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The Susan Llewellyn Academy of Interior Design Fine Art and Antiques Tour at the time of The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair, March 21 – 24 2014
January 23, 2014  | 

Join Susan Llewellyn of the Susan Llewellyn Academy of Interior Design on a unique and personalised 4-day visit to London at the time of the BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair.

Susan will be your hostess and guide for this exclusive, privately conducted tour to the BADA Fair; Victoria & Albert Museum; candlelit visit to Sir John Soane’s Museum; Chiswick House Palladian Villa circa 1725 (home of Lord Burlington); visit to the home of satirist, painter and engraver William Hogarth; William Morris’s Studio and visit to his friend Emery Walker’s home as it was left when he died. The tour also includes a private visit to Broughton Castle, seat of the explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and actors Ralph and Joseph Fiennes (The English Patient, Shakespeare in Love, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter). 

Fundamental to Susan Llewellyn’s ethos, and key to her success as an interior designer, is how she takes inspiration from the past, into the present and on to the future. On her cultural tours, Susan shares her insider knowledge and perspective on architecture, art and design. The tours are carefully researched and tailored to enable a rare insight into the inspiration of the interior designers of the past. Most of the viewings have been arranged privately for you to experience a unique opportunity to gain privileged access to private collections and houses.

Cultivate your creative essence on this tour of the finest selection of London’s most exclusive private houses, museums and places of historical interest. Learn from past designers, artists and decorative periods and use this knowledge and inspiration to influence or create future projects for yourself. Travel in comfort and style, dine at traditional English pubs and fine restaurants and relax as you soak in the atmosphere.

The annual BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair has built an enviable reputation as the UK’s leading art and antiques fair. This exclusive event is viewed as ‘the pinnacle of the trade’ by the media and visitors alike and it proudly promotes the knowledge, integrity and expertise of the British Antiques Dealers’ Association’s top draw membership base, with many of its members exhibiting. Set in the Duke of York Square in the heart of Chelsea, part of London’s vibrant art scene, the BADA Fair, for just one week, marks the beginning of The Season in London. Chelsea is an oasis of elegance and history and offers visitors an iconic London experience, with international retail names in the vicinity as well as the famed Saatchi gallery, The Royal Court theatre and Cadogan Hall. The BADA Fair retains its individual, classical ambiance, which is enhanced by the Fair’s own restaurant The Cellini, its Duke of York Brasserie and the Taittinger champagne bar.

The four-day visit will be based on twelve participants and will start at 10.30am at the Duke of York Square in Chelsea on Friday 21st March and end at 6.00pm at the BADA Fair on Monday 24 March 2014. Participation is based on making one’s own arrangements for transport to London and own London accommodation.

Participants can take advantage of London’s leading luxury hotels, including The Goring, The Stafford and The Cadogan, all of which are offering special rates to BADA Fair visitors. Details about the BADA Fair and the Hotels can be found on www.bada-antiques-fair.co.uk

The Susan Llewellyn Academy of Interior Design offers a twelve-module Certificate Course in Interior Design, as well as introduction days, masterclasses and bespoke courses across the full spectrum of interior design. The Academy also offers specialist tours in the UK and internationally, specially devised for design students, enthusiasts and professionals alike. Details on the Academy and individual modules can be found on the website http://www.thesusanllewellynacademy.co.uk

For further details and participation costs please contact:
Susan Llewellyn at SLA on telephone number + 44 7803 070204
enquiries@thesusanllewellynacademy.co.uk

Please note that the last day for bookings is Friday 21st February 2014. The Susan Llewellyn Academy of Interior Design Interior Design, Fine Art and Antiques Tour at the time of The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair