King’s 300-year-old bedspread to go on show

A rare surviving 300 year old bedspread given by James II to some of his loyal supporters, is being conserved by the National Trust and has been put back on display for the first time in a generation at Sizergh Castle in Cumbria. The magnificent satin bedspread, believed to be from Goa, features mythical creatures … Read more

Windermere Jetty Museum opens

The Lake District’s new Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories opened its doors on 23 March following a £20 million development by Lakeland Arts. Principally funded by the National Lottery, and located within the Lake District National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the museum will display the internationally important collection of boats … Read more