Pinning The Past – Bankfield Museum

For the next few months, Pinning the Past will be focussing on museums with marvellous textiles to see. Bankfield Museum in Halifax, Yorkshire is one of those old fashioned museum treasures. I worked somewhere similar when I first graduated and have a real fondness for a proper Victorian small town…

Pinning The Past – Snibston Fashion Collection

My nearest fashion museum is sadly very little-known and at risk of closure, which is really tragic considering it has one of the largest displays of fashion in a UK museum. Snibston, in North West Leicestershire,┬áis mainly an industrial museum, with a large, important complex of historic coal mining buildings…