Whitworth Collections Centre

Sat 28th February 2015

Whitworth Art Gallery & Museum
Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER

Whitworth Collections Centre

Visit with curator Frances Pritchard to see the new Collections Centre.
Why not look at the exhibition in the morning or after our behind the scenes tour.

£5 / £2 Students

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Manchester ATF

Antique Textile Fair

Sun 1st March 2015
10am – 4:30pm (Trade from 8:30am)

Armitage Centre
Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE

Manchester ATF

Once again we will have a fantastic range of Antique and Vintage Dress and textiles from around the world, and spanning 4 centuries from the 16th Century to the 1970s.

Admission £6, Concession £4, Trade £10.
Full talks programme here. »

atf@textilesociety.org.uk

Ecclesiastical Textiles Study Day

Fri 27th March 2015
10.25am-5pm. Registration 10am.

Wellcome Conference Centre
Euston Road, London (Op Euston Rail station)

Ecclesiastical Textiles Study Day

The Study Day, which is fully funded by the Textile Society, will aim to highlight good practice, present case studies and offer some practical guidelines on various issues relating to these important textiles.

This event is now full.

http://bit.ly/10rnQtm

S.Andrew@manchester.ac.uk

Textiles:

New Research Strategies III

Sat 28th March 2015
10.25am-5pm. Registration 10am.

Wellcome Conference Centre
Euston Road, London (Op Euston Rail station)

A symposium for researchers, would-be researchers and anyone interested to know more about what is happening in the field of textile research. A chance to get together, create links, encourage debate and share information.

Sorry. Now fully booked. »

s.andrew@manchester.ac.uk

Weave Study Day

Wed 29th April 2015
10.30 coffee, 11 – 4

Meg Andrews in Dalston, Hackney

Weave Study Day

Looking at simple weave structures with Sue Kerry, textile historian, curator and author, who will discuss the use of these fabrics and finishes. Of particular interest for those working with ethnographic collections or for those new to textile techniques wishing to learn the basics.
Now fully booked.

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Sarah Campbell Studio

Mon 11th May 2015
1.30 - 4.30

Sarah Campbell's Studio
Gipsy Hill, London

Sarah Campbell Studio

Sarah and her sister Susan established Collier Campbell in the 1960’s supplying Liberty’s and Habitat amongst others. Sarah now working on her own, invites us to her studio where she paints, draws, cuts out, sticks, prints, sews, writes and invents. £15
This event is now fully booked

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Sarah Campbell Studio

Sat 16th May 2015

Sarah Campbell's Studio
Gipsy Hill, London

Sarah Campbell Studio

Sarah and her sister Susan established Collier Campbell in the 1960’s supplying Liberty’s and Habitat amongst others. Sarah now working on her own, invites us to her studio where she paints, draws, cuts out, sticks, prints, sews, writes and invents. £15
This event is now full.

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Tour of Moravia

18 May - 25 May 2015

Tour of Moravia

Starting in Prague we will go to Olomouc. The tour is expected to include a visit to Olesnice for the Modrotisk fabric printing, a tapestry centre, the footwear museum in Zlin, folk museums and some textile archeology and much more.
This event is now full. »

randmbeith@btinternet.com

London ATF

Antique Textile Fair

Sun 4th October 2015
10:30 to 16:30

Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road, London, SW3 5EE

London ATF

The unique characteristic of the Textile Society’s Fairs is the quality of the objects for sale, and the informed and enthusiastic conversations you will have with dealers who have been in the business for many years, each year never fails to inspire.

Admission fees apply.

atflondon@textilesociety.org.uk

Amsterdam trip

21 Oct - 24 Oct 2015

Amsterdam

Amsterdam trip

View exhibition Asia in Amsterdam – The Asian culture shock of the Golden Age at the Rijks Museum. Visits to Marken to look at folk costume, behind the scenes at the Amsterdam and Rijks Museums and much more.

This event is now fully booked.

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Architecture and Textiles

6 Nov - 7 Nov 2015

Whitworth Art Gallery & Museum
Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6ER

 

The keynote speaker will be Alice Kettle, well known contemporary textile and fibre artist.