Welcome to the Humphries Weaving news page; here we feature press articles, interesting insights into completed projects and news from the Mill.
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17th Century TextilesRead more
17th Century Textiles form a key element within our archive. From simple plains to highly decorative fabrics, explore some of the key events, designers and styles seen throughout this period.
Festive Opening 2022/23Read more
Festive opening 2022/23F -Our last working day is Friday 23rd December 2022 and we re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Take a look at some of our key milestones of 2022.
The Gainsborough GalleryRead more
This winter sees the opening of the new Gainsborough Gallery in our local town of Sudbury. Follow the development of the green silk damask here.
The Historic Buildings Event 2022Read more
The annual AGM and Historic Buildings Parks and Gardens Event for Historic Houses, (HBPGE,) will once again be taking place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.
18th Century TextilesRead more
The 18th century is a time in history where wealth, success & opulence could be shown in textiles within interior decoration. Here we celebrate the furnishings and influence of this important period.
19th Century TextilesRead more
19th Century Textiles are an important period of historic designs Humphries Weaving hold within the archive. Explore the key events, design styles and designers here.
Heritage Rescue, Boston ManorRead more
In 2021 Humphries Weaving worked in collaboration with the Purcell Architecture firm on the restoration of the Drawing Room room at Boston Manor House. The project was documented by Nick Knowles Heritage Rescue program, read more about the project here.
Sustainability in UK TextilesRead more
The UKFT Sustainability in UK Textiles conference has the aim of uniting the industry for a common goal. For the first time this brought together around 200 representatives of leading manufacturers from the UK. Here’s what we’ve been up too…
Humphries Weaving Anniversary Talk at Spencer HouseRead more
Throughout 2022 we are celebrating 50 years of Humphries Weaving. In March we hosted a talk at the prestigious Spencer House in which the team reflected on the companies rich history, current projects and future.
Every project is special for our team at Humphries Weaving and so where possible we have included project overviews on our website. As well as details about the fabric development, design and yarn composition we have also featured images of the fabric in its final location. Among a wide variety of uses this includes curtains, walling, bed drapes and upholstery for furniture.
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