Exhibition of ecclesiastical textiles and plate

Admission times:

Friday, October the 13th: 10.00 - 17.00.

Saturday, October the 14th: 10.30 - 17.00.

Sunday, October the 15th: 12.30 - 17.00.

When: the 13th to the 15th of October, 2017

Where: the Cathedral church of S. Barnabas', Derby Road, Nottingham


The exhibition of vestments will include items from the Cathedral Church of S. Barnabas, Nottingham, from the Hassop Historical Vestments collection, from the collection of Holy Rood church, Market Rasen, and historical vestments and pieces from S. Mary’s College, Oscott. Many of these vestments are date back to the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Included in the plate exhibits will be a chalice designed by Mr. Augustus Pugin.
There will also be exhibits from the Embroiderers Guild, the Guild of Quilters, Spinners and Weavers and the Bobbin Lace Makers.

A talk will be given by the Rev. Jayne Shepherd on the “History of Church Lace” on Friday the 13th of October.
A further talk will present “The identification and history of Ecclesiastical vestments” on Saturday the 14th of October in the morning, followed in the afternoon by a workshop, on the “Conservation and Preservation of Ecclesiastical Vestments” given by Jacqueline Hyman A.M, UKRIC, B.A.

Admission is free but there will be the opportunity to give a donation towards the cost of the exhibition. Refreshments will be also be available.

For further details please contact either Mrs. Maria Kirk: nostalgiabeads@btinternet.com or telephone the parish office at S. Barnabas Cathedral at 0115 953 9839.