THE ARTS SOCIETY NORTH WEST NORFOLK
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DateVisit
16 November 2017William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
09 October 2017Overseas tour to Sicily - 9th - 15th October 2017
15 June 2017John Constable, Flatford Mill & East Bergholt & The Place for Plants, East Bergholt
22 May 2017The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art
23 November 2016Glyndebourne Touring Opera – Madam Butterfly
15 September 2016Visit - The Soane Museum, Lincoln’s Inn
16 June 2016Visit - Coton Manor Garden, Northamptonshire
11 November 2015Visit - The Tower of London
15 June 2015Tour - Ballymaloe and Tom Duncan's Tour of the Houses and Gardens of Cork.
11 June 2015Visit - Kew Gardens
02 March 2015Visit - Cheffins, Cambridge
16 February 2015Visit - Theatre Royal, Norwich The Russian Ballet - La Fille Mal Gardee
20 January 2015Visit - The Assay Office, Goldsmiths Hall
05 December 2014Tour - New York USA
12 November 2014Visit - Theatre Royal, Norwich Glyndebourne Touring Opera - Verdi's La Traviata Theatre Royal
15 October 2014Visit - Recognition of the Outbreak of World War 1
13 June 2014Tour - Music & Art in Vienna

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William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
Thursday 16 November 2017

William Morris, the famous Victorian textile designer and architect associated with the Arts & Crafts Movement, was born in Walthamstow, Essex, to a wealthy middle-class family in 1834.  He studied Classics at Oxford and then trained as an architect and went on to develop close friendships with Pre-Raphaelite artists Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Neo-Gothic architect Philip Webb.  In 1847 the family “downsized” to Water House which is today the newly refurbished William Morris Gallery. 

We will have a guided tour led by the curator followed by lunch and independent viewing of the exhibits.