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The Freddie Mercury exhibition and auction at Sotheby's have been a runaway success – and it's still open

This September sees a sale of items belonging to Freddie Mercury, the superstar lead vocalist of Queen, at Sotheby’s auction house.

Sir John Soane’s museum opens the Drawing Office to the public for the first time since 1837

Nestled away in Sir John Soane’s museum, Holborn, is Soane’s Drawing Office. The room, once used as a workspace for Soane’s apprentices, is opening its doors to the public, and launching a programme of artists in residence.

The secret lives of furniture: inside the Wallace Collection's new exhibition

This February, the Wallace Collection opens its drawers to the general public. 

The events, travel, culture and launches House & Garden are looking forward to in 2023 

It can be hard to feel optimistic in the dark days of January. The best cure to the winter blues? Things to look forward to. Grab your agenda and take a look at what's on our horizon for the coming year in the world of interiors, gardens, culture and travel. 

Inside Mallorca's creative renaissance and the new generation of design hotels pushing it forward

Mallorca’s artisans and their centuries-old practices are contributing to the reputational reinvention of the Balearic holiday island. Rosalyn Wikeley meets artists, ceramicists, designers and hoteliers leading this revolution. 

What the House & Garden team likes to read at Christmas 

From Little Woman to Cold Comfort Farm, here are some festive, winter-themed tomes to entertain scrooges and Santa enthuasiasts alike 

19 novels to read that feature brilliant houses

From Marcel Proust and Jane Austen to Ottessa Moshfegh and Rachel Cusk, we look at 19 novels where domestic settings play a crucial role – often serving as characters in their own right. 

Every Jane Austen adaptation ranked

As a new version of Persuasion prepares to hit our screens, we look back at the most notable adaptations of Austen's novels over the years, heading off on a rollercoaster ride of bad hair, frothy costumes, and quite a bit of Johnny Lee Miller

Behind the scenes at Pallant House's latest exhibit

Simon Martin, the director of Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, takes us behind the scenes at its newest exhibit: a model gallery that is filled with small-scale works by leading contemporary artists