London's embroidery puts the capital on the map

Sorry, no compatible source and playback technology were found for this video. Try using another browser like Chrome or download the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Sorry, video is not available for your device…

London's embroidery puts the capital on the map

London today might be famous for its West End shows and tourist attractions, but in medieval times it was embroidery that made people talk about the capital.

This weekend a new show to celebrate the art will open at the Victoria and Albert Museum - and may be the last chance to see some of the pieces, due to their age and fragility.

Related articles

More in News

Sexual abuse victim Ione Wells on how she found hope again

While her own attacker reflects on his actions – Ms Wells hosts workshops in schools and colleges to talk to young people about consent

Lord Leach: Only 'big picture' reform will keep Britain in the EU

Through his think-tank Open Europe, Lord Leach is at the heart of the referendum debate, consulted by both camps. He explains to Margareta Pagano...

Ex-Autonomy chiefs say HP was warned over revenue growth

A due diligence report  for HP mentioned accounting differences