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  • Conserving the Coronation Robes

    We felt very honoured to be asked to conserve some Coronation Robes belonging to Ickworth House (National Trust) near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.  These robes, comprising a cloak, dress and a cape, were worn by Theodora Hervey, 4th Marchioness of Bristol, on the occasions of both George V’s (1911)…

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  • An Interesting Find!

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    Recently, we had a guest in the studio who brought in a sampler for May to examine and possibly get…

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  • Student Internship Completed

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    Jamie Robinson, a student on the MPhil Textile Conservation course at the University of Glasgow completed her summer placement here…

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  • Warner Spring Fair

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    May was invited to the Warner Textile Archive Spring Fair on 11 May 2014. She presented a talk on textile…

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  • Liz Trenow Research Visit

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    Local author Liz Trenow contacted me whilst researching her second novel. She wished to conduct some research into textile conservation…

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  • Publication of the long awaited book on Ham House

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    To celebrate 400 years of Ham House Yale University Press has now published ‘Ham House 400 Years of Collecting and…

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  • Visit by Cambridgeshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers

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    On 15 June 2013 we were very pleased to host a visit from members of the Cambridgeshire Guild of Weavers,…

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  • Tapestry from Bantry House in County Cork goes on show in Aubusson, where it was once made!

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    At the end of May I went over to Bantry House in County Cork to assist with the taking down…

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  • Re-instatement of the North Wallhangings

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    The treatment of the last  of five wallhangings from Queen’s Antechamber at Ham House, Surrey, was completed and the North Wallhanging…

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  • Silk: A Sojourn Studio Visit

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    The Textile Arts Council arranged a study tour with author Mary Schoeser in Suffolk from the 9-11 October 2012. The…

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  • The Panacea Museum opens in Bedford

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    The Panacea Museum opened on 18 August 2012! We have enjoyed being involved with the Panacea Society and preparing the…

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  • Lavenham Arts Festival at the Little Hall.

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    This weekend we will have a stand at the Special Event at the lovely Little Hall in Lavenham, Suffolk, featuring…

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  • BrushStroke Festival of Art at St. Peter’s Church, Sudbury

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    We are exhibiting at the forthcoming BrushStroke Art Exhibition, which is a Festival of Art in support of S.A.S. (Success…

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  • Re-instatement of the Bantry Standard

    May had an enjoyable weekend at Bantry House, County Cork in Ireland. The purpose of the visit was to hand…

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  • Happy New Year

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    We wish you all the best for 2012.

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  • Belgium Presentation – A Forgotten Restoration

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    In November May travelled to Brussels to give a presentation entitled A Forgotten Restoration – The 19th century restoration of…

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