Seasonal opening hours

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on Friday 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw. 2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November and…..

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on Friday 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw. 2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November and…..

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on Friday 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw. 2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November and…..

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The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts

The BBC have brought back to life a late 1800s Victorian arts and crafts commune in the Welsh hills in this series currently showing on BBC2.  We follow a group of 21st-century crafters as they experience the highs and lows of living and working together as a creative commune. Over their month-long stay they are…..

The BBC have brought back to life a late 1800s Victorian arts and crafts commune in the Welsh hills in this series currently showing on BBC2.  We follow a group of 21st-century crafters as they experience the highs and lows of living and working together as a creative commune. Over their month-long stay they are…..

The BBC have brought back to life a late 1800s Victorian arts and crafts commune in the Welsh hills in this series currently showing on BBC2.  We follow a group of 21st-century crafters as they experience the highs and lows of living and working together as a creative commune. Over their month-long stay they are…..

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Talk on 22/02/2019: The Arts and Crafts in the Digital Age by Luke Hughes

Since he began to design and make furniture in Covent Garden in 1981, Luke Hughes has built up a team of specialists who design, engineer & deliver exceptional furniture for notable buildings. These are predominantly buildings of learning, worship, work and leisure. Clients include Harvard and Yale universities, more than 80% of Oxford and Cambridge…..

Since he began to design and make furniture in Covent Garden in 1981, Luke Hughes has built up a team of specialists who design, engineer & deliver exceptional furniture for notable buildings. These are predominantly buildings of learning, worship, work and leisure. Clients include Harvard and Yale universities, more than 80% of Oxford and Cambridge…..

Since he began to design and make furniture in Covent Garden in 1981, Luke Hughes has built up a team of specialists who design, engineer & deliver exceptional furniture for notable buildings. These are predominantly buildings of learning, worship, work and leisure. Clients include Harvard and Yale universities, more than 80% of Oxford and Cambridge…..

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Seasonal opening hours

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw.   2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November…..

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw.   2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November…..

PLEASE NOTE: the museum is currently closed for winter and will re-open on 1st February 2019. Why not sign up for our mailing list to be the first to hear about forthcoming events and exhibitions, as well as exclusive offers for our shop, Plane and Saw.   2019 OPENING HOURS AUTUMN & WINTER (February, November…..

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Handcrafting Ladder Back Chairs

For over half a century master craftsman Lawrence Neal has been handcrafting ladder back chairs.  From the ash woodlands and rush filled rivers of rural Warwickshire to the Art Workers’ Guild meeting hall this video shows the historic lineage of ladder back chair and explore Neal’s making process.  He left school at the age of…..

For over half a century master craftsman Lawrence Neal has been handcrafting ladder back chairs.  From the ash woodlands and rush filled rivers of rural Warwickshire to the Art Workers’ Guild meeting hall this video shows the historic lineage of ladder back chair and explore Neal’s making process.  He left school at the age of…..

For over half a century master craftsman Lawrence Neal has been handcrafting ladder back chairs.  From the ash woodlands and rush filled rivers of rural Warwickshire to the Art Workers’ Guild meeting hall this video shows the historic lineage of ladder back chair and explore Neal’s making process.  He left school at the age of…..

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Coventry Chairs from Tower of London

When working on a renovation project and installing bespoke furniture for the historic Chapel of St. John in the Tower of London Luke Hughes’ company refurbished the Coventry Chairs which had previously occupied this space and these now sit in the public exhibition spaces of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation in Lower Manhattan,…..

When working on a renovation project and installing bespoke furniture for the historic Chapel of St. John in the Tower of London Luke Hughes’ company refurbished the Coventry Chairs which had previously occupied this space and these now sit in the public exhibition spaces of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation in Lower Manhattan,…..

When working on a renovation project and installing bespoke furniture for the historic Chapel of St. John in the Tower of London Luke Hughes’ company refurbished the Coventry Chairs which had previously occupied this space and these now sit in the public exhibition spaces of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation in Lower Manhattan,…..

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BBC Antiques Road Trip comes to the Gordon Russell Design Museum

Auctioneer and television personality Christina Trevanion’s visit to the Museum as part of her BBC Antiques Road Trip will be broadcast on Friday 7th September (here).    She learns about Gordon Russell’s designs from Jeremy Myerson, academic, author and activist for design that improves the quality of life.   His book, Gordon Russell: Designer of Furniture 1892-1992…..

Auctioneer and television personality Christina Trevanion’s visit to the Museum as part of her BBC Antiques Road Trip will be broadcast on Friday 7th September (here).    She learns about Gordon Russell’s designs from Jeremy Myerson, academic, author and activist for design that improves the quality of life.   His book, Gordon Russell: Designer of Furniture 1892-1992…..

Auctioneer and television personality Christina Trevanion’s visit to the Museum as part of her BBC Antiques Road Trip will be broadcast on Friday 7th September (here).    She learns about Gordon Russell’s designs from Jeremy Myerson, academic, author and activist for design that improves the quality of life.   His book, Gordon Russell: Designer of Furniture 1892-1992…..

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Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design 2018

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

The 2018 Gordon Russell Prize for Innovation and Design was unanimously awarded to Roland Smith of the Peter Sefton Furniture School during the school’s open day on 14th July.  Former GR Chairman Richard Paice, who made the award described the quality of work as amazing and he was pleased to see so many supporters of…..

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Friends of GRDM Visit to Wightwick Manor on Tuesday 18th September 2018

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

Built for the successful 19th century industrialist Theodore Mander this is a rare surviving example of a house influenced by the Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts movements.   Mander was inspired to decorate the interior of the manor with wallpapers and fabrics designed by William Morris, tiles by William De Morgan and glass by Charles Kempe, after…..

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Symposium: The Rush Seated Chair: a celebration of past, present and future

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

Hugo Burge, at Marchmont House, has organised a two day symposium, to be held on 14th and 15th September 2018, on the rush seated chair in all its facets, from the material and the ways in which the rush seats were made, to the widespread variety of vernacular types – from the urban to the…..

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