Melissa White from Zoffany introduces the forthcoming Arden Collection to the north for the first time.

This Textile Designer, Melissa White, a specialist in Elizabethan and Stuart designs who has been involved with projects, such as the refurbishment of Shakespeare’s birthplace will introduce Zoffany’s forthcoming ‘Arden’ Collection. This event will take place on Tuesday 3rd April 2014 at the Pheaseant Hotel in Harome. 

To date this is the only talk that Melissa White will have done outside of London. This rare event will take place in the picturesque village of Harome. The Arden collection comprises both fabrics and wallpapers based on designs, which Melissa researched from Elizabethan archives and this will be a rare opportunity to gain a unique insight into how an acclaimed designer uses historical influences to create interiors for current times. The talk will be followed by a light lunch. 

The latest Zoffany fabric books and wallpapers, etc will also be on display, together with home accessories available from Peter Silk of Helmsley.Interiors inspired by History’ in Association with ‘Peter Silk of Helmsley’ with a Light Lunch, from 11am. To book a ticket please call 01439 771241 or visit

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