A Fresh Look At The Works of Ernest Gimson

A new book titled Ernest Gimson: Arts and Crafts Designer and Architect written by Annette Carruthers, Mary Greensted and Barley Roscoe is being published by Yale University Press in October 2019.

Ernest Gimson has been described as ‘the greatest of the English artist-craftsmen’ (Pevsner 1960) and was a central figure…

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Following in William Morris’ Footsteps in Normandy

Early last month Elaine and I did a preliminary reconnaissance for next June’s Normandy and Picardy tour. Starting in Chartres we followed William Morris’s route through Dreux, Evreux and Louviers to Rouen, revelling in those great gothic cathedrals which inspired not only Morris, but also Pugin, William Burges and…

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Thank you Arts and Crafts Homes!

Arts & Crafts Homes - Cover - March Issue

I am so excited to announce that Arts & Crafts Tours has been featured in an upcoming article in the popular Arts & Crafts Homes and The Revival magazine!

Here is an excerpt of…

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What does a small group tour mean?

Lately I’ve been noticing a number of third-party tours being offered to the United Kingdom, all of them being promoted as “small” groups, where “small” seems to mean as many as 25 people! We thought you should know that with Arts & Crafts Tours we specialize in actual small…

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Arts & Crafts Tours Is About To Enter The 21st Century

Now that Arts & Crafts Tours is over a quarter-century old we have decided it is probably time for us to take advantage of the social media that is so changing our worlds. No, we aren’t giving up on examining and appreciating and just downright enjoying the glories of the 19th…

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