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TEN PLUS @ CASTLE PARK

An exhibition of contemporary textile art

29 Jun - 5 Aug 2018
Mon-Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 13.00-15.45

Castle Park Arts Centre Off Fountain Lane Frodsham Cheshire WA6 6SE

TEN PLUS @ CASTLE PARK

A group of fully qualified textile artists based in the north west, Ten Plus Textiles create work which is a fusion of traditional techniques with modern design and the unique surface qualities of contemporary textile art.

Free entry
Disabled access
Café

www.tenplustextiles.com

Tel: 01928 735832


The Heart of the Matter

14 Jul - 19 Aug 2018
Tues-Sat 10am–5.30pm, Sun 11am–5pm,

Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Queen’s Road Clifton Bristol BS8 1PX

The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter is an exhibition that brings together art and medicine to reflect on the human heart. »

https://bit.ly/2u9pFfq


Game of Thrones® Tapestry

22 Jul 17 - 27 Aug 18
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB

Game of Thrones® Tapestry

From Winterfell to the Iron Islands, this epic tapestry brings to life the infamous events, locations and story of the most popular television series of all time. »

http://bit.ly/2z6bpnj


BBC Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

7 Jul - 2 Sep 2018
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queens Rd Bristol BS8 1RL

BBC Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, this exhibition from the V&A marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour. »

http://bit.ly/2EEynW3


A Celebration of Flowers by Kaffe Fassett with Candace Bahouth

19 May - 2 Sep 2018
Daily 10.30-17.00

Victoria Art Gallery Bridge St, Bath BA2 4AT

A Celebration of Flowers by Kaffe Fassett with Candace Bahouth

Inspired by flowers his entire life, in this stunning new exhibition Kaffe brings his full creative flair to bear. Featured items include quilts, needlepoints and paintings. »

http://bit.ly/2DudQqk


Knowsley Hall – The Derby women and their dresses

3 Sep - 7 Sep 2018
Daily tours at 10am and 2pm

Knowsley Hall Prescot Merseyside L34 4AJ

Knowsley Hall – The Derby women and their dresses

Knowsley Hall is an authentic stately home dating back to 1495 and is home to The Earl & Countess of Derby. There is a special exhibition this September to have a guided tour of the house and a special opportunity to see historical dresses on display from the Derby collection. »

www.knowsleyhallvenue.co.uk/events

events@knowsley.com

Tel: 0151 489 4827


Weaving New Worlds

16 Jun - 23 Sep 2018
Wednesday to Sunday 10am-5pm

William Morris Gallery Lloyd Park Forest Road Walthamstow London E17 4PP

Weaving New Worlds

16 international women artists weave the stories of our time. Free entry. »

www.wmgallery.org.uk/

wmgenquiries@walthamforest.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8496 4390


Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

25 May - 23 Sep 2018
Mon-Sat 11am- 6pm, Sun 11am-5pm, late night Thurs to 8pm

Fashion and Textile Museum 83 Bermondsey Street London SE1 3XF

Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

Orla Kiely is one of the UK and Ireland’s most successful designers. Her stylized graphic patterns are innovative, influential and instantly recognisable. With a global audience in thrall to the rhythms and repeats of her designs, this exhibition explores the power of decoration to transform the way we feel. »

https://bit.ly/2KVceG1

info@ftmlondon.org

Tel: 020 7407 8664


Home & Away

A hand stitched textile banner by textile artist Connie Flynn

1 Jul - 30 Sep 2018
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, weekends 11am-6pm

London School of Economics Library Reading Room 10 Portugal Street London WC2A 2HD

Home & Away

Connie was inspired by the original Suffragette banners, recording the colours, materials and textile techniques used. She developed her own banner by using similar ideas to some of the Suffragette’s banner, using recycled clothes and cloth items which relate to and can be seen in a domestic environment. »

http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/exhibitions

G.E.Murphy@lse.ac.uk


Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

10 May - 7 Oct 2018
10am-6pm daily

The Design Museum 224-238 Kensington High Street London W8 6AG

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

Conceived and co-curated with Monsieur Alaïa before his death in November 2017, the exhibition charts his incredible journey from sculptor to couturier, his nonconformist nature and his infectious energy for fashion, friendship and the female body. »

https://bit.ly/2CgG0QV


Alke Schmidt: Wonder and Dread

2 Dec 17 - 4 Nov 18
Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm

Bradford Industrial Museum Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 3HP

Alke Schmidt: Wonder and Dread

Exhibition exploring the politics and morality of the global textile industry through time, and how this industry affects and connects people across continents. Artist Alke Schmidt situates local stories from Bradford's wool industry in a global context, linking its industrial heritage with the present and where our clothes are made now. »

http://bit.ly/2EHSVNn

industrial.museum@bradford.gov.uk

Tel: 01274 435900


Battle of Britain Lace Panel: Then and Now

7 Jul - 4 Nov 2018
Wed-Sun (and Bank Holiday Mon) 12.00-5.00pm

Gawthorpe Textiles Collection Gawthorpe Hall Padiham Lancashire BB12 8UA

Battle of Britain Lace Panel: Then and Now

In this RAF centenary year, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection are displaying their original Battle of Britain lace panel alongside a contemporary response to the panel by textile artist and lacemaker Carol Quarini. Carol received a Textile Society professional development award to develop this work. »

https://bit.ly/2KNtFNd

j.waterson@gawthorpetextiles.org.uk

Tel: 01282 773963


Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

16 Jun - 4 Nov 2018
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

This exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico. »

https://bit.ly/2CNiqvL


Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

7 Jul 18 - 6 Jan 19
10am-5pm daily

The Bowes Museum Barnard Castle Co Durham DL12 8NP

Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

This summer’s latest major fashion exhibition is by the undisputed king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore.

Moore has been at the forefront of fashion for six decades, capturing the key moments at legendary fashion shows such as Balenciaga, Chanel, Dior, John Galliano, Comme des Garҫons, Christopher Kane, Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood. »

https://bit.ly/2Hbblbl


ANNI ALBERS

11 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19
Sun-Thurs 10am–6pm, Fri-Sat 10am–10pm

Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG

ANNI ALBERS

Tate Modern explores the work of one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century »

http://bit.ly/2Dvoqe4


Fashioned from Nature

21 Apr 18 - 27 Jan 19
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

Fashioned from Nature

The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day »

https://bit.ly/2A4Dq0m


Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Sat 2nd February 2019
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Spanning 1947 to the present day, this exhibition will trace the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, exploring the enduring influence of the fashion house, and Dior’s relationship with Britain.
»

https://bit.ly/2m7N1O7


Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

1 Sep 18 - 1 Mar 19
Mon-Wed 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am-9pm, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm

The Whitworth The University of Manchester Oxford Road Manchester M15 6ER

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Thread Bearing Witness is a major new series of large textiles, and other works, to be shown at the Whitworth, that considers cultural heritage, refugee displacement and movement, while engaging with individual migrants and their creativity within the wider context of the global refugee crisis. »

https://bit.ly/2KO6BxV


Mary Quant

Sat 6th April 2019
10am-5.45pm daily

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

Mary Quant

From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive. »

https://bit.ly/2N1247V


Royal Women

Alexandra, Mary, Elizabeth, Margaret: public life, personal style

3 Feb 18 - 28 Apr 19
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 10.30-16.00, Mar-Oct 10.30-17.00

Fashion Museum Bath Bennett Street Bath BA1 2QH

Royal Women

Wives and daughters, sisters and mothers; none of them were regnant yet they all played a key role in the British monarchy. The exhibition will examine their sartorial lives, looking at each woman’s unique style, the role they played within the monarchy and how that was reflected in their choice of dress. »

http://bit.ly/2FzLE3p


Fabric Africa

Stories told through textiles

30 Jun 18 - 19 May 19
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queens Road Bristol BS8 1RL

Fabric Africa

Fabric Africa is a stunning snapshot of the diversity of modern and historic textiles from across the continent of Africa. »

https://bit.ly/2J8iCZj