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September Open Morning and Heritage Open Days

Why not come along to the Archive Open Morning 10am till midday and get inspired by our wonderful textile collection, 5th September 2018.  Free to all. Alternatively from the 7th till 9th September 2018 the Archive and the site are open to all as part of Heritage Open Days.  Why not come along and join a tour and enter parts… Read more »

New Finds at Sunny Bank Mills

Just uncovered this impressive sized wooden crate on the site here at Sunny Bank Mills.  It contains the Sunny Bank Mills cricket teams, cricket kit. It was found in the sprinkler pressure tank room but it is in fact part of what is the Old Engine Room.  The sprinkler systems were installed in the 1950s… Read more »

August Open Morning in the Archive

Why not come along to the Archive Open Morning 10am till midday and get inspired by our wonderful textile collection, 1st August 2018.  Free to all.

Threads of War – WW1 Project with Springbank Primary, Farsley

Just finished the school work book and resources to accompany the three workshops that we have just completed with Springbank Primary Year 5.  Thanks to all those involved in the project, including Irene Lofthouse and the volunteers at Sunny Bank Mills Archive we couldn’t have done it without you. Looking forward to displaying the children’s masterpieces… Read more »

Springbank Primary WW1 workshops

Just completed 3 workshops with Springbank Primary Year 5 on WW1.  We looked at WW1 on the home front and what was happening in Sunny Bank Mills and other Mills in the area and what it was like for the people and children of Farsley.    The children got up close and personal with the collection and some very special… Read more »

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