Talks & Events


Free* Highlights Tour: Swinging London

Wednesdays and Fridays from 13 February | 1pm

Join one of the Museum team to take a trip through the highlights of the exhibition Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution.

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Groovy Bob – the Hedonistic Taste-Maker of Swinging London

Thursday 25 April | 6–8pm

For me and many others, Robert Fraser was one of the most influential people of the London sixties scene – Paul McCartney.

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I’m One 21st Century Mods

Thursday 2 May | 6–8pm

Photographer Horst A.Friedrichs takes you on a journey of contemporary mod subculture through his stunning photographic portraits depicting an identity, an attitude, and a style that's always ’in’ no matter the decade.

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Natalie Gibson in Conversation

Thursday 9 May | 6–8pm

Join Natalie Gibson MBE in conversation with guest curator Theresa Collenette and gain and insight into the work of this seminal print designer and hear the story behind the conception of the current display Will you be my Valentine.

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A Tale of Two Streets: King’s Road & Carnaby Street

Thursday 16 May | 6pm–8pm

Join Alistair O'Neill from Central Saint Martins to learn about the pivotal role played by Carnaby Street and King's Road in defining 1960s Swinging London.

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Technicolour Dreamin’ with Karen Moller

Friday 17 May | 12 midday – 12:45pm

The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to present a reading by author Karen Moller from her fascinating and poignant memoir Technicolour Dreamin’, In her Own Fashion.

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Friday Evening Fizz

Friday 17 May | 5-8pm (last admission 7:15pm)

Get your weekend off to a groovy start and join us for a very special Friday evening late night opening of Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution. Revel in 1960s style while sipping on a glass of fizz while viewing this happening exhibition.

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Vogue Essentials: Lingerie and Heels

Thursday 23 May | 6–8pm

Join authors Gail Rolfe and Anna Cryer in conversation as they explore the power of high heeled shoes and the evolution of lingerie. Here how they delved into British Vogue’s archive of fashion photos to find the most iconic and game changing styles.

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