In September, we will be examining the works of G.F Watts and his wife Mary Seaton Watts as a special tour for the Friends of the Watts Gallery. We will be traveling from the south to the north of London, visiting places such as Watts Gallery and Watts Chapel.
Next summer, while Kelmscott Manor will be under restoration the furnishings will be in London at the Society of Antiquaries.
“I wanted to say how much I enjoyed the dinners and their settings. They seemed so intimate and enjoyable – especially having the hosts involved. Such good company – really it was such an interesting and fun group and you added so much – am now reading my books for it – thanks so much.”
We did not think you could plan another tour as wonderful as the William Morris one last summer. But you did – our days in Scotland were pure delight. Many, many thanks.
One gets very spoiled being on trips that are small and specialized, thoughtfully designed and well organized and I can’t imagine traveling any other way!
For more than two decades Arts & Crafts Tours has developed and offered visits to private homes and collections to examine objects that represent the acme of British design.
Take a look at our past tours of the Arts and Crafts Movement that led us to become the award-winning tour operator we are today.
Ernest Gimson who died on 11 August 1919 was described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘the greatest of the English artist-craftsmen’. He made significant contributions as an architect, a maker of plasterwork and turned chairs, and a designer of embroideries and metalwork but is probably best known today for his furniture. So how do you […]
A new book titled Ernest Gimson: Arts and Crafts Designer and Architect written by Annette Carruthers, Mary Greensted and Barley Roscoe is being published by Yale University Press in October 2019. Ernest Gimson has been described as ‘the greatest of the English artist-craftsmen’ (Pevsner 1960) and was a central figure in the British Arts and […]