Talks & Events


Free* | Louise Dahl-Wolfe Photography Highlights Tour

Wednesdays and Fridays | 1pm

Join one of the Museum team to take a trip through the highlights of the exhibition Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style of her Own.

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An Evening with Revival Retro

Thursday 18 January | 6–8pm

The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to once again welcome vintage-style fashion experts Revival Retro for an evening of Louise Dahl-Wolfe inspired fashion.

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Curator Talk: T-SHIRT: CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION exhibition

Friday 9 February 2018 | 1pm

Meet the teams from the Fashion and Textile Museum and The Civic, Barnsley for behind the scenes insights into the making of the exhibition T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion. Also joining the panel is Susan Barnett, author and curator of the display T: The Typology of the T-Shirt.

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Fashion and Tailoring Open Day

Tuesday 13 February 2018 | 12pm–3pm

Newham College’s Fashion and Tailoring department is holding an interactive open day on Tuesday 13 February from 12pm–3pm. The event will take place at the UK’s only museum dedicated to showcasing contemporary fashion, The Fashion and Textile Museum at London Bridge.

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Refuge Britain: Designers at work

Thursday 22 February 2018 | 6-8pm

A special viewing of a new documentary film that explores the impact of German-speaking refugees on textile and graphic design in Britain from the 1930s, when they arrived through the post-war years.

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Rebel Threads: Clothing of the Bad, Beautiful & Misunderstood

Thursday 1 March 2018 | 6-8pm

Stylist and former mod Roger K. Burton presents a fascinating evening talk, Rebel Threads: Clothing of the Bad, Beautiful & Misunderstood.

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Couture Inside Out – 1950s Paris and London

Friday 2 March | 2pm-3:30pm

Join Curator Dennis Nothdruft for an up-close and intimate look at key highlights from the Fashion and Textile Museum Collection.

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Fashion Conversations: Curating Fashion

Thursday 15 March | 6-8pm

Join co-curator of T-SHIRT: CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION Jenna Rossi-Camus and discover what it takes to curate a fashion exhibition.

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Menswear Revolution: The Transformation of Contemporary Men’s Fashion

Thursday 5 April | 6-8pm

In this insightful talk on the transformation of Menswear from the millennium to the present day, author McCauley Bowstead questions the wider effect of contemporary menswear on gender, fashion and the body.

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The Future of Textiles: Textile Art 2028

Thursday 19 April | 6-8pm (Sold Out)

Join us in welcoming the 62 Group for the first talk in a series of annual lectures at the Fashion and Textile Museum.

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Fashioning the Victorians

Thursday 26 April | 6–8pm

From corsets to crinolines, dandies to decadent ‘New Women’, fashions during the Victorian age were changing as fast as a steam locomotive.

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