Latest News

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

    By

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

    Read more
  • 2020 New Year Greetings

    By

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

    Read more
  • The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Corgi Café

    By

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

    Read more
  • Sudbury Silk Festival – A Celebration of Silk

    By

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

    Read more
  • Ickworth House – Library Sofa

    By

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

    Read more
  • Arthur Pryke of Drinkstone – A War Memorial Remembered

    By

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

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

    By

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

    Read more
  • Sudbury Silk Festival – A Celebration of Silk in Sudbury

    By

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

    Read more
  • Conserving the Silk Wall-Coverings in the Boudoir at Arlington Court

    By

    May Berkouwer and Gerda Koppatz are busy conserving the silk wall-coverings in the Boudoir at Arlington Court.  For a sneek…

    Read more
  • New Year’s Greetings!

    By

        Our 2018 Christmas Card showed a detail of an exquisite c.19th Chinese embroidery, which was thought to have…

    Read more