Tag: standfast & Barracks

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!” »

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” »

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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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” »

Feb 23

At our launch we were fortunate to have Dr Jennifer Harris, Deputy Director of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery, give the keynote address. So many people asked for copies of her fascinating talk we thought we’d include it in full here…

Continue reading “Textiles in a global context” »

Feb 18

We’ve been holding a series of open days at Standfast & Barracks for artists and funders we want to work with. Every nook and cranny of the extensive site has been explored and we’re thrilled to say that everyone seems to be as fascinated and inspired by the place as we are.
Continue reading “Behind the Wall” »