Welcome to The William Morris Society, founded in 1955 to share knowledge of the life and works of William Morris amongst our members and the wider public.
The William Morris Society is a registered charity. If you are able, please make a donation to help us continue our education work, to care for our unique collection, and to preserve the legacy of William Morris. Thank you!About the society
An introduction to William Morris
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain whose work dramatically changed the fashions and ideologies of the era. As a craftsman, designer, poet, printer, socialist, novelist, and environmentalist, Morris was not only influential in his own time, but his legacy remains alive and important today.About William Morris
The Society has an exciting variety of exhibitions and events throughout the year.
MORRIS IN OXFORD: POLITICS AND DESIGN WALKING TOUR
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 political engagement with the city. Lunch and any admission charges are extra. Full joining details …Find out more
ALSO COMING UP
The William Morris Society x Warehouse collaboration
October 25, 2022
We are delighted to introduce an exclusive collaboration with fashion company Warehouse! A revolutionary Victorian artist, Morris introduced bold, repetitive patterns to textiles and interior design furnishings and created a collection of fashionable and influential prints that are still contemporary…
Would you like to chair The William Morris Society?
October 11, 2022
The William Morris Society is looking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees when Stephen Bradley steps down in 2023. With 800 members worldwide, the William Morris Society celebrates the life and legacy of William Morris, the Victorian era’s greatest…