Thursday Lates

Thursday Late Nights until 8pm. The Museum is open late on Thursdays during exhibitions with a special programme of events and talks.

Fashion Trend Forecasting

Thursday 17 August | 6–8pm

For those working in the fashion industry, the ability to research and understand trends is essential. Join leading fashion forecasting experts to learn how to identify and stay ahead of the trends.


Celebrating Lucienne Day’s Centenary

Thursday 7 September | 6–8pm

2017 marks the centenary year of one of Britain’s most influential 20th century designers. Best-known for her textiles, Lucienne Day (1917–2010) was a virtuoso pattern designer and colourist,


Fashion + Music

Thursday 14 September | 6–8pm

From pop videos to editorial shoots, via the evolution of some of the industry’s most significant and era-defining pairings and collaborations, this talk explores the power of fashion as a make-or-break tool within the music industry’s creative process


Bermondsey Street Gin Tasting

Thursday 21 September | 6–8pm

Step into the 1990s and from there into the 21st century at this special viewing of The World of Anna Sui exhibition, with a tasting of the best gin on Bermondsey Street.


Louise Dahl-Wolfe’s Women – Three Lives

Thursday 2 November | 6–8pm

Taking three of Dahl-Wolfe’s most important muses and lifelong friends — Liz Gibbons in the 1930s, Betty Threatt in the 1940s, and Mary Jane Russell in the 1950s — this talk will explore how notions of beauty changed across the photographer’s long career


British Textile Design with Wallace Sewell

Thursday 9 November | 6–8pm

Join Harriet Wallace-Jones and Emma Sewell to discuss the Wallace Sewell Studio approach to colour, collaboration, and creating textiles for fashion and furnishings in the 21st century.


Fashion Conversations: GOAT founder Jane Lewis

Thursday 16 November | 6–8pm (Postponed from 22 June)

Hear what it takes to launch and sustain a truly British fashion brand in the 21st century at this talk to coincide with the Louise Dahl-Wolfe exhibition.


Post-War Fashion Illustration

Thursday 23 November | 6–8pm

Fashion Illustration is back in vogue. To coincide with the Louise Dahl-Wolfe photography exhibition, come and meet the fashion illustrators who graced the front covers and pages of the international fashion press during the post-war period.


Vintage Costume Jewellery

Thursday 30 November | 6–8pm

Discover vintage costume jewellery, what to look for, where to find it, and how to restore it with expert collector Liz Wilson.


The Dress Detective

Thursday 7 December | 6–8pm

Fancy combining a passion for fashion with Sherlock Holmes detective skills? Fashion is now being used as a key tool for reading historical evidence and dating photographs.


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