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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Royal Christening; Green Drawing Room Windsor CastleRead more
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.
Supporting Sea-Change Sailing TrustRead more
Sea-Change Sailing Trust is a local Charity at Maldon in Essex who offer residential opportunities for young people and vulnerable adults to learn and develop in a unique environment. By living and working together aboard a traditional sailing vessel they participate in a wide range of life skills and are encouraged to take increasing responsibility for their contribution and group decisions.
Humphries Weaving featured in the East Anglian Daily TimesRead more
Humphries Weaving featured in March 19th 2019 issue of the East Anglian Daily Times “Silk fit for a prince”.
Local press is particularly exciting for our mill as the pride in our work can be shared with friends and families.
Royal Television Society East WinnersRead more
We’re proud to announce that Eye Film took home two awards for our ‘Humphries Weaving Company Film’ at the Royal Television Society East.
“Fit for an English Sun King”Read more
His Majesty’s Geranium & gold colour silk researched, redrawn & rewoven by Humphries Weaving for the Brighton Pavilion Saloon silk curtains & wall hangings.
Anni Albers at the Tate ModernRead more
The weaving world is a close community and it was abound with anticipation for the Anni Albers exhibition at the Tate Modern. A retrospective of one of the best known textile artists, it also successfully involved modern practitioners and weaving contemporaries to recreate, re-imagine and reinvent.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the Brighton Pavilion SaloonRead more
On Wednesday 3rd October 2018 the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Brighton Pavilion as part of their tour of Sussex, where they took in the newly restored Saloon. You can also listen to David Beevers, Keeper of the Royal Pavilion (pictured right) explain the importance of the restoration in our film; ‘The Quest For His Majesty’s Silk’.
Visit us at the Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2018Read more
The Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Event 2018 (HBPGE) is held on Tuesday 13th November 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre,…
Brighton Pavilion Saloon RestorationRead more
Built for George IV when he was Prince of Wales, the Royal Pavilion in Brighton is one of the most extravagant buildings of its age. This weekend celebrates the grand re-opening of the Saloon, following conservation and restoration work started in 2002 and costing in the region of £390,000. The room is now faithfully restored to its 1823 glory.
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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