The History of Exe Island, Exeter

Due to COVID-19, this event that was originally planned to be held in May 2021 has been postponed to 30 April 2022. Many existing bookings have been carried forward to the new date, but...

The Origin of Axminster Carpets (1889)

By James Hine, F.R.I.B.A. (Read at Tavistock, August, 1889.) Devonshire was, and has ceased to be, a great manufacturing county; which is tantamount to saying, I think, that there was more enterprise and activity...

A Guided Tour of the Axminster Carpet Factory (IA Section)

This guided tour of the Axminster Carpet Factory, Axminster will show us the manufacture of quality carpets on both Axminster and Wilton looms. The tour begins at 2.30 and should last about 1½ hours....