The River & Cloth exhibition took place from 16 - 23 September 2010 and showcased and celebrated the amazing range of textiles
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 The site is no longer maintained, but a copy remains for research and reference.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.