- The Speakers -

We pulled out all the stops in 2019 to bring you some of the most influential, inspirational and dedicated interiors enthusiasts from all over the UK! These wonderful people took part on one of  four talks held in the Carriage Hall over the weekend and answered your questions on renovating and styling.


Juan Sandiego


Interior design student and blogger, decorating with your style and your wellbeing in mind

Sam Hansard


Sam is an interior consultant who can help anyone who finds themselves in an 'interior rut'

Janet McMeekin


Janet is a freelance writer for national magazines, specialising in homes and interior design. Featured in many national home magazines, including English Home, Period Living, Country Homes and Interiors and many more.

Medina Grillo


Medina has an award winning DIY & home improvement blog and is also part of @maykecollective

Helen Orrock


Helen is an interior and product stylist, working on their current Victorian home renovation - calm, chic and very very cool.

Julia Alexander


Interiors Designer and  wonderful creator of lived in luxury spaces - on any budget. Julia is a speaker at Grand Designs and the Ideal Home Show.

Emma Meese


Emma loves to bring a secret door or two to her renovations! Perfect for anyone considering a renovation on a run down property. Emma is a journalist and radio presenter.

Hilary Marconetto


Hilary is a local interior designer with a passion for colour and texture. She has been featured in 'Kitchen, Bedrooms and Bathrooms' magazine and is a member of @interiordesigncollective

Sharon Hornsby

@ hornsby_style

Sharon is a serial renovator and interior style queen! She has won the UK interiors award for 'best room revamp'

Poonam Sharma


This interiors and stylist blogger really knows how to bring out the very best in your home - especially with creating 'modern luxe' finishes. Currently renovating her own Victorian home.

Sandra Baker


Sandra will appeal to all those pattern and colour lovers out there - she has also been nominated for the UK Interior Awards.

Paula Sutton


 English country interiors, homes, lifestyle and more - Paula is a vintage style inspired creator and blogger.

Naomi Page


Naomi helps turn barn conversion dreams in to reality - essential listening for anyone with a barn conversion renovation. Featured in @ekbbmag



Husband and wife duo who have an extensive renovation portfolio which spans over 13 years.

Meera Pendred


Meera is a local interior designer and blogger who is currently mid renovation herself. She has been featured in multiple publications including House Beautiful and Home Style.

Justin Coakely


Interior blogger and renovator who has been featured in 'Top 20 renovation accounts to follow'

Tamara Broido


 An upcycling dream, using decorative pieces to create warm and inviting environments. Tamara has been featured in Homes & Antiques and the Reclaim Magazines.

Ruth Adams


 Ruth is the founder of the Bourne House Practice and a firm believer your home can directly affect your mental wellbeing.



 Worthington are a local Derby business with an impressive collection of beautiful renovations and restorations.

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- The Timetable -


A peek at last year's timetable - this year we'll be pulling out the whistlestops again to bring you an amazing programme of talks and workshops. Check back here soon for details. And if you can't wait until September 2020 then check out the Interior Junction Pop-Up 'At The Mills' in March!


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