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July 2021

02
July
Friday
St Andrew’s Church Centenary Celebrations

St Andrew’s Church Centenary Celebrations

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - July 4 @ 5:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Kimbolton Road
Bedford, MK40 2PF United Kingdom

Ten Decades of Fashion (male and female garments and accessories, 1920-2010).

August 2021

18
August
Wednesday
A Stitch in Time saves Nine

A Stitch in Time saves Nine

August 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

Discover how a more considered approach to fashion purchases, and towards a more Make do and Mend approach can help combat Fast Fashion.

September 2021

15
September
Wednesday
Flowered Silk and Duchesse Satin

Flowered Silk and Duchesse Satin

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

Curator Shelley Tobin takes a closer look at fashionable dress highlighting some of the most prevalent colours and patterns favoured by fashionable women in the mid to late-19th century.

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
IN SEARCH OF POSSIBILITIES

IN SEARCH OF POSSIBILITIES

October 21 @ 11:00 am - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road
London, E34QY United Kingdom

International exhibiting group Prism Textiles will be exhibiting at The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park for the first time this autumn.

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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