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Conservation works with the layers of history accumulated over the object’s lifetime, it is not just about restoring what has been lost.  Conservation is concerned with the prevention of further deterioration and preserving the history and craft that went into the object of which the details may become forgotten over time. Conservation can inform and inspire us by providing a valuable window into our past.

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Let’s go Modelling!
Let’s go Modelling!
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On Monday, 19th March Maria attended an ICON Textile Group Course entitled “Fosshape™ Workshop”.  An exciting opportunity to learn more…

Packaging and Storage of Textiles
Packaging and Storage of Textiles
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From time to time we may be asked to simply help with the secure and safe packaging of an object/s. …

New Year’s Greetings!
New Year’s Greetings!
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New Year Greetings from us all at May Berkouwer Textile Conservation Happy 2018!

A visit to Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds
A visit to Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds
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Theatre Royal ~ Bury St. Edmunds On a very wintry Saturday morning in December we visited the Theatre Royal in…