Author archive for may

  • Up and Coming News – Sudbury’s Second Festival of Silk !

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    On the back of the incredibly successful first Sudbury Silk Festival held in September 2019, plans are afoot for a…

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  • 2020 New Year Greetings

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    New Year Greetings from us all at May Berkouwer Textile Conservation Happy 2020! Our 2019 Christmas Card front picture showed…

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  • The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Corgi Café

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    In this week of Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, here at May Berkouwer Textile Conservation we got in on the…

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  • The Science Museum – Mauve Mania: William Henry Perkin

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    In 2018 it was 180 years since the birth of William Henry Perkin.  To celebrate this the Science Museum’s then…

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  • Sudbury Silk Festival – A Celebration of Silk

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    Saturday, 7th September heralded the Sudbury Silk Festival, which celebrated the rich history of silk weaving in Sudbury with a…

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  • Ickworth House – Library Sofa

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    During the early Summer of 2019 Anna worked in-situ at Ickworth House, Bury St. Edmunds, conserving their exquisite Library Sofa…

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  • Arthur Pryke of Drinkstone – A War Memorial Remembered

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    Private Arthur Pryke was born in the Suffolk Village of Drinkstone and was one of the Drinkstone men who never…

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  • Ottoman Tassels at Audley End House

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    Over the Summer, we were very pleased to have completed the conservation work on the Ottoman tassels from English Heritage’s,…

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  • Conserving the Silk Wall-Coverings in the Boudoir at Arlington Court – A Conclusion

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    June 2019 saw the completion of the treatment to the silk wall-coverings in the Boudoir of Arlington Court.   It…

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  • Sudbury Silk Festival – A Celebration of Silk in Sudbury

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    Saturday, 7th September 2019 sees Sudbury celebrating Silk in Sudbury Discover Sudbury’s long tradition of silk weaving that stretches back…

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