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May 2021

18
May
Tuesday
Shoephoria!

Shoephoria!

18 May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 31 January 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Fashion Museum Bath, Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street
Bath, BA1 2QH United Kingdom

Showcasing 350 pairs of boots and shoes Shoephoria! will trace the evolution of shoe style over the last 300 years.

September 2021

23
September
Thursday
The House of Embroidered Paper presents THE REGENCY WARDROBE

The House of Embroidered Paper presents THE REGENCY WARDROBE

September 23 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Firle Place, Lewes, E Sussex BN8 6LP United Kingdom

Stephanie Smart established The House of Embroidered Paper in 2017 and won the TS Professional Development award. Her exhibition at Firle Place will feature Regency garments produced from paper and thread, inspired by period, place, history and story.

30
September
Thursday
Deception and Disguise: Smock Narratives

Deception and Disguise: Smock Narratives

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

A talk on the history of the English smock frock focussing on the 19th century as part of working-class clothing cultures and menswear.

October 2021

10
October
Sunday
London Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

London Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Chelsea Old Town Hall, Chelsea Old Town Hall
London, SW3 5EE United Kingdom

The Textile Society London Antique Textile Fair offers an outstanding range of vintage fashion, antique textiles and costume sourced from around the world.

20
October
Wednesday
Moquette: London Transport Museum

Moquette: London Transport Museum

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
London Transport Museum Depot, 118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton
London, W3 9BQ United Kingdom

The London Transport Museum has recently uncovered fascinating stories behind the commissioning, design, manufacturing and use of moquette through the ages. Join us on a behind the scenes visit to the Museum's Depot (store) to meet Wallace Sewell, current moquette designers for the Underground.

21
October
Thursday
Richard McVetis: a 15-year obsession with a single stitch

Richard McVetis: a 15-year obsession with a single stitch

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

This online talk explores Richard's fascination with a single stitch technique.

November 2021

13
November
Saturday
Annual Conference 2021

Annual Conference 2021

November 13
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom

The Textile Society Annual Conference 2021 explores the theme of ‘Tools’ – their significance in the history of textiles and their influence on contemporary practice. From the simplicity of a darning needle held in the back pocket to the complexity of an industrial power loom, tools are the extension of our creativity, a connection between thinking and making, imagination and invention.

March 2022

19
March
Saturday
Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

19 March 2022 @ 10:00 am - 31 August 2022 @ 5:00 pm
V&A, Cromwell Rd
London, SW7 2RL United Kingdom

Explore how designers, tailors and artists – and their clients and sitters – have constructed and performed masculinity, and unpicked it at the seams.

June 2022

11
June
Saturday
Africa Fashion

Africa Fashion

11 June 2022 @ 10:00 am - 30 November 2022 @ 5:00 pm
V&A, Cromwell Rd
London, SW7 2RL United Kingdom

Africa Fashion will explore the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself.

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