Antique Textile Fair 2009
Sun 1st March 2009
10 - 4.30 (Trade 8.30)
Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester
Our perennial spring fair is a firm favourite for enthusiasts interested in buying antique and vintage costumes and textiles to collect, wear or discover. The selection is vast with 130 stands selling Oriental & Eastern European costumes & textiles; English costumes & textiles, fans, lace and linens as well as plenty of vintage clothes & textiles.
In the upstairs hall the Quilters, Embroiderersí and Lace Guilds will all have stands demonstrating their craft, selling books and offering advice. Specialist book dealers and conservation experts will also be present. Details of the lecture programme will be available shortly.
Admission: £ 6 (Trade £10)
Concessions: Full-time students, Snr Citizens £ 4
Refreshments and free car parking
Proceeds towards textile student and museum bursaries awards