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Catch up with all the latest news from Sunny Bank Mills in our blog. We'll keep you posted on our redevelopment, work in the archives, upcoming exhibitions, and everything else going on around the mill.
Weaving Voices continues
One Man & His Sheep A tale of convicts, tea clippers and royalty
From Dogstooth to Birdseye – Heritage Open Days 2023
Heritage Open Days 2023 theme this year is Creativity Unwrapped. This theme will be explored in the Archive examining the skill of the designer from brief to catwalk. An opportunity […]
A Post about sailing and a ship called William. By Archive Assistant Sally Timmons July 2023
Samuel Marsden was born in Farsley, West Yorkshire in June (or July) 1764 There are references to Marsden all around the village of Farsley, (including a monument on Town Street […]
Why do we have a cake decorating turntable in the Archive?
It’s a very good question! You may remember our National Lottery Heritage Fund project – Weaving the Web which enabled us to produce interactive 3D images of 50 of our […]
Update from David Fox – student placement weaver at Sunny Bank Mills Archive
David’s update: Threads 2023 is now done and dusted! Thank you to everyone that came and saw the commissioned pieces, ‘Coded Pegs’ and ‘Within the Archive’ as well as my […]
Travels & Tantalising Textiles
We always joke that wherever our mill workers go they are sure to find something textile related. Our Heritage Officer Alison is just back from her trekking trip in Nepal […]
Threads update from resident weaver – David Fox
Hello again, February ended up being a very busy month and everything will be full steam ahead for the next couple months. So where to begin lots to update on. […]