Press Releases

FREE VIRTUAL TALK CELEBRATING THE PLATINUM JUBILEE Warner & Sons: Royal Connections and Commissions

19 Apr 2022 |

We are pleased to announce a free virtual talk to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee on Thursday 16th June 2022 at 7.30pm. Join us for this free online lecture exploring the connection between Warner & Sons and royal fabrics, and how […]

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NEW BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS CELEBRATING THE PLATINUM JUBILEE: SILKS AND VELVETS FOR ROYALTY

04 Apr 2022 |

We are pleased to announce our new behind the scenes tours programme for 2022. Join us on selected dates to explore our collection. Book your tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/braintree-museum Did you know that Braintree played an important part in the Coronation of […]

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The Art of Friendship: Exploring the creativity of Denise Hoyle and Marianne Straub in 1950s–1970s Essex through collage and textile design opens at Braintree Museum in collaboration with the Warner Textile Archive

02 Feb 2022 |

Marianne Straub with Helios designs c.1949 About the Exhibition Braintree Museum is excited to have opened a new exhibition in conjunction with the Warner Textile Archive on Saturday 22nd January until 2 July 2022. The exhibition explores the friendship and […]

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‘Lunar Rocket’ by Eddie Squires on display via Warner Textile Archive at Cité du Design in France as part of ‘Homo Spatius’ exhibition exploring the link between space travel and design.

01 Dec 2021 |

‘Lunar Rocket’ by Eddie Squires on display via Warner Textile Archive at Cité du Design in France as part of ‘Homo Spatius’ exhibition exploring the link between space travel and design. In collaboration with the National Center for Spatial Studies […]

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Warner Textile Archive supports London’s Fashion and Textile Museum in internationally important exhibition

12 Jul 2021 |

The Warner Textile Archive is pleased to announce an important collaboration with the Fashion and Textile Museum, based in London, on a major exhibition charting the history of chintz. From 18th May 2021 until 12th September 2021 two items from […]

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Warner Textile Archive & University of Essex join forces to unlock archive potential

11 Feb 2021 |

Thanks to a generous grant from EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application) who support innovation in the East of England by providing businesses with access to academic expertise, the Warner Textile Archive is now able to explore the potential of […]

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OASIS Collaboration

02 Nov 2016 |

The Warner Textile Archive is delighted to announce the launch of its first fashion collaboration with OASIS. Working closely with the Warner Textile Archive the OASIS fashion team selected five historic designs from the extensive Archive Collection. Enchanted by their […]

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Free entry to the Archive for Heritage Open Day

07 Sep 2016 |

The Warner Textile Archive will be opening its doors for free to celebrate Heritage Open Day on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September, 10am – 4pm. Visitors are invited to come and explore the Archive Gallery where they will discover […]

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Warner Textile Archive Interior Fabric Collection created in collaboration with Claremont Furnishing

18 Feb 2016 |

Warner Textile Archive Trading Limited, the Archive’s commercial arm, is celebrating the launch of their first textile range at the London showroom of Claremont Furnishing Fabrics on 23rd February 2016. This will be followed by launches in Claremont’s American showrooms: […]

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World renowned male textile artists running workshops at the Warner Textile Archive

25 Jun 2015 |

The Warner Textile Archive is delighted to be welcoming two internationally recognised leading male artists and makers to deliver workshops at the Archive. The Archive proud to be part of a stitching revolution which highlights the use of traditional methods […]

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