Kew's Economic Botany Collection

and Jenny Balfour Paul's Textiles

Wed 13th July 2016
11am - 3.30pm

Herbarium
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond
Surrey, TW9 3AB

Kew's Economic Botany Collection

We will be looking at clothing and textiles produced by plants.
Dr. Mark Nesbit will show us materials and techniques used on world textiles.
Dr. Jenny Balfour Paul will show us textiles collected on the indigo travels and pieces from Bhutan and Mali.

14 places
20 Students 5

Closing date 13 June

Cafes nearby

www.kew.org/science-conservation/collections/

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Diana Harrison Exhibition

Talks by Diana Harrison and Linda Brassington

Fri 23rd September 2016
11 am for 11-12pm and 12-12.30pm

Craft Study Centre
University for the Creative Arts, Faulkner Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS

Diana Harrison Exhibition

Diana Harrison will discuss her exhibition. Focusing on her response to the visual and physical changes of print and stitch within the cloth.

Linda Brassington will discuss innovations in block, screen and resist printing through examples in the CSC collection.

15 Students 5
2 groups of 8
Closing date 20 August »

www.csc.ucreative.ac.uk

events@textilesociety.org.uk

London Antique Fair

Sun 2nd October 2016
10.30 am - 4.30 pm

London Antique Fair

Come and join us at this top quality antique and vintage textile and dress fair with knowledgeable dealers who are happy to show, discuss and talk about their wares.

Meet the Bursary winners

6 - concessions 4

rbkc.gov.uk/venueschelsea

Janie Lightfoot atflondon@textilesociety.org.uk

Textile Futures

Technology, Materials and Preservation

Sat 5th November 2016

Wellcome Trust
London

The Textile Society Annual conference will examine recent advances in textile design, materials and technology, particularly emerging ideas and approaches that may change the way we design, make, use and preserve textiles in the future.
The AGM for members will take place on the 4th of November. »

conferences@textilesociety.org.uk

Manchester Antique Textile Fair

Sun 30th April 2017
10am-4.30pm Trade entrance: 7.30- 8.30am

Armitage Centre
Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE

2017 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Manchester Antique Textile Fair - a fantastic achievement which we hope you'll join us to celebrate.

2017 also marks the 100th Anniversary of Lucienne Day, who was President of the Textile Society, and a founder of Manchester Antique Textile Fair. »