Posts Categorized: Arts & Culture

Historic England and Sunny Bank Mills Archive

We are excited to report that Sunny Bank Mills Archive has been supported in 2 projects by Historic England.  The aim will be to create lasting links between schools and their local heritage.  The support will help to develop a trail and workshops to help the children navigate the fascinating history and heritage in Farsley.  Watch this… Read more »

New Collections in the Archive

As the Mill develops and regenerates the heart of the Mill still remains; capturing the many elements and artefacts that made the fine worsted suit material that was made here.       Here are a few images of the new treasures of textile history that we are finding around the Mill and helping to preserve in… Read more »

May Open Morning

Interested in textile heritage? Why not come and get up close and personal to the Archive here at Sunny Bank Mills.  Open free of charge 10 am till midday Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

HLF Funding at Sunny Bank Mills Archive

Sunny Bank Mills Ltd in Farsley, near Leeds, is delighted to have been awarded £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its project ‘Threads of War: The Story of First World War Khaki’, which has been made possible by National Lottery players through HLF’s First World War ‘Then and Now’ programme. #HLFsuppoted  The focus… Read more »

Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums visit Sunny Bank Mills

Great morning in the Archive, Gallery and the site of Sunny Bank Mills with Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums.  Getting up close and personal to this unique and fascinating collection.  Thanks for coming. If you have a group that might be interested in exploring this unique fine worsted suit textile heritage; at this amazing collection why… Read more »