The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to offer Bespoke Services for your group, school or college visit. These services are a great way to personalise your visit, and get the most out of the displays and Museum expertise. If you would like to add a Bespoke Service to your visit, please be sure to include this when you get in touch.
Exhibition Highlights Tour
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 history of the Museum. Exhibition entry not included.
Age range: this tour can be adapted to suit all ages – please indicate your preference at point of booking.
Pricing: £80 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 lasts for 1.5 hours, all materials are included, advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.
Age range: this workshop is suitable for students aged 8 – 18, please indicate your preference at point of booking.
Pricing: £300 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 1 hour, all materials are included, advanced booking is essential and subject to availability. Exhibition entry not included.
Age range: This workshop is suitable for ages 8 – 18, please indicate your preference at point of booking.
Pricing: 200 for up to £20 persons.
Couture Inside Out
Led by a member of the exhibitions team, this 1.5 hour 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.
Age range: This workshop is suitable for ages 18+
Pricing: £600 for up to 15 persons
Add Refreshments to your Group Visit
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.
Pricing: £60 for up to 10 persons | £100 for up to 20 persons
It is necessary to book for these services to ensure that we can prepare sufficiently, and are able to offer you the best possible experience. Bespoke services must be paid for at least 1 month in advance of your visit.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Group Visits may be cancelled up to 30 days prior to the date of your visit. Bookings are non-refundable after this time. If you wish to cancel your Group Visit, you must let us know in writing.
Full Terms and Conditions can be found here.
Any offers and discounts, including Art Fund are not applicable to Group Visits or Bespoke Services.