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Mar 12

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We’re delighted to report that hundreds of people have already visited our Behind The Wall exhibition since it launched on March 3. Continue reading “HUNDREDS VISIT EXHIBITION IN FIRST WEEK” »

Mar 3

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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!” »

Feb 11
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IN the 1970s the world of textiles was dominated by women, but that didn’t stop Michael Brennand-Wood pursuing his passion – first at Bolton College of Art, then in Manchester. After all he’d been taught to sew and knit by his grandmother who worked in one of the mills in Summerseat, near Bury. Now, more

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Dec 5
Nov 27

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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” »

Nov 7

What a great time we had at the Michael Brennand-Wood workshops at Standfast & Barracks. Thanks to everyone who took part and contributed to Michael’s final in-situ piece. The artwork is well on its way now…and will be unveiled very soon. Don’t forget the Open Day at Standfast & Barracks on Saturday, November 26th. Free

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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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