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Historical Event, Sat 1 Jun 2019, free entry

Sunny Bank Mills Archive

Sunny Bank Mills Archive


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
Weaving Looms
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

Also taking place at the mill: Open Studios and Plant Sale
and Rose & Brown Vintage Vintage @ LS28!
+ Cut and Paste: An exhibition of contemporary collage in the Gallery!

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 Jun 2019 11:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 15 Mar - Sun 12 May Ones to Watch 2019
Sat 1 Jun Open Archive Day
Sat 1 Jun Open Studios and Plant Sale



    Sunny Bank Mills,
    Town Street,
    LS28 5UJ



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    Map reference: SE 216353  Lat: 53.81405 Long: -1.67256


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access