Talks & Events

For more information about our talks and events please email: Events or text 07973 443030

 

Please say if Friend of Gallery or not.

Wednesday 10 October

Guided tour of Emery Walker House

Meet outside 7 Hammersmith Terrace, London W6 9TS at 11am.

Cost £12.

There are a limited number of places so pre-booking essential.

 

Tuesday 13 November

Rooms of  their own

a talk by Nino Strachey

Linked by an intimate web of relationships, Virginia Woolf, Eddy and Vita Sackville-West created domestic spaces that challenged contemporary conventions. Nino Strachey explores the homes of three writers linked to the Bloomsbury Group, featuring the art of Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell.

Nino Strachey is descended from a family at the heart of the Bloomsbury Group. Her research focuses on the expression of personality through place. She is Head of Research and Specialist Advice for the National Trust.

Talk: 7.30pm

 

Tickets: £10. Friends of the William Morris Gallery £5.

Online at: Eventbrite or email Roger Huddle

 

Monday 3 December

Islamic art and its influence on the work of William Morris

a talk by Qaisra Khan

In this lecture Qaisra will focus on some Islamic designs and discuss how Morris’s knowledge of these other traditions, have influenced and inspired his own designs.

Qaisra worked with the seminal Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam exhibition at the British Museum from 2010-2012; currently she is an Independent Curator at the Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

Talk followed by Christmas drinks and food

Talk: 7.30pm

 

Tickets: £10. Friends of the William Morris Gallery £5.

Online at: Eventbrite or email Roger Huddle