Saturday, March 7, 2015
UK Casket Tour - October 14-24th, 2015
Thistle Threads and Hanging by a Thread are leading a study tour of the UK in October, 2015. The tour starts in Edinburgh, Scotland with a tour of the caskets in the National Museum of Scotland followed by a visit to the casket storage of the Burrell Collection. Over the weekend, the tour group will stop at the Bowes Museum to visit a few pieces in their collection and rest before continuing on the drive to York. A low-key day will be spent in York before the Tour continues to the Lady Lever Galleries in Liverpool on Monday. From Liverpool, the group will drive to Oxford to explore the following museums in the next two days: Museum of Costume Bath, Holburn Museum, Whitney Antiques and a study day at the Ashmolean to see selections from the Feller Collection. We will end our tour with two days in London at the Clothworkers' Center, Hand and Lock, Windsor Castle and the storage rooms at the Museum of London.
More details can be found on the tour page!