Sherborne Museum Talk: 'Coker Canvas - The Textile Industry of the Somerset/Dorset Border'

01 December 2022

Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL

Historian and author, Richard Sims, explores the history of the twine and canvas industry of the local area and its importance in the manufacture of sailcloth. He will also provide an overview of the restoration of Dawe’s at West Coker, Britain’s only surviving Victorian twineworks.

Doors open from 1.30pm. Admission is free for members of Sherborne Museum; £5 for visitors. Light refreshments included.

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