Les Parisiennes

Westerham Fine Arts Society Talk

‘The Hugenot Silk Weavers of Old Spitalfields – riches to rags!’ Wednesday 10th May (n.b. second Wednesday)  7.30pm in Westerham Hall.The Hugenots were Protestant silk weavers who came to England in vast numbers at the end of the 17th Century, escaping persecution in Catholic France. Sue Jackson will look at how they lived, worshipped and worked, and how their fortunes were shaped. An excellent forerunner to our visit to the Whitchurch Silk Mill on 18th May. Non members £5 on the door. More information about the year’s programme here