At our first meeting of 2020 we were joined by a number of visitors and were very pleased to welcome Matthew Cox, a historian and tour guide specialising in the history of Glossop.
Matthew gave us an entertaining and absorbing talk accompanied by a presentation about the history of Glossop, especially in relation to its cotton mills and their social history. The talk will provide lots of background for our next collaborative group project based on cotton mills.
Also at the meeting was this stitched map of Glossop, including some of its many old cotton mills. The map has been skilfully stitched by our members Ann Cornes and Christine Bardsley.
Everyone was also asked to bring their stitched fishes and other sea creatures so that Nikki can take them for incorporation in a panel which will eventually be presented by Glossop EG to Reuben's Retreat. Here is some of the wonderful work you have created:
- and a few close-ups: