About Us


General Data Protection Regulation
STT Patron
Company Secretary and Treasurer


General Data Protection Regulation

1.0 Privacy Policy

1.1 STT hold personal data that we need to promote our Charitable Objects and to enhance

our member and customer experiences. We will hold that information as long as that need exists or until you unsubscribe.

1.2 We collect information from Members, and from members of the public who have shown an

interest in our work. This may include visitors to our museums and exhibitions.

1.3 The information we hold will include email and postal addresses in order that we can contact you from time to time. In the first instance we may contact you to obtain your consent.

1.4 Depending on your consent, we ill use the addresses send information about events,

information deemed to be of interest to Members, marketing information about goods and services, and newsletters and magazines.

1.5 We will seek to protect your information by holding it on a need to know/use basis; e.g. by

the Editor in the case of the Newsletter. Should our information be held by their parties such as with cloud computing we will only deal with reputable companies who will have no right to use the data.

1.6 We will never share your information with any other party without your prior approval.

1.7 We do not use cookies.

1.8 Occasionally we may include third-party products or services on our website. These third-

party sites are not included in our Privacy Policy and we have no responsibility or liability for their content or activities.

1.9 We also hold information about volunteers, suppliers, consultants, and advisers.

1.10 You can request at anytime to be informed of the personal data we hold about you.

2.0 Privacy Notice

2.1 STT is a Charity promoting textile heritage and use. We will use your personal information

to contact you to keep you informed and to let you know about opportunities. We will never share your information with anyone else without your prior approval.

3.0 Consent Principles.

3.1 We recognise that consent to hold and use personal data must be knowingly and

freely given, clear and specific, and easily rescinded. There must be appositive opt-in and consent must be independent of other terms and conditions.


We are a Charitable Trust, run by volunteers. The Trust was established in 1999 by local people wanting to promote awareness of the woollen industry in the Stroud valleys and celebrate contemporary textiles.

STT Patron

About us

Our Patron, Dame Margaret Weston was a local girl who in 1955 achieved the status of Chartered Electrical Engineer at the age of 28. She went on to have an illustrious career becoming Director of the Science Museum, London and was instrumental in setting up the Railway Museum in York, and the Media Museum in Bradford.

She remains passionate about these institutions and we greatly value her support for our own organisation.

We have 4 trustees:


David Elford, Chairperson
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Ian Mackintosh
Founder member, historian, lecturer and walker.
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Jane Ford
Founder member, embroiderer, stage designer & membership secretary.
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Tim Parry-Williams
Handweaver/Designer and Educator – Specialist in Japanese textile culture.
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Patricia Brien

Lecturer and Tutor specialising in sustainability in the fashion and textiles industries.

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Company Secretary and Treasurer

Nick Brojer
A retired Chartered Accountant.
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Previous Reports and Accounts


Chair’s report 2014 >

Accounts 2014 >

Chair’s report 2013 >

Accounts 2013 >

Registered Office: 8 Blenheim Rise, Randwick, Stroud, GL6 6FA
The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee.
Charity no: 1078398

Banner image: View of Wallbridge, Stroud c. 1790s © The Museum in the Park, Stroud.