Hampton Court Palace Festival 2016It is less than a month until Hampton Court opens it's 2016 summer festival.
Artists gracing the stage during the festival include Sir Tom Jones, Anastacia, George Benson, Art Garfunkel and Jools Holland. It may not be too late to get a ticket - go to www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com.
Enjoy some sunshine and a picnic before the show - a "Hamper in Hampton"?
Here is some Picnic Shop recommended picnic gear:
We love the The Totterton Food Hamper. This fantastic food and wine hamper has been hand woven to the highest standard in traditional English willow, with leather handles and strap fastenings adding a touch of class. Contained inside are bottles of red and white wine, delicious fruit cake, chocolates, butter sultana biscuits, smoked salmon pate, rhubarb & ginger preserve, cheese straws, sea salt & black pepper flatbreads, oat pudding, mixed nuts, shortbread biscuits, sundried tomato & balsamic chutney, breakfast coffee and a blueberry & blackcurrant preserve. This hamper offers great value and would make a perfect gift for a loved one on a wedding day, anniversary or birthday. Enjoy your picnic in the great outdoors in style!
This fantastic Beer and Snacks Picnic Hamper comes in a quality woven wicker and has been packed with treats. Included within the hamper are delicious toffees, mixed nuts, highland oat cakes, double Gloucester cheese, white chocolate pastilles, plain milk chocolate pastilles, a giant chocolate chip cookie, an oat cookie, two Budweiser beers and one Peroni premium Italian beer. This is the perfect Father's Day present or it would make a great picnic accompaniment for afternoons in the countryside, at the beach or even just in the back garden on a sunny day.
This stylish cool basket from Coolmovers comes in a beautiful polka style. A key feature of this cool basket is that it is fully collapsible, meaning it is ideal for spontaneous outings and won't dominate your storage at home when not in use. The coolbag also has a reflective silver lining giving it that extra insulation needed to keep temperatures maintained for longer. It has a capacity of 25 litres and is guarunteed for 12 months. For best results, use with Thermos Freeze Boards
This classic willow basket - the The Uppercrust 20" Willow Picnic Basket - is ideal for a picnic or suitable for creating your own unique gift hamper; perhaps for a loved one over the harvest season or for Christmas. Or alterantively, this hamper would make the perfect hold-all for a raffle prize, with lots of space to stuff it full of goodies and treats. The hamper is made from full buff willow and comes completely empty, giving you room for as much food or crockery as you would like. The willow basket has a two strap leather fastening with leather handle and hinges. For your basic, no frills, classic style picnic basket; look no further than this beauty from The Uppercrust.
A luxury basket perfect for a family of four. This superbly styled basket, manufactured in high quality willow from sustainable sources is adorned with navy blue fabrics and coordinating leather straps. It is both robust and lightweight. This basket is equipped for four, and contains everything needed for a perfect family picnic in the park. The Greenfield Collection Carlton is the perfect basket for the family picnic and would make a fantastic Mother's or Father's Day gift.
the Beru AG Portable Camping Chair is a camping essential. This 'executive' style camping chair, provides great value for money, comfort and durability. The steel frame and polyester fabric seat are lightweight and fold with ease into the the carry bag.
This luxury red picnic rug is a traditional piece of picnic equipment with a modern twist. The tartan pattern indicates quintessentially British picnicking while the padded plastic backing provides extra comfort and acts as a waterproof layer. The rug's modern design also incorporates a carry handle and secure fastening, meaning the blanket can be folded, carried and stored with the minimum of fuss.
These super-stylish Le Creuset Wine Coolers fits all standard 75cl bottles. Wine, champagne or prosecco… it doesn’t matter It’s large area leads to rapid cooling, with a neat tapered top that maximises bottle contact. Elastic sides provide a snug fit too, so there are no accidents. There’s even a 5-year guarantee for peace of mind. We think this is a great addition to adult picnic baskets and Le Creuset deliver the style and quality you would expect.
These tumbers are sure to brighten up your picnic - even if the weather isn’t at its best! The multicoloured set of 4 virtually unbreakable melamine tumblers are general and outdoor dining, as well as picnics. The tumblers are dishwasher safe and measure 9cm high and 9cm diameter, with a capacity of 225ml. They’re a great price too!
This fantastic 24 piece Highlander Picnic Set in Carry Bag is made from durable plastic and ideal for outdoor use. Take along on your camping holidays or picnics in the countryside and all you'll need to do is make sure you remember the food! Content: 4x mugs, 4x knife/fork/spoon, 4x small plate, 4x large plate
Great for big picnics, group days out and overnight camping trips - this navy Thermos Radiance 24 Can Cooler provides great insulation via multi-layered IsoTec insulation (100% PVC free). It keeps all your cans colder for longer and is leak proof, incase of any accidents during transport. When you’re done, the interior is easy to wipe clean and the whole thing folds down to store away - no fuss. Because the can cooler is made by Thermos, you know you can trust the quality - keep chilled all year round. Also includes carry strap and handy front zip pocket. For best results, use with Thermos Freeze Boards