A visit to Leek town which has many interesting buildings dating from the 17th Century to the Arts and Crafts movement. It will incude a visit to the Nicholson Institute which has a small but fascinating collection. There will be a talk there on the activity of the Leek Embroidery Society, promoted by and working to the designs of William Morris who spent some time in Leek working with local silk weavers and dye stuff manufacturers. This will be followed by a walk around Leek centre to look at major historical buildings which will last about an hour.

This event has been organised by the Derbyshire Fundraising Committee Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Nicholson Institute, Leek

37 Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, Leek, ST136DH

Entry details

£12.00 (includes a cup of tea or coffee)

To book, please contact Geoffrey Pook on 01332832268

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