Over the past four years, the DecorCafe Home & Garden Festival has a built a reputation for showcasing an inspiring and coveted collection of products and services from a curated selection of exhibitors.
As well as over 45 homes and gardens exhibitors, there is also a full programme of expert talks on interiors, gardens, food and wine, and business available throughout the day. I'm really excited to be involved with the brilliant event together with a wealth of amazing and inspiring experts - take a look below to see the full schedule:
10:45am - 11:15am: Meet the Media & How to Get your Business Noticed
I will personally be speaking on a panel together with leading interiors journalist Serena Fokschaner, and Group Editor of Time & Leisure, Fiona Shield which will focus on how to get your company to stand out from the crowd. I'll be sharing my top tips on how to raise the profile of your company through blogging and social media while Serena and Fiona will share their secrets about getting featured in the press from a journalistic and editorial point of view.
11.45am to 12.05pm: Transform your Home with Colour
How would you like to use colours to fundamentally affect your quality of life? Join Karen Haller, one of the world’s leading authorities in applied colour psychology, and discover how the science of applied colour psychology can tap into your emotions, creating responses and behaviours that promote wellbeing and a deep re-connection with your personal spaces.
12:30pm - 12:50pm: The Healthy Home - Eat to be the best you can be
Adjusting your diet and nutrition impacts your health and well-being and can help you to reach your full potential. Nutritionist Hilary Davies, shares her tips and advice to help you to reach peak performance at any stage of life. Hilary has spent over 25 years helping people to achieve their health objectives, from addressing specific problems such as thyroid conditions, auto immunity and digestive disorders, to more general concerns such as weight loss, stress, fatigue and depressed immunity.
1.15pm – 1.30pm: Sensational Summer Wine & Food Pairing
Refresh your knowledge, taste and learn more about wine. Discover delicious food and wine combinations for the summer with John and Sara Harrison, founders of family run wine company, Circle Wine, and enjoy tasting their suggested wine selections.
Drawing on their experience in procuring the very best of the best, whether it be fine, traditional Bordeaux or Burgundy or the latest New World wizardry, they will help you navigate the world of wine and taste some delicious alternatives, to suit a variety of preferences and budgets.
2pm – 2.30pm: Nicky Haslam shares his passion for design
Voted Interior Designer of The Year 2017, Nicky Haslam will be sharing his passion for Gothic design, inspiring us to create original homes with an insight into his own. There will be time after his talk to meet Nicky and ask any questions that you may have.
2:45pm - 3:05pm: Style your Garden with Sarah Speller
Inspiring you with new ideas to make more of your garden to enjoy throughout the Summer, garden designer and Chelsea Physic Garden trustee, Sarah Speller, will be sharing her knowledge about choosing plants to create the look and style you desire and new ideas for products to create a more personal room outdoors.
Sarah Speller is a garden designer who helps clients create beautiful, practical and functional gardens to be enjoyed all year round. She enables clients to identify their priorities and inspires them to make bold choices and have confidence in their gardening skills.
Date: Friday 5th May 2017
Time: 10am - 4pm
Address: Strawberry Hill House, 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST
For more info and to book your ticket: http://thedecorcafe.com/decorfest/ or call 0843 886 2424 - use the code decorcafe to receive 20% discount on tickets. Booking is essential to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited.