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Visit to Silk Factory in Sudbury, Suffolk

Silk of every colour is used inside an East Anglian factory where women weavers work to produce the world's finest textiles.

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Textile manufacturers to the world's monarchs, Warner & Sons, in existence since the seventeenth century, are now based in East Anglia. Anglia TV visit a factory in Sudbury, Suffolk where a number of women weavers work with silk of all colours. Managing Director, David Walters, explains the business is thriving as many people still prefer textiles woven with natural fibres compared to textiles woven with man-made fibres.