The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to offer bespoke services for your group visit. These services are a great way to personalise your visit, and get the most out of the displays and Museum expertise. If you have any particular requests, please contact the Museum directly and we will be delighted to discuss this with you.
£500 for up to 20 persons
Led by a member of the exhibitions team, this workshop provides a fantastic opportunity to view the ins and outs of couture design. Participants will have the opportunity to examine garments in detail, allowing detailed study of fabrics and construction of garments from Dior, Chanel and Balenciaga, which are part of the Museum’s permanent collection. Entry to the current exhibition is included, advanced booking is essential and subject to availability.
£150 for up to 20 persons
This popular drawing workshop is led by experienced fashion and textile designer Suki Bourne. Taking inspiration from a garment in the museum collection, students will learn how to create their own fashion illustrations using croquis under the expert guidance of tutor Suki. This workshop lasts one hour and is suitable for ages 8–18 years or adult fashion drawing beginners. All materials are included, advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.
£150 for up to 20 persons
Taking inspiration from the current exhibition students will work with experienced fashion and textile designer Suki Bourne to design their own colourful collection. Participants will create mood boards from a selection of images and use croquis to illustrate their final collection. Young designers will develop their fashion creativity and understanding of how designers work in the industry. This workshop is suitable for ages 8–18 years or adult beginners. All materials are included, advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.
Exhibition Highlights Tour
£60 for up to 20 persons
Enjoy a guided tour of the current exhibition with a member of the Museum team. These tours are an excellent way to learn more about the pieces on display as well as the thinking behind the exhibition design and inspiration. Tours last approximately 45 minutes with the time to ask questions at the end. Advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.
Add Refreshments to your Group Visit
£40 for up to 10 persons
£80 for up to 20 persons
Enjoy a cup of tea, coffee and biscuits as part of your visit to the current exhibition. Relax in the Workroom for up to an hour and take the opportunity to chat about your thoughts on the show. Refreshments will be set up for your arrival in a self-service style. Advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.