Talk: 400 years of Stroudwater Textiles

Date(s) - 3rd Jun 2024

St Matthew's Church


At the height of its prosperity, the Stroud area had over a hundred mills. The area became famous for its dyeing; especially the scarlet that was used for military uniforms. Exports went all round the world. In this talk Ann Taylor of Stroudwater Textile Trust will describe the 400 year history of Stroudwater Textiles.

Cost per person including tea/coffee and cake: FoTW members £11, non-members £13

Non-members welcome.

If you have any questions about the event or booking please phone Alison on 01242 519413 or email

Please book using one of the following options:

  • On-line bookings with a debit or credit card can be made using the form below.
  • Bank transfer – please email to let us know you have sent your transfer so that we can send you a booking confirmation. Bank transfers should be made to Friends of The Wilson Sort Code 30-91-87 Account 00005816. The reference must include your surname plus as much of the event title as will fit, for example SMITH GCHQ.
  • Cheque – please complete a booking form (download here ) and post it with your cheque. Please make cheques payable to Friends of The Wilson and send with a SAE or clearly written email address to Mrs Alison Pascoe, 77 Naunton Lane, Cheltenham, GL53 7AZ.

Places are not confirmed until payment is received.

Terms & Conditions: When taking part in the talk please follow these guidelines:

  • Please do not attend a talk if you have any Covid-19 symptoms
  • You are undertaking this event at your own risk



Ticket Type Price Spaces
Stroud Textiles
Talk - FoTW members
Stroud Textiles
Talk - non-members

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