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Opportunity for graduate weaversRead MoreSeptember 1, 2018

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Our neighbours across the water in Orkney have an exciting opportunity for a graduate weaver.

Max - a studio dog-on-loanRead MoreSeptember 1, 2018

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For the next few weeks we have a studio dog again. Dear readers, meet Max!

Adult Learning classesRead MoreAugust 25, 2018

The new Adult Learning classes are ready for booking.

Thoughtful readingRead MoreAugust 25, 2018

Read this article for an insight into the importance of textiles.

New books for the libraryRead MoreAugust 25, 2018

A generous gift to the library is very welcome.

The Pollen Loads of the Honey BeeRead MoreAugust 25, 2018

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Ideas come from the most unexpected places...

An ancient language Read MoreAugust 18, 2018

Dr Sabine Hyland, a professor at the University of St Andrews in the splendidly-named School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies, has been working to find out if the Incas had a written language.

New cloth from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreAugust 18, 2018

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We are very proud to have made some new cloth for The Shetland Tweed Company which has just come back from the finishers.

Shetland's Tweed HeritageRead MoreAugust 18, 2018

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The new book of Shetland's tweed heritage has just been published and copies will be available soon.

Lucy Sparrow's felted supermarket groceriesRead MoreAugust 18, 2018

How about this for large-scale whimsy? A supermarket stocked with felted groceries.