New riverside trail highlights West London’s rich artistic heritage

Photograph above by Anna Kunst

Arts & Crafts Hammersmith have launched an Arts & Crafts trail along the River Thames, so you can follow in the footsteps of poet, novelist, designer and socialist William Morris and his great friend Emery Walker, the founder of the Doves Press.

There are nine places of interest along the route, taking in the house of Phoebe Stabler, ceramicist and sculptor, Edward Johnston, calligrapher, Eric Gill, sculptor and engraver and Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, book-binder and co-founder of the Doves Press, as well as those of Morris and Walker and of course the Dove pub. 

You can pick up the beautifully produced leaflet, which includes a map, at either the William Morris Society Museum or Emery Walker’s House, or download it here

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