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Black Lives Matter Statement

Black Lives Matter Statement

Friday, 26 June 2020

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Woodmansterne continues to ensure that in all our day-to-day activities – from hiring and promoting staff, dealing with suppliers, and serving our customers – we treat everyone fairly and make sure that anyone can do business with us on a level playing field.

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A message from Seth Woodmansterne

A message from Seth Woodmansterne

Friday, 17 April 2020

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The past few weeks have been extraordinary. And, despite the significant challenges and economic uncertainty we all face, our immediate concern must be for the health and wellbeing of friends and family. “Nothing else really matters as long as you have your health!” goes the saying, and surely it has never been more apt.

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Friday, 27 March 2020

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As with everyone in these uncertain weeks and months, our focus continues to be the safety and health of our staff, customers and suppliers.

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Coronavirus Statement

Coronavirus Statement

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

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We understand that we live in extreme and unprecedented times. We wish to reassure our customers that Woodmansterne has been putting in place several contingency measures to minimise risk and disruption, while ensuring the health and well-being of all our staff, visitors and customers.

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Introducting National Trust Harmony

Introducting National Trust Harmony

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

When wildlife and nature are as one, beautiful things can flourish. From woodlands to wetlands, the National Trust works together with the natural world to protect it for future generations.

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Woodmansterne at Spring Fair 2020

Woodmansterne at Spring Fair 2020

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

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We’re gearing up for a busy few weeks here at Woodmansterne as we put the final finishing touches to our stand for Spring Fair 2020.

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Smart Seal Cards - the right thing for the environment!

Smart Seal Cards - the right thing for the environment!

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

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For over thirty years, I have been a strong advocate for keeping a greeting card pristine in a glass-clear, polypropylene bag. The bag serves many purposes: it stops the envelope drifting from the card, it keeps mucky fingers from besmirching the product, it helps to keep shop displays neat and tidy. As a customer, I relish the ritual of peeling open a meticulously-wrapped greeting card.

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Our 65th birthday Wayzgoose celebration!

Our 65th birthday Wayzgoose celebration!

Monday, 17 September 2018

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Earlier this month we celebrated our birthday in style by hosting a ‘Wayzgoose’ event, an old printing tradition dating back to the 16th century, which celebrated the transition from printing by daylight to printing by candlelight. Hosted by the Master Printer for his Workmen, it was known as a ‘great feast’.

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The humble greeting card

The humble greeting card

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

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As we allow, through formulaic algorithms, to suck our online activity and process back to us self-edited content, our imaginations become less-and-less nourished and stimulated by the unexpected.

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Art Conservation & Scholarships - Portrait of Bishop Mews

Art Conservation & Scholarships - Portrait of Bishop Mews

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

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This early 18th century portrait is housed within The Bishop’s Palace, Wells. This particular portrait is the oldest and most significant painting within the Ship’s Palace collection. It plays a crucial role in helping to interpret 800 years of social, political and religious history and bringing the Palace alive for over 40,000 visitors every year.

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