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Orvis’ Dog Festival

Laura Bott reports on Orvis hosting a dog friendly event at their Lower Regent Street store in London   On 14th September, the Orvis flagship store...

Video of the Week – Wedding Dogs

Sir Benjamin Slade films a promotional video for his wedding venue; it features a terrier driving his Bentley   Maunsel House is a wedding venue in...

Gone fishin’

The ultimate fisherman’s toy is headed to auction   Fisherman’s widows everywhere look away: The ultimate vehicle for pescophiles is headed to auction at RM Sotheby’s...

Company Sport

Company owning 21,000 Scottish sporting estate placed for sale for £25 million; the process of sale supposedly will also minimise taxation liability   Featuring 21,768 acres...

Shoot and Stay

Kelly Double suggests where to learn to shoot and where to stay within easy reach of London   There’s seldom a diversion from city life as...

Fishing in Devon

New contributor Kelly Double extols the virtues of fly fishing and Devon and introduces free fly casting lessons in London   North Devon and Exmoor is...

Racing on

Dorset racing stables and stud for sale   Horse racing fans with £4.75 million ($6.26 million or €5.64 million) to spare could do worse than buy...

Pandemonium of Park Parakeets

Rose-winged parakeets are prospering in Kensington Gardens and bringing joy to visitors   Bringing a note of joy to our otherwise troubled world, a pandemonium of...

The art of adventure

London’s art fairs and auction houses celebrate the spirit of adventure in general and Oates, Scott and Shackleton in particular   Uniting Masterpiece and The Art...

Tips for The Derby and The Oaks 2016

The Tout’s tips for The Derby and The Oaks   The Tout is feeling bullish after our success in The Guineas with Gallileo Gold and moves...

Gone fishing

Week of prime fishing on the River Tay for sale for £145,000   A “prime week of timeshare salmon and sea trout fishing on one of...

The Guineas 2016

The Tout’s tips for the 1000 and 2000 Guineas   The first of the five classic races of the flat season are on this weekend at...

Take me to the TARDIS

Land Rover Defender with a difference offered for sale – you won’t believe what is inside   Advertised complete with an image of a television screen...

A Grace Estate

Site of polo club owned by the late Peter Grace OBE for sale for £12 million   Peter Grace OBE (1938 – 2013) was once described...

The Masters 2016

The Tout’s tips for The Masters 2016   The famous Eisenhower tree may have been lost to an ice storm but Spring is here and the...

Prince Naseem’s Subaru from Hell

Rare 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi once owned by boxer Prince Naseem Hamed goes to auction   Described as “The Subaru from Hell” by Car &...

A red Riva

Rare Ferrari Riva boat to be auctioned in Monaco   The result of the collaboration of two great Italian brands, Ferrari and Riva, a 1990 Riva...

The dream of Sprinter Sacre

The Tout’s first tip at the Cheltenham Festival – Sprinter Sacre – romps home in spite of all the hurdles he faced   On Wednesday, our...

Touting Cheltenham

The Tout’s tips for the Cheltenham Festival 2016   Finally, as we drag ourselves out of a very damp and miserable English winter bedraggled by storms...

Give it some welly

Hunter wellington boots created for the Boat Races go on sale for £100 per pair   Bizarrely wellington boots are more likely to be spotted on...

The 70mph shed

Garden shed capable of speeds of in excess of 70mph takes to the roads   With the help of a letter from David Cameron to the...

Fishing in Green Park

New columnist Laura Bott takes a group fishing in Green Park, London with Orvis   On Wednesday 27th January, Orvis hosted an afternoon where they taught...

Picture of the Week: A starling whale

Image of a murmuration of starlings flying in the form of a whale   First shared by The Telegraph, our Picture of the Week is of...

Which shooting tribe do you belong to?

George Appleton identifies three breeds within the shooting classes and urges readers to see which they belong to   You live: A) In a damp castle in...

Picture of the Week: Snapped by a squirrel

Photograph of a great tit posing for a camera manned by a red squirrel shows the sporting spirit and resilience of both   Taken by Vadim...

Gareth’s gold

Gold ceramic rugby boots made to mark Sir Gareth Edwards’ 60th birthday for sale   Sir Gareth Edwards CBE was declared the “Greatest Player of All...

Wally of the Week: Oscar Pistorius

Despite remaining under house arrest, disgraced athlete turned killer Oscar Pistorius has plainly not learnt any humblesse   A picture paints a thousand words and an...

Celebrating Orvis

Orvis marked thirty years on the British high street with a party at their flagship London store   On the 15th October, America’s oldest mail-order outfitter...

Rogues on the Road

Cricket legends Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter take to the stage in Covent Garden for one night only   Taking the form of what Henry Blofeld...

The Tout on The Breeders’ Cup 2015

This year’s Breeders’ Cup looks set to excite suggests The Tout whilst he concludes that Tuesday’s memorial service for Sir Peter O’Sullvevan was a...

Touting The Arc

The Tout’s tips for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe   A glorious autumn season is upon us and having been blessed with a week...

Unfair Game

CLA cancels the much loved Game Fair   The Game Fair, for many marked a social highlight amongst the country set but today, in announcing its...

Sam Stanley: What’s on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks rugby player and England Sevens star Sam Stanley: What’s on your mantelpiece?   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your...

Victoria Haigh: What’s on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks former jockey turned racehorse trainer Victoria Haigh: What’s on your mantelpiece?   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding...

Life is cheap

It is a disgrace that Oscar Pistorius is to be released after serving just 10 months for slaying Reeva Steenkamp   News that Oscar Pistorius is...

Picture of the Week: Ratting a seagull

An image that captures the nightmare birds that are causing mayhem across Britain   Shared by The Telegraph, our Picture of the Week shows a seagull...

Wally of the Week: James McClean

Footballer James McClean is happy to be paid and pay taxes on his vast income in England yet turns his back when the English...

Repeating May

Brian May’s statements on fox hunting are as boringly irrelevant as Paul McCartney’s   Brian May is as entitled to his views as the next man, but...

Meddling McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney has no place sticking his oar into the debate over the reintroduction of fox hunting   When Sir Paul McCartney made Nancy Shevell his...

Marking the first International Yoga Day in London

Author Sarah Tucker reports on the United Nations marking the first International Yoga Day on Sunday   On Sunday, yoga enthusiasts will flock to London’s Alexandra...

Video of the Week: Style Like Nowhere Else

A video interview with Martin Ellis Jones of Hetherington Hats reveals some fascinating details about the world of top hats   Vintage ‘toppers’ are a staple...

Beavering at Ascot

A £25,000 top hat suitable for a gent who wants to stand out at Royal Ascot   Royal Ascot is upon us and just as 51,000...

Tips for Royal Ascot 2015

The Tout’s tips for Royal Ascot 2015   Finally, the very best week of the year is upon us and the only depressing part is that...

Royal Ascot in London

Belgravia restaurant Motcombs to host special Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day lunch   On Thursday 18th June, Motcombs is hosting a special lunch in honour of Ladies’...

Touting The Derby

The Tout’s tips for The Investec Derby on Epsom Downs   The best test of speed and stamina that exists for the modern thoroughbred takes place...

Wallies of the Week: Racist orgy Leicester City players Tom Hopper, James Pearson and Adam Smith

Racism has no place in football just as it has no place in any workplace anywhere   On Sunday, The Sunday Mirror published a feature on...

A trainer on Treve

Trainer Victoria Haigh reports on recent events in French racing and on the prospects for Treve   On Friday, after a successful morning on the pistes...

Laffitte and Longchamp

New contributor trainer Victoria Haigh reports from Longchamp   I am going to be writing for The Steeple Times on French racing and begin by reporting...

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