The Art of William Morris and his Work in Yorkshire
Helen’s talk 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.
About the talks
Talks last 45 minutes with questions.
If you have access needs which you would like to discuss, please contact us on 01482 224460 so that we can make your experience as fulfilling as possible.
Booking a ticket helps us to know how many people are coming but you are welcome to drop by on the day!
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.