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:

Shane Connolly, Founder and Artistic Director, Shane Connolly & Company on discovering the meaning of flowers

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.

Jonathan Foyle, Architectural Historian and Broadcaster on exploring the lost interiors of London's royal palaces

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

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

Can you buy good taste? Alexander Gilmour talks to designers Nicholas Haslam and Kelly Hoppen, plus David Tang, FT columnist


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

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