Cultural Learning Teachmeet / Private View of The Enchanted Garden

  • 30 October 2018
  • 16:30 - 19:00
  • For teachers, educators and arts organizations with a cultural offer in Waltham Forest.  To book your free place see  Eventbrite 

    Primary and Secondary proposals welcome. If you would like to reserve a a slot for a presentation on a cultural learning project please email Yolanda Guns, Arts Co-ordinator at Chingford Academies Trust with a brief outline.

in partnership with A New Direction and Chingford Academies Trust

We are delighted to invite arts teachers to come along to our TeachMeet and share your experiences of successful arts projects and collaborations with us. Find out about lots of projects your school can engage with. Talk to like-minded professionals who share your passion for the arts.

Find out about Cultural Learning offers in Waltham Forest and network with local Arts organizations

Enjoy a private view and curator’s talk on the latest William Morris Gallery exhibition The Enchanted Garden: 

The Enchanted Garden, 20 October 2018-27 January 2019: This sumptuous exhibition explores how Morris, his contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists  have responded to garden spaces, using them as stages for the magical, menacing and romantic. It features works by Burne Jones, Pissarro, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Stanley Spencer,  with the highlight loan of Monet’s ‘The Waterlilies, setting sun’. The accompanying education programme offers painting techniques workshops for primary schools and Talk & Draw sessions for older pupils.


4.00-4.30pm Arrival & Registration -

Tea Coffee served; Exhibition open

4.30-5.00pm Guided tour of Exhibition and Introduction to William Morris Gallery

5.00-5.30pm Waltham Forest London Borogh of Culture 19: Summary of key events & education programme

5.30-6.30pm Shared presentations: short slots for schools and arts organizations

6.30 – 7pm + wine & networking

For more details of Schools Programmes at the Wiliam Morris Gallery see our Learning pages

We look forward to seeing you

Yolanda Guns, Arts Co-ordinator Chingford Academies Trust & Sharon Trotter, Learning & Outreach Manager, William Morris Gallery and Vestry House Museum