Birds

Until Mon 31 Aug

Explore this page to get crafty or listen back to William Morris Gallery's podcasts that were broadcast live on East London Radio as part of WGP In The Air. 

In July Esther Neslen teamed up with William Morris Gallery to create different bird sculptures for families to make, display and fly inspired by William Morris's love of birds. In early July William Morris hosted family days on their Facebook page and you can visit the William Morris Gallery Learning here to discover the activity sheets and instructions on how to make your very own bird sculptures at home as well as other activities.

Click the links to get learning at home throughout the Summer


Show us your creations across all social channels using #WGPintheair and #WMGfamilies.

Use the radio players to listen back to the William Morris Gallery podcasts. In episode 1 we delve into the history and present-day work of the gallery, we learn about Morris’s ornithological inspirations, and we hear excerpts of William Morris’s own writing. 

In episode 2 we explore more ofthe history and present-day work of the gallery, focusing again on Morris’s fascination with birds, and we hear more excerpts of William Morris’s own writing. Presented by Gallery Marketing Manager James Gray and Senior Curator Roisin Inglesby. 

This programme is a partnership between William Morris Gallery and Esther Neslen.