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Heritage talk- The art of William Morris and his work in Hull

HULL MINSTER, 10a - 11 King Street, Parish Centre, Hull, HU1 2JJ

23 Jun 2023

12:30pm

FREE

Family Friendly

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Helen’s talk at Hull Minster will cover the life, work and ideas of this great Victorian polymath who was a talented designer, craftsman, writer, poet, socialist and printer.

The talk will include some of the beautiful work he created for churches and stately homes in Yorkshire, from stunning stained glass to magnificent mural decorations.

About Helen Elletson: Helen Elletson has been a Senior Curator at the Emery Walker Trust since 2010 and Curator of Research and Development at the William Morris Society since 2000. Amongst Helen’s publications are A History of Kelmscott House (2009) and Highlights of the William Morris Society’s Collection (2015), as well as articles on the Arts and Crafts movement including A Feeling for Beauty: May Morris, Emery Walker, and the Arts and Crafts of Hammersmith in Country Life (2017). Helen is currently researching May Morris’s role in the Women’s Guild of Arts.

Talks last 45 minutes with questions.

This talk is FREE and is put on with the support of the Heritage Fund.

Venue Details

HULL MINSTER,
10a - 11 King Street,
Parish Centre,
Hull,
HU1 2JJ

01482 224460

office@hullminster.org

http://www.hullminster.org

At Hull Minster we have strong artistic roots with 700 years of cultural and artistic tradition. We encourage artists and performers as well as cultivating participation in the arts for city centre communities.

Facilities

Assistance Dogs

Blue-Badge Parking

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Tuesday
10am-4pm
Wednesday
10am-4pm
Thursday
10am-4pm
Friday
10am-4pm
Saturday
10am-4pm
Sunday
9am-12noon