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Sunny Bank Mills

Sunny Bank Mills


Sunny Bank Mills was founded in 1829 by a group of local weavers. The Mills developed into one of the world’s most important fine worsted mills. The dramatic history is preserved for future generations in the Archive. You can learn about the mill workers and their skills and families. You can study the vast collection nearly 150 years of worsted cloth designs.
You can learn about mill life and mill workers. The complete collection of worsted cloth designs dating back to the 1880’s, catalogue the changes in men’s fashion over the years. It is a fantastic resource for historians, artists, and family genealogists.

Opening details

1st Wednesday of the month 10:00-12:00


Free entry

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Events at this Venue

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Sat 18 May - Sun 14 Jul Cut and Paste
Sat 20 Jul - Sun 15 Sep Construct: The 62 Group of Textile Artists



    Sunny Bank Mills,
    Town Street,
    LS28 5UJ



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