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Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019
It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.
Judy Martin and the Sense of TouchRead MoreJuly 20, 2019
The textile artist Judy Martin is a quilter but so much more than that...
More about embroideryRead MoreJuly 12, 2019
Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...
Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019
Sir Henry Wellcome and the wooden statuetteRead MoreMarch 30, 2019
The pharmacist cum collector, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Sir Henry Wellcome, had an extensive collection of objects which spanned cultures across the globe. One piece is especially interesting.
The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019
The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019
On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.
A strange link between Shetland and WalesRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019
In the tweed research project many interesting and unusual links are cropping up.