ADFAS returns to the Fleurieu with William Morris lecture

Michele Hill.

Michele Hill.

The Fleurieu branch of the Australian Decorative and Fine Art Society will resume its lectures in Victor Harbor on August 31.

The first post-lockdown lecture is about William Morris, leading UK designers of the 19th century, at the Gospel Centre at 10.30am and presented by enthusiast Michele Hill.

Morris design has always been popular in SA; the Morris collection at the Art Gallery of SA is believed to be the largest outside of Britain.

Michele's love of Morris design began in 1997 after going to London, where she had her first Morris experience at Victoria Albert Museum, and fell in love with his work.

She retired from nursing and took up the cause of "keeping the genius of Morris alive", which resulted in several William and May Morris books, four ranges of Morris-inspired fabrics, seven UK tours, and various awards.

This lecture is an ADFAS members-only event, with room for 75 people. Book by emailing


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