Focus On: The Museum of the Order of St. John

A building with an intriguing history that dates right back through the centuries, The Museum of the Order of St. John makes for a romantic venue. The medieval  architecture is reflective of it’s extensive history, and the stately Tudor décor incredibly evocative. Here are some subtle yet striking ways to enhance rather than overshadow it’s unique character…
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fake open fire or fireplace surround will make a grand room like this come to life, making it feel warm and functional rather than historic. Brass or iron candelabra are perfectly in keeping with the traditional style, or finish off the look with some votives or some pillar candles along the fireplace. Ivy leaves fit the surroundings perfectly, especially in conjunction with our staple iron candelabra and spiral candelabra. Together they can create an atmosphere reminiscent of medieval romance…
Close up of ivy and pillar candles on mantelpiece decor.

Iron and spiral candelabra decorated with ivy and pillar candles.

Uplighters are always perfect to enhance a candle-lit room, but especially are great to draw attention to the unique medieval style of this building, in soft amber to compliment the candlelight and create a striking yet natural impact appropriate to the venue.
Medieval archway and stained glass window with atmospheric uplighting.

Flowers and candelabra, elegant dinner setting in Museum of Order of St John.

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