A little bit of luxury Our partner programme offered the better halves of some of our exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to get out on the town and enjoy an all-inclusive, VIP experience in England’s iconic capital. A guided tour of foodie haven, Borough Market – including an exclusive cookery workshop experience – was followed by a short walk to The Shard for champagne and lunch on-high in the Shangri-La Hotel. Facilities were on hand all day at the Grosvenor House for those partners who decided to take in both the LPS15 trade show and the pampering! Epicurean Tour of Borough Market Celia Brooks Market ShotSpend the morning on an Epicurean Tour of Borough Market. This is a unique opportunity to join local foodie Celia Brooks for an insider’s view of London’s vibrant culinary hotspots. The three-hour tour is special designed for the “Better Half Programme”, bursting at the seams with exclusive food and wine tasting and encounters with passionate foodies and producers. The tour is a chance to discover new tastes, rediscover old ones, and to acquire knowledge about food, wine and an insight into a very special London neighbourhood. Join Celia to discover the secrets and delights of London’s oldest and most renowned food market. Explore the huge range of exceptional artisanal British and international produce available and learn all the fascinating facts about the market’s rich history. As a passionate cook and food writer, Celia Brooks is committed to inspiring others in the kitchen, through her writing, demonstrations, TV appearances and food tours. She is also the only officially licensed Borough Market tour guide. “Everything I do is about inspiring people to appreciate good food.” – Celia Brooks Borough Market Tour includes: * Meet & Greet // Historical Overview – over coffee and pastries * Food Tastings Tour – includes three wine tastings * Market-Foraging Session and Experience Sharing in the New Market Kitchen GONG cocktail bar - Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, LondonChampagne at the Shard! The next stop for the “Better Halves” is GŎNG Bar on the 52nd Floor of the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard! Admire the London skyline with champagne and canapés from the highest bar in the city! Relax and take in the 360-degree backdrop of unparalleled views before heading back to the LPS15 base at Grosvenor House to prepare for the evening ahead.   Register online now to secure your place on the Partner Programme for just £295+VAT per person. Space is limited and it is advisable to book in advance. Please advise any dietary restrictions prior to the tour. All registrations must be affiliated to a London Produce Show attendee.