Posts Categorized: History

The industry of Farsley

For many centuries the main industry of Farsley was textiles of which Sunny Bank Mills was very much a part of. In fact, at the start of the 20th Century there were 12 textile mills alone just in the Farsley district. The health reports and building surveys of the time build a picture of a village… Read more »

February 2019 Archive Open Morning

Why not come along to the Archive Open Morning 10am till midday and get inspired by our wonderful textile collection, Wednesday 6th February 2019.  Free to all.

Warp and War:

Jane Morland, Boff Whalley and Phil Moody along with voices from the Commoners Choir reimagine what life was like for the people of Farsley during the First World War through a short
performance using song and storytelling.