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Thursday 10 November 2022.
Thursday 10 November 2022....I went to three events tonight...
6pm to 7.30pm
ADAM DOBBY - private view - D Contemporary Gallery , 23 Grafton Street , Mayfair, London W1.
Photographer ADAM DOBBY is showcasing his "Created In Conflict" war photos.
Adam gives a speech , along with Channel 4 tv news reporter Lindsay Hilton.
Complimentary wines, beers and several different hot & cold canapes for all the guests.
7.35pm to 9pm
HOFA GALLERY - 10th anniversary party - 11 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1.
HOFA Gallery celebrates its tenth anniversary on 11 November 2022 by
launching HOFA DAO - London's first-ever decentralized,
blockchain-powered community of contemporary art collectors, aiming to
make global art investment more accessible.
To mark the occasion HOFA will also launch HOFAVERSE, a new
interactive multi-user Metaverse experience at their Mayfair flagship gallery space.
Complimentary Charles de Fere champers and wines for all the guests.
9.30pm to 11pm
The Royal Exchange Pub , Sale Place, Paddington, London W2.
The Clash bass playing legend PAUL SIMONON is playing his regular Thursday DJ stint.
We have three legendary bass players in attendance tonight.
I get a nice photo of myself with the three of them, which will be up on my Facebook page Friday.
Wednesday 09 November 2022....6.15pm to 10.15pm...
OLD SESSIONS HOUSE - showcase - 23 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1.
This magnificent eighteenth-century former courthouse is easily one of Clerkenwell’s most remarkable landmarks. The stone exterior is grand and the building retains a lot of its original structure, adding to its aesthetic raw character.
The Grade II listed Old Sessions House has multiple floors, grandiose mezzanine areas, a restored eighteenth-century glass atrium, as well as a resplendent dome roof.
The venue has been bought and refurbished by a couple of Swedish brothers.
There was a Maserati party here last week.
The brothers are showcasing it as a private members club for the many office workers nearby.
A smartly dressed crowd here tonight.
They have many different spaces here, including a couple of very nice bars.
Lots of comfy seats dotted around the venue, so we found a couple by one of the bars ,
and the barman (from Bulgaria) kept us nicely topped up with champers.
A DJ is playing in one of the rooms.
There were a couple of other events nearby but we stayed here as nice and cosy.
Complimentary Pommery champers and Budweiser beers throughout the evening.