Extracts by June Pearce a Mender and Burler at Sunny Bank Mills (between 1949-1959) I am awake earlier than normal. Work starts at seven thirty am till five fifteen pm Monday to Friday and seven o’clock till eleven o’clock Saturday mornings. Today is my first day at work since I left school a fortnight ago…. Read more »
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Why not come along to the Archive Open Morning 10am till midday and get inspired by our wonderful textile collection.
Just had an amazing trip with the volunteers of Sunny Bank Mills Archive to Colne Valley Museum, Cliffe Ash, Golcar, Huddersfield kindly arranged by West Yorkshire Archive. Thank you to Colne Valley Museum for a fascinating trip through the museum and weaver’s cottage. From kitchen to bedroom, hand looms and Clog shop. So much to see… Read more »
Thank you so much for all those who joined us over Heritage Open Days 2017. Over 1,500 of you came to the Archive over the course of the 3 days, a new record! A big thank you to our wonderful volunteers who worked so hard over the weekend, we couldn’t have done it without you. A… Read more »
Just a quick reminder that the Archive is open to the public free of charge Wednesday 6th September from 10am till midday. So if you are interested in textile, heritage or just curious to get up close and personal why not come along and find out more. Also the Archive and the site are open for tours… Read more »