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Friday, 17 April 2020Latest News
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.More
Tuesday, 17 March 2020Latest News
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.More
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.
Wednesday, 6 March 2019Latest News
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.More
Monday, 17 September 2018Latest News
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’.More
Tuesday, 8 July 2014Latest News, Art Conservation
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.More