Events and Visits
Here are samples of past occasions enjoyed by members
to William Morris's former homes,
The Red House, and The William
Morris Gallery at Walthamstow, where he lived in his youth.
to France to
Les Bois de
Moutiers, a house by Sir Edwin Lutyens with a garden by Gertrude
Jekyll and to Brussels for an understanding of Art Nouveau.
to the Museum of Modern and Decorative Art, housing the
Silver Studio Collection with work by Archibald Knox amongst others
and to the De Morgan Centre.
study days at Goddards, another example of the partnership of Lutyens
and Jekyll. The topics have included architect Oliver Hill and Gertrude
given by the Dolmetsch
Ensemble, one of which was held in a music room designed Baillie
Scott. Together with a study day at Compton these fund-raising events
were in support of the Watts
Gallery Centenary Appeal.
walking tours exploring the Arts and Crafts Movement in Holmbury St
Mary and Steep, near Petersfield.
garden parties at privately owned houses designed by CFA Voysey and
Thackeray Turner and FW Troup.
at the Garden City movement in
Bedford Park and Brentham.
Details of past events
Archive details of past events are available for the following years:
of the events of 2004
Reports on visits
A visit to Standen - report by Avril Denton
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Brangwen and Ditchling - a photo
gallery with pictures of the event
Eric Gill and Ditchling - a
short photo gallery and report of the event
programme of lectures is usually held at the
Watts Gallery at Compton,
which houses over 250 works by the famous Victorian painter and sculptor.
During renovations at the gallery, lectures are held at Onslow village
cover the whole range of creativity of the period - architecture, fine
art, interior decoration and furnishings, decorative arts and garden
Annual General Meeting
Society’s AGM is usually held at an Arts and Crafts venue such as
designed by CFA Voysey, or the Tilford Institute, designed by Sir Edwin
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