Space Shed Conversation with Julia Roebuck from Upcycle Fashion

Featuring Julia Roebuck from Upcycle Fashion. DID YOU KNOW? Kirklees is home to some of the great innovations in textile science. Textiles influence almost every part of our lives from […]

Careers in 100 seconds: Elnaz Yazdani, artist and educator

WOVEN Careers in 100 Seconds is our short film format to give a glimpse into the careers of people working in various textile roles across Kirklees. In this film Elnaz […]

Careers in 100 Seconds: Heidi Holdsworth from Jacob Brian Tailors

WOVEN Careers in 100 Seconds is our short film format to give a glimpse into the careers of people working in various textile roles across Kirklees. In this film Heidi […]

Careers in 100 Seconds: Andrew Warburton of Area Rugs

WOVEN Careers in 100 Seconds is our short film format to give a glimpse into the careers of people working in various textile roles across Kirklees. In this film Andrew […]

Careers Roadshow – Batley Girls’ High School

Filmed in October 2021, the WOVEN Careers Roadshow visited the Batley Girls’ High School Careers Fair to bring textiles into the careers conversation. We spoke to: Julia Roebuck, WOVEN Careers […]

WOVEN Go & See: Innovation Special

sports bra on mannequin

Smart underwear, virtual reality textiles, the ability to “feel” fabric from thousands of miles away… There are amazing things happening in the world of textiles in Kirklees and the surrounding […]

The Recyclers

Member of staff from English Textiles Recycling

A very short film about English Textiles Recycling in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, a company set up to recycle synthetic yarns and fabrics. Created by Curlew Films for Woven in 2019 […]

The Charity

Member of staff from Oxfam Wastesaver.

A very short film about the Oxfam Wastesaver plant in Batley, West Yorkshire, which recycles thousands of tons of clothes each year. Created by Curlew Films for Woven in 2019 […]

The Machine Makers

Member of staff from Roaches. White short, grey hair and beard.

A very short film about Roaches International in Birstall, West Yorkshire, which makes fabric testing machinery for the textile industry. Created by Curlew Films for Woven in 2019 and commissioned […]

The Rug Designer

Andrew Warburton of Area Rugs

A look at Area Rugs and Carpets, hand tufted rug designers and manufacturers in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. Created by Curlew Films for Woven in 2019 and commissioned by Creative Scene.