The Agenda Festival was packed with hand-picked companies from pertinent fields of expertise. These ranged from travel, lifestyle and cultural opportunities to wealth, legal management and healthcare, to name but a few.
Our curated exhibitors were on hand to discuss essential subjects such as wealth management, inheritance, healthcare, nutrition and fitness.
For 30 years, cazenove+loyd has designed tailor-made itineraries, small group trips, and special celebrations, providing exclusive access to inspiring people and places, including private properties in its ‘Unlocked’ portfolio. Offering personalised trips across six regions, cazenove+loyd specialises in immersive travel that showcases authentic local culture and communities, from popular destinations like Brazil, India, and Kenya to hidden gems like Oman’s Dhofar Province, Turks + Caicos, and the Pacific Islands.
The company’s mission is to put people at the heart of travel, enhancing lives through finest curated experiences. cazenove+loyd believes that exploring the planet is a privilege and ensures every trip is always extraordinary.
Evelyn Partners is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created following the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson in 2020. As at 31 December 2022 the group had £53.0 billion of assets under management. It ranks as the second largest UK wealth manager measured by EBITDA and is the fifth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2022).
Evelyn Partners has a network of offices across 26 towns and cities in the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.
Evelyn Partners’ purpose is to ‘place the power of good advice into more hands’, and it is uniquely well-placed to support clients with both their personal financial affairs and their business interests. Evelyn Partners’ personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management and advice, personal tax advice and, through Bestinvest, an award-winning online investment and coaching service for self-directed investors. For businesses, its wide range of services includes assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensic advice, fund administration, fund governance, recovery and restructuring and transaction services.
Specialising in sourcing and restoring second-hand pianos, as well as providing brand new pianos from the world’s finest piano makers and all aspects of piano care and maintenance, Coach House Pianos is trusted by educational institutions, professional musicians, and piano enthusiasts all over the world.
Coach House Pianos is also pleased to serve interior designers, supplying the finest interior pieces for any décor, providing customisation services and bespoke instruments from the most premium brands, as well as housing a collection of historic and famous pianos.
By simplifying the financial challenges that investors face, JM Finn aims to protect and nurture wealth across generations. Wealth challenges come in many different shapes and sizes and often when one least expects it. By putting an investment manager as the main point of contact, we look to develop long term relationships with clients of all ages to guide them through the complex world of investing, so that their wealth can last generations.
‘Our personalised services have helped us grow the number of clients we help. Today, this represents over £10 billion of assets on behalf of close to 20,000 investors across our five offices in London, Bristol, Bury St Edmunds, Cardiff, Leeds and Winchester.’
SPF Private Clients was established in 1997 to provide bespoke mortgage advice. Whilst mortgages remain at the core of our business, we have evolved over the years to become far more than just a mortgage broker.
‘The past 26 years have seen us grow and significantly diversify our offering, adding wealth management, commercial finance, both private client and commercial insurance as well as later life funding solutions. In short, we have become a holistic financial services provider and have built a reputation for providing best advice across a wide range of disciplines.’
The Good Care Group is a professional provider of high-quality home care that enables people to live in their own homes for as long as possible. Services include 24-hour live-in care, visiting home care and a respite service. There is a rigorous recruitment process for carers, and those who are selected receive training endorsed by Age UK and on-going professional development to ensure the very highest standards of care.
‘We are leading the way in supporting those with specialist medical conditions, including dementia, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease, improving overall well-being and quality of life.’
Loveday is committed to providing the very best-in-class residential care, care at home, respite and day club, as well as dementia care, in environments akin to a London private members club. Loveday employs innovative partnerships with academics and research institutions to advance and inspire the care industry, going Above & Beyond to make a difference to people’s lives.
‘Our award-winning team are devoted to enhancing the lives of our Members by blending tailored, compassionate care with world-class hospitality, experiences and services. We are the first private members club for those with care needs.’
Audley have been developing award-winning luxury retirement villages for people aged 55 and above for over 20 years and have created thriving communities across the UK. With a portfolio of twenty villages, Audley pride themselves in transforming neglected heritage, buildings, and grounds, as well as new-build sites, into stunning developments with beautiful properties in and around a magnificent centrepiece building.
The villages offer a range of cottages and apartments and property owners automatically become members of the Audley Club, a wellbeing and relaxation centre with facilities including an indoor pool, library, private gym and restaurant & bar. In addition, extra care & support is on hand at all villages should it ever be needed.
The Oldies‘ aim was to create a free-thinking, funny magazine, a light-hearted alternative to a press obsessed with youth and celebrity. The Oldie is ageless and timeless, free of retirement advice, crammed with rejuvenating wit, intelligence and delight.
Hear from Editor & Author, Harry Mount and his friends at The Agenda Theatre.
Bonas MacFarlane is a leading provider of tutors, who include postgraduate students, Oxbridge academics, published novelists, professional artists, well known musicians and actors, economists, barristers and senior teachers.
Given the narrow but specialist nature of A Levels; and considering that the senior generation was the last to receive a classical education, lifelong learners approach us to fill in some gaps – perhaps with a crash course in psychology, or some culture and language of a country they are to visit. Others simply wish to find out from a young, involved scholar what’s going on in their degree subject. And others revive musical skills. Many find the cognitive challenge of lifelong learning, one to one or with friends (online or with the tutor coming to the home) to be enriching for its own sake.
For grandparents wanting to involve themselves, we explain the basics of their grandchild’s curriculum and provide tutoring materials and content.
A Bit of TLC brings people together for theatre, concert and opera outings, interesting, topical talks and longer excursions in the UK and abroad – all curated and hosted with imagination, efficiency, value… and a bit of TLC.
‘We are Maria and Julian Sturdy-Morton, a husband and wife team, and we started this venture in 2010. Like many people of our age, we came together later in life and are eager to catch up.’
Discreet, curated introductions for discerning people. The Casting offers a personal, completely tailored casting service: for discerning, interesting people looking for romance, companionship and more.
‘Perhaps you have been too busy with your career to foster the perfect relationship? Or maybe you have been widowed, or divorced and now feel there is a gap in your life that a new relationship could fill? Or maybe you thought it would simply happen organically… but it hasn’t.’
Founded in 1968, Saunderson House is a wealth management firm, providing a comprehensive financial planning and investment management service to high-net worth individuals, charities and trusts.
Saunderson House Limited are a wholly owned subsidiary of Rathbones Group Plc.
KYN is a brand-new care home group offering an elevated approach to care: individualised journeys built around the needs and interests of our residents in beautiful surroundings with life-enriching practices and outstanding hospitality. The first home, KYN BICKLEY, opened in February 2023 with the second home KYN HURLINGHAM due to open its doors in early 2024.
Neighbouring the prestigious Hurlingham Club along the eastern side of Hurlingham Park, KYN HURLINGHAM is a Grade II listed building, sympathetically restored to its former glory as a landmark building within the local area.
Riverstone is a new concept in retirement living for the over 65s, designed towards living a full, active and independent life – and embracing all that the capital has to offer. With two prime locations, both offering apartments for sale with access to extraordinary amenities and experiences, take your pick between historic, vibrant Kensington or leafy, riverside Fulham.
‘Catch up over a coffee at the Espresso Bar, challenge new neighbours to a game of bridge in the Club Room, have a dip in the pool, watch a film in the private cinema… the choice is yours. Maria G’s, our restaurant and bar, is also open to the wider neighbourhood, so anyone can pop in.’
Granny Gets a Grip is an online shop for those of any age who need a level of physical support in and around the house.
‘At Granny Gets a Grip we believe that aids for physical independence should complement individuality and taste, without compromising on quality, safety and performance. With this in mind we have sourced and tested a range of well designed, practical and stylish products. We saw the need for a one-stop marketplace for the best products available – those designed to keep life comfortable and active.’
Kirker Holidays creates carefully-crafted short breaks and tailor-made holidays for discerning travellers, including individually selected four and five star hotels, private transfers, flights from your local airport and a range of complimentary extras – from museum passes and gallery tickets, to Kirker’s exclusive Guide Notes to restaurants and sightseeing.
The Kirker Concierge is at your disposal to book expert local guides, tickets for opera, ballet and concerts or a table reservation at a recommended restaurant.
Memrise was founded by Ed Cooke, Ben Whately and Greg Detre, three friends who met while studying neuroscience and psychology at Oxford. They were united by a fascination with the way humans learn and a determination to use technology to help people learn more effectively.
Memrise is a platform that leverages memory techniques, deep understanding of neuroscience and novel approaches to second language acquisition to make learning a language dramatically easier and faster.
Draycott delivers the ultimate in-patient care with the most qualified nurses and carers. Their team of registered nurses and carers receive exceptional training and support, which allows them to maintain the high standards of nursing and care that have been their hallmark for over 20 years.
Draycott are passionate about the quality of life, dignity of our clients and the benefits of caring for individuals at home. Every service they offer, from the simplest to the most complex, is done with compassion, empathy, and dignity.
Since its opening in September 2021, Auriens has established itself as a game-changer in luxury later living, uniting a community of like-minded over 70s in the heart of London’s King’s Road and creating a hub of culture and activity for a demographic that is often overlooked.
A truly pioneering approach, Auriens is a convivial space that blends the style and sophistication of a luxury 5-star hotel and the ambience and exclusivity of a private member’s club with the added benefit of a world class health and wellness offering.
Facilities include a beautiful restaurant, wine cellar, high spec gym, spa, swimming pool, speakeasy bar, cinema and hairdresser.
‘We exist to give you the confidence to create the future you want. We do this through face-to-face financial advice, delivered exclusively by qualified, expert advisers who make up our Partnership.
Your experience with us will be personal to you. We strive to make your wealth the asset it was always meant to be – something that allows you to create a future – and a world – you believe in.’
The Chelsea Magazine Company is Agenda Festival’s official media partner and is an award-winning boutique publisher based on the Kings Road in the heart of Chelsea.
They produce compelling content for 17 special interest brands, which are published in print and on multiple online platforms. Every month over 1 million readers enjoy our print magazines and we reach a further 1.5 million online users via our websites, email marketing, social channels and mobile apps.
Hamilton George was born out of a need for a service that is entirely focused on the individual; is fully family-orientated and makes the relationship with care a positive one.
In 2011, Welsh Guard Fred Lloyd George met Irish Guard Alex Hamilton on a training course. Having had relatively mirrored careers in health and care since leaving the army, Fred and Alex became sounding boards for friends and family exasperated by a struggling system further hampered by Covid-19 and unable to find good, consistent care for their loved ones.