Occult Jams Feature Princess Diana's Hair, Pyramid Sand
The maker is Sam Bompas, who founded catering company Bompas and Parr. The hair was bought from a celebrity hair dealer. Other occult jams being sold at the gallery include absinthe and pineapple with sand from the Great Pyramids and plum and oak with wood from Nelson's ship The Victory.
This summer Courvoisier and Bompas & Parr are also hosting the Complete History of Food, a walk-through dining experience and multi-course meal charting key revolutionary periods in food history held at a private London venue. Food eras covered include Medieval, Renaissance, Victorian and the contemporary scene. A meal and four cocktails are included in the £25 ticket price.
The Surreal House is a labyrinth of chambers, designed by architects Carmody Groarke, sort of a fun house gone artsy it features works by Salvador Dali, Marcel Duchamp, Alberto Giacometti, René Magritte, Man Ray, Joseph Cornell, Louise Bourgeois, Rebecca Horn and Rem Koolhaas.