News

Visit us in 2018


Our Mill opening times will be updated on our website next spring so check the dates to plan when you are going to visit us in 2018. Look out for…

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Gigg on Film


Student film makers from the University of Gloucestershire have been at Gigg Mill to record the sights and sounds for a documentary about the heritage of the area.

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Special Openings


As well as our usual Mill Openings , every year we take part in National Mills Open Weekend organised by SPAB ( Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings ).…

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Lates News

Visit us in 2018


Our Mill opening times will be updated on our website next spring so check the dates to plan when you are going to visit us in 2018. Look out for…

Read more >

Gigg on Film


Student film makers from the University of Gloucestershire have been at Gigg Mill to record the sights and sounds for a documentary about the heritage of the area.

Read more >

Special Openings


As well as our usual Mill Openings , every year we take part in National Mills Open Weekend organised by SPAB ( Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings ).…

Read more >

Stroudwater Textile Trust Skills workshops 2017

Stroudwater Textile Trust Skills workshops 2017

Thursday 30 th November

We are offering a special 1-day workshop to make a pattern block to fit your figure and a skirt pattern to achieve a perfect fit!  

You will experience: Pattern construction, creative garment design & sewing skills

When- Thursday 30th November, 10am – 4 pm

Where- Stroud Valleys Artspace, John street, Stroud GL5 2HA

Cost – £40 All materials are provided.

Workshop is supported by the Stroudwater Textile Trust.

The course is designed to teach the technical skill of pattern construction, creative design and manufacturing skills.

Tutors are both professionals in their field; bespoke designer Kathryn Clarke and silkscreen printer Liz Lippiatt

You will:

Make a skirt block from your own measurements

Make up a calico skirt toile to check the perfect fit.

Use the block to make a skirt pattern to your own design

How to book – E-mail Liz at liz@lizlippiatt.com or phone Kathryn on 07773692322. Places are limited

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