Our travelling exhibition is on tour now!!
The exhibition tells the story of the arrival of thread making in Renfrewshire and Paisley, followed by a detailed description of how Coats & Clarks made cotton thread. Accompanying the exhibition is a display of artefacts from one of Paisley’s early linen thread manufactures along with examples of Coats and Clarks threads and advertising materials.
July 2017 – University of the West of Scotland, Paisley
August 2017 – Lochwinnoch Library
September – Mearns Library
October – Barrhead Foundry
November – Linwood Library
December – Ferguslie Library
*January 2018 – Neilston Library
* Venues are still subject to final conformation.