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HRH The Princess Royal visits Humphries Weaving at Sudbury Silk MillsRead more
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.
Historic Houses Association (HHA) AGM 2017Read more
Historic Houses Association (HHA) Exhibition 2017 On Tuesday 14th November 2017 Humphries Weaving will again be exhibiting at the Historic Houses…
Hatfield & Pannier: Silk: from Spitafields to SudburyRead more
Read about the history behind the Pannier and Hatfiled Damasks, currently on display at Grainsboroughs’ House, Sudbury
Gainsborough’s House – Silk: From Spitalfields to Sudbury’Read more
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).
Lincoln Cathedral – Heritage Skills festivalRead more
Richard Humphries will be representing the Humphries Weaving Company at Lincoln Cathedral on the 23/24th June 2017 alongside The Worshipful Company of Weavers.
The Great Beds of Humphries – Part ThreeRead more
In this third installment we will be looking at some Royal beds, including the travelling bed of King George II
Richard Humphries talk at the V&ARead more
Richard Humphries will be giving a talk at the Victoria & Albert Museum on the 29th June at the course ‘Textiles: Ancient to Modern’
House Style: Five centuries of fashion at ChatsworthRead more
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.
Kedleston Hall – Championing a 30 year restorationRead more
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.
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