Picnics

It’s no stitch-up: A co-op of needle-wielding nans are taking their

A lovingly hand-crafted jumper from a well-meaning granny used to be a gift received with a grimace. But as the trend for novelty knitwear and customised clobber continues to prevail, the popularity of hand-knits is on the rise. Those of us not lucky enough to know a nana that knits no longer need to feel unloved, however. Grannies Inc is a company that sells made-to-order knits by a collective of talented grandmothers across the UK.

The 10 Best picnic sets

Whether it's Glyndebourne, Wimbledon or just your local park, you ought to have your picnics in style. Pink fizz not included.

iStyle: Table service

Whether it’s for fine dining or just having a few friends over, Trish Lorenz  has all you need to lay on a sophisticated spread

Theatre review: The Pajama Game, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

The Chichester season (reduced in scale this year as the main theatre is renovated and the big shows are housed in a tent) kicks off in the Minerva Studio now with Richard Eyre's irrepressibly zestful revival of The Pajama Game, the 1954 Broadway hit (with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross) that became a Doris Day film three years later.

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