Events

  • Jun302021

    The Silk Walls of Humphries Weaving

    We have supplied thousands of metres of fabric for silk walling since our inception in 1972, in a vast rainbow of colours. As we near our 50th anniversary we reflect on some of our most prestigious and recognisable silk walling projects we are proud to have been involved with.

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  • Apr162021
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    Sustainability

    Our approach to sustainability is focused on four core categories; Products, Processes, Environment and Social.

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  • Dec162020
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    Year in review

    Our last day at the mill this year is Tuesday 22nd December 2020 and we look forward to returning to assist you on Thursday 7th January 2021.

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  • Apr302020
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    Fabric for scrubs

    We were pleased to be invited to contribute to an endeavour set up by our neighbours at Sudbury Silk Mills, where a team is sewing fabric for scrubs.

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  • Oct232019
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    Visit us at the Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2019

    The Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2019 (HBPGE) is held on Tuesday 12th November 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE. The event is open from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm and we look forward to welcoming visitors to stand F48 alongside our colleagues Heritage Trimmings.

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  • Sep122019
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    Sudbury Silk Stories

    Sudbury Silk Stories is allowing people a glimpse inside the world of Sudbury silk. Exploring the history and changes that have taken place in the industry to ensuring it continues to hold its position creating some of the finest silk produced in Europe, sought after by royal palaces, top fashion houses and luxury hotels.

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  • Sep102019
    Humphries Weaving Sudbury Silk Festival

    Hundreds flock to Sudbury Silk Festival

    A celebration of silk weaving in Sudbury Suffolk
    Similar numbers attended the main exhibition space at St Peters Church, where Humphries Weaving had a selection of Silks on display, with Bruce and Natalie answering questions throughout the day. Other exhibitors all the Sudbury Silk Mills; David Walters, Stephen Walters, Gainsborough and Vanners, which employ more than 300 people in the town and import more than 110 tonnes of Chinese silk thread to Sudbury each year.

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  • Sep042019
    Transport on the River Stour in the 19th Century

    Sudbury Silk Tales- How silk came to Sudbury

    The Suffolk town of Sudbury, bordering the Essex County, has a weaving tradition dating back centuries. Humphries Weaving is a relative new comer to Sudbury starting in 1972 after the closure of Warner & Sons New Mills at Braintree, Essex.

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  • Aug022019
    Sudbury Silk Festival

    Sudbury Silk Festival

    A celebration of silk weaving in Sudbury Suffolk
    Discover the long tradition of silk weaving in the town that stretches back to the 1780’s. Records show that by 1844 there were four silk manufacturers and 600 silk looms and it is still a thriving industry today with four working silk mills; including Humphries Weaving.

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  • Jul082019
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    Royal Christening; Green Drawing Room Windsor Castle

    The Green Drawing Room Windsor Castle, decorated in Humphries Weaving Silk, was chosen for the official photographs of the Christening of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

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