Posts Categorized: Arts & Culture

The Archive collection – tea break

I hope everyone is keeping well in these difficult times.  Although the Archive here at Sunny Bank Mills is closed for the time being we can still share elements of our collection through the power of technology. I have been looking through our digital records and thought a trip down memory lane would be a… Read more »

Open Mornings Suspended at Sunny Bank Mills Archive

In this strange world we find ourselves it will come as no surprise to learn that the Sunny Bank Mills Open mornings will be suspended for the time being.  The aim however will be to share small mini tours of the Archive over the coming months so at least we can get our fix of… Read more »

March Open Morning in the Archive

Sunny Bank Mills Archive will be open again free of charge on Wednesday 4th March 10 am til midday.  Why not come and explore the fascinating world of textiles.

Sunny Bank Mills Archive collection

Exciting new display cabinets have just been placed in the corridor to the Gallery.  These contain a sample of the collection stored here at Sunny Bank Mills Archive so if you are unable to make our Open mornings on the first Wednesday of each month you can at least see a small selection of what… Read more »

Bilbille, Baudre and Co discovered in Sunny Bank Mills Archive

The volunteers at Sunny Bank Mills Archive are working hard to help research and preserve the collection.  While gradually going through our large collection of Guard books, which are a fantastic reference of all cloth production here at the mill, we discovered a very different book.  This Guard book is very large and a bit… Read more »