Monday, 8 October 2012

Material World at the Ancient High House

Saturday 13 October 2012

11am to 4pm

The Ancient High House, Greengate Street, Stafford, ST16 2JA.
Experts on embroidery, crochet, sewing, knitting, lace-making, spinning and weaving will be displaying their work and demonstrating their skills at this one off craft fair. The High House’s own Borough Broderers will be one of a number of groups giving visitors a chance to try out some of the traditional crafts themselves. 

There will also be French Knitting workshops and an opportunity to speak to 17th century re-enactors about clothing and materials in Tudor and Stuart periods.

The Ancient High House in the largest timber framed town house in England built in around 1595. In 1642 King Charles I stayed there en route to Shrewsbury.

For further information about this and other events visit the website at

Admission is free of charge.

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