COVID - 19 virus 

Unfortunately like all other museums and galleries we are following Government guidelines and closing the heritage centre. We are particularly vulnerable because of the restricted space and the fact that most of our guides are over 70!

Best wishes and keep safe.

  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle

A collection of fabulous social and textile artefacts lovingly collected by the late

Leslie Robinson and enthusiastically introduced to all visitors by the

Friends of Skelmanthorpe Textile Heritage Centre.

ABOUT US

 
 

PEOPLE

Friends of Skelmanthorpe Textile Heritage Centre

Trustees

Howard Singleton - Chairman
Richard Brook - Secretary         richardwbrook@gmail.com

David Collins - Treasurer          david@dgcollins.co.uk

Stanley Sheard

Dennis Lockwood

Kelvin Waites

Tony Weatherby

Friends have various levels of involvement. Some have a hands on role, occasionally showing groups around, or helping with the general housekeeping of the cottage (no heavy work involved), or learning to operate and demonstrate the hand loom, or maybe being involved in publicity.

Others just want to give moral support to the preservation of this treasure.

In any case all are most welcome.

  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle
 

FIND US

6 Queen Street

Skelmanthorpe

Huddersfield

West Yorkshire

HD8 9DU


Tel:07972753725

OPENING HOURS:

 

By prior arrangement or during local and national

heritage events. 

Open the second Sunday of each month 

14:00 to 16:00

Families or groups are most welcome.

Generally party size is restricted to 10 persons, because of the size

of the accommodation.

Special arrangements can be made for school or larger parties in association with other local community facilities.

A tour will typically take about an hour and your guide will describe various aspects of the cottage and the weaving community to which the family would have belonged. There will be time to browse and look more closely at exhibits.
 

Entry is free.

Donations are greatly appreciated.

  • Twitter - Grey Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle

© 2018 fosthc@gmail,com

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now