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Northleach Historical Society | William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites

March 2, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

£3

The scheduled talk by Dr David Vaisey on Treasures of the Bodleian Library has been postponed.

Instead we invite you to hear Elizabeth Hudson Evans on the enduring legacy of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites.

Novelist, conservationist, socialist, brilliant designer of fabrics and wallpapers, Morris was a key figure in the Arts and Crafts Movement whose home at Kelmscott Manor near Lechlade remains a shrine for lovers of the Pre-Raphaelites. Morris was close to Edward Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti (who famously had an affair with Morris’ wife Jane), and devoted himself passionately to the arts and to conservation, founding the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

Members free, visitors welcome (£3).

Details

Date:
March 2, 2016
Time:
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£3

Organizer

Northleach Historical Society
Phone:
01451 860687

Venue

Westwoods Centre
Bassett Road
Northleach, GL54 3QJ
Phone:
01451 861499

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