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

Events

BOOKING EVENTS:

Please note that unless otherwise stated:

• Talks are at Kelmscott House starting 2.15 pm.

• Latecomers will not be admitted; we advise you arrive at least 10 minutes before the talk begins.

• Tickets: members, £10; non-members, £12; students/unwaged £5

Please book tickets for talks online. Alternatively applications for tickets may be sent to the WMS office – address at the bottom of this page. Stamped addressed envelopes should accompany all postal bookings.

For childrens’ events, please phone the WMS office or email us to book your place.

The pre-booking of tickets for all events is strongly advised. Our historic Coach House lecture room has limited seating capacity and if you attend without booking beforehand you risk being turned away.

March 5, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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March 14, 2018 10.00-16.30

Morris in Oxford: Politics and Design Walking Tour

Martin Stott and Jane Bingham This day long walking tour of Oxford will include some of the places most associated with Morris as a designer and maker, and his later…

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March 21, 2018 18.00-19.30

Book Launch: William Morris’s Socialist Diary

William Morris was the most prominent Victorian artist to embrace the new socialist movement of the 1880s. From 1883 to 1890, he continued to maintain Morris and Co., but devoted…

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March 24, 2018 14.30

A Better More Beautiful World: The De Morgans, Their Lives and Legacies

Bust of Pan William De Morgan Circa 1872-1904 De Morgan Collection curator Claire Longworth will discuss the lives and legacies of Arts and Crafts couple William and Evelyn De Morgan,…

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April 2, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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April 21, 2018 14.15

William Morris & Red House

Red House was the only house commissioned by William Morris and the first independent architectural work of his close friend and collaborator, Philip Webb. For five intense years from 1860-65, it…

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April 30, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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May 23, 2018 14.00-17.00

MoDA in conversation: Morris and Silver: Comparing Contemporaries

Silver Studio Art Nouveau design, 1899 Image copyright of The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, Middlesex University Design contemporaries Arthur Silver and William Morris died within months of each…

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June 4, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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July 2, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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August 7, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

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September 4, 2018 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

For 2018 we are offering opportunities to get up close to items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both the Society’s premises and …

Find out more