Online Events

Chinelo Bally in Conversation

Thursday 15 April | 6pm – 7:30pm | £5 | Online Event

Join author and sewing expert Chinelo Bally in conversation as she celebrates the publication of her new book Sew Chinelo: How to transform your wardrobe with sustainable style.

Annie Phillips: Modern Batik

Thursday  22 April |  6pm – 7:30pm  | £5 | Online Event

Join batik artist Annie Phillips as she discusses her artistic practice and career through this online in conversation event.

The Secret Life of Scissors – Tales of the unexpected…

Thursday 29 April | 6pm – 7:30pm | £5 | Online Event 

Join collector and curator Teresa Collenette and explore the fascinating world of scissors through a patchwork of images and tales.

Designing Women: Post-War British Textiles

Friday 7 May | 1pm – 2:30pm | £5 | Online Event

Join Head of Exhibitions Dennis Nothdruft as he explores how the drab days of the War were transformed by the fresh, progressive designs of Lucienne Day (1917–2010), Jacqueline Groag (1903–86) and Marian Mahler (1911– 83).

Resilient Stitch: Wellbeing and Connection in Textile Art

Thursday 13 May | 6pm – 7:30pm | £5 | Online Event

Join textile artist and writer Claire Wellsley Smith in this online in conversation as she discusses her new book Resilient Stitch: Wellbeing and Connection in Textile Art.

Handmade: A Scientists Search for Meaning Through Making

Thursday 20 May |  6pm – 7:30pm  | £5 | Online Event

This is the story of materials through making and doing. Through a mixture of memoir, storytelling, stand-up comedy and scientific explanations, join award-winning materials scientist and writer Dr Anna Ploszajski on an odyssey through the different materials of science and craft.

The Flowering of English Chintz: 1800 –1875

RESCHEDULED | Thursday 27 May |  6pm – 7:30pm | £5 | Online Event

Join curator and world textile expert Mary Schoeser for this online lecture exploring English Chintz. Chintzes, those multi-coloured floral printed cottons that were already widely known and loved by 1800 and had originally owed their appearance to India.

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