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A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021


This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Discovering Textiles - EuropeanaRead MoreJune 12, 2021

Europeana is a database of images and texts exploring the world of design and art.

Being creative during lockdownRead MoreJune 12, 2021


Creativity often comes to the fore when times are difficult.

Something Going On Above My HeadRead MoreJune 5, 2021

Birdsong is often overlooked, forming a backdrop to the ever-present sounds of cities and towns.

Creating a multicultural operaRead MoreMay 29, 2021

Opera has always been a meeting place for different cultural traditions, absorbing traditions and re-spelling them as high art.

Music and textiles - an enduring linkRead MoreApril 24, 2021

Music and textiles have much in common.

UNESCO intangible heritageRead MoreApril 3, 2021

UNESCO protects the world's cultural heritage through its Intangible Heritage Listings.

Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021


This week the story of Shetland Tweed in the 20th Century continues.

Shetland Tweed research - The 20th CenturyRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

This week the story of Shetland Tweed continues into the 20th Century.

Discovering Textiles - Canadian Inuit tapestryRead MoreMarch 27, 2021


The Inuit People of Baffin Island, Canada started to produce tapestries in 1970, a serendipitous melding of hand skills and the traditional art of storytelling.