Time for a cuppa?
Whether it was tea breaks, meal breaks, or some light amateur dramatics, the canteen was the place to go...
More clips from those who worked in the industry
Listen to some sound clips from those who worked in the industry
Easter Bonnets and Invisible Mending at Cooper and Roe
Memories of working at the Cooper and Roe factory, Ruddington
A Tale of Two Twisthands
An insight into the world of machine made lace.
Memories of Interlace, Long Eaton
Memories of Interlace, Long Eaton.
Happy Memories of Stevenson’s Dyers
Happy Memories of Stevensons Dyers, Ambergate
An Industry In Decline
An article that shows the reduction in workforce numbers during this period.
“Gerrem off!” and a Brief Timeline
Find out where the slogan "if you're wearing foreign knickers, gerrem off" comes from!
Discover more about the Lace Unravelled project