Red House

Iconic Arts and Crafts home of William Morris - writer, artist, craftsman and socialist

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Upcoming events

Crewel flora embroidery workshop

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Inspired by William Morris's bold textile design Windrush, we will explore a number of traditional crewel embroidery stitches using crewel wools on a linen twill fabric.

Family Wombat Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Find Top the wombat and all his friends who are hiding at Red House

'If I Can', storytelling experience at Red House

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Discover Red House in a new way with an audio drama telling the story of William and Janey and the highs and lows of life at Red House.

Olde Father Christmas

Sat 25 Nov 2017
A truly unique visitor, this Father Christmas will tell stories of Christmas past.

Red House Wassail!

Sat 09 Dec 2017
Join us for a festive wassail and bring back this ancient tradition. Make a flower crown and join our wassail procession around the orchard.

An evening of medieval music with Cancionero

Sat 09 Dec 2017
An evening of music and merriment with medieval folk songs and classic Christmas favourites get into the festive spirit at Red House.
Embroidered belt detail from Aphrodite, Red House

Embroidery Resurgent at Red House 

Join us for a series of lectures and workshops in partnership with Ornamental Embroidery to discover the history of embroidery at Red House.

'If I Can' at Red House, Bexleyheath

'If I Can', storytelling experience at Red House 

Discover Red House in a new way with an audio drama telling the story of William and Janey and the highs and lows of life at Red House.

Christmas decorations at Red house

Christmas with a twist at Red House 

WASSAIL! Step back in time at Red House this Christmas with a host of medieval inspired events.

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Our work

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Get involved

One of our volunteers speaking with visitors at the Red House gallery

Join the team 

Get more involved with our work, make new friends and learn about the estate by volunteering at Red House.

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A group tour at Red House, London

Organise a group visit 

Enjoy a free guided tour and make your day as enjoyable and interesting as possible.

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Visitors at Red House, Kent

School groups at Red House 

A brand new schools programme allows you to pick one of two sessions for you and your students to discover Red House.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Red House on the National Trust Collections website