Talks & Events

Free* | Josef Frank Exhibition Highlights Tour

1pm every Wednesday and Friday from 3 February 2017

Join one of the Museum team to see and learn more about the highlights of the exhibition JOSEF FRANK Patterns–Furniture–Painting


Neisha Crosland in Conversation

Thursday 2 March / 6–8pm (Fully Booked)

Join Neisha Crosland in conversation with Fiona McCarthy at the Fashion and Textile Museum as she shares her story as a designer. Neisha Crosland’s distinctive designs for textiles, wallpaper, homes and fashion, have won her international acclaim.


William Morris Textiles: Now and Then

Thursday 16 March / 6–8pm (Fully Booked)

William Morris’ designs for wallpaper and textiles have remained popular since the late 19th century. Join Jenny Lister, Curator of textiles and fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum to explore why Morris’s approach to design and decoration has such enduring appeal.


Jacqueline Groag Textile Design

Thursday 23 March / 6–8pm

Join us for a colourful talk which explores Jacqueline Groag’s career with reference to her contemporary Josef Frank.


Roger Oates in Conversation

Thursday 27 April / 6–8pm

Meet Roger Oates, the doyen of artistic rugs and runners, at this evening dedicated to chic and colourful flooring.


Free* | Anna Sui Highlights Tour

1pm every Wednesday and Friday from 31 May 2017

Join one of the Museum team to take a trip through the highlights of the exhibition The World of Anna Sui.


Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures

Thursday 8 June | 6–8pm

Discover 100 years of street style and subcultures, from early 20th century New York to 21st century Japan.


Fashion Stylist’s Handbook

Thursday 15 June | 6–8pm

This evening viewing of The World of Anna Sui exhibition includes a fascinating talk by professional stylist Danielle Griffiths, whose editorial work has appeared in leading magazines and newspapers, as she describes her journey in the industry.


Fashion Conversations: GOAT founder Jane Lewis

Thursday 22 June | 6–8pm

Hear what it takes to launch and sustain a truly British fashion brand in the 21st century at this talk to coincide with The World of Anna Sui exhibition.


Couture Inside Out – 1950s Paris and London

Wednesday 28 June / 2pm–3:30pm

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


Fashion Conversations: PALMER//HARDING the ‘Shirt Boys’

Thursday 13 July | 6–8pm

PALMER//HARDING is a new British fashion brand specialising in the shirt. This talk is a rare opportunity to meet the designers and hear what it takes to create a successful fashion brand in the 21st century.


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