Past Collectors Group Meetings

Roderick Taylor

Author and collector

Wed 17th April 2013

Nr Diss, Norfolk

Roderick Taylor


Wed 17th October 2012

The American Museum
Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD


Wed 2nd May 2012
11am - 4pm

Berkhampstead, Herts

Bridget Long – Printed cottons in patchwork

As advisor to the York Quilt Museum and past President of the Quilters Guild, Bridget will show us quilts and patchwork, giving us clues about sewing techniques, style, pattern and dating. Bring your own along for discussion as well as a packed lunch.

A Celebration of South East Asian Textiles.

Wed 26th October 2011

Jennifer Hughes' home
Reigate, Surrey

A Celebration of South East Asian Textiles.

Collectors Group meeting Spring 2011


26 May - 27 May 2011
11am - 4pm

Aylesbury, Bucks

Collectors Group meeting Spring 2011

Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

Visit to Ashmolean Museum

Wed 20th October 2010
11am to about 4pm

Ashmolean Museum

The Collector's Group viewed the new Textile Gallery at the Ashmolean in Ocy 2010. Click here for a report by John Fisher.

Spring Meeting

Central Asian textiles

Wed 14th April 2010

The home of John and Joan Fisher in Berkhamsted.

Spring Meeting

Indonesian Textiles at the V&A

A look at Indonesian textiles with Rosemary Crill

Wed 4th November 2009

Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

Indonesian Textiles at the V&A

The collectors group imade a return visit to the V & A museum in London, to look at Indonesian Textiles with Rosemary Crill. Ful report here. »

Japanese Braids

Related bobbin and stand equipment (from China and the middle east)

Wed 22nd April 2009


Japanese Braids

This event has been cancelled.

Indian Textiles with Rosemary Crill

Wed 19th November 2008

V & A Museum, Exhibition Road, London

TS Collectors’ Group Winter Meeting

18 & 19th Century Textiles and Costume

Mon 19th May 2008

18 & 19th Century Textiles and Costume

This evening session allows for handling of items to learn about the context in which these clothes and textiles were made and how they were worn. Janie Lightfoot will also talk about the conservation and care of such items.

Places are limited to 10 people max.

Weaving Techniques

Wed 16th April 2008

The Collectors’ Group Spring Meeting

Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

Wed 24th October 2007

Warner Textile Archive
Braintree, Essex

Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

A 90 minute group visit included a welcome & introduction, a conducted tour of the Archive Store and a wander around the Gallery

Wed 16th May 2007

Liz Mellish's home in Watford

Collectors’ Group Spring Meeting

Liz Mellish's home in Watford to look at her collection of Romanian and Bulgarian costume pieces