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The Calico Club opens closed doors in the worlds of art, architecture and design. The calendar is designed to inspire, educate and entertain through considered, intelligent, lively events and thought-provoking conversations with tastemakers and creatives. The programme is updated regularly, so please keep an eye on the website for more detailed information.

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Thursday 15th September 2022

At home: with Keith Johnson and Glen Senk

Keith Johnson and Glen Senk’s search for a retreat from Florida’s heat took them to a historic house in south west England, which is now a refreshing amalgamation of American creativity and English country ideals. Join them for lunch and a tour of their wonderful house – which was featured in the May issue of House & Garden – to learn about the restoration process and the fascinating stories behind some of their most treasured items.

More details to follow.

Thursday 22nd September 2022

At Home with Emma Sims-Hilditch

Championing the ‘new English country style’ in cities and countryside alike, Emma Sims-Hilditch’s extensive design portfolio includes projects ranging from full manor houses to bothy’s in the far reaches of Scotland – several of which have featured in the pages of House & Garden since she founded the studio in 2009. 

Join Emma at her London house for breakfast and a discussion on how our houses evolve around us and the ways in which her own house has evolved.She will take members on a tour of the house to learn some of her design secrets. 


Wednesday 5th October 2022

A day in Paris with Laura Gonzalez

Laura Gonzalez has a unique way of viewing the world of design and interiors. A favourite among the French elite, having designed the interiors for some of Paris’ best hotels and restaurants, her interiors are full of personality, colour and often feature lots of unexpected details.

Laura also produces one-off pieces of furniture which are endlessly sophisticated with a whimsical edge reflecting her bohemian style. Her designs are lovingly crafted in collaboration with some of the finest craftspeople across France. Join her for a day in Paris and take a glimpse into her world.


Thursday 10th November 2022

How To Choose a Rug with Turner Pocock and Peter Page

Rugs and floor coverings have the power to completely make or break a room, and yet the choosing of them is often left to an afterthought. Learn the secrets to choosing the best rugs for your space with interior design duo, Bunny Turner and Emma Pocock, and Peter Page who has spent over a decade working alongside his father creating exceptionally-made rugs and floor coverings at Tim Page Carpets; Peter has now set out on his own, focusing on hand-knotted, hand-woven, and hand-tufted rugs and runners. Join them for breakfast, at Peter’s new showroom, to go through the interesting behind-the-scenes of rug-making, and equip yourself with the knowledge of How To Choose a Rug.