House & Home Stage

The House & Home Stage will feature a range of luscious talks. 

11.00 - 11.45
How to create fabulous flower arrangements, naturally
Floral designer Shane Connolly with the FT’s Maria Crawford 

12.00 - 12.45
Rewilding: the future of the British countryside?
Isabella Tree,
author of Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm, Julian Glover, journalist and author of Defra’s review of National Parks, and Julia Aglionby, chair of the Upland Alliance talk to the FT’s Laura Battle

12.45 - 13.45
Break  

13:15 - 14:00
Behind the scenes: Help! What shall I write this week?
Simon Kuper, Tim Harford and Pilita Clark on the tyranny of a regular column

14.00 - 15.00
Break  

15.00 - 15.45
Gardeners’ questions answered
Jane Owen,
the FT’s House & Home supremo, with garden experts Robin Lane Fox, Matthew Wilson, Jonny Bruce and Rebekah Robinson

16.00 - 16.45
Robin Lane Fox
The FT’s longest-serving columnist asks whether natural gardening is a modern con

17.00 - 17.45
London house prices: the next decade
What do the next 10 years have in store for homeowners? The FT’s Nathan Brooker talks to Henry Pryor, Neal Hudson and Stephanie McMahon


SPEAKERS:

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