Excellent modern museum in Coniston, Cumbria, incorporating artefacts relating to the copper mines, slate quarries, John Ruskin, Donald Campbell, Langdale Linen Industry and Ruskin Lace as well as many aspects of early village life.
Brantwood on the east side of Coniston Lake, the home of John Ruskin from 1872 until his death in 1900, there are items of earlier linen work on display in showcase in the drawing room and a Ruskin Lace bedspread on his bed.
An Educational Trust providing short courses for adults on a wide range of subjects including Ruskin Lace. It is situated near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth in the northern Lake District.
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has the largest textile collection in the U.K., including a Ruskin Lace Sampler.
Gawthorpe Hall is a National Trust property in Burnley, Lancashire and has a large collection of textiles including a Ruskin Lace Sampler. Since retiring from teaching 2006, most of Elizabeth Prickett’s work is now at Gawthorpe Hall and is available on pre-booked Study days.
Based in Stourbridge, W. Midlands. U.K. established over 40 years ago, it is open to international membership and embraces interest in all types of lace.
Based at the Discover Bucks Museum, Aylesbury, it exists to build awareness of stitch and textile art. They have an extensive website.