The Fair is a showcase of style and inspiration, so why not participate in interactive workshops curated to help you get the most out of summer living?

Learn from our hand-picked experts and very own exhibitors to learn a new skill, or brush up on an existing one! Workshops range from Champagne tasting, creative styling, floristry, tablescaping and more! Spirit of Summer Fair offers a variety of sessions that cater to all ages and all abilities. Visitors can simply drop in at the workshops, which will be running throughout the Fair.  Seating will be first come first served. 

Watch this space for further information and more exciting workshops to be revealed!

23 Jun 2022
  1. English Summer Bouquet Workshop with The Real Flower Company

    In this workshop, The Real Flower Company will be teaching participants how to make a hand-tied bouquet using the spiraling technique with fresh flowers and foliage from their farm in Hampshire.

  2. For Art Sake With Roselind Wilson and BIID

    This talk will explore how Art can be delivered in an interior and will tackle some of the myths and nerves about choosing art, because you don’t have to be a hotshot interior designer or skilled art person to know how to get it right.

  3. Summer Styling To Flatter Every Figure with Lisa O'Shaughnessy and Lise Harrow

    Learn how to style for your body type, using accessories to dress up an outfit and which colours you should wear for your complexion, with Lise Harrow from Shop at Stocks & Lisa O’Shaughnessy at Always Stylish. 

  4. Collecting Chinese Lacquer at the V&A with Dr Helen Glaister
    From the imperial splendour of a Qing imperial throne to the subtle aesthetic of a Song dynasty mall ...
24 Jun 2022
  1. How to Create the Perfect Summer Tablescape with Kate Fairlie from Truffle Tablescapes
    Whether you’re planning a garden brunch or sun-drenched supper, this workshop will give you all the ...
  2. How antiques should be treated in the home, what to look for with Lennox Cato Antiques

    Do you realise there is an etiquette when buying at antique fairs?

    Lennox Cato will be advising new and seasoned buyers on how to navigate their way around an antique fair and how to negotiate when buying.

    Visiting quality antiques fairs should be a great experience on both sides, for the buyer and the seller.

  3. How to incorporate vintage accessories into your home with Noni Ware, House & Garden
    Noni Ware, Executive Editor of House & Garden Magazine has been sourcing and collecting vintage art ...
25 Jun 2022
  1. Lampshade painting workshop with Hum London

    Join sisters Hermione and Ellie Gee, the duo behind Hum London, for a lampshade painting workshop. There are spaces still available. 

    Book your slot here!

  2. Champagne Masterclass with Louis Roederer
    The world of fine wine can be an intimidating place, Champagne even more so. This masterclass will t ...
  3. What are the Key Trends in Interiors this year? Noni Ware, House & Garden
    Noni Ware, Executive Editor of House and Garden magazine will be discussing the key trends in Interi ...
26 Jun 2022
  1. The Secrets Of Scent - An Introduction To Perfume & Natural Extracts by Parterre Fragrances

    Delve into the fascinating world of perfumery, discovering how fragrances are created, how memory influences our preferences and some of the more unusual natural ingredients.