Hardwick Hall’s tapestries: Gideon’s story continues

 In this post Gina Richards looks into what is being done with some of Britian’s most treasured tapestries…  The National Trust own the largest collection of tapestries in Britain, with Hardwick Hall having over 100 in its impressive collection. Within the property resides the internationally significant Gideon collection, which tells the biblical story of Gideon’s victory over the Midianites. Due…

How many pizza slices does it take to make a pair of thermal curtains? Behind the scenes of our ‘how to’ video with rising sewing star Lauren Guthrie

With so many unique buildings to look after, we know how tricky it can be to keep your home cosy warm when it’s cold outside. This week the National Trust and Good Energy invited Lauren Guthrie, finalist of BBC2’s Great British Sewing Bee, to join us at Calke Abbey Estate in Derbyshire to film a…