• David Cochrane

David Cochrane is a Master Weaver at Dovecot. Initially undertaking a five year apprenticeship, David learned tapestry weaving traditions passed down through a direct line of weavers dating back to William Morris’s Studio at Merton Abbey. David has worked at Dovecot for over 32 years, and has been a guest weaver in many professional studios internationally including Paris, Germany, Canada, and Australia. David has worked on many prestigious commissions, including R. B. Kitaj tapestry for the British Library, and Victoria Crowe’s The Large Tree Group Tapestry which now hangs in the National Museum of Scotland.


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Gallery & Shop

Gallery & Shop
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Festival Opening Times 2022:

Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm


Pinks at Dovecot
Christmas Hours: Pinks will be closed from 24 Dec to 4 Jan

Mon–Sat: 10am - 4pm (last sitting)