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Get an insider’s look at a working textile mill

Get an insider’s look at a working textile mill

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I established the London Cloth Company in 2011. We use restored machinery, dating from as early as 1870, to supply renowned brands and niche designers all over the world with high-quality cloth.
Daniel
Daniel
Daniel
Daniel

What we’ll do

Weave your own unique wool scarf using a vintage power loom. I'll take you behind the scenes at our mill, which is packed with restored machinery, to show you each stage of the cloth-making process—from design to finished product. Then it's your turn to weave. Choose from a range of colorful yarns to design your bespoke pattern, then weave your scarf with one-on-one assistance.

What else you should know

The mill can be cold in the winter, so be sure to dress warmly.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
A light lunch. Biscuit and cake
Drinks
Tea and coffee
Transport
Taxi from station to mill
Equipment
Medal You'll receive an enameled London Cloth Company badge.

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Where you'll be

We'll be at the London Cloth Company mill in Epping Forest. Based within former WWII army barracks, the 2,600-square-foot space is jam-packed with restored weaving machinery, reams of cloth, and hundreds of cones of colorful yarns.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

The mill can be cold in the winter, so be sure to dress warmly.

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Daniel
Get an insider’s look at a working textile mill
81 reviews
€154/person
81 reviews
€154/person