Emery Walker: the Back Room Boy of the Arts & Crafts

As part of our series of illustrated talks highlighting the artistic heritage of Hammersmith, Dr Aileen Reid, academic curator at 7 Hammersmith Terrace, talks about Emery Walker, his life at Hammersmith Terrace and his social and professional friends and artists attracted to the beautiful Hammersmith riverside in the early 20th century. Walker’s work at the Doves Press with the eccentric T.J. Cobden-Sanderson inspired the revival of private-press printing in the 20th century, but ended spectacularly…

The Greenside Arts Lectures are part of our fundraising to restore the 1952 Gordon Cullen mural at Greenside Primary School. The lecture takes place at Greenside Primary School, Westville Road, W12 9PT, in the hall of our Grade II* listed Goldfinger building.

Before the talk we will show the short film, featuring Alan Powers, Chair of the 20th Century Society, talking about the very fine Cullen mural and the Goldfinger school and there will also be the opportunity to view the mural itself.

Doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Bar (donations)

Tickets £6.50

To register for this event just click on the link below.

http://www.eventelephant.com/greensideartslecturesemerywalker

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