Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill at Washington Winter Show
On the life of the house and how rooms evolve.
Enjoy a fascinating lecture and luncheon with Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill on Friday January 12, 2024 at the Washington Winter Show. Purchase tickets here for the luncheon and weekend events at Katzen Arts Center.
Henrietta Spencer-Churchill is the eldest daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough whose family home is Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. She studied Art History in Italy and France before enrolling at the Inchbald School of Design in London. She started her Interior Design business “Woodstock Designs” in 1981 having worked for 3 years with Diana Hanbury and Jean Monro.
She specializes in the restoration and refurbishment of period and listed buildings with emphasis paced on conserving their historic value and features whilst bringing them into the 21st century. Many of her commissions are abroad which involves the challenges of learning about and incorporating local cultures and trends.
She also has a company in the USA “Spencer-Churchill Designs Inc” and has worked on many new build houses in the Georgian Style as well as restoration projects in NYC, Atlanta, Dallas and Connecticut.
As well as her interior design business much of her time is dedicated to the overseeing of the restorations of her family home, Blenheim Palace, the running of the Blenheim Foundation and organizing special and fund raising events.
She is the author of 11 books and has carried out many lectures and TV appearances in the UK and USA where she also has licensing deals in furniture and rugs.