William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery
Lloyd Park
Forest Road
Greater London
E17 4PP






020 8496 4390

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The William Morris Gallery is the only public gallery devoted to the life and legacy of William Morris: designer, craftsman, socialist.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Pre-booked groups and school visits also welcome on Tuesdays, 10am-5pm

Admission charges

Free of charge

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Design, Social History, Literature

Key artists and exhibits

  • john henry dearle
  • charles voysey
  • william de morgan
  • arts and crafts
  • william morris
  • frank brangwyn
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
 Yinka Shonibare MBE: The William Morris Family Album

Yinka Shonibare MBE: The William Morris Family Album

  • 7 February — 7 June 2015 *on now

The Victorian age, the legacy of Empire and the global textile trade are central themes in the work of Yinka Shonibare. In this new exhibition the internationally acclaimed British Nigerian artist turns his attention to William Morris. By inviting Waltham Forest residents to help recreate photographs of Morris’s family, he encourages viewers to reflect on the realities of equality in both Morris's time and our own.

The free exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive education and events programme.

Suitable for

  • Any age



Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Sigurd the Volsung

Expedition to Iceland Sleepover

  • 16 May 2015 7-11:59pm

Spend the night camping out in the mysterious landscape of the William Morris Gallery, follow Sigurd the Volsung's brave journey in the Icelandic stories performed by E17 Puppet Project, and take part in art and craft activities. Ticket includes breakfast, hands on activities, prizes, torch tour and puppet show.

The sleepover will run until 9am on Sunday 17 May. It's designed for children aged 8 – 12 years old. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian: please go to our website for further details and conditions.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13