Category Archives: LASSCO Three Pigeons
20 May 2014
“For perhaps two hundred years The Three Pigeons at Milton Common, the old coaching inn that is now the LASSCO country HQ, has enjoyed two gables. Now Oxfordshire Council have agreed to a ‘Third Pigeon’! The old pub is to be expanded to provide a ballroom, a parlour, a dining saloon, new kitchens and...
2 May 2014
LASSCO Three Pigeons is open as normal this Monday. LASSCO Brunswick House will be open from 11am until normal closing at 5pm whilst LASSCO Ropewalk will remain shut. We hope you all enjoy this national holiday whatever you are doing!
7 April 2014
The Three LASSCO shops are adopting differing opening hours this weekend – so you should be able to get your fix of LASSCO at one of them throughout Easter – but please check the opening times below: LASSCO Three Pigeons in Oxfordshire: Good Friday: Closed but with Limited Viewing available (the Restaurant will be Open) Easter...
28 March 2014
Making an entrance this week – this steel rod and wooden ball ”runway” installation. Created by Kite and Laslett for Emilio de la Morena’s Autumn / Winter Collection (AW2014) for London Fashion Week. It can be seen as originally installed at LASSCO Three Pigeons. More details here: https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-steel-rod-and-wooden-ball-runway-installation/ For something more traditional LASSCO Ropewalk has a large...
18 March 2014
The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW), the London School of Economics’ ( LSE) latest landmark building, is the first new building it has commissioned in over 40 years. SAW’s dramatic sculptural form and unusual perforated brick façade, designed by Irish architect O’Donnell + Tuomey has been garnering praise from students, staff and architecture critics alike since opening earlier...
14 March 2014
We are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Dr Edward Haughey, Lord Ballyedmond in a helicopter crash yesterday near his home in Norfolk. Dr Haughey was a regular LASSCO customer – a rubicund and congenial latter-day Hearst he would fall upon our most grandiloquent stock in the manner that might be expected...
7 March 2014
If you listened to You & Yours on Radio 4 yesterday ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01tds04) your interest in taxidermy may have been stimulated. Here’s a selection of some of the taxidermy for sale this w/e at LASSCO shops.
7 January 2014
At LASSCO Three Pigeons we’re enjoying a new look and a new shop in which to welcome our customers. What was a tumble-down brick shed – shrouded in ivy with a leaky roof – is now a newly insulated shop “The Coach House”. We have a new counter – well, as you’d expect, it’s cobbled...
6 January 2014
From the 17th to the 19th century trips around the European circuit influenced the homes of the wealthy. Lisa Brown’s article in February’s Period Living: ‘The Great Escape, Classical Decorating Schemes Inspired by The Grand Tour’, shows you how to get this look with a subtle palette, toile fabrics and classical style pieces. The article includes work...
17 December 2013
Edward Madden and James Ngu, of Brunswick House and Chelsea Harbour respectively, have now taken the reins at The Three Pigeons and are rolling out a seven day renaissance of our village pub and historic coaching inn. The ancient cellars, once again, keep the locally brewed craft beers (Shotover, Vale Brewery and XT) in excellent condition;...
20 November 2013
We have identified the origin of some fabulous Georgian cast iron gateposts and railings, boldly cast with distinctive “anthemia” – the honeysuckle motif invented by the ancients and favoured by the Georgians. The gateposts and their accompanying railings were once a well-known landmark on one of London’s busiest thoroughfares: The Old Kent Road. They are...
31 October 2013
The Sunday Telegraph feature at the weekend “Little Black Book” was a delve through the address book of one of the UK’s best known milliners – Mr Stephen Jones. We doff our caps to him – we’re very happy that he’s selected LASSCO Three Pigeons as one of his favourite places: Stephen Jones’ Little Black Book...