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
Demonstration and talk with Shane Connolly, Founder and Artistic Director, Shane Connolly & Company

12.00pm - 12.45pm | Insider Gardening
Robin Lane Fox, FT’s Gardening Columnist on the tricks and turns which help hard-pressed FT gardeners to keep up with the changing art of gardening and to keep their gardens as sources of delight throughout the year.

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 | Modern manners
David Tang
, FT columnist, talks to Jane Owen, Deputy Editor of FT Weekend

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

4.00pm – 5.00pm | Can you buy good taste? 
Everything Else podcast host Alexander Gilmour talks to designers Kelly Hoppen and Nicholas Haslam, plus David Tang, Columnist, FT


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

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