This year sees the launch of the Square Mile Summer Festival. A week long programme of events will take place between 9 to 15 July 2012.
Last year's infamous Summer Party saw 4,000 of you walk through the doors so this year we decided that one party just isn't enough....
Some events where you see the "add me to the guestlist" tab require you to RSVP for your chance to be on the guestlist and some events you can simply turn up on the day where you see "I'd like to attend".
Look forward to seeing you all there.
Fitness First Broadgate are offering readers of Square Mile two special offers as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
For those quoting the "SQUARE MILE SUMMER FESTIVAL" you are entitled to a free health check from July 9th-15th.
If you also sign up to join Fitness First Broadgate during the period from 9 July to 26 July you will receive two months free membership (Terms and Conditions apply)
Please book by dropping into the club or calling 08445712829 quoting the "SQUARE MILE SUMMER FESTIVAL"
During the week of the Square Mile Summer Festival visit the Runner bar at Green's Cornhill for a breakfast special.
From 9 to 13 July "Buy a Banker a Breakfast" – an exclusive offer of 2 for 1 across the entire breakfast menu (not including drinks) from 7:30am until 10:30am.
Avaliable for 2 people and the cheapest dish is free of charge.
No need to RSVP just call Green's and book quoting the "Square Mile Festival" or turn up on the day.
What better way to kick start the day (and recover from the night before)?
Click here for further information on Green's restaurant and Runner bar.
The Sanctuary Spa on the fringe of the City of London, in Covent Garden, has joined forces with Square Mile to bring you a fantastic offer as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
During the week of 9 to 15 July, enjoy a British Summer Spa Day package at a fraction of the usual cost.
From only £99 (excluding Saturday and £109 for Sunday) escape the hustle and bustle of the Square Mile by retreating to one of Britain's most iconic spas.
Your British Summer Spa Day includes:
Alternatively, upgrade to a 55 minute treatment for only £31.
To book call 0845 521 4567 making sure that you quote "Square Mile Summer Festival"
Please note that the Sanctuary Spa is exclusively for women.
For more information on the Sanctuary spa click here.
On Monday 9 July Golden Lane Health & Fitness will be hosting an Aquathlon as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
The Aquathlon will consist of a 500m swim and a 5k run, with the winner receiving a prize of a 6 month membership to Fusion Fitness.
Places must be pre-booked in advance.
For more information or to book a place please click here or call 02072501464.
The famous Sanctuary Spa in the heart of London has teamed up with Square Mile to offer readers an exclusive offer during the Square Mile Summer Festival week.
For the period 9 to 15 July, anyone quoting the "Square Mile Summer Festival" will receive 15% off all spa packages and 20% off all products.
The Sanctuary Spa is run exclusively for women, by women; and with a team of experts in therapy and customer service what better way to relax and refresh during a week of events?
Pick from a selection of Spa Days including the popular Spa Indulgence Day which includes full use of he spa or a day as well as a 25 minute treatment or why not treat your colleague with the Time or Two spa day comprising of full use of the spa for a day for two people, an 85 minute treatment each and a 2 course lunch each.
Don't forget you can get a tempting 15% off all products as well during this week to take the spa experience home with you.
To book please call 0845 521 4567 quoting the "Square Mile Summer Festival".
For more information of the Sanctuary Spa along with a fll list of packages and treatments please click here.
To celebrate the start of the Square Mile Summer Festival Cinnamon Kitchen in Devonshire are offering Square Mile readers an exclusive "Monday Special" discount of 25% off any wine priced over £100.
Cinnamon Kitchen and Anise is one of the top Indian restaurants in the City of London.
Please quote "Square Mile" when booking. You can email email@example.com or call 02032817621
For more info click here.
Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley Hotel, the 2 Michelin star restaurant located in the heart of stylish Knightsbridge is offering exclusive dining offers throughout the Square Mile Festival week and the entire month following.
Lunch Offer - Monday to Friday. Choose from the 3 course lunch menu, including a specially designed extra course, plus tea & coffee and a signed copy of the Marcus Wareing cookbook How to Cook the Perfect. The cost is £42pp (1 signed book per couple).
Lunch or Dinner Offer - Monday to Thursday . Choose from the 5 course a la carte menu, a specially designed extra course and handmade chocolates to take home included. The cost is £72pp.
Bookings are subject to availability and prices are subject to an optional 12.5% service charge. Please quote "Square Mile" when booking. To book please call 02072351200
The Gilbert Scott bar & brasserie at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel will be offering select dining offers during the Square Mile Summer Festival.
The St Pancras Express Menu - (3 courses) with a glass of English sparkling wine; Nyetimber 'Classic Cuvee' from West Sussex for £ 32.00pp. This offer is valid from Monday 9 to Friday 13 July from 12pm to 1pm, and 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July sees the restaurant offering a special 3 course roast menu with a glass of English sparkling wine; Nyetimber, 'Classic Cuvee' from West Sussex for just £36pp. This offer is valid on Saturday from 12pm to 3pm and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm.
There is also a special Festival offer of the 'Kitchen Table' for lunchtimes during the week 9 to 15 July. For £50pp you can enjoy a 5 course tasting menu. A minimum of 6 guests applies.
For reservations and further info please email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote "Square Mile Summer Festival" or please call 02072783888.
Tuesday 10 July will see the City's first dedicated yoga studio, Blue Cow Yoga hold an open day at their Moorgate site.
The day will see complimentary yoga classes for those quoting the Square Mile Summer Festival.
There will be a drinks reception with drinks provided by Firefly.
No need to RSVP for guestlist, just turn up on the day but if you would like to express interest click the "I'm attending" link below.
For more information please email email@example.com or call 020 7726 6166
Blue Cow Yoga, Basildon House, 7 Moorgate, London EC2R 6AF
THE GUESTLIST FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED
A C&B Al Fresco wine tasting dinner hosted on the Summer terrace at C&B CityPoint (near Moorgate) as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
On Tuesday 10 July join C&B for the ultimate food and wine experience as they pay homage to the most exciting sporting event in the world.
Enjoy a 4 course meal with wines selected to represent each of the Olympic rings. The terrace hosts the first of the C&B "Pop-Up" restaurants launching this year.
For further information and to book tickets please contact Victoria Robertson on 07810820471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The evening of Tuesday 10 July sees the private members club, Eight Club Bank, host an exclusive Casino night as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
Impress at the blackjack and roulette tables, playing with fun money to win prizes.
1st Prize will be a 1 year membership at Eight Club.
2nd Prize will be a dinner for 2 at the Quartier restaurant (based in Moorgate branch)
3rd Prize will be a sharing platter for 2 and 2 cocktails in Eight Club Bank lounge.
The Croupier Club will be hosting the evening.
You will receive a complimentary welcome cocktail on arrival.
There will be a food menu and drinks list for guests to order from throughout the evening.
The evening will run from 6pm to 10pm.
Cocktails will be served between 6pm and 7pm
7pm Casino start.
10pm Casino finish and winners announced.
Guests of Square Mile are welcome to stay post 10pm to enjoy the atmosphere of Eight Club.
Spaces are limited so please make sure that you RSVP below for your chance to be on the guestlist.
Tickets are £10 per person.
To book tickets please email email@example.com quoting "Square Mile Summer Festival" in the subject title or alternatively call 02076210808.
For details on the venue click here.
Free to attend
Today Golden Lane Health & Fitness are having an open house for all those quoting the Square Mile Summer Festival.
With free use of the swimming pool and gym facilities, live DJs will be performing throughout the day.
No need for guestlist but please remember to quote the "Square Mile Festival"
As a special offer to those taking part in the AQUATHLON, The Body Repair Room at Golden Lane is offering:
- a 30 min pre/post event Sports Massage for £20.00 instead of £30.00!
- a 10 min express leg/shoulder muscle rub for £10!
This is valid on MONDAY 9,TUES 10, and WED 11 JULY ONLY (1.00-8.00pm)
For information on Golden Lane Health & Fitness please click here.
Ladies! Turn up to Cinnamon Kitchen tonight with four of your friends and receive a free sharing platter as well as 20% off your final bill. If that's not a reason to have a night out with the girls, we're not sure what is.
Cinnamon Kitchen and Anise bar in Devonshire Square host a night of "Cocktails in the City" in association with the Square Mile Festival.
So bring the girl power to Anise bar, where you can drink and dance the night away!
Quote "Square Mile Summer Festival" when booking a table on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02032817621.
The Ivy Club, normally strictly shut to non-members, opens its doors to Square Mile for one night only. Enjoy art from Britain's leading contemporary artists including a 'live spray' by Fin DAC, which will be auctioned for charity.
Beautiful Crime & Eddie Lock will present 'The Lock Up' from 6pm until late.
Available to purchase on the night will be original works and limited edition prints from some of the most prolific contemporary and urban artists of our generation. These include: Goldie, Dan Baldwin, Stik, Chris Bracey, Pam Glew, David Whittaker, Fin DAC, K-Guy, Mau Mau, George Triggs and Ernesto Canovas, who will all be showcasing their latest works.
A 'live spray' by Fin DAC will also take place on the roof garden at the loft, with the finished canvas going in to auction on the night, with proceeds going to charity.
The 'Lock Up' exhibitions have claimed a cult following since their induction in 2009, with high profile guests such as Tracey Emin, Michael Fassbender, Gemma Arterton, Rupert Grint and Ian Brown amongst the clientele that attend these much talked about events.
Tickets are priced at £65.00 per person including cocktails, canapes and special guest DJ's.
Please email email@example.com to secure your tickets. Pre-payment required. Only 100 spaces available.
Free to attend
Tonight the Albemarle Gallery in Mayfair will be hosting a private drinks reception for guests of Square Mile to view works of celebrated artist Jamil Naqsh.
From 6:30pm to 8:30pm guests will enjoy drinks in the contemporary gallery space and enjoy a private viewing of the works of Jamil Naqsh.
Art critic and historian Edward Lucie Smith will also be giving a short talk on the subject of collecting and investing in contemporary art.
Jamil Naqsh: Homage to Picasso is an exhibition running 28 Jun to 21 July 2012.
The Albemarle Gallery is located in Mayfair and has a reputation for introducing contemporary painting and sculpture from international and UK based artists.
Please RSVP below for your chance to secure a place on the guestlist.
Head down to Leadenhall Market today as historical pub, The Lamb Tavern, is hosting a pop-up bar as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
With a pop-up bar created outside of the Pub enjoy a variety of promotional offers including a free Apertivo platter with every six Peroni beers purchased!
Meantime Brewery will be on hand to talk you through their beers.
No need to RSVP just turn up on the day.
For more information on the Lamb Tavern please visit here.
Square Mile invites its readers to Tranquility Pilates Centre open day.
The centre will be open on Thursday 12 July from 12.30pm to 2.30pm offering free taster classes, the chance to meet the instructors and book a free screening. Lunch platters and soft drinks will also be on offer.
No need for guestlist, you can simply turn up and quote the "Square Mile Festival"
For more information please contact Juliet Bailey or Nikki Chrysostomou at Tranquility Pilates Studio: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 12th July sees Sintillate join forces once again with Square Mile to bring you the biggest after work "Sin in the City" party.
Taking place at Kanaloa in the City, expect guest DJs, live music and drinks promotions.
"Sin in the City" host the City's best after work parties.
Free entrance to those quoting the Square Mile Summer Festival.
Apply for guestlist through the Sintillate website or simply turn up on the evening.
Click here for info on Kanaloa
Join Green's restaurant in its Runner Bar on Thursday 12 July for an evening masterclass involving the ever popular No.3 Gin. With Juniper at its heart, and over 3 centuries of experience and expertise, No.3 embodies the traditional character of a London Dry Gin.
The masterclass will include the following per person:
The masterclass will be held in the mezzanine area of the Runner Bar.
The price is £20pp and with only 20 places available it is best to book as soon as possible.
Booking must be made in advance by RSVPing or contacting Greens and payment will be made upon arrival.
Time: 6:30pm to 8pm.
You can book by calling 02072206300 or email email@example.com and remember to quote the "Square Mile Summer Festival"
Square Mile invites readers to Leadenhall Bastille Day French Market as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival
To celebrate Bastille Day Leadenhall Market will be holding a French Food Festival on Friday 13 July. The day will consist of a French Market wih Food and Wine tasting and live music.
Free entry for everyone to attend.
For further information contact Nicola Beausire: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE GUESTLIST FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND CLOSED.
Gaucho City, housed in what were once the gold holding vaults of the Bank of England, are offering an exclusive late lunch tasting masterclass on Friday 13 July as part of the Square Mile Summer Festival.
From 1.30pm to 3pm, 30 guests are invited to partake in a beef tasting and mini wine masterclass.
With beef boards and beef cooked and offered for tasting, chefs will be on hand to discuss the different meat cuts.
A mini wine masterclass and tasting will accompany the meat with specially selected wines.
The bar will be opened for guests who wish to stay throughout the afternoon.
The perfect way to line your stomachs before the Square Mile Summer Party that evening!
Spaces are limited so please do RSVP as soon as possible for your chance to be on the guestlist. For information on Gaucho please click here
GUESTLIST FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED
The infamous Square Mile Summer Party which saw 4,000 of you through the doors last year, is back for a fourth year on Friday 13 July.
From 6pm until late
This year sees the party take place at McQueen in Shoreditch.
Square Mile will be taking over the entire venue, comprising of a lounge bar, restaurant and basement club to bring you a night of debaucherous partying.
There will be a chill out room for those of you with weary feet from all the dancing (or weary arms from all the drinking) sponsored by Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Expect two free drinks per person throughout the evening, exciting live entertainment throughout the night and resident DJs.
With an exclusive guestlist available for 500 Square Mile readers, make sure you RSVP below as soon as possible for a place on the guestlist.
After the final Square Mile Summer Party on Friday what better way to recover than a slap-up brunch in one of London's top restaurants?
Brunch at Le Caprice has been a London institution for over 30-years and is the perfect wind-down to the Square Mile Summer Festival.
On Saturday 14 July between 11:30am to 4pm, Le Caprice will be launching new summer brunch menus, toast-worthy cocktails and a quirky new resident pianist to while away the afternoon.
Complimentary Bloody Marys will be served on arrival.
Bookings must be made in advance Please call 020 7629 2239 and quote ‘Square Mile Festival’.
Tickets: Complimentary: The Socialite City Bonus Cocktail Party Guestlist
Any other queries? email@example.com
Socialite London is a members club bringing exclusive invitations and guestlists to your desktop.
In celebration of The Square Mile Summer Festival, this Saturday 14th July from 9pm Square Mile magazine readers are invited to enjoy complimentary tickets to the exclusive Socialite London City Bonus Cocktail Party to be hosted at the white hot members club with a twist Rose
As befits the latest opening by club impresarios Nick House and Piers Adam the guestlist is a glittering A-list affair where Will-I-Am drops in to DJ when in town.
You will be greeted upon arrival in the ultra glamorous speak easy club lounge with a complimentary Absolut cocktail reception and canapes served 9pm until 10pm.
Further drinks will be available to purchase from the bar and you are invited to party until late with the beautiful people of the Rose night.
23 Orchard Street,
London, W1H 6HL
Dress code: Glamorous
Numbers are limited and admission is strictly guestlist.
Sunday 15 July sees J.Sheekey Oyster Bar present a Sheekey Speakeasy with Isy Suttie performing two shows at 2pm and 7pm.
Isy is a long-time musical comedian whose leftfield songs, stand-up and characters have enchanted audiences. Also an actor and writer, she is know to some as Dobby from Peep Show (Channel 4). Twice nominated for a British Comedy Award, she has completed three solo sell-out runs at Edinburgh Festival and toured as far as Australia.
Tickets are £35 and include a set meal of Sheekey Oyster Bar favourites and Ketel One cocktail on arrival.
Tickets are limited and need to be booked in advance.
To book, call 020 7240 2565 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)