House and Home Stage

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

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

How to create fabulous flower arrangements, naturally
Floral designer Shane Connolly shows Maria Crawford how even the most impressive displays can be made using local, seasonal and planet-friendly plants

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 upcoming review of National Parks, Julia Aglionby, farmer and chair of the Upland Alliance talk, and the FT’s Laura Battle

Gardeners’ questions answered
Moderated by House & Home editor Jane Owen, with Robin Lane FoxMatthew Wilson, Jonny Bruce, RHS pest & disease supremo Rebekah Robinson

Natural gardening, a modern con
With Robin Lane Fox

London/UK house prices: The next 10 years
Is now a good time to buy property? What do the next 10 years have in store for UK homeowners? With Nathan Brooker to discuss the topic will be a panel of experts, including independent buying agent Henry Pryor, residential analyst Neal Hudson and Stephanie McMahon of Strutt & Parker


SPEAKERS:

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