2018 Exhibition Tour

Each town on our tour represented an opportunity to channel local linen stories and to mark an evolving exhibition and archive, gathering linen stories and calling on local contemporary designers, makers and industry. Clicking on the link buttons below will take you to each site in our 2018 tour programme and offers a review in pictures of our allied events programme. We are very grateful indeed to the talented teams behind each of our 2018 partner venues:
  • Custom Lane in Leith
  • Haining House in Selkirk
  • The Merchant’s House, Kirkcaldy
  • The Cathedral, Lisburn
  • The Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
custom Lane Exterior

Linen, Leith & The Lothians

At Custom Lane in Leith: our exhibition, talks and workshops with a focus on place, well-being & sustainability.
Haining Loch

Selkirk & The Borders Stories

At this glorious 1790's mansion house with Selkirkshire Trustees, we gathered Linen Stories from The Borders.

Kirkcaldy & The Flax Fields of Fife

Explored stories from Fife from our centre in The Merchants House, Law's Close.

Lisburn & Our Irish Linen Links

Explored linen links between Scotland and N.Ireland, sharing Our Linen Stories from our base within the Lisburn Cathedral.

Newtonmore & The Highland Folk Museum

Our 2018 linen journey through Scotland was concluded with a week of exhibition and events at The Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore