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We’re finally able to reveal what goes on Behind The Wall as our exhibition officially opens tonight at Lancaster City Museum! Continue reading “Exhibition Opens Tonight!” »

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Anyone with memories of working at Standfast & Barracks in any era is invited to tell their story at a special event on December 3. Continue reading “Thanks For The Memories” »

Nov 20

The Standfast & Barracks building as seen at night.

It’s less than a week now until our Behind The Wall Open Day at Standfast & Barracks. Continue reading “High Hopes For Open Day” »

Nov 11

Bonker*s Clutterbucks are the husband and wife team who’ve been inspired by the clock tower at Standfast & Barracks to create a time machine installation for our Behind The Wall project. Continue reading “IT’S BONKERS BUT BRILLIANT” »

Oct 13

Would you like to work alongside one of the country’s leading textile artists to create an artwork celebrating the fascinating history of Lancaster’s Standfast & Barracks site? Then this is your chance. International artist Michael Brennand-Wood will be in Lancaster next month and is looking for volunteers to help him produce a site-specific work at

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Oct 7

Megan looks at some fabric in the Standfast & Barracks archive.Megan Makinson, our Behind The Wall research assistant, brings us up-to-date with her work so far: Continue reading “Megan Makes History” »

Sep 25

As a costume designer and maker of wearable art based in Lancaster, one of Katie Duxbury’s regular haunts is the Standfast & Barracks factory shop. Continue reading “A Follower Of Behind The Wall Fashion” »

Aug 28

Who would think that the man who designed a Lancaster cathedral was also responsible for one of the city’s most thriving industrial sites? Continue reading “The Man Behind The Building” »