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

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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.

Our museum is currently closed due to Covid-19

Support Us

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! 

Members also get discounted tickets to events, our Magazine three times a year and the Journal of William Morris Studies.


ONLINE EXHIBITION: A Place in Pattern: Islamic Art and its influence in British arts & crafts
ONLINE WORKSHOP: Arabic Calligraphy
ZOOM LECTURE: Amber Khokar, Insights into the Arts of Islam

Take a virtual tour

Explore our museum safely via our online virtual tour. Enjoy 360 degree interactive views of the Coach House, Upper Library, Lower Library, Emberton Print Room and the society building.

free acitivies to do at home

Make a Chequerboard Pattern!
Make a Mobile!
Make a Sunflower!
Jasmine: Print Out & Colour
Artichoke: Print Out & Colour

Visit Our shop

Popular favourites from homeware, accessories, books and crafts in beautiful William Morris designs as well as individually selected handmade products by small manufacturers and craftspeople in the UK.
Your purchases will help to support our educational programmes, exhibitions, events and conservation of our museum collection.