1 Feb 2018
The South West Branch has organised a visit to John Boyd Textiles Ltd, Castle Cary, Somerset.
The building is in a group of grade II* and buildings: the list description is here https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1056226 The site sits in its own conservation area.
The factory makes fabric using horse hair on the original power looms. This is a commercial business using 19th century looms in a 19th century building. There is a film at the bottom of http://www.johnboydtextiles.co.uk/
10 places are available on a first come first served basis at £6 per person payable on the day. please email: Gregg Venn at Greg.Venn@
NB: Please only ask for a place if you are certain you will be attending as places are very limited.
See the South West Branch page for more details….