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Military Tunic Embellished With Fleur-De-Lis

Military Tunic Embellished With Fleur-De-Lis

Rosie 29/04/2016 0
Military Tunic The May 2016 edition of popular fashion magazine Vogue contains a feature exploring some of the Rolling Stones’ most unforgettable cost...
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BBC Drama ‘To Walk Invisible’ Brings Famous Bronte Family Back to Life

BBC Drama ‘To Walk Invisible’ Brings Famous Bronte Family Back to Life

Richard 27/04/2016 0
Penistone Hill in Haworth is perhaps the most fitting of locations for the filming of a major new BBC drama series about Haworth’s most famous literar...
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Haworth Primary Smart Board Donation

Haworth Primary Smart Board Donation

27/04/2016 0
Wyedean is hugely proud of its deep roots in Haworth, and in addition to supporting the local community by employing many people from the village, it ...
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Button Size Conversions

Button Size Conversions

18/04/2016 0
Ligne, or line, is a unit of measurement that was used for centuries prior to the adoption of metric system, to define the diameter of buttons, watch ...
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Why Should You Visit Bronte Country, Haworth?

Why Should You Visit Bronte Country, Haworth?

Susannah 05/04/2016 0
  Wyedean has been manufacturing military uniform accessories in Haworth for over 50 years, since 1964. One of the first challenges it faced upon its ...
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The History of the Sam Browne Belt

The History of the Sam Browne Belt

Richard 24/02/2016 0
 We’ve recently added Sam Browne belts to our ceremonial uniform accessories website, which you can access here, but did you know the history behind t...
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Wyedean Charity 2016: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wyedean Charity 2016: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Susannah 24/02/2016 0
   Every year the staff at Wyedean Weaving select a charity to support. For 2016 Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has been selected. Past fundraising eve...
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Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Rosie 18/02/2016 0
    Keighley Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) and The Royal Marine Cadets are appealing for volunteers. Both are local non-profit youth organisations that work ...
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Cadet Helmet - Product Development

Cadet Helmet - Product Development

29/01/2016 6
Wyedean has worked on various projects with the UK Army Cadets since 2012, and 2015 saw the release of the first Cadet helmet to be worn during traini...
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Hand-Crafted Royal Navy Ship's Crests

Hand-Crafted Royal Navy Ship's Crests

22/01/2016 17
 As current holders of the contract for the supply of ship’s crests to the Ministry of Defence, Wyedean is proud to announce the launch of its new onl...
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Supporting A Healthier Environment

Supporting A Healthier Environment

10/12/2015 0
 On Saturday 14th November 2015 a team of volunteers from Wyedean gave their time to take part in a local tree planting session at Mould Grieve Farm, ...
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West Yorkshire Police Say Goodbye To The Iconic Police Hat

West Yorkshire Police Say Goodbye To The Iconic Police Hat

12/11/2015 0
With over 5,000 police officers, West Yorkshire has one of the largest police forces in England and it’s in this county that the traditional police he...
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Where Did The Aiguillette Come From?

Where Did The Aiguillette Come From?

09/11/2015 0
     Aiguillette is an old French word for needle or tag, and refers to the metal tag at the end of the cords. Its origin is the same as shoe laces: b...
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Remembrance Sunday 2015

Remembrance Sunday 2015

Rosie 02/11/2015 0
This year Remembrance Sunday takes place on November 8th. Remembrance Day honours heroic efforts and sacrifices that were made in past wars. This day ...
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The Military Medal Ribbon

The Military Medal Ribbon

Rosie 22/10/2015 0
          The Military Medal (MM), created by King George V in March 1916, was a way to acknowledge the acts of bravery in war which were not consider...
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The Newest Addition to Team Wyedean

The Newest Addition to Team Wyedean

Richard 01/10/2015 0
Wyedean is hugely proud to unveil the newest addition to its team, Private Parts. Designed and put together by local Haworth sculptor Craig Dyson, Pri...
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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Reigning Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Reigning Monarch

Rosie 08/09/2015 0
             Later today, on the 9th of September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest-reigning monarch in British history. The record for...
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Wyedean Weaving: Our Story

Wyedean Weaving: Our Story

Rosie 08/07/2015 4
Wyedean Weaving was formally founded on 7 April, 1964, by David Wright. Before starting his own business, David’s first job after leaving school was a...
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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

08/07/2015 0
   On Saturday 27th June, Armed Forces Day was celebrated up and down the country for men and women who served, both past and present in the armed for...
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Movies Featuring Wyedean Manufacturing

Movies Featuring Wyedean Manufacturing

Richard 01/07/2015 0
 While traditionally specialising in ceremonial regalia, it is Wyedean’s versatility and adaptability that has seen it branch out and succeed in other...
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What is a Cap Tally?

What is a Cap Tally?

16/05/2015 0
As a new customer to this website you might be wondering what is a cap tally and how and when it may be worn?  A cap tally is a black nylon ribbon, be...
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When is the HMS Queen Elizabeth launch?

When is the HMS Queen Elizabeth launch?

14/05/2015 0
 After floating out onto the water for the first time on the 17th July 2014, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is being built on the Rosyth Docks as we speak. A...
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Wyedean Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee

Wyedean Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee

08/04/2015 0
 The 7th of April 2014 was a momentous day for Wyedean as it celebrated its Golden Jubilee. With 50 years of manufacturing in Haworth since 1964 this ...
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A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

28/02/2015 0
 2014 was a big year for Wyedean as it saw it celebrating 50 years of manufacturing in Haworth. To commemorate this special occasion, Wyedean received...
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Development Manufacture Supply

Development Manufacture Supply

02/02/2015 0
Development - Manufacture - Supply. Three words that are central to Wyedean's core business practices. Wyedean is not just a supplier of goods constan...
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Why

Why "Wyedean"?

01/02/2015 0
Wyedean was previously known as Dalton Barton, the names of two Coventry ribbon weavers: Robert Dalton and George Barton, who formed a partnership in ...
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A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

01/07/2014 0
 In 2001 the Duke of Kent came to visit Wyedean. It was a great honour for the company to receive a Royal Visit, which was also attended by many local...
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