A Festival of Landmark

Saturday 19 September

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Videos

Podcasts


  • Philip Gaches and Anna Castilla Villa

    Philip Gaches and Anna Castilla Villa

    Master plasterers Philip and Anna, who both worked on Cobham Dairy, reflect on their different routes into their craft and the satisfactions of creating fine decorative plasterwork.

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  • Philip Gaches and sons
    Will & Jude

    Will and Jude Gaches

    William and Jude Gaches, both apprenticed to their father Philip, worked on our recent restoration of Cobham Dairy. Here they reflect on what drew them to learn decorative plastering as a traditional craft skill - and what it's like working for Dad.

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  • In the spirit of Voysey

    Voysey chair making training

    Furniture makers Alice Blogg and Alasdair Kilpatrick were both commisioned to make furniture for the community rooms at Winsford Cottage Hospital. Here they talk about following in the footsteps of the hospitals designer, CFA Voysey.

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  • Woven Histories (parts 1-3)

    Woven Histories, St Mary's Lane

    The textile industries are of particular importance to the social, political and financial history of the country and via our Landmarks it is possible to trace this history and tell the story of both the trades and crafts associated with it.

    You can read a transcript of the podcast here: Part one, Part two, Part three

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  • Woven Now: Sunny Bank Mill

    Sunny Bank Mill looms

    Sunny Bank Mills in Farsley (near Calverley Old Hall), keeps a nationally important archive of weaving machinery, fabrics and documents. Meet Curator Rachel Moaby and weaver Agnis Smallwood and discover more about how traditions are being kept alive.

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