MODERNGROUND

The interior styling/curating service, specialising in C20th and contemporary furniture, objects, art and textiles, that give homes a sense of timeless quality, beauty and wonder.

Soirées

Brixton soiree with food, music and new connections in a secret stylish location

Rachael Barraclough hosts soirees in her Brixton home once a month. These evenings are an eclectic mix of all ages and interests and include key figures from across the arts, politics and business world.There is a sense of wonder and informality about these evenings. For Rachael, the key thing is for people to meet and connect and try to help each other and many collaborations and friendships have come about thanks to meetings made at her soirees.

Next date Tuesday November 26th

Blues/jazz jamming with Rudy Mellen, Harrison Cole and Ben Commeau with some surprise additions including Brixton’s master drummer, Adjina Polo.

The tickets cost £40 or £25 for those less well off. Ticket price includes the usual abundance of food to feast upon and everyone is asked to bring a bottle of wine or whatever they would like to drink. For those interested please email Rachael@modernground.co.uk

‘Dear R, what a super treat to turn up to your lovely house, surprisingly concealed beauty and art and comfort and a like a prohibition speak-easy, behind a Chinese laundry, yours a beautifully design lap of luxury and beauty behind a cheery squatter grille. And the lovely guitarist singing like a young Bob Dylan meets the Sugar Man and how nice to meet the man who bought the satsumas and the second son of the owner of Dobwalls Light Railway and your own fabulous company – ohh and the scrummy food and super cheeses and delicious quince jelly. Everyone and everything a coconut as they say on the funfair. And did love the super pianist giving us the lightest of touch entertainment to the end, so nice to be part of your show. Xxxxe’

Emma Hope, shoe designer, March 2018

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In this photo is an economics student, a gardener, an artist, a start up marketing director, an entrepreneur, an aspiring scriptwrite and an opera singer. They came knowing few if any people, and left knowing many!

In this photo is an economics student, a gardener, an artist, a start up marketing director, an entrepreneur, an aspiring scriptwrite and an opera singer. They came knowing few if any people, and left knowing many!

 
Jamming at the Modernground soiree

Jamming at the Modernground soiree

Abundance of food Rachael buys from markets and her on trips to Italy.

Abundance of food Rachael buys from markets and her on trips to Italy.

The famous jazz trumpeteer Dominick Farinacci of the Catskill Jazz Factory

The famous jazz trumpeteer Dominick Farinacci of the Catskill Jazz Factory

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