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Heritage Open Days at Standfast & Barracks

Standfast & Barracks is one of the UK’s largest textile printers, specialising in the traditional methods of rotary and flatbed printing.

Time & Date: 10-4pm, Saturday 15th September

Heritage Open Days at Standfast & Barracks

Saturday 8 September & Saturday 15 September (10-4pm)

Standfast & Barracks is one of the UK’s largest textile printers, specialising in the traditional methods of rotary and flatbed printing. Since its establishment in 1923 Standfast boasts a rich history waiting to be unravelled.

For 95 years Standfast & Barracks has predominantly printed textiles for interior design including drapery and soft furnishings. Our innovative technologies, expertise and heritage attracts brands from across the world. 

This Heritage Open Day Standfast & Barracks invite you to participate in a tour of the 160-year-old factory guided by one of our specialists, exploring the site's original use as a Wagon Works and as a World War 2 internment camp. Take a seat and enjoy a seminar discussing the history of Standfast & Barracks, examining the Sundour Morton reign. And for the first time we welcome you into the Archive, which consists of around 10,000 objects which date back to 1770.

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Pre-booking: Required - You must pre-book a tour or seminar. 

Booking Contact: vanessa_jones@standfast-barracks.com

Booking closes: 7 September 2018

The site you are visiting is a working factory. We do our best to ensure the factory is a safe space but please take extra care when going around.

Max 12 people per tour/session. 1 hour Contact for the day: Vanessa Jones 

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About Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE.

Heritage Open Days 2018 will be 6-9 & 13-16 September

View full list of Lancashire Heritage Open Days Events

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Standfast & Barracks 
Caton Road 
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 3PA

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