May Berkouwer established her new studio at the Stour Valley Business Centre in 2007.

May is a fully accredited Textile Conservator within ICON PACR with many years’ experience of professional practice.

The studio offers a full range of textile conservation services with treatment and advice on a wide range of historic textile objects, including tapestries, embroideries, upholstery, furnishing fabrics, flags, banners, ecclesiastical textiles and vestments.

Colleagues seen in the studio photographs are assistants or interns on contract at different times. They include Anna Papadoula, Arabella McKessar, Caroline Wendling, Charlotte Northall, Cristina Moreno de Acevedo,  Dale Mann, Fey Jones, Florence Maskell, Gerda Koppatz, Kathryn Green, Kenny Damian, Lenka Bashford, Marjolein Homan Free, Morgaine FitzSymons.