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The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle has some beautiful collections, including one of the greatest collections of North Country Quilts.  This collection will be on display until January 2022.   Several of our members have already been to visit - you can follow Caroline Griffiths latest visit in our Blogger section. The lovely people in charge…
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An intriguing headline for sure.  Every so often something really interesting drops on my desk that captures my attention and draws me away from the day job.  This was one of those moments. The Bowes Museum have been talking about their exciting new exhibition for some time, and we have seen mention of it across…

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The people at the Bowes Museum in Durham are preparing for re-opening with a brand new exibition of quilts – but of course many of them will have needed the care and attention from the conservation team. They have created two videos showing some of the work by their textile conservator, Cecilia Oliver which goes…

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North Country Quilts: In Celebration of New Acquisitions 20 March 2021 – 19 September 2021 The Bowes Museum is delighted to announce that it will be holding an exhibition from March 2021 showcasing some of the remarkable North Country quilts it has added to its collection over the last 20 years. North Country Quilts: In…

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The Facebook groups have been really active with commentary about the Hauxwell Collection that recently went under the hammer at Tennants Auction House and one of the quilts will be joining the collections at the Bowes Museum in Teeside. The remaining quilts will, we are told, remain in the UK for the time being so…