HIC ERAT NEWTON - Newton was here

27 Jun 2019 – 5 Jul 2019

Event times

Library Opening Hours *
Monday to Friday : 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday Closed

* Please note that the works will be taken down on the last day of the exhibition at 3pm

Cost of entry


Westminster Reference Library

England, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Tube: Charing X / Leicester Square
  • Charing Cross

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An exhibition of work by Morley College Advanced Textiles students inspired by Isaac Newton at Westminster Reference Library, the site of his former house.


Visit the first floor to see how students have explored a range of themes and ideas around Newton's life and times - from comments by his contempories, alchemy, and 'the clockwork universe', to work dyed with apple bark, maps, and women hidden in the shadow of men. 

Morley College Advanced Textiles Workshop is a weekly studio day for people with experience in textiles; enabling discussion and a stimulating environment for the development of creative work . Students choose either to pursue a personal project or take part in focussed  group topics, with termly opportunities for exhibitions. Highly experienced tutor/practioners offer support and a wide range of tailored workshops in well equipped specialist studios. 

Exhibiting students: Cherry Taylor, Henrietta Irving, Marilyn Williams, Lauraine Turner, Rachel Preston, Jan Cook, Charlotte Llewellyn, Julia Hackles, Line Le Fevre, Judith Gubbay

Please note there is no step-free access to this building.


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