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October 2020

23
October
Friday
Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights

23 October 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1 August 2021 @ 5:00 pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom

A fairer world for everyone: the fight for women’s rights is unfinished business.

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.
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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.

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