More than 200 people a day are coming to the Cathedral to view the Quaker Tapestry and enjoy the refreshments available in the cafe. Quaker Tapestry Museum manager Bridget Guest is pleased with the response and the reaction from visitors has been very positive.
Sheila Hancock opened the Quaker Tapestry exhibition at Chelmsford Cathedral on Friday evening describing it as inspiring.
The tapestry, being exhibited in Essex for the first time, has arrived ahead of its opening to the public on Saturday 20 August. This free exhibition is home to 20 of the panels depicting scenes from Quaker History including Elizabeth Fry and Joseph Rowntree and is expected to draw people from across Essex and beyond. In addition, there is a cafe serving drinks and light refreshments and stewards on duty to give visiotrs information both about the Cathedral and the tapestry exhibition.
Day 1 - the exhibiton arrives Day 2 - Bridget Guest, Manager of the Quaker Tapestry museum in Kendal with one of the panels.