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BIID Tour of Emery Walker's House

Thursday 4th April 2019

Date:

Thursday 4th April 2019

Time:

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Venue:

7 Hammersmith Terrace | London | W6 9TS

Admits:

  • BIID Members / £15.00

Cpd hours:

1.0

About

BIID members are invited to tour the residence at 7 Hammersmith Terrace of renowned engraver, photographer and printer, Sir Emery Walker (1851-1933).

WHAT TO EXPECT

Walker fell in with the fashionable set of Hammersmith Terrace which had become a particular 'hot spot' for members of the Arts & Crafts Movement. They visited each other’s homes regularly and often congregated around the post box at the end of the terrace for a late-night chat while catching the last post.

Emery’s expertise and vast collection of 16th Century typefaces particularly appealed to his friend William Morris who went on the establish the famous Kelmscott Press by inspiration.

Emery also created his own company, Doves Press, after Morris’s death and became Past Master of the Art Workers' Guild, Late President of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, a Trustee of the Wallace Collection and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Emery received a knighthood in 1930 as recognition for his dedication to the arts.

WHAT YOU WILL LEAVE WITH

An insight into the life of one of the great Arts & Crafts Movements pioneers through his wonderfully kept period home.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

BIID Registered Interior Designers, Associate members, Provisional Associate members, Student members, employees of Registered Design Practice members and employees of Industry Partners.

Additional information

Prices are not inclusive of VAT.

This tour has very limited spaces so please book soon to avoid disappointment

About the venue

Accessibility:

Emery Walker's House is a Grade II* listed, tall, terraced house with narrow stairs between the three floors open to the public, as well as steps to the rear garden (46 steps in total). We regret that wheelchair or step free access is not possible.

Lighting levels are low throughout the building.

Due to the constraints of space, the high density of furniture and precious objects, and to help conserve the fragile collections, the house is unsuitable for young children.

Photography:

Unfortunately, for conservation reasons, photography is not allowed inside the house. A selection of postcards, greeting cards, books and gifts can be purchased after the tour.

If you have any queries, please email the BIID office info@biid.org.uk or call 020 7628 0255.

All BIID events and training courses are subject to standard terms and conditions which can be read in full below:

Terms and Conditions:

1.    If you wish to cancel your booking to a paid event, please send a refund request via Eventbrite. A full refund will be issued if your refund request is received 10 working days prior to the day of the event.

2.    The full delegate fee will be forfeited for non-attendance (for any reason) without prior notice or cancellation of your booking.

3.    A replacement delegate nominated and confirmed by you is permitted, but must be confirmed in writing to info@BIID.org.uk prior to the event.

4.    If you wish to cancel your booking to a free event please do so via Eventbrite as soon as possible so that your ticket can be reallocated.

5.    The BIID reserves the right to make changes to the programme.

6.    The BIID reserves the right to cancel the event if unavoidable circumstances arise.

7.    This event will be photographed and videoed. Attendance constitutes consent for these images/videos to be used, by the BIID and its partners, for promotional purposes.

8.    In compliance with the Data Protection Act, we must point out that the information on this form will be kept on a database.

9.    Your name may be shared with the venue.

10. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed under the laws of England and Wales and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.