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The Wardle Family

12th July 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Discover the story of the Wardle family who had strong connections with William Morris and find out how rivers played a part in their combined histories. Thomas Wardle, master dyer, introduced William Morris to the craft of natural dyeing and his wife Elizabeth shared Morris’ passion for embroidery. George Wardle managed Morris & Co for 20 years at a crucial stage of the firm’s development and oversaw production at Merton Abbey. The talk is given by Dr Brenda M King, Chair of The Textile Society (UK).


Booking is essential, please call 01491 415600 or fill in the form below.



12th July 2019
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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