Programme of Events 2021 (dates yet to be settled)

We hope during 2021 to follow through the events which we proposed for 2020, our ‘year of William Morris’.

Dates will be fixed as soon as possible.


Study afternoon:

Morris Textiles

Illustrated talk by Rev. Ann Hyde.

Followed by:

A Survey of work in other media produced by Morris & Co

Revised repeat of the talk given on 14 March 2020, now including Morris & Co linoleum!


Illustrated lecture:

Morris stained glass: changing styles, 1861-1940, and how the St Martin’s glass fits into the firm’s history

By Anthony Burton


Day trip (by minibus):

Visiting Morris & Co stained glass, at Darley Dale (1862), Youlgreave (1876), Ashford-in-the-water (1880) and Macclesfield (1907, 1918).


Illustrated lecture:

‘The tears wept by our windows’: Restoring Victorian stained glass

By Alison Gilchrist, of Barley Studios, York, which prepared a conservation report on the glass at St Martin’s.


Readings:

Morris the Writer

Morris was a prolific author, as well as a designer, and his words can take us to ancient epics, Icelandic sagas, romances of the Middle Ages, and visions of a utopian future.

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