Literary Events at The Library Bar

Rizzoli Salon Pop-Up


Bringing the world’s leading publisher of the highest quality illustrated books to the cosy, literary scene of The Library Bar, hotel guests and visitors during the month of March can enjoy some of Rizzoli’s finest books displayed throughout the bar and have the opportunity to meet some of their authors at our literary events.

Join one of three ticketed author evenings, where you will meet and listen to the authors speak about their books and find out about the inspiration behind their work.

Tickets are priced at £25 per person and include a limited-edition Rizzoli Negroni or Manhattan
cocktail. Signed copies of each authors’ books will be available for sale on each evening.

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Chris Jackson - Getty Images Royal Photographer

Chris Jackson is Getty Images’ multi-award-winning Royal Photographer and has created one of the most intimate and elegant archives of photographs of the British royal family over the past twenty years.

Chris will be discussing his three publications, Modern Monarchy (Rizzoli, 2018), Elizabeth II: A Queen for Our Time (Rizzoli, 2021) and Charles III which is due to be released in April 2023 in time for the Coronation of King Charles III. He will share entertaining anecdotes and behind the scenes insights into the reality of life as a royal photographer for the last two decades.

7th March 2023 | 6.30pm to 9pm

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Nina Campbell in conversation with Giles Kime

Nina Campbell is Britain’s most respected interior designer. Her clients live all over the world and have included the Queen of Denmark, Rod Stewart, Ringo Starr, and HRH The Princess Sumaya of Jordan. Giles Kime is the executive editor and interiors editor of Country Life magazine.

Together, they will be discussing A House In Maine which will be published on the day of the talk, and use it as a springboard to discuss many aspects of Nina’s long and illustrious career. She will also offer insights and inspirations gained from her wealth of experience to help us all create a beautiful home of our own.

21st March 2023 | 6.30pm to 9pm

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Violet Naylor-Leyland in conversation with Beata Heuman

Our third talk will be an audience with Violet Naylor-Leyland, in conversation with Beata Heuman, discussing her new book Rare Birds, True Style.

Violet Naylor-Leyland is a fashion stylist, journalist, and writer. She has written for numerous magazines, including Vanity Fair, the Lady, Tatler, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the Evening Standard. This is her first book. Beata Heuman is the founder of Beata Heuman Ltd., a London based interior architecture and furnishings studio. She is one of the world’s most sought after interior designers and is regularly featured in leading publications such as T Magazine, Elle Decor, and British Vogue. Violet and Beata will examine what style is, and what makes British style so completely unique, as she takes readers on an irresistible, illustrated tour through the homes and wardrobes of some of England’s most celebrated contemporary talents and designers.

28th March 2023 | 6.30pm to 9pm

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