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.

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.

May 4, 2019 19.00 - 20.30

An Evening of Song

Don’t miss this wonderful performance by soprano Katie Hinchcliffe and pianist Callum Hüseyin of songs that would have been enjoyed by both the Morris and Walker families in their Hammersmith…

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May 7, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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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May 8, 2019 10.00-13.00

London Craft Week: Wallpaper Making Workshop With Allyson McDermott

During his career William Morris produced over 50 wallpaper designs, many of which are still available and popular today, and The William Morris Society holds an extensive collection of original…

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May 10, 2019 10.00-13.00

London Craft Week: Wallpaper Making Workshop With Allyson McDermott

During his career William Morris produced over 50 wallpaper designs, many of which are still available and popular today, and The William Morris Society holds an extensive collection of original…

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May 18, 2019 14.00-16.00

The William Morris Society’s AGM and talk by Professor Florence Boos

The Society’s AGM will take place on Saturday 18 May at 14.00, and will be followed at 15.00 by a free talk from Professor Florence Boos: Morris’s Uncollected Essays: From…

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June 4, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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 15, 2019 14.15

PLEASURE IN LABOUR: JOHN RUSKIN AND WILLIAM MORRIS

THERE IS NO WEALTH BUT LIFE: a series of lectures on John Ruskin and William Morris Professor Robert Hewison John Ruskin and William Morris were born a generation apart. They…

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June 22, 2019 14.15

RUSKIN & MORRIS: A VIEW FROM AMERICA

THERE IS NO WEALTH BUT LIFE: a series of lectures on John Ruskin and William Morris Professor David Faldet and Dr Sara Atwood Professor David Faldet (Luther College, Iowa) and…

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July 2, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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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July 6, 2019 14.15

UTOPIAN DREAMS: RUSKIN’S TORY PATERNALISM

THERE IS NO WEALTH BUT LIFE: a series of lectures on John Ruskin and William Morris John Blewitt John Ruskin was a major influence on William Morris but many of…

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August 6, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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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September 3, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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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October 1, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tour

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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October 8, 2019 19.00

KELMSCOTT LECTURE 2019 William Morris: South Kensington & Socialism

‘I do not want art for a few, any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few’. So said William Morris, a great champion of the Arts…

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November 5, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

Arts & Crafts Textile Tour

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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November 26, 2019 10.30 - 13.00

The Final Arts & Crafts Textile Tour of the Year

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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