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Leek embroidery

Two Cultures

Textile Society Conference and AGM 2009

25 Sep - 27 Sep 2009

Macclesfield, Cheshire

chair@textilesociety.org.uk

The conference theme of

Programme Details

Day One Friday Sept 25th
The Whittaker Room, The Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6UT
Morning. 10:00 -10:30 a.m. Registration

10:30. An introduction to the Work of Thomas and Elizabeth Wardle by Dr. Brenda King, author of the book and co-curator of the exhibition: Dye, Print, Stitch: textiles by Thomas and Elizabeth Wardle.

11.30 View exhibition at Macclesfield Silk Industry Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield.

Afternoon.
12:30 [lunch on the coach] Coach travel to Leek, Staffordshire [approx 15 miles] to view ecclesiastical embroideries by the Leek Embroidery Society, in the churches for which they were made.

Day Two Saturday, Sept 26th
The Whittaker Room, The Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6UT
Registration 10-10:30
Chair Mary Schoeser, Hon President of the Textile Society.

10:30 Sonia Ashmore
11:15 Maxine Bristow
12:00 Alice Kettle

(Lunch included)

1:45 Textile Society AGM, or visit to exhibition.
2:30 Trish Belford
3:15 Richard de Peyer
4: 00 Discussion/conclusion Mary Schoeser

Day Three, Sunday Sept 27th
An opportunity to view pattern books from Macclesfield Silk Museum

Conference Rates

Friday
Introductory Lecture/exhibition

Booking

If you would like to attend the conference please click on the link at the side of the page for a booking form, in either Word or PDF format.

Alternatively, e-mail Brenda King chair@textilesociety.org.uk