News

Stay up to date with our latest Humphries Weaving news

Welcome to the Humphries Weaving news page; here we feature press articles, interesting insights into completed projects and news from the Mill.

Click on an article to find out more.

  • 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.

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • 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…

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • Jul192017

    Hatfield & Pannier: Silk: from Spitafields to Sudbury

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

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • Jun222017

    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).

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • Jun132017

    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.

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • 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

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • 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’

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • Apr032017
    Chatsworth House, The Library, Pure Silk Tissue Ref 2256

    House Style: Five centuries of fashion at Chatsworth

    The exhibition celebrates the fashion and style of Chatsworth’s residents over five centuries. From coronation gowns to All Star Converse trainers, the house is bursting with personality alongside showcasing some of the finest tailoring millinery and jewellery making.

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
  • Mar292017

    Kedleston Hall – Championing a 30 year restoration

    This spring sees the 30 year restoration of The State Apartments at Kedleston Hall come to a close. Beginning in 1987, the series of Robert Adam rooms have undergone an 18th century make over taking three decades to complete.

    Read more
    HUMPHRIES WEAVING
Load More

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.

If you would like to find out more information about a specific project we have written a news article about please visit the Our Work page. Alternatively, you can search for the name of the property using the magnifying glass in the top right of the page.

You can also follow our latest Humphries Weaving news on our Instagram Page. Through this our specialist team share weekly updates and behind the scenes shots of our current projects. We also have the option below to sign up to our newsletter, please fill in your name and preferred email address at the bottom of this page.

Humphries Weaving news Instagram