Hever Castle: Renovations of Anne Boleyn’s former home to the end

Anne Boleyn was the second wife of Henry VIII. She was headed in 1536.

The launch of the Boleyn Apartment, on Hever Castle’s first floor, has been delayed by “a change in direction and design”, a spokesperson said.

The apartment is the only known surviving suite of rooms that the Boleyn family definitely occupied, according to Hever Castle.

“The use of tapestries, friezes, furniture, coats of arms and traditional smells will help visitors feel like they are walking in the shoes of the family who lived there,” a castle spokesperson said.

The re-interpretation of these rooms has been planned and

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Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr promises “brilliant designers, exciting locations and eye-popping interior design”

Published: 5 March 2024

Updated: 5 March 2024

In a new series of Interior Design Masters, Alan Carr welcomes ten novice designers looking for their big break in the world of commercial interior design.

Over eight weeks they will be competing to win a collaboration contract with a global homeware brand to produce their own line of home furnishings. Design expert and former editor of Elle Decoration Michelle Ogundehin returns as the series judge.

The designers come from all walks of life and have very different signature styles, from the ‘Victorian Maximalist’ to the ‘Elegant Brutalist’ to the ‘Colourful Traditionalist’.

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