House and Home Stage

The House & Home Stage will feature a range of sparkling sessions including what is good taste to Robin Lane Fox on the new developments in gardening. This stage is hosted by Jane Owen, Editor, House & Home.

Jane Owen, Editor, House & Home

Jane Owen, Editor, House & Home

Sessions include:

11.00am – 11.45am | Discovering the meaning of flowers
Shane Connolly, Founder and Artistic Director, Shane Connolly & Company

12.00pm - 12.45pm | Insider Gardening
Robin Lane Fox, FT’s Gardening Columnist on how to make a beautiful garden.

1.00pm - 1.45pm | Exploring the lost interiors of London's royal palaces
Talk by Jonathan Foyle, Architectural Historian and Broadcaster

2.00pm - 2.45pm | David Tang
In place of David Tang, his close friend and mentor Algy Cluff will be in conversation with FT Weekend Deputy Editor Jane Owen about Sir David, modern manners and global networking

3.00pm – 3.45pm | Hipster replacements
How the over-fifties are downsizing: Alan Livsey and Jancis Robinson discuss the upsides and downsides with Nathan Brooker, property writer, House & Home and Laura Battle, Deputy Editor, House & Home

4.00pm – 5.00pm | Can you buy good taste? 
Everything Else podcast co-host Alexander Gilmour talks to designers Kelly Hoppen MBE and Nicholas Haslam with deputy editor of FT Weekend Jane Owen


Just like the paper, the Festival had a wide range of unexpectedly interesting themes and excellent presentations.

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