home: event [ Annie Sloan workshop ]

home: event [ Annie Sloan workshop ]

Book in for one of two exclusive workshops at Heals, London, with the lovely Annie Sloan of the uber famous paint brand.

On 22nd November or 13th December

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Join Annie Sloan for this workshop where she will provide an introduction to Chalk Paint®, colour theory, and the history of Charleston Farmhouse. 
Annie Sloan is delighted to announce two very exclusive workshops, which she will be hosting at the iconic Heal’s building on Tottenham Court Road. These workshops will provide an introduction to Chalk Paint®, to colour theory, and to the history of Charleston Farmhouse. 

Annie will be sharing her infectious passion for Interior Design, for Chalk Paint® and for colour – as well as demonstrating the various techniques and styles which can so easily be achieved with her products. Workshop attendees will be using Annie’s brand-new, limited-edition Annie Sloan with Charleston Chalk Paint® colours to transform a wooden keepsake box, and so there will be a focus on the history of Interior Design and Decorative Arts which so influenced Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, et al. Expect to be informed, inspired and amused. Each attendee will take home their painted keepsake box, all the ingredients to complete another painted furniture transformation at home, and a newfound supply of creative confidence!

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home: event [ crafting class ]

home: event [ crafting class ]

Create a gorgeous macrame and wood hanging shelf, perfect for displaying chosen accessories and make a great little ‘shelfie’ plus enjoy a glass of fizz too, at this super crafting class offered by our favourite craft team – London Craft Club!

Three dates still available throughout the autumn leading up to Christmas so book in and create a new piece of homeware for your home.

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

This is the perfect workshop, if like us you end up killing all your houseplants. Learn the techniques and ways of caring for them at Botany, London.

‘We will cover the history of houseplants, what will thrive best in which situation and what might be going wrong with your plants. Learn about different light and water requirements, how and when to pot on and finally we will then guide you through how to propagate different sorts of plants’

Head to botanyshop.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

home: event [ Barbican tour ]

home: event [ Barbican tour ]

Whether you love brutalism, are interested in architecture, love the Barbican or just love history of buildings then book in for one of the exciting and informative tours of the Barbican area and architecture.

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Follow our Barbican guide on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

Walking along the Barbican highwalks, you’ll learn more about the construction, design and influence of the estate, along with surprising and rarely seen sights and discoveries plus little known insights into this unique architectural endeavour.

From concrete styles to architectural motifs and insightful facts, our Architecture tour will leave you thinking and looking at the Barbican from a fresh perspective… 

Architecture Tours are available throughout the year. If you are planning your visit beyond the dates available online, please contact our Box Office on 0207 638 8891 for further information on future tours.

home: event [ pyrography ]

home: event [ pyrography ]

If you fancy learning a new craft, then why not try pyrography at London Craft Club.

Learn the techiques for creating patterns and shapes in wooden and leather objects. You then get to take home your designs.

You don’t need any experience at all If you can hold a pen then you’ll be able to do pyrography. There are 19 different iron tips to choose from. Some tips allow you to draw or write freehand just like a pen. You can either make up your own design, or use our templates to create patterns or words

Go to londoncraftclub.co.uk for bookings

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

In London in September? Get yourself to Jealous in Shoreditch, East London. It’s a multitude of greatness under one roof – print exhibitions, print publisher and print studio.

Get current unique prints for your home and support the incredible new wealth of artists of this generation.

Running in September is artists exhibitions plus the Jealous 10th anniversary exhibition celebrating a decade of great artists and their artwork – plus a big party.

53 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PT

home: event [ London Design Biennale 2018 ]

home: event [ London Design Biennale 2018 ]

Back again this year at Somerset House, the London Design Biennale will let you explore the best design, architecture, writers and artists, including energing talents.

The 2018 London Design Biennale is devoted to the theme, Emotional States. Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, including The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and River Terrace, it will explore big questions and ideas about sustainability, migration, pollution, energy, cities, and social equality. Visitors will enjoy engaging and interactive installations, innovations, artworks and proposed design solutions – all in an immersive, inspiring and entertaining tour of the world

Sept 4-23

£19.50

somersethouse.org.uk