business Breakfast on Tuesday June 4th.

Kester Scrope, CEO of Odgers Berndston, will tell us about the art and craft of grooming and placing top people in some of the world’s biggest corporations. Headhunting at the most senior level remains a uniquely human activity - while 20% of Britons now meet their future spouses online, but for companies seeking long-term relationships it’s still very much a hands-on business.

For over 50 years, Odgers Berndtson, the City’s leading UK-owned search firm, has helped companies from the Bank of England to the NHS find its top executives - and groomed some of The City’s top CEO’s for their new roles.

Kester, an aerobatic pilot in his spare time, will be in conversation with business journalist James Ashton over The Full English or Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon at 7.30 for 8am, with a guaranteed finish time of 9am. 

£35 inc VAT and service.

The Don Business Breakfast is always an entertaining and informative way to start the day. Sponsored by Beavis Morgan.

Click here to book, or phone 020 7626 2606 

Taste Shiraz from the world’s oldest vines. The Baron of Barossa’s Winemaker Tim Dolan invites you to dinner at The Don on Thursday, June 13th, to taste the Baron’s finest wines

June 12, 2019

Oz Clarke described Peter Lehmann as the Baron of Barossa for being the visionary who stepped in to save the majestically gnarled shiraz vines planted 140 years ago.

The Barossa vineyards in South Australia escaped the phylloxera epidemic that devastated the world’s vineyards. So you will be tasting Shiraz from the world’s oldest ungrafted vines at our next Don Wine Club dinner on Thursday, June 13th.

Peter Lehmann’s head winemaker Tim Dolan will take us through six of his wines -including two old vine Shiraz - accompanied by will host with chef William Best’s five-course matching menu.

Tim is the third generation of his family to make wine in the Barossa, following his father and grandfather – two of the most influential winemakers of their respective eras.

Cost of the evening including the wines and menu below is £80.

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A 12.5% optional service charge will be added.

To book e-mail: reservations@thedonrestaurant.co.uk or call: 020 7626 2606

The Don Restaurant, The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, London EC4N 8AD

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