2019 House & Garden Theatre & Workshops

2019 Theatre & Workshops

Summer Living Workshops

Wed 19 Jun 11:30 to 12:30

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Bringing Fresh Flowers Into Your Home

This workshop will provide you with advice on bringing fresh flowers into your home and how to make the most of them.  We’ll talk about principles of design, colour, seasonality and how to choose and look after your blooms with lots of tips to make your flowers last longer and look fantastic in your home.

Tickets are available for a hands on session where you will create a hand tied bouquet or buttonhole which you can take home with you. Our trained Florist will guide you through the process of building your design with beautiful fresh seasonal flowers and answer any questions you have.

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Wed 19 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Saffron in the Souks with John Gregory Smith

John Gregory-Smith is a best-selling author, presenter and food and travel writer who specialises in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine. He has published four books, including Orange Blossom & Honey, Turkish Delights, Mighty Spice Express and The Mighty Spice Cookbook. John appears regularly on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and has recently written for Condé Nast Traveller, Delicious Magazine, British Airways HighLife, Grazia, Olive Magazine, Out There, Evening Standard and Sainsbury’s Magazine.

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Wed 19 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

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Herbal Remedy with Doctor Vicky Chown & Kim Walker

Victoria practises as a medical herbalist in London. She worked at Neal’s Yard Remedies for six years providing natural health and beauty advice. Kim is a historical plant researcher at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Victoria and Kim met while studying Herbal Medicine at Westminster University. They set up Handmade Apothecary to share their passion for the natural power of plants with others. They are the authors of the bestselling The Handmade Apothecary, which focuses on foraging outdoors for herbs to create your own herbal medicines.

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Thu 20 Jun 11:30 to 12:30

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How to Design a Garden - The Basic Principles with Andrew Duff & Liz Rawlinson

Join Andrew Duff and Liz Rawlinson from the Inchbald School of Design for a guided introduction on how to start designing a garden.
They will explain the basic principles of using the grid technique and will guide you through clear stages of the design process with the help of current students.

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Thu 20 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Champagne Tasting with Louis Roederer

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Thu 20 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

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Chetna’s Healthy Indian

Chetna Makan was born in Jabalpur, an ancient city in central India. She has a degree in fashion and worked in Mumbai as a fashion designer before moving to the UK in 2003.

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Fri 21 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Champagne Tasting with Louis Roederer

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Fri 21 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

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Make your Own Macramé

Learn to make a mini macrame wall hanging for your home. Isabella will teach you, step by step, the macrame knots to create a simple yet beautiful colourful macrame. This is ideal for beginners and anyone interested to explore this in-trend craft.

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Sat 22 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Champagne Tasting with Louis Roederer

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Sat 22 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

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I'm Absolutely Fine with Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan

Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan founded The Midult in 2016. They are journalists, worriers and incredibly good friends. Annabel has written for everybody from The Times to Vogue, while Emilie has been Features Editor of the Evening Standard and Deputy Editor of Tatler.

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Sun 23 Jun 11:30 to 12:30

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Bringing Fresh Flowers Into Your Home with Iris & Co

This workshop will provide you with advice on bringing fresh flowers into your home and how to make the most of them.  We’ll talk about principles of design, colour, seasonality and how to choose and look after your blooms with lots of tips to make your flowers last longer and look fantastic in your home.

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Sun 23 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Saffron In The Souks with John Gregory Smith

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Sun 23 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

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Eat it Anyway with Eve Simmons & Laura Dennison

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