Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age

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September 12, 2015 – April 29, 2017

“Fellowship is Heaven”: Sixty Years of the William Morris Society

We invite you to celebrate The William Morris Society’s Diamond Jubilee with us through this celebratory exhibition. Since 1955 The William Morris Society has sustained and increased knowledge and interest…

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March 25, 2017 14.15

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings’ William Morris Craft Fellowship

In 1986 the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) founded the William Morris Craft Fellowship, a six-month training programme which aims to broaden the skills and experience of craftspeople from…

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March 28, 2017 10.00-17.00

Sew Beautiful and Useful: William Morris Textile Workshop NOW SOLD OUT

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting two textile workshops in partnership with The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings in March 2016. Led by Susie Vickery,…

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April 12, 2017 14.00-16.00

EASTER FAMILY WORKSHOP: EGGS AND BUNNIES!

Come along to our Arts & Crafts workshop with an Easter theme! A workshop in two parts, for children age 6-12. In the first part, make an Easter egg decoupage:…

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April 22, 2017 14.15

Retailing Morris & Co: The evidence of the log books

A talk by Keren Protheroe, archivist at Sanderson, which holds the archives of Morris & Co. William Morris co-founded the design company, originally known as Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co.,…

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May 20, 2017 14.15

William Morris and Radical Print

Elizabeth Miller will explore the literary culture of Britain’s radical press from 1880 to 1910, a time that saw a flourishing of radical political activity as well as the emergence…

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May 23, 2017 10.00-12.30

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour NOW SOLD OUT

A specialist tour of both The William Morris Society’s premises and nearby 7 Hammersmith Terrace, the home of Morris’s friend and associate Emery Walker, with a particular focus on the…

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September 23, 2017 14.15

QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL: WILLIAM MORRIS IN ICELAND

William Morris described Iceland as ‘that most romantic of all deserts,’ journeying there in 1871 and 1873 to escape domestic difficulties. Lavinia Greenlaw will explore our conflicted reasons for not…

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October 14, 2017 14.15

DESIGN AND CRAFTSMANSHIP IN THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURIES

A talk by Corin Mellor on the past history and current projects at David Mellor Design. Both hands-on craftsman and design entrepreneur, David Mellor was a key figure in British…

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