Kelmscott House

Still Relevant: Morris’s “Socialist Diary”

I was pleased when a few years back Ross Bradshaw, the proprietor of Five Leaves Press, asked to reissue my edition of Morris’s Socialist Diary. The pages of this now quite rare 1981 Journeyman Press edition had yellowed, and I further wanted to improve its biographical notes based on the scholarship of the past three …

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“Searching for a Famous Book: A Census of the Kelmscott Chaucer” – presentation 29 Septmeber at the Library of Congress

On Thursday, 29 September, the Library of Congress will hold a special event, “Searching for a Famous Book: A Census of the Kelmscott Chaucer.” This presentation, by William S. and Sylvia Holton Peterson, celebrates the publication of their new book, The Kelmscott Chaucer: A Census, from Oak Knoll Press (2011). Two of the Library of …

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Upcoming Events at Kelmscott House Museum

The next upcoming events at Kelmscott House Museum, the home of the William Morris Society in the UK are: Saturday, 16 January, 2.15 p. m.Antiscrap: A Campaign for the William Morris GalleryThe artist Roger Huddle, who was an organiser of the campaign against the running down and threatened closure of the Gallery, will talk about …

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Christmas Craft Fair, 12 and 13 December at Kelmscott House

Don’t miss the William Morris Society’s first Christmas Craft Fair in the newly refurbished Coach House at Kelmscott House Museum! Celebrate the festive season with a mince pie and glass of wine in the unique setting of the historic Coach House at William Morris’s magical riverside home in Hammersmith as you browse for those extra …

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New Book The History of Kelmscott House by Helen Elletson published by the William Morris Society

The William Morris Society has just published The History of Kelmscott House by Helen Elletson. This new book by the cuator of the William Morris Society and Kelmscott House Museum, tells the story of the “most beautiful house in London” in Hammersmith which Morris bought in 1879. While living there he set up the Kelmscott …

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