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

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

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  • New Year’s Greetings!

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

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  • Milan to Sudbury

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    It has been lovely to have had Valentina Lombardo here with us this Summer.  Valentina is a textile restorer from…

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  • A Summer Afternoon Tea

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    A Summer afternoon tea was enjoyed by us all at Harriet’s Team Room in Bury St. Edmunds in August, when…

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