Discover the full timetable for the Experts Theatre providing specialist talks, expert advice and inspiration alongside a handful of specially selected Summer Living Workshops, all part of the House & Garden Festival.

Highlight Tours - Saturday 23, Sunday 24, Monday 25, Tuesday 26 June at 1.30pm departing from the Meeting Point: 

Discover a hand-picked selection of exemplary pieces available to purchase from around The Art & Antiques Fair, where independent art advisors Fine Art Source will illustrate the latest trends in decorative design and fine art purchasing. 

To see the full Summer Living Workshops timetable click here

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
11:30
An introduction to British summer blooms, a starter guide to conditioning flowers and prepping them ready for arranging.
Speakers(s): 
Philippa Craddock
Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
Rabih designs on a human scale, from the inside out, taking inspiration from his clients and their personalities to create deceptively effortless...
Speakers(s): 
Rabih Hage
Expert Theatre
Time: 
13:15
Speakers(s): 
Dr Olivia Chapple
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
'How To Create The Ultimate Interior on a Budget' - Gail Taylor shares with Laura Houldsworth, Executive Editor of House & Garden Magazine, her...
Speakers(s): 
Gail Taylor
Laura Houldsworth
Expert Theatre
Time: 
15:15
Interior Design and Garden Design are often seen as two very separate projects - mostly undertaken at different times. However, the KLC short course...
Speakers(s): 
Evey Dunbavin-Hands

Thursday 21 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
11:15
Whether you love retro, bohemian, industrial or classic interiors, gain inspiration and learn tips on how to effectively use antiques and vintage...
Speakers(s): 
Adrienne Chinn
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
11:30
An introduction to British summer blooms, a starter guide to conditioning flowers and prepping them ready for arranging.
Speakers(s): 
Philippa Craddock
Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
In this talk, BIID President Charles Leon will chair the panel with BIID members and panellists Anna Burles, Ciara Langley and Mathew Freeman, who...
Speakers(s): 
Charles Leon
Anna Burles
Ciara Langley
Matthew Freeman
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
13:00
Mark Bingley will present expert guidance through the complexities and pleasures of Champagne in an entertaining and informing way.
Speakers(s): 
Mark Bingley
Expert Theatre
Time: 
13:15
When the eminent Victorian artist Lord Frederick Leighton, a leading member of the Holland Park circle of artists, built his studio house in 1866 he...
Speakers(s): 
Patricia Maitland
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
Speakers(s): 
Edward Bulmer
Rachel Chudley
Hatta Byng
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
14:30
Owners of the Greek restaurant, MAZI, Christina and Adrien will share the story of MAZI and their joint mission to revolutionise Greek food.
Speakers(s): 
Adrien Carré
Christina Mouratoglou
Expert Theatre
Time: 
15:15
Annabel Elton and Anna Bromwich will explore commissioning portraiture and fine art for home and workspace.
Speakers(s): 
Annabel Elton
Anna Bromwich
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
15:30
Join artist & author Jake Spicer for a technique-filled figure drawing class.
Speakers(s): 
Jake Spicer

Friday 22 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
11:15
Farrow & Ball Colour Curator, Joa Studholme joins us for an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper. Discover how to create...
Speakers(s): 
Joa Studholme
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
11:30
During this interactive workshop you will learn all about how to keep plants in your very own enclosed Eco-System Terrarium using mosses, brightly...
Speakers(s): 
The Botanical Boys
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
13:00
Mark Bingley will present expert guidance through the complexities and pleasures of Champagne in an entertaining and informing way.
Speakers(s): 
Mark Bingley
Expert Theatre
Time: 
13:15
Speakers(s): 
Freddie Blackett, Patch
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
Speakers(s): 
Joanna Wood
Tim Gosling
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
14:30
Sauces are at the heart of cooking across the world, and knowing the right methods, ingredients and techniques to make the base sauces allow us to...
Speakers(s): 
Hrishikesh Desai
Expert Theatre
Time: 
15:15
An inspirational talk about how to achieve the perfect balance and create ambience by layering light from a range of sources to suit a specific...
Speakers(s): 
Cassie Rowland
Henry Prideaux
Hugo Flemming

Saturday 23 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
11:15
Come and connect to colour in this inspirational and fun talk, with lots of interaction. They will be exploring how we as human beings connect to...
Speakers(s): 
Andrea Nash
Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
An overview of how to buy visual art, what to look for and how to enjoy it within your home.
Speakers(s): 
Vanessa Curry
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
13:00
Mark Bingley will present expert guidance through the complexities and pleasures of Champagne in an entertaining and informing way.
Speakers(s): 
Mark Bingley
Expert Theatre
Time: 
13:15
This talk explores gardens through the senses of the Impressionists from three continents – Europe, North America and Australia - enjoying the...
Speakers(s): 
Caroline Holmes
Time: 
13:30
Independent arts advisor, public exhibitions experts and sisters Vanessa Curry and Caroline Storr, will lead a tour of their highlights at the fair...
Speakers(s): 
Vanessa Curry
Caroline Storr
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
A small space - more a matter of strategy than taste.
Speakers(s): 
Alan Hughes
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
14:30
Observer’s Rising Star in Food for 2018, Nargisse Benkabbou will be teaching us how to add a modern twist to classic Moroccan dishes and...
Speakers(s): 
Nargisse Benkabbou
Expert Theatre
Time: 
15:15
Speakers(s): 
Iñaki Leite
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
15:30
PopUp Painting are working in partnership with the House & Garden Festival to bring all visitors the exclusive chance to have a go at their own...
Speakers(s): 
PopUp Painting

Sunday 24 June 2018

Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
11:00
PopUp Painting are working in partnership with the House & Garden Festival to bring all visitors the exclusive chance to have a go at their own...
Speakers(s): 
PopUp Painting
Expert Theatre
Time: 
11:15
Farrow & Ball Colour Curator, Joa Studholme joins us for an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper. Discover how to create...
Speakers(s): 
Joa Studholme
Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
‘Beata Heuman, House & Garden’s Designer of the Year 2018, discusses her design philosophy with Elizabeth Metcalfe, House & Garden’.
Speakers(s): 
Beata Heuman
Elizabeth Metcalfe
Summer Living Workshop
Time: 
13:00
Mark Bingley will present expert guidance through the complexities and pleasures of Champagne in an entertaining and informing way.
Speakers(s): 
Mark Bingley
Expert Theatre
Time: 
13:15
Join Inchbald's Andrew Duff, bespoke Garden Designer, Richard Mier's and Garden and Botanical designer Catherine Chenery in an unmissble panel...
Speakers(s): 
Andrew Duff
Richard Miers
Catherine Chenery
Time: 
13:30
Independent arts advisor, public exhibitions experts and sisters Vanessa Curry and Caroline Storr, will lead a tour of their highlights at the fair...
Speakers(s): 
Vanessa Curry
Caroline Storr
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
An international panel of artists will explore the aesthetics of craft, artisan imagination and cultural influences. Art and contemporary craft...
Speakers(s): 
Amy Dachs
Emma Freemantle
Rosalind Wyatt

Monday 25 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
Peter Carl Gustavovich Fabergé (1846, St. Petersburg —1920, Lausanne) created some of the most exquisite pieces of jewellery ever made.
Speakers(s): 
Dr Marie-Anne Mancio
Time: 
13:30
Independent arts advisor, public exhibitions experts and sisters Vanessa Curry and Caroline Storr, will lead a tour of their highlights at the fair...
Speakers(s): 
Vanessa Curry
Caroline Storr
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
Join James Russell, curator of Edward Bawden at Dulwich Picture Gallery, to learn more about this master printmaker, illustrator, watercolourist and...
Speakers(s): 
James Russell

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
Known for epic vistas, dramatic natural settings, and imaginative landscapes, Thomas Cole’s work depicts nature at its most powerful and vulnerable.
Speakers(s): 
James Heard
Time: 
13:30
Independent arts advisor, public exhibitions experts and sisters Vanessa Curry and Caroline Storr, will lead a tour of their highlights at the fair...
Speakers(s): 
Vanessa Curry
Caroline Storr
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
Daniel Robbins, Senior Curator of Leighton House Museum will talk about this unique cluster with particular emphasis on Leighton House - what it...
Speakers(s): 
Daniel Robbins

Wednesday 27 June 2018

Expert Theatre
Time: 
12:15
Working with cultural diversity.
Speakers(s): 
Eliská Sapera
Expert Theatre
Time: 
14:15
Like the personality of the artist, Elie Lambert’s canvases are large and colourful. They are also unique, mesmerising, highly recognisable, and...
Speakers(s): 
Anna Brady
Elie Lambert