Closing date for applications
1 July 2021
Professional Development Award 2021 READ MORE
Closing date for applications
1 September 2021
Museum, Archive & Conservation Award 2021 READ MORE
ATF Postponed until Summer 2021
Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair EVENT DETAILS
Sunday 10 October 2021
Chelsea Old Town Hall
London Antique and Vintage Textile Fair EVENT DETAILS
The Textile Society Annual Conference 2021 will be on the theme of ‘Tools’
Saturday 13 November 2021
The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Annual Conference EVENT DETAILS
2020 Museum, Archive and Conservation Award RESULT ANNOUNCED Critical Writing Open Award 2021 Critical Writing Open Award RESULT ANNOUNCED Student Bursaries 2021 Student Bursaries RESULTS ANNOUNCED
OPEN HOURS Daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday & Holidays: Closed CURRENT EXHIBITIONS Dutch Artist Modern Exhibition Magic Pictures Installation "Strange Life"

The Textile Society is a unique community for textile professionals and enthusiasts. The Society promotes the study of textile disciplines and celebrates the history and culture of textiles, both traditional and contemporary.


When you join the Textile Society you immediately become part of a nationwide group in the UK, celebrating many aspects of textiles in different ways.

Members have access to our generous awards and bursaries scheme, and we encourage the continual sharing of knowledge through our conferences and annual journal Text.

Join now, and connect with others through our regular newsletters and broad programme of events.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Linda Brassington


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Join the Textile Society and become part of a community of experts and enthusiasts who seek to share their passion and knowledge, and support the study of textiles past and present.

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Image Credits

Unless otherwise stated, all banner images and slides by kind permission of © The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Resources and Museum banner images by kind permission of © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Professional Development Award banner image © Alice-Marie Archer
Student Bursaries banner image © Shixiu Liu
Museum, Archive and Conservation Award slide © Macclesfield Museums Silk Heritage Trust
Professional Development Award slide © Alice-Marie Archer
Student Bursaries slide © Elizabeth Walecki