Gillows of Lancaster – A Global Story

“A new permanent exhibition has now opened at Judges’ Lodgings Museum in Lancaster after a major refurbishment supported by the Art Fund and the Regional Furniture Society.  

Gillows of Lancaster – A Global Story casts a new light on the work of Gillows who were one of the most important regional furniture makers in British history. The museum, which is owned and operated by Lancashire County Council, houses the largest collection of Gillows furniture in the world.

Gillows operated from 1728 until the late 20th century. The new exhibition aims to further public understanding of the local, regional, national and international impact of Gillows and the furniture trade which once flourished in Lancaster”.

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