2019 House & Garden Theatre & Workshops

2019 Theatre & Workshops

Experts Theatre 2019

Wed 19 Jun 11:30 to 12:15

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Speakers:

Emily Tobin
Arts & Features Editor, House & Garden
Robin Cawdron-Stewart
Deputy Director of Modern British Department at Sotheby's
Marijke Varrall-Jones
Founder of MAAK

Presentation title

The pleasures and perils of collecting ceramics

At a time when sales of ceramics are reaching record prices, Emily Tobin, Arts & Features Editor at House & Garden, Robin Cawdron-Stewart, Director of the Modern British Department at Sotheby’s and Marijke Varrall-Jones, Director of Maak, the online ceramic auction house, discuss the pleasures and perils of buying ceramics and why the medium is appealing to a new generation of collectors. 
 

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Wed 19 Jun 12:30 to 13:15

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Speakers:

Harriet Forde
BIID, President Elect
Brian Woulfe
Designed by Woulfe
Rosie Winston
Clifton Interiors, Interior Architecture and Design
Henry Prideaux
Henry Prideaux Interior Design

Presentation title

How an Interior Designer can add value to your project

Harriet Forde, BIID president elect will be chairing the discussion, and will be joined by BIID Members and interior designers Brian Woulfe of Designed by Woulfe, Rosie Winston of Clifton Interiors, Interior Architecture and Design and Henry Prideaux of Henry Prideaux Interior Design.

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Wed 19 Jun 13:30 to 14:15

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Speakers:

Guy Oliver
Managing Director, Oliver Laws
Rebecca Weir
Creative Director and Founder of Light IQ
Sara Cosgrove
Interior Designer
Anna Whitehead
Anna Whitehead Design Consultancy

Presentation title

Sustainability and the healthy house

Although environmentally sustainable interior design has become a bigger issue in interior design practice, the frequency with which interior designers make sustainable choices in real practice is still limited, particularly where materials selection is concerned. 

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Wed 19 Jun 15:00 to 15:45

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Speakers:

Philip Mould OBE
President, Plantlife

Presentation title

"Fake, Fortune & Flowers"

Philip Mould will talk about his experiences in the art world and how research, technology and conservation have revealed secrets of undiscovered paintings.  Philip is also president of Plantlife (the charitable partner of the event) and will relate how his attachment to nature  has helped in the process of bringing lost paintings to life.

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Summer Living Workshops

Wed 19 Jun 11:30 to 12:30

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Presentation title

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 for £18 or a buttonhole for £6 which you can take home with you. You can add this workshop on when you book a ticket, or if you already have a ticket you can add this on by clicking here. Our trained Florist will guide you through the process of building your design with beautiful fresh seasonal flowers and answer any questions you have. 

Limited places will be available on the day.

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Wed 19 Jun 13:30 to 14:30

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Speakers:

Alissa Timoshkina
Author, Salt & Time

Presentation title

Recipes from a Russian Kitchen

Alissa has a passion for cooking and hosting dinner parties, plus a recently launched cinema-supper club redefining the local food and film scene. Let her help you explore the cuisine of the former Soviet Union. Alissa demonstrates some of the delicious dishes from her new book Salt and Time and gives the audience lots of tasting and the opportunity to get professional tips.

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Wed 19 Jun 15:30 to 16:30

Presentation title

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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