Charleston: The world's only complete Bloomsbury interior

Darren Clarke at Charleston, East Sussex

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Updates + online mention

Enjoy regular project updates and a citation on the Art Happens website.


Personalised postcards

Eight project-related postcards printed with your name. Plus, enjoy project updates and a citation on the Art Happens website.


Tote bag

An exclusive tote bag designed by Cressida Bell (pictured), the granddaughter of Vanessa Bell and daughter of potter Quentin Bell. Plus project updates and an online citation.



Beautiful photobook showcasing the very best of Charleston, from its painted interiors and decorative motifs to its much celebrated gardens. Plus project updates and a citation on the Art Happens site.


Cream tea + tote + tickets to the unveiling

Cream tea for two people at Charleston, plus a tote bag and two tickets to the exclusive unveiling of the completed restoration work in March 2016. Plus project updates and a citation.


Cressida Bell scarf + tickets to the unveiling

A stunning, exclusive silk scarf (34in x 34in) designed by artist Cressida Bell, granddaughter of Vanessa Bell, plus two tickets to the unveiling of the restored rooms. Project updates and a citation.


Framed wallpaper from Charleston

Beautifully mounted and framed fragments (22cm x 30cm) of the Library's wallpaper, which was hand-painted by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant’s daughter, Angelica Garnett, in the 1980s. Limited edition of 30, hand-torn and float-mounted, with a pale Charleston grey box frame (34cm x 34cm). Plus updates and a citation.


Lunch with Vanessa Bell’s granddaughter, unveiling + photobook

Invitation for two to an intimate lunch with Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell’s granddaughter, Henrietta Garnett, at Charleston, followed by the unveiling of the newly restored work and a visit to the house and gardens, together with a copy of the photobook (see £45 reward). Plus project updates and a citation.
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