AN illustrated talk on the history of the woollen industry in Stroud and Chalford will take place on Friday.

The talk entitled, Woolly Tales will be given by Professor Jenny Tann at France Lynch Church Rooms, in France Lynch and 50 per cent of money raised will go towards Stroud woman’s refuge.

Stroud women's refuge offers accommodation and support services to women and their children who have been affected by domestic abuse.

Doors open at 7pm and entrance costs £5, including refreshments.