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June 8 - June 16
Bagshaw Museum is housed in a magnificent Grade II* Listed Victorian Gothic former mill owner’s home, set in 36 acres of ancient woodland.
Examine the fabric that made original owner George Sheard his fortunes, as well as examples of fabrics from around the world such as a Victorian swimming costume, an intricate bridal dress from India, wax fabrics from Africa and silk panels from Japan!
Explore exciting global collections, including the atmospheric Ancient Egyptian ‘Kingdom of Osiris’ gallery, the Spirit of South Asia, which showcases beautiful objects from India and Pakistan, the African gallery, and the Victorian seaside. Discover stories from Fox’s Biscuits and iconic Batley Variety Club.
Award winning Wilton Park has a play area and café.
Bagshaw Museum is open during the festival, the summer opening times are as follows (up to 31 August):
Tuesdays to Thursdays 11am-5pm
Saturdays & Sundays 12noon-5pm