On the evening of September 18th, Reignwood London Ten Trinity Square and Vanity Fair jointly held a fashion culture event. The first 3D light show in the history of the UK showing the history and culture of the City of London was staged here. Yan Bin, Chairman of Reignwood Group,Timothy Hailes, Alderman of the City of London, and many well-known industry insiders from the fashion, luxury and entertainment sectors and stars of the screen attended this event. Timothy Hailes, Alderman of the City of London, delivered a speech for the event and introduced the history of the City since the Roman era.
Inspired by the unique historical background of Ten Trinity Square,Overlooking the Tower Bridge, the penthouse terrace of the Four Seasons Hotel played backdrop to the light show. The show uses 3D lighting animation and music to bring the 5 minutes creative exhibition “When East Meets West”. It tells the viewer about historical moments of the City of London from the Roman era to date, all in ten scenes, including the Roman-era London, London Tower, the London Fire, the East India Warehouse, the Port of London Authority, the beginning of trade growth between East and West, the World War II, the United Nations inaugural meeting, The city’s urban boom, and its present-day appearance. These scenes reflect the vicissitudes the Ten Trinity Square has witnessed. Its combination of technology and humanity and its unique and innovative ways to bring historical events to the forefront, create a spectacular visual feast for our guests.
It is worth mentioning that the “Elephant Family” sculpture was on display during this event to convey the importance of human-wildlife coexistence. The sculpture is made from the invasive toxic weed Lantana and will continue until the end of October 2019. Reignwood London Ten Trinity Square is one of the earliest historical buildings adopting the concept of environmental protection. The exhibition of the sculpture coincides with the construction concept of Ten Trinity Square.
The Elephant Family project was initiated by the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation (PWCF). Previously, Reignwood Cultural Foundation provided funding for the project to contribute to the harmonious coexistence between human and wildlife.
In addition to the creative 3D lighting show and the "Elephant Family" sculpture, the guests can experience the pace of life of a movie star in London's extraordinary penthouse, or enjoy the world’s unique tower bridge view, along with the stylish royal butler service, a banquet terrace and fine dining at Four Seasons Hotel.
Laurent Feniou, Managing Director of Cartier, Barratt West, Managing Director of Tiffany & Co., UK, Alister McCallum, global PR Director of Alexander McQueen, Cassandra Gracey, President of Sony Music UK and other industry insiders and stars of the screen attended this event.
Starting from 2020, Reignwood Group will provide creative cultural activities for its members and guests on a regular basis. In 2010, the Group acquired Ten Trinity Square and invested hundreds of millions of pounds in restoring and renovating it for seven years. The new complex has won praise from Prince Charles, who is committed to protection of heritage buildings. Just two years after its operation, the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square won nine awards in the UK hotel industry, including AA2018/2019 Best Hotel in London and AA Red Five Star Hotel. In July this year, Ten Trinity Square project received the 2019 Urban Heritage Award from the City of London.
Alex Field, UK Marketing and Sales Director of Reignwood Group, said: "With a high sense of social responsibility, Reignwood Group has given modern functions to a Grade II* listed building in London. Today Ten Trinity Square has become one of the top ten UK real estate development projects featuring private club, Four Seasons apartments and Four Seasons Hotel. It has also become an important venue for carrying the mission of deepening Sino-UK cooperation and exchange in the new era. In the future, we will continue to show the Chinese culture and outlook to the West and to spread China's soft power."