Talks & Events

Free* | T-SHIRT Exhibition Highlights Tour

Wednesdays and Fridays from 14 February | 1pm

Join one of the Museum team to take a trip through the highlights of the exhibition T-SHIRT: CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION.


Refuge Britain: Designers at work

Thursday 22 February 2018 | 6-8pm

A special viewing of a new documentary film that explores the impact of German-speaking refugees on textile and graphic design in Britain from the 1930s, when they arrived through the post-war years.


Rebel Threads: Clothing of the Bad, Beautiful & Misunderstood

Thursday 1 March 2018 | 6-8pm

Stylist and former mod Roger K. Burton presents a fascinating evening talk, Rebel Threads: Clothing of the Bad, Beautiful & Misunderstood.


Couture Inside Out – 1950s Paris and London

Friday 2 March | 2pm-3:30pm (Last place left)

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


Fashion Conversations: Curating Fashion

Thursday 15 March | 6-8pm

Join co-curator of T-SHIRT: CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION Jenna Rossi-Camus and discover what it takes to curate a fashion exhibition.


Menswear Revolution: The Transformation of Contemporary Men’s Fashion

Thursday 5 April | 6-8pm

In this insightful talk on the transformation of Menswear from the millennium to the present day, author McCauley Bowstead questions the wider effect of contemporary menswear on gender, fashion and the body.


The Future of Textiles: Textile Art 2028

Thursday 19 April | 6-8pm (Sold Out)

Join us in welcoming the 62 Group for the first talk in a series of annual lectures at the Fashion and Textile Museum.


Fashioning the Victorians

Thursday 26 April | 6–8pm

From corsets to crinolines, dandies to decadent ‘New Women’, fashions during the Victorian age were changing as fast as a steam locomotive.


WILD THINGS: In conversation with John Dove & Molly White

Thursday 26 April / 2pm-3pm

Join Head of Exhibitions Dennis Nothdruft in conversation with artists and designers John Dove & Molly White. The talk will also feature a film screening of a documentary exploring the couple’s careers and pioneering designs.


Fashion and Textiles: A Designers Story

Thursday 3 May | 6-8pm

Discover the career journey of a Fashion Designer with a specialism of textiles through this insightful and valuable talk by designer Kiren Passi.


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