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Out now: Country & Town House’s October issue

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Your October issue of Country & Town House magazine is hitting newsstands (or dropping onto your doormat) today, and this month it’s an interiors special.

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Our brand new School House magazine comes with this month’s magazine, your complete resource for excellence in independent education, and beyond.

Country-and-Town-House-October issue

Interiors special

In C&TH’s interiors issue special, Stephen Bayley asks what part design will play in defining our disintegrating national identity, while Alice BB gets the first look at Soho House’s homeware range, Soho Home.

In ‘Barging About’, Charlotte Metcalf meets Bert & May’s founder Lee Thornley on his barge, (there are Burt’s barges available for country or town living).

Plus, discover which shows to catch at London Design Week, read top tips from three international interior designers, and Olivia Palamountain accidently meets Alexander Skarsgard by the pool in Mexico.


New issue of School House

School House (free with this month’s issue) is the UK’s largest guide to independent education. Edited by Annabel Heseltine, this biannual magazine and directory features contributors including Rachel Johnson, Barnaby Lenon, Christina Odone and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. SCHOOL HOUSE is an indispensible resource for parents, providing them with the latest educational news and a tailor-made guide to the very best London and country schools.

Javier Espinoza, education editor of the Daily Telegraph advises on finding the right university and the right course for school-leavers.

The headmaster of Harrow and Aldro debate the value of pre-testing, while Emma Love finds that many schools market their music rooms as a barometer of their success.

Sky News’ Alastair Bruce remembers his time at Milton Abbey, and Annabel Heseltine finds out why parents are planning for autumn births.

All this and more in the October issue of Country & Town House and School House magazine, out now.  

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