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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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  • Apr132018

    Transport Fabrics

    When thinking of transport fabrics, you probably associate Humphries Weaving with providing fine silk interiors for Royal carriages and vintage Rolls Royce’s, which is a natural follow on from our historic interior restorations. However, it may surprise you to read that Humphries Weaving can also provide a solution for more contemporary transport restorations.

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  • Mar152018
    Humphries Weaving Company Film

    Humphries Weaving film launched

    We are thrilled to launch our new Humphries Weaving film and hope you enjoy this glimpse into the work that…

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  • Jan102018
    HRH The Princess Royal viewing the looms

    HRH The Princess Royal visits Humphries Weaving at Sudbury Silk Mills

    On Tuesday 19th December 2017 Humphries Weaving were delighted to join neighbouring companies at the Sudbury Silk Mills site in welcoming HRH The Princess Royal, President of the UK Fashion and Textiles Association.

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  • Oct252017
    Elton Damask

    Historic Houses Association (HHA) AGM 2017

    Historic Houses Association (HHA) Exhibition 2017 On Tuesday 14th November 2017 Humphries Weaving will again be exhibiting at the Historic Houses…

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  • Jul192017
    The Pannier damask in The Blue Drawing Room, Buckingham Palace

    Hatfield & Pannier: Silk: from Spitafields to Sudbury

    Read about the history behind the Pannier and Hatfiled Damasks, currently on display at Grainsboroughs’ House, Sudbury

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  • Jun222017
    A women’s brocaded shoe and a 1760’s dress silk panel

    Gainsborough’s House – Silk: From Spitalfields to Sudbury’

    The history of the silk industry is being explored in the current display at Gainsborough’s House; ‘Silk: From Spitalfield’s to Sudbury’ (17 June – 8 October 2017).

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  • Jun132017
    Lincoln Cathedral

    Lincoln Cathedral – Heritage Skills festival

    Richard Humphries will be representing the Humphries Weaving Company at Lincoln Cathedral on the 23/24th June 2017 alongside The Worshipful Company of Weavers.

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  • May232017

    The Great Beds of Humphries – Part Three

    In this third installment we will be looking at some Royal beds, including the travelling bed of King George II

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  • Apr042017
    Image of Richard Humphries MBE FRSA

    Richard Humphries talk at the V&A

    Richard Humphries will be giving a talk at the Victoria & Albert Museum on the 29th June at the course ‘Textiles: Ancient to Modern’

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