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Silk Unravelled Symposium

A transdisciplinary symposium

Wed 22nd November 2017
10am-6pm

Room 102, Senate House
University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7H

Silk Unravelled Symposium

Silk Unravelled is a multidisciplinary event that explores exciting perspectives on the fascinating material that is silk: from insect to fibre, scientific innovation to theory, history to heritage, craftsmanship to industry, local to global production. Free to attend, email silkunravelled@gmail.com to book your place. »

www.ateliersmonde.com/silkunravelled/

silkunravelled@gmail.com

INDIAN TEXTILES & DRESS COURSE

20 Oct - 24 Nov 2017
11.00-12.30

University of Oxford, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA

INDIAN TEXTILES & DRESS COURSE

This course will explore the rich textile traditions and fashion of South Asia and the regional variations of Indian textiles from the Punjab, Gujarat and Rajasthan to Bengal and the Coromandel Coast to further afield in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. »

http://bit.ly/2vOMPLe

Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile - Symposium

Tue 28th November 2017
1.00 - 6.00 pm

London Transport Museum
London
WC2E 7BB

Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textile - Symposium

Join us for a FREE half day symposium to celebrate the Heritage Lottery Funded moquette project Celebrating Britain’s Transport Textiles at London Transport Museum.

Our prominent speakers will look at the history of vehicle interior design and the commissioning, designing and manufacturing of moquette today. »

http://bit.ly/2gyZFmP

Katagami – the Craft of the Japanese Stencil

11 Apr - 7 Dec 2017
Tuesdays to Thursdays 09:30-16:30, Fridays by appointment

ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles, University of Leeds

Katagami – the Craft of the Japanese Stencil at ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles, celebrates one of the archive’s major collections – of katagami, Japanese resist dyeing stencils. The exhibition is open from 11th April to 7th December 2017 (summer vacation by appointment). »

ulita@leeds.ac.uk

Tel: 0113 343 3919 (Tuesday-Friday)

Lace in Fashion

4 Feb 17 - 1 Jan 18

Fashion Museum
Bennett Street
Bath BA1 2QH

Lace in Fashion

Drawing on the riches of the museum’s collection, as well as generous loans from contemporary fashion designers, the exhibition will showcase over 50 exquisite pieces, showing how lace has been used in fashion from the time of Shakespeare to the present day. »

www.fashionmuseum.co.uk

Anne Morrell - Chasing Tensions

Talking Textiles & Opening Reception

Fri 19th January 2018
Talking Textiles 5-6pm, Opening Reception 6-8pm

Constance Howard Gallery
Goldsmiths, University of London
Deptford Town Hall - basement
New Cross, London, SE14 6AF

Anne Morrell - Chasing Tensions

Talking Textiles is a get-together for anybody interested in textiles and curious to find out more about the Goldsmiths Textile Collection and current exhibitions.

http://bit.ly/2pbq4bU

textiles@gold.ac.uk

Wallace Sewell Exhibition

20 Oct 17 - 21 Jan 18
Tues - Sat 11.00-18.00, Thur until 20.00, Sun 11.00-17.00

Fashion and Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street
London SE1 3XF

Wallace Sewell Exhibition

Wallace Sewell is a woven textile design studio founded in 1992 by textile designers Harriet Wallace-Jones and Emma Sewell. Inspired by the colours and textures of the countryside and cityscapes, and influenced by the aesthetic and ideology of the Bauhaus period, Wallace Sewell weave innovative fabrics using traditional techniques. »

www.ftmlondon.org

info@ftmlondon.org

Tel: 0207 407 8664

May Morris Art and Life

5 Nov 17 - 28 Jan 18
Wed to Sun 10.00-17.00

William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 9NH

May Morris Art and Life

This landmark exhibition explores the life and work of May Morris, the younger daughter of William Morris and one of the most significant artists of the British Arts and Crafts movement. It is the most comprehensive survey of May’s work to date, bringing together over 80 works from collections around the UK, many of which have never been on public display. »

www.wmgallery.org.uk/

DIS/rupt

An exhibition by the Textile Study Group

2 Dec 17 - 24 Feb 18

Gallery Oldham, Oldham Cultural Quarter
Greaves Street, Oldham
OL1 1AL

DIS/rupt

The Textile Study Group present their touring exhibition DIS/rupt with associated workshops and gallery events. Curated by Dr Melanie Miller, DIS/rupt explores serious themes through members’ innovative contemporary textiles practices. »

www.textilestudygroup.co.uk

Anne Morrell - Chasing Tensions

24 Jan - 16 Mar 2018
11am-5pm, Wed-Fri

Constance Howard Gallery
Goldsmiths, University of London
Deptford Town Hall - basement
New Cross, London, SE14 6AF

Anne Morrell - Chasing Tensions

This exhibition presents a body of new and recent textile work, emerging from a lifelong pursuit of an understanding of stitch and textile. Anne’s artistic practice is characterised by an ongoing interest in chasing tensions and changing states – in processes or materials that are constantly shifting and moving. »

http://bit.ly/2pbq4bU

textiles@gold.ac.uk

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2018

Sun 15th April 2018
10.00 am - 4.30 pm

Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6HE

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2018

Visit the fair for a fantastic range of vintage fashion, antique textiles and costume sourced from around the world.

Admission £6, Concessions £4, Trade from £10 »

atf@textilesociety.org.uk

Dressed to Impress: Netsuke and Japanese Men's Fashion

4 Nov 17 - 22 Apr 18
Tue-Sat 10.00-17.00, Sun 12.00-17.00

The Museum of East Asian Art, Bath

Dressed to Impress: Netsuke and Japanese Men's Fashion

This exhibition explores the intricate accessories worn by Japanese men during the Edo period (1615-1868). Netsuke are a form of Japanese miniature sculpture that were primarily functional, but evolved into an important art form. »

meaa.org.uk/