William Morris event

Designer, Craftsman, Local Celebrity
Discover Leyton’s special connection with this world-famous artist

An exhibition at Leyton Library, High Road, Leyton, London E10 5QH

The exhibition will be opening to the public on 1st February and
running until 18 August 2012

This is a small exhibition based in the local community of Leyton, not
far from the William Morris Gallery. The exhibition will introduce new
visitors to William Morris and his work whilst exploring his historical
connection to the local area. Visitors will also be able to find out
more about the Development Project to transform the William Morris

The spectacular Peacock and Bird carpet designed by Morris & Co. forms
the centrepiece of the show. The carpet was donated to the William Morris Gallery in 2010 and is the only one of its kind known to exist in the world. The exhibition’s normal opening hours will be Wed – Sat 10.00 – 17.00 with
some late evenings and a programme of family activities.


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