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Walpole Book of British Luxury 2018 launch party

Monday 12th March saw the launch of the 2018 Walpole Book of British Luxury at Simpson's in the Strand. Our biggest publication to date, this year's book includes compelling editorial from 11 of the UK's best-known writers, gorgeous stories from 48 of Walpole's finest members, and a stunning cover designed by Rory Dobner, a former Walpole Brand of Tomorrow.

Chinese visitor numbers reach record highs | UKCVA briefing

In 2012, when the UK China Visitor alliance was founded by Walpole, the New West End Company, London First, Global Blue and McArthurGlen to work with the government to grow significantly Chinese visitors, the UK issued just 210,958 visitor visas in China. 2017 figures released by the Home Office this month show that figure has risen to 531,967, a 152% increase since 2012. 

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  • Membership

    Walpole is the UK's only membership organisation for British luxury brands, providing a collective voice for 200 members.

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  • Events

    Walpole curates an extensive programme of events, including the prestigious annual Walpole British Luxury Awards

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  • Media Engagement

    Walpole raises the profile of the industry through media engagement, telling the story of British luxury worldwide

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  • Public Affairs

    Walpole amplifies the luxury sector on the political stage and through new research, ensuring it is protected and promoted

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  • Programmes

    Walpole nurtures the next generation of British luxury, through Brands of Tomorrow, Crafted and the Luxury Management Programme at LBS

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