August is a tantalising time for sportsmen as they warm up for the season ahead and as grouse open on 12th there is a migration north.

In order to whet your appetite, the Halcyon Gallery is holding a ‘Glorious 10th’ party all day in its London gallery, with events starting at 10am.

Holland and Holland will be holding a fashion show and gun engraving demonstration between talks, tours and delicious, themed, food and drink including a Famous Grouse whisky tasting.

The full programme is as follows

All Day. . . . . . . . . . . . .View Stratstone of Mayfair Land Rover’s latest Range Rover vehicle. Further country models with sporting options located at the showroom at 18 Berkeley Street**
All Day. . . . . . . . . . . . .Win a luxury stay for two people plus a shooting lesson at the famous Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire
10.00am. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Brunch by Morton’s Club
10.30am. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Guided Tour of Sporting Life
11.45am . . . . . . . . . . Gallery walk-through: ‘Wildlife Sculpture’ by artist Simon Gudgeon
12.15pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Book Signing by Simon Gudgeon
12.30pm. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Special Game-Themed Luncheon at Michelin-starred restaurant,The Greenhouse, Mayfair (booking required)*
1.15pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Game Buffet Lunch
1.45pm . .. . Talk: ‘Birds of Prey’ by artist Andrew Ellis
2.15pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Book Signing by Andrew Ellis
3.00pm . .. . Holland & Holland Country Fashion Show
4.30pm . .. . Holland & Holland Gun Engraving Demonstration
6.00pm . .. . Ginger Grouse Cocktails by The Famous Grouse
6.15pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Talk: ‘Random Shots, Game Shooting Across the Centuries’ by Jeffrey Olstead, Editor, Shooting & Conservation Magazine
6.30pm . .. . Holland & Holland Gun Engraving Demonstration
6.45pm . .. . Talk: ‘Animals in Art’ by artists Simon Gudgeon and Andrew Ellis
7.00pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . Holland & Holland Country Fashion Show
7.00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Champagne and Canapés
7.15pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Guided Tour of Sporting Life
7.30pm . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . The Famous Grouse Whisky Tasting
8.00pm. . . . . . . . . . . . Special Game-Themed Dinner at Michelin-starred restaurant, The Greenhouse, Mayfair (booking required)*
8.30pm onwards. . . .Enjoy a complimentary nightcap at Morton’s Club, Berkeley Square – bar open until 3.00am (invitation to be collected at Halcyon Gallery)
*To celebrate our Glorious 10th Summer Party, Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant, The Greenhouse, has created a special game-themed, seven course tasting menu featuring venison, pigeon, wild rabbit and hare. The menu will be available for lunch and dinner. Menu dependent on market availability. £85 per person. To book please call 020 7499 3331.
**Stratstone of Mayfair Showroom open to guests until 6pm