Links to other
related or relevant websites
Excellent modern museum,
incorporating artefacts relating to the copper mines, slate quarries,
John Ruskin, Donald Campbell, Langdale Linen Industry and Ruskin Lace as
well as many aspects of early village life.
Brant wood on the east side of
Coniston Lake, the home of John Ruskin from 1872 until his death in
1900, there are items of earlier linen work on display in showcase in
the drawing room and a Ruskin Lace bedspread on his bed.
A local Postman very much aware
of the beautiful countryside he travels on his daily rounds, then shares
it with the world
Cumbria Adult Education
residential College running short courses on a wide range of subjects
including Ruskin Lace
||The Victoria & Albert Museum,
London, has the largest textile collection in the U.K., including a
Ruskin Lace Sampler.
||Burnley, Lancs. has a large
collection of textiles including a Ruskin Lace Sampler. Since
retiring from teaching 2006, Most of my work is now at Gawthorpe Hall
available on pre-booked Study days contact, for attention of Textile
Curator; Gail Marsh
Based in Stourbridge, W.
Midlands. U.K. established over 25yrs. ago, is open to international
membership and embraces interest in all types of lace.
One of the largest embroidery
stockist in the country, catalogue on request, mail order also shop
which tries its best to pack 'a quart into a pint pot'
||About the village, what to do,
where to stay, etc
The Guild of Needle Laces is U.K.
based but open to international membership with three magazines annually
||Everything Fabrics, from Aerospace textiles to Xplory
textile set and every type in between. A fantastic site.
Yew Tree Farm Heritage Meats
Caroline and Jon Watson's Heritage
Meats exemplify everything that's right about a new generation of
conscientious and professional small scale meat producers.