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Forthcoming Exhibitions at The Hollies

25 November 2023 - 9 March 2024 "Machine Laces"

As the mechanical capabilities of lace making machines developed during the 19th century, so did the quality and virtuosity of the lace designs. From just copying the handmade lace designs in the first half of the 19th century to the creation of ‘all over lace fabrics’ which enabled lace dresses and blouses to be an affordable option. Including the fashions for Art Nouveau and Art Deco lace designs, as the 20th century progressed.

Visit The Exhibition
Opening times for the Hollies Exhibition Room

Wednesday to Friday most weeks 10:00 – 15:00

Please contact The Hollies before you visit so that we can arrange for a volunteer to be available.

Monthly opening on First Saturdays

Aside from January and December, The Hollies is usually open on the first Saturday of every month (10.00 - 15.00), whilst for those days during February/May/August/November a member of the Museum Committee is usually on hand to identify your lace, etc. Please speak to staff at The Hollies in advance to book an appointment

Entrance is free to Members and children aged 16 and under. Non-members are welcome but are asked to give a donation please.

Phone The Hollies on 01384 390739 or click this button to go to the Contact Us page.

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