Open Archive Day
1st June 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Do you love textile history? Join us in the Sunny Bank Mills Archive on Saturday 1st June 10.30-4pm for a unique look at 180 years of cloth produced at the mill.
The Archive is housed within 4000sq ft of the historic Sunny Bank Mills mill founded in 1829. This nationally important Archive consists of:
Fabric records including over 300 guard books containing thousands of textile cuttings
Over 60,000 lengths of fabric
Over 8,000 fabric designs
5,000 wool dyeing recipe cards
100 leather bound ledgers and cash books
Photographs and memorabilia
A library of mill related books.
Chat to Rachel our Archive curator and her volunteers about the collection and displays!
A must see for any lovers of industrial and textile history!
Free to attend. Disabled access. Free parking