Cath Kidston: A Place Called Home

Thursday Late | 2 April | Postponed



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In celebration of her new book A Place Called Home, the ‘Queen of Print’ Cath Kidston will be in conversation with curator Teresa Collenette, and reveal the secrets in achieving her signature style.

“When I walked in I had that heart stopping moment when I felt I could have been at home, and the feeling completely overtook me.” – Cath Kidston

In this intimate discussion, Cath will delve into her creative process and share the reasons behind her design choices. Equipped with stories, a wealth of experience and expert advice, she will reveal how anyone can transform a house into a home.

An interior design and styling icon, Cath Kidston founded her brand in 1993 and built into a globally recognised name. In 2017, she founded a new solo venture, Joy of Print, a creative studio specialising in designing print for the interiors and fashion worlds.

Teresa Collenette is a design historian. A graduate of the Royal College of Art / Victoria and Albert Museum History of Design Masters programme, she is part of the curatorial team at the Fashion and Textile museum including Swinging London, Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous and the upcoming Beautiful People.

Cath Kidston will be on hand to sign copies of her new interiors book-come-memoir, A Place Called Home, £30, published by Pavilion, available to buy in the Museum shop.

The book takes readers on a journey through Cath’s home, from the Entrance Hall to the Sitting Room and the Kitchen to the Dining Room, discovering how a carefully selected piece can tie a room together.


Standard: £15 | Student: £12
All tickets include a complimentary drink and exhibition entry

Numbers are limited for this talk, please book early to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions regarding this talk, please get in touch via our contact form.

The event starts at 6pm with a glass of wine in the Museum foyer and opportunity to view the current exhibition. The talk follows at 6.15pm for 6.20pm in the Fashion Studio and lasts for approximately one hour including an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a book signing. Ticket includes admission to the exhibition and guests are welcome to view this before or after the talk.

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