Stroudwater Textile Trust

GREAT NEWS – We’re opening safely

We are delighted to be opening Dunkirk Mill Museum on limited days

BOOKING and SAFETY PRECAUTIONS HERE      

 

ALSO WHY NOT TRY WEAVING AT HOME

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We Manage the Dunkirk Mill Museum with its immense working water wheel and the Gigg Weaving Shed where you can try your hand at weaving, both in Nailsworth – see HERE for opening times.

• See historic machinery powered by an immense water wheel
• Discover one of the last remaining teazle raising gigs at work
• Find out about the world’s first lawn mower
• Watch weaving demonstrations and have ago! • See hand handlooms and a power loom
• Hear about Stroud scarlet and the Brtish army Redcoats •And how Stroud cloth still covers the world’s snooker tables
• Walk and see just a few of the hundred and more mills that were once hard at work in the area round Stroud

JOIN AND ENJOY THE STROUDWATER TEXTILE TRUST

We are a charity run by volunteers. If you would like to support our work with a donation or to help in any way by volunteering we would love to hear from you.