We’re all going on a summer holiday…

I’m off on my jolly holidays next week and I cannot wait to be in a country with some guaranteed sun! No doubt many of you are also counting down the days until you can escape from the office and this unpredictable weather, and it seems the Gregs were no different. Travelling was a hobby…

“We’ve only got one shot at this here…”

On Thursday our brand new exhibition ‘A Lady of Letters‘ was installed, telling the story of Hannah Greg, wife of  Samuel Greg, and her influence over Quarry Bank Mill. The exhibition was put together  by Learning and Interpretation Assistant Carrie-Anne Parkes to complement the release of  David Sekers’ new book “A Lady of Cotton: Hannah Greg,…

@quarrybankmill volunteers visit the archives

On 15 May volunteers from Quarry Bank Mill visited the Greater Manchester County Record Office to look at the mill’s historic archives and to get a tour around the archive strongrooms. Quarry Bank Mill, in Styal, Cheshire, is a National Trust property. The estate is one of the best preserved eighteenth-century mill complexes in the…