Lulu Lyttle on panel at event which is part of venue's design series
Picture: de Gournay Temple Newsam Balfour Castle
The woman who provided the wallpaper for the renovation of the flat at 11 Downing Street for Carrie Symonds and Boris Johnson is to appear at an event at Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery.
Lulu Lyttle, who reportedly persuaded the couple to part with £840 per roll, to decorate their accommodation is part of a panel to discuss ‘The Art of Wallpaper’ in a series of talks on design at the venue.
The event is one of two being held at Pitzhanger as part of London Craft week. It is the first ‘hybrid’ event for which tickets are being sold both for in-person and online attendance.
The will be follow by talks in the Pitzhanger Perspectives with author William Dalrymple plus Angellica Bell and Konnie Huq discussing their childhood friendship in Ealing and subsequent media career.
Events Listings for Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery
Pitzhanger Design Series: The Art of Wallpaper
Wednesday 6 October, 6.30pm, Live: £14/£10; Online £10/£6
Part of London Craft Week 2021
Inspired by Soane, interior designer and antiques dealer Adam Bray talks with three creators about their papers, the techniques and history behind them and how and why we should use wallpaper today. The panel includes Hannah Cecil Gurney of de Gournay, Lulu Lytle of Soane Britain and Allyson McDermott. These are our recent Instagram and Twitter posts and an image is attached.
Recreating the Historic Interiors of Pitzhanger Manor
Part of London Craft Week 2021
Saturday 9 October, 11am-4pm, Free with general admission
Join specialist painters and decorators Hare & Humphreys to find out about the historic paint recreation and technical processes behind their work on Pitzhanger’s restoration.
Pitzhanger Perspectives: William Dalrymple
Wednesday 13 October, 6.30pm, Online £7/£5
Hear award-winning writer and historian William Dalrymple discuss his life and work, which has centred chiefly on the history and art of India.
Pitzhanger Perspectives: Angellica Bell and Konnie Huq
Tuesday 2 November, 6.30pm, Online £10/£7
Join TV presenters Angellica Bell and Konnie Huq to hear a discussion about how the Ealing childhood friends both conquered children’s TV and built media careers. Chaired by Lorraine Heggessey, former Controller of BBC1.
Painters, Princes and Personalities: Soane the Entertainer
Part of London Luminaries
Wednesday 3 November, 7pm, Free (optional £5 donation), Online
Director Clare Gough introduces some of the beau monde that graced Sir John Soane’s table at Pitzhanger, casting light on how he used these parties to show off his skill to potential clients.
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