Arts & Crafts in Danger

For months now, I have taken an active interest in the funding problems of the William Morris Gallery.

I'm a 'Friend' of the gallery and the membership is international. The council has cut the funding and the curator has been made redundant.

The Friends are worried that the collection will be endangered and the gallery will face closure in the future. At the moment things are in limbo and the opening days have been reduced.

There's a campaign going on and you can participate and/or make your views known at http://www.keepourmuseumsopen.org.uk/. When you're there, please sign the petition and find out what's going on.

I love Morris's designs and here's a wallhanging I made. Sandersons has bought his archive in the 1960s and is still manufacturing fabrics and wallpapers with his wonderful designs.

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