Latest/Archive News

  • Arthur Pryke of Drinkstone – A War Memorial Remembered

    Private Arthur Pryke was born in the Suffolk Village of Drinkstone and was one of the Drinkstone men who never returned from fighting in the First World War. His name is recorded forever on the war memorial in All Saints Church, Drinkstone but his family also commissioned a special commemorative…

    Read more

News Archive

  • In Memoriam of Dale Mann 1959 – 2016

    Dale Mann was an artist, a father and a friend. He came to work with me in 2006, by accident…

    Read more
  • The Triumph of Prudence unveiled at the National Museum of Scotland

    Recently the National Museum of Scotland had completed the latest phase of their updating Masterplan. As part of this, our…

    Read more
  • 1860’s Painted Burmese Maps

    Cambridge University Library  approached us to assist with the safe storage of a collection of three hand-painted 1860’s  Burmese Maps. The Maps…

    Read more
  • Fans in new display at Ickworth House

    By

    We were recently commissioned to conserve a small selection from the gorgeous Ickworth House NT fan’s collection. After being surface…

    Read more
  • Dress for the War: Costume Mounting Uniforms for IWM Duxford

    By

    Dressed for War: Costume Mounting for The American Air Museum, IWM Duxford The year started with a large, on-site project…

    Read more
  • IWM’s Civic Banner goes on display at Limerick Museum to celebrate the Easter Uprising 1916

    By

    The Imperial War Museum in London owns the Civic Banner bearing the coat of arms of Limerick which was confiscated…

    Read more
  • “Christ in Glory” – Coventry Cathedral

    By

    Article in Museums + Heritage on line magazine outlining the impressive cleaning of this great Tapestry. To read this article…

    Read more
  • V & A Galleries

    By

    For the past two years our studio team has worked tirelessly  to conserve the tapestry ‘Moses and Pharoahs Crown’ The tapestry…

    Read more
  • 552 square metres of vacuuming

    By

    For the past four weeks our studio has teamed up with Textile Conservation Ltd to conserve the Christ in Glory in…

    Read more
  • An Interesting Find!

    By

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

    Read more
  • Student Internship Completed

    By

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

    Read more
  • Warner Spring Fair

    By

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

    Read more
  • Liz Trenow Research Visit

    By

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

    Read more
  • Publication of the long awaited book on Ham House

    By

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

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

    By

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

    Read more