At Home with the Mailbox The Mailbox, Level 1
20.04.2018 - 22.04.2018

From Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd April, the Mailbox will be treating visitors to a weekend full of interiors inspiration on Level 1. In association with Real Homes magazine, design lovers will be able to enjoy a packed programme of home and lifestyle themed interactive seminars and workshops.

Expect to meet iconic influencers from the world of interiors to learn all about their experiences and the inspiration behind their signature pieces, before learning how to turn your vision into a reality in expert-led masterclasses based on the latest trends.

Check out our exciting line-up of events below and follow the links to book your tickets.

Friday 20th April

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Cookery demonstration with Gaggenau, 12pm at Kitchen Gallery

Join Kitchen Gallery in their showroom on Level 1 of the Mailbox for the Gaggenau experience…

Chef, Sharon Dodsworth, will be on hand to create a delicious three course meal whilst demonstrating the finest Gaggenau appliances in Kitchen Gallery’s beautiful showroom. With just 15 spaces, this intimate session will give you the chance to sample the chef’s mouthwatering menu while watching Gaggenau appliances in action and assessing their quality and performance.

Please note this is a free-to-attend event, with limited availability. Register your interest to guarantee a place at the event here.

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At Home With…Osborne and Little, 12:30pm at Wesley Barrell

As they celebrate 50 years in design, join leading wallpaper and fabric brand, Osborne and Little, to learn about this season’s biggest interior trends. In this interactive masterclass, Eva Moriarty will be guiding you through their new collection, inspired by the Italian Riviera, while demonstrating how to combine multiple fabrics and incorporate colour, pattern and texture into your home. Please note this is a free-to-attend event, with limited availability.

Register your interest to guarantee a complimentary gift bag and your place at the event, held at 12.30pm on Friday 20th April in the Wesley Barrell showroom.

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Botanical Workshop, 1pm – 2pm at MADE.com Showroom

Craft your own miniature garden with the help of floristry experts, Bloom Collective. Perfect for the green-fingered city dweller, you can now craft your own miniature garden to brighten up the home in time for the new season. Join us in the MADE.com showroom to learn about the beautiful art and science behind glass terrariums using an abundance of greenery, while creating an eye-catching display to take home.

Tickets cost £35 per person and are available to purchase here.

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Wine and Cheese Tasting at BoConcept, 6pm – 7pm

Join the experts from Harvey Nichols as they guide you through a range of classic and contemporary wines. Staged in the intimate BoConcept showroom, guests can explore the flavours of four exquisite wines with a complementary cheeseboard, while in the elegant surroundings of luxury Scandinavian design.

Tickets cost £18pp and are available to purchase here.

Saturday 21st April

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How To Decorate Your Home With Style With Kate Watson-Smyth, 11am – 12pm

Join us for an interactive Q&A with best-selling author, journalist and award-winning interiors blogger, Kate Watson-Smyth, as she shares her wealth of experience in home design. Helping you make the most of your space – be it a house, apartment or single room – Kate will share her expert practical tips and tricks from her new book, Mad About The House, to ensure every corner of your room reaches its maximum potential.

So whether it’s mastering the rules of rug layout, learning the do’s and don’t’s of buying a sofa, getting the lighting just right or selecting colours that work, don’t miss out on this free-to-attend session. Following the Q&A, Kate will be selling (cash only) and signing copies of her new book in the Heal’s showroom from 12pm – 12.30pm.

Tickets are free but limited and can be booked here.

Floral Arrangement Workshop with Bloom Collective, 1pm – 2.30pm

Bring the sights and smells of spring into the house, as Bloom Collective help you flourish in floral design. Join us at 1pm on Saturday 21st April on Level 1 in the Mailbox for a masterclass in bouquet arrangement. Learn about the latest trends in floristry, while creating a blossoming hand tied display to take away and freshen up your home.

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At Home With…Love Chic Living, 2pm

Do you have a vision for your family home but don’t quite know where to start? We’ve enlisted multi-award winning UK home interiors blogger, Jen Stanbrook from Love Chic Living, to share her tips on creating a stylish family home that doesn’t cost the earth. In this free-to-attend session, Jen will talk you through the process of researching your dream scheme for a room and what tools you can use to create both physical and virtual moodboards. Located on Level 1 in the Mailbox at 2pm on Saturday 21st April, this event is free-to-attend but places are limited.

Book here to guarantee your place.

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Calligraphy Workshop with Feather and Flourish, 4pm – 6.30pm at Heal’s showroom

Join Heather from Feather & Flourish at 4pm on Saturday 21st April for an introduction to modern calligraphy. Included in the ticket price of £35 per person is an essential starter kit to take away and master your skills at home. Located in the Heal’s showroom, Heather will guide you through modern calligraphy and lettering skills using your new tools, so you can grasp the basics and start to develop your personal style.

Tickets are available to purchase here.

Wine and Cheese Tasting at BoConcept, 5.30pm – 6.30pm 

Join the experts from Harvey Nichols as they guide you through a range of classic and contemporary wines. Staged in the intimate BoConcept showroom, guests can explore the flavours of four exquisite wines with a complementary cheeseboard, while in the elegant surroundings of luxury Scandinavian design.

Sunday 22nd April

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Renovating Your Home with Mailbox, 11am – 12pm

Renovating your home can be a rewarding but equally challenging and daunting project to take on. It’s the perfect way to create your dream home but where do you start? What do you do if things don’t go to plan? And how much budget should you allocate?

We’ve brought together three homeowners, turned Instagram influencers, who’ve taken on renovation projects and asked them to share their experiences and answer your questions in an open, honest and interactive Q&A.

Join the minds behind ‘Victorian Home Restoration’, ‘About Halton House’ and ‘My Harborne Home’ for this inspiring free-to-attend session, located in Level 1 in the Mailbox on Sunday 22nd April at 11am.

Tickets are free but limited and can be booked here.

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At Home With… Blendworth Fabrics, 12pm at Wesley Barrell

For almost 200 years, Blendworth has provided design-led interiors focusing on high quality products, excellent customer service and a rich British heritage.

In this exclusive event, they will be showcasing their newest collection, while exploring a variety of ways to combine fabrics and wallpapers in a way that will enhance your home.

Register your interest to guarantee your place at this intimate free-to-attend event, held in the Wesley Barrell showroom at 12pm on Sunday 22nd April.

Please note places are extremely limited and can be booked here.

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Floral Design Trends With Richard Randall, 2pm – 3pm

Join celebrity interior designer and florist, Richard Randall, to discover the latest floral design trends translated into workable ideas for your home. From colour palettes to choosing the perfect vase to complement your bouquet, you’ll get all the expert advice and tips you need from Richard.

Tickets are free but limited and can be booked here.

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