TALK: with Interior Designer Jane Churchill


Friday 19 June, 6:30pm  Bookings

As part of our Living Within series of events, join us for a talk by the internationally renowned Interior Designer Jane Churchill.

With more than 40 years in the business, Jane Churchill’s Interior Design work has made her a household name both at home and abroad. Internationally renowned for her classically elegant interiors coupled with a contemporary flair her look is effortlessly timeless. Jane Churchill is one of House and Garden’s Top 100 Interior Designers.

Supper will be served by our Mess Restaurant team after Jane’s talk. Purchase a talk and supper ticket if you wish to join us.

TALK: with the Interior Designer Emily Todhunter


Wednesday 17 June, 6:30pm  Bookings

As part of our architecture exhibition we welcome leading interior designer Emily Todhunter to the barn to discuss her work and inspiration.

Emily Todhunter founded the interior design company Todhunter Earle in 1988, with Kate Earle joining as her partner in 1998. Since then the business has expanded rapidly both in size and scope. Her projects range from classic English country houses to well-known restaurants, yachts, small boutique hotels, ski chalets and beautiful homes worldwide.

Todhunter Earle has been at the forefront of the international interior design industry for over 20 years. They are one of only a handful of leading designers to have been continuously included in House & Garden magazine’s Top 100 Interior Designers since the list first began in 1998.

Emily will be joining us as our guest for supper afterwards.

EVENT: After Dark: Light Installations in the Landscape by Bruce Munro


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Various dates throughout December and January 2020

For December only, two nights a week, experience Bruce Munro’s light installations in the barn, the Field of Light and a field of moons as you have never seen them before.

After dark is the perfect time to view Bruce Munro’s five light installations in the tithe barn and outside in the sculpture gardens. See the landscape around the galleries light up in a multiplicity of colours. The amphitheatre shaped lawn will be highlighted by a bumper crop of mini moons based on the ‘Harvest Moon’ designed for Waddesdon Manor. The courtyard gardens will host ‘Moon Blooms (Field of Light)’, two swathes of stemmed fibre-optic globes whose colours shift from one shade to another so slowly you barely notice, until suddenly the field of blue and green you have been looking at has morphed into pink and purple. An ethereal light-based, sculptural experience that calls attention to nature and based on Bruce’s famous Field of Light in Uluru, Australia and Field of Light in Sensorio, California.

Wiltshire based Bruce Munro is inspired by natural light and his curiosity for shared human experiences. With a background in fine arts and lighting design, large-scale light-based artworks have become his signature. He has created them for parks, galleries, museums, botanical gardens, estates and cathedrals all across the world.

Photo © Bruce Munro Studios
Photo credit: Serena Munro