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Inside the RSN Embroidery Studio
Join our Head of Studio, Anne Butcher and our Studio Manager, Gemma Murray to hear about the day to day running of the Studio.
Opus Anglicanum – The Finest English Embroidery
Opus Anglicanum was made for royalty and the Church in the 13th to 15th centuries by professional embroiderers based in the City of London.
The History of English Sampler Making
Join RSN Curator, Dr. Isabella Rosner, on a journey through four centuries of English sampler making.
More Secrets from the Grove Book
Join Dr. Susan Kay-Williams to explore more about Mrs Grove as a collector and show us the many samples in the book
A Mantle, Canopies, Robes and endless Chairs: RSN and Coronations of the 20th Century
Dr Susan Kay-Williams will reveal some of the items that the RSN made for the coronations of 1902, 1911, 1937 and 1953
Power and Meaning of Embroidery at the Court of Elizabeth IPower and Meaning of Embroidery at the Court of Elizabeth I
Join historian and RSN Trustee, Eleri Lynn, and explore the role that embroidery played within the house of Tudor.
The Needle has a Point
Join Jamie 'Mr X Stitch' Chalmers for his exclusive presentation exploring modern needlework and its role in examining the world we live in.
The Bacton Altar Cloth:
The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I
Eleri Lynn discusses her research into the cloth, and Anne Butcher reveals how the RSN created three replica flowers from the design.