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Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

7 Jul 18 - 6 Jan 19
10am-5pm daily

The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
Co Durham
DL12 8NP

Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

This summer’s latest major fashion exhibition is by the undisputed king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore.

Moore has been at the forefront of fashion for six decades, capturing the key moments at legendary fashion shows such as Balenciaga, Chanel, Dior, John Galliano, Comme des Garҫons, Christopher Kane, Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood. »

https://bit.ly/2Hbblbl

Chertsey Museum

Tue 15th January 2019

The Cedars,
33 Windsor Street,
Chertsey KT16 8AT

Chertsey Museum

View the two gallery exhibitions and meet up to discuss the exhibitions over lunch at 12.30 pm. From 1.30 pm Curator Grace Evans will show us late 19th c dress in the collection stores. »

http://chertseymuseum.org

events@textilesociety.org.uk

ANNI ALBERS

11 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19
Sun-Thurs 10am–6pm, Fri-Sat 10am–10pm

Tate Modern
Bankside
London SE1 9TG

ANNI ALBERS

Tate Modern explores the work of one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century »

http://bit.ly/2Dvoqe4

Fashioned from Nature

21 Apr 18 - 27 Jan 19
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A)
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 2RL

Fashioned from Nature

The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day »

https://bit.ly/2A4Dq0m

Rob Ryan

25 Nov 18 - 27 Jan 19

William Morris Gallery
Lloyd Park, Forest Road
Walthamstow,
London E17 4PP

Rob Ryan

A solo exhibition of work by renowned fine artist Rob Ryan, featuring highly patterned original papercuts and limited edition silkscreen prints created in response to the William Morris Gallery’s collection. »

https://www.wmgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Sat 2nd February 2019
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A)
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 2RL

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Spanning 1947 to the present day, this exhibition will trace the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, exploring the enduring influence of the fashion house, and Dior’s relationship with Britain.
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https://bit.ly/2m7N1O7

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

1 Sep 18 - 1 Mar 19
Mon-Wed 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-9pm, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm

The Whitworth
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M15 6ER

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Thread Bearing Witness is a major new series of large textiles, and other works, to be shown at the Whitworth, that considers cultural heritage, refugee displacement and movement, while engaging with individual migrants and their creativity within the wider context of the global refugee crisis. »

https://bit.ly/2KO6BxV

The School of Historical Dress

Thu 7th March 2019
1.30-5.00 pm

52 Lambeth Road,
South Bank,
London SE1

The School of Historical Dress

Principal Jenny Tiramani will give an introductory talk, show us Renaissance textiles, historic garment reconstructions and a handling session in the store. »

http://theschoolofhistoricaldress.org.uk

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Mary Quant

Sat 6th April 2019
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A)
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 2RL

Mary Quant

From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive. »

https://bit.ly/2N1247V

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2019

Sun 14th April 2019
10.00 am - 4.30 pm

The Armitage Centre,
Moseley Road,
Fallowfield M14 6HE

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2019

Visit the fair for a fantastic range of vintage fashion, antique textiles and costume sourced from around the world. »

atf@textilesociety.org.uk

Charles Paget Wade Dress & Textile Collection

Fri 26th April 2019
11.30 am

Berrington Hall,
Nr Leominster HR6 0DW,
Herefordshire

Charles Paget Wade Dress & Textile Collection

Curator Althea Mackenzie will take us on a behind the scenes tour. In the house we will view A dress fit for a king, a display of a mid 18th c court mantua worn by Ann, wife of The Hon. Thomas Harley (1730-1804) Lord Mayor of London, who lived at Berrington. »

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Private Textile Collection

Sat 27th April 2019
1.30 pm

Nr Broadway,
Gloucestershire

Private Textile Collection

A visit to an important private collection near Broadway to see woven and embroidered embroideries and textiles, not usually on public view, acquired over the past fifty years. »

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Royal Women

Alexandra, Mary, Elizabeth, Margaret: public life, personal style

3 Feb 18 - 28 Apr 19
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 10.30-16.00, Mar-Oct 10.30-17.00

Fashion Museum Bath
Bennett Street
Bath BA1 2QH

Royal Women

Wives and daughters, sisters and mothers; none of them were regnant yet they all played a key role in the British monarchy. The exhibition will examine their sartorial lives, looking at each woman’s unique style, the role they played within the monarchy and how that was reflected in their choice of dress. »

http://bit.ly/2FzLE3p

Textiles: New Research strategies

Sat 4th May 2019

Wellcome Conference Centre
183 Euston Road
London NW1

Textiles: New Research strategies

The Textile Society is keen to capture the essence of current research activity in Britain and Ireland. To celebrate, encourage, explore and support on-going research into textiles in all their diversity the Society is funding a research symposium in May 2019. We are holding the symposium in order that researchers, would-be researchers and anyone interested to know more about what is happening can get together, create links, encourage debate and share information. »

chair@textilesociety.org.uk

Mills in the Hills

Sat 18th May 2019
11.30 am

River Mills,
Langley,
Macclesfield SK11 0ER

Mills in the Hills

Design director Joanne Ratcliffe will show us the printing works, design studio and their historical pattern archive including the David Evans Archive, printer for Liberty’s. »

www.adamley.co.uk

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Fabric Africa

Stories told through textiles

30 Jun 18 - 19 May 19
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Road
Bristol
BS8 1RL

Fabric Africa

Fabric Africa is a stunning snapshot of the diversity of modern and historic textiles from across the continent of Africa. »

https://bit.ly/2J8iCZj

Conference & AGM

The Power of Colour

Sat 9th November 2019

Museum of Science and Industry,
Liverpool Road,
Manchester M3 4FP

Conference & AGM

Further details to come.