River & Cloth celebrated the diverse cultural heritage of the River Wandle in Merton, and the worldwide influence of the Merton textiles industry from the 17th century onwards.  River & Cloth was completed in October 2010 and this website was last updated on 22 October 2010.  The site is no longer maintained, but a copy remains for research and reference. Resource packs on textile techniques and the history of textiles are still available for download from the Resource pages.

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River & Cloth Exhibition

The River & Cloth exhibition took place from 16 - 23 September 2010 and showcased and celebrated the amazing range of textiles

River & Cloth Summer Road Show

Throughout the spring and summer months, River & Cloth will be setting up stall at a number of Merton events and libraries, as well as running several workshops

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