The Ornate & The Beautiful, 16th April – 2nd Sep, 10am-6pm, The Bishop’s Palace, Wells

Celebrating the extraordinary craftsmanship of the textile industry from 14th century to present day, this stunning new exhibition for 2016 is a collation of some of the most beautiful and rare vestments and ecclesiastical textiles from around the country. Telling the story from Medieval times up until today, the exhibition will include items not seen on public display since 1930 and ancient pieces such as the 1350 embroidered cope panel. Full story: Read more