Month: February 2017

Hidden Stories

The stories of the people who lived in 7 Hammersmith Terrace and Kelmscott House are fascinating, rich and varied. Not just the lives of two prestigious men of the Arts & Crafts movement, Emery Walker & William Morris, but the lives of their families and friends, means that these houses are full of stories collected over more than a century. We embarked on a creative writing project to discover and bring these stories to life with young people from the area. Teachers and students from Fulham…

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Allyson McDermott Wallpapers: Video

As an introduction to her practice, Allyson, who has been restoring the handblocked Morris wallpapers at Emery Walker’s House and Kelmscott House, has produced this video. It describes how she researches and then recreates the magnificent reproduction wallpapers for which she is best known.Video copyright © Allyson McDermott…

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