Coworth Park

Speaker events

Informative, inspiring and always entertaining, our popular monthly speaker events are hosted by industry experts who share their fascinating stories over lunch. Join us for a glass of champagne and three-course lunch for a dining event with a difference.

 
Lunch prepared by executive chef Adam Smith
Guest speakers
Masterclasses

2019 Events

MELINA HARRISON - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

The secret to healthy living

Melina Harrison has 25 years’ experience as an osteopath and is the director of her own physical health clinic in Berkshire, so she’s quite an expert when it comes to health and wellness. We’re delighted to welcome her as she reveals how making small changes to our daily habits can be the key to living a healthy lifestyle.

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NICHOLAS OWEN - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Royal romances

As the official royal correspondent for ITV News from 1994 to 2000, Nicholas Owen is an expert when it comes to the royal family. We’re delighted to welcome Nicholas as he shares his fascinating stories over lunch, with particular focus on everyone’s favourite topic – the royal romances.

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SOPHIE CONRAN - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

Design inspiration

Sophie Conran is a renowned interior designer, author and avid cook, so we’re excited to welcome her for our next speaker lunch. She’ll share fascinating tales from her career and family life, and offer interior design tips for style inspiration when transforming your home.

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SUE GREEN - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Beautiful blooms

For an expert florist’s insights into the top floral trends this summer, we welcome Sue Green from Lavender Green Flowers. She’ll show you beautiful decoration ideas for summer parties and weddings, and how to choose the perfect flowers for your home.

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MARK CURRY - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

Women of Wimbledon

As a keen tennis player and tennis presenter on women’s professional events, Mark Curry is an expert when it comes to the women’s game. Our speaker event focuses on the talents of women at Wimbledon, as Mark discusses the history of the stars from the early days to the present, and of course, the world champions. Join us to learn the fascinating stories and ask Mark anything you’d like to know about your favourite tennis heroines.

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OLIVIA FALCON - WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

A beauty editor’s secrets

With a 16-year career in the beauty industry, including 11 years editing Tatler’s cosmetic surgery guide, Olivia Falcon’s knowledge is second to none. We’re delighted to welcome her as she discusses The Editor’s List, which offers advice on the best practitioners and procedures. Having tried every product and non-invasive treatment under the sun, she’ll also reveal the key ingredients to look out for.

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Previous speaker events

JANE MEANS - 2018

All wrapped up

Learn the art of beautiful gift wrapping with a fun speaker event and interactive masterclass hosted by Jane Means, popularly known as the ‘Gift Wrap Guru’.

Over a three-course lunch, Jane will share tales from her 15-year career as a designer and TV personality, and discuss her favourite projects for clients including Dior, Fortnum & Mason and Selfridges. After lunch there’ll be a pop-up shop for buying wrapping essentials and Jane’s book, Giftwrapped, before you receive a goody bag to take home.

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Our speaker events begin at 12pm with a glass of champagne in the Drawing Room, followed by a three-course lunch at Restaurant Coworth Park with a glass of wine, coffee and chocolates.

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Blacknest Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7SE


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