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

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April 15, 2020 10.30 - 13.00

Family Arts & Crafts Workshop: Yarn Owls

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED ALL TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE CONTACTED Join us to make some beautiful owls in our coach house! Session 1 We…

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April 25, 2020 12.00 - 13.00

LECTURE: The David Parr House: an extraordinary Cambridge home

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED ALL TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE CONTACTED Decorated in the late Victorian era, this house lay undiscovered until a few years…

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May 4, 2020 10.00-16.00

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP: MORRIS IN BLOOM

Come and learn some of the needlework skills used in creating the original Morris & Co. embroideries. You will have the chance to practise a range of easy free-style stitches…

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May 5, 2020 10.00-13.00

TOUR: Arts & Crafts Textiles

This is a rare opportunity to get up close with items that are rarely on show to the public with a specialist tour of both Emery Walker’s House and the…

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May 16, 2020 12.00

THE AGM OF THE WILLIAM MORRIS SOCIETY

All members are welcome to attend the AGM which will be followed by a free talk THE TAPESTRY WEAVERS AND CARPET KNOTTERS AT MERTON ABBEY With the move to Merton…

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June 2, 2020 10.00-13.00

TOUR: Arts & Crafts Wallpaper

An opportunity 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 nearby Emery Walker’s House….

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June 13, 2020 12.00 - 13.00

LECTURE: Ernest Gimson and the Morrises

As a 19-year-old trainee architect in Leicester, Ernest Gimson first encountered William Morris in 1884. Thirty years later – when well established as an architect, designer and maker – he…

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July 6, 2020 10.00-16.00

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP: MORRIS IN BLOOM

Come and learn some of the needlework skills used in creating the original Morris & Co. embroideries. You will have the chance to practise a range of easy free-style stitches…

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