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Learn about Wool at the Weald and Downland Museum

Wool is a material that forms the basis of clothing that the inhabitants of the historic houses at the Museum would have worn as well as used for other household items. We will have demonstrations from spinning to natural dyeing, knitting to nalbinding and weaving using different looms. There will be a chance to see […]

Research Project funded by the Pilgrim Trust on endangered crafts.

We are pleased to announce a new six-month research project funded by the Pilgrim Trust, which will provide a major update and expansion of our groundbreaking Red List of Endangered Crafts, first published in 2017. The 2019 Red List of Endangered Crafts brought the plight of these skills to national attention, with coverage across the national […]