The Biba Story, 1964-1975

Exploring how fashion phenomenon Biba blossomed to become the world’s first lifestyle label.

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Do a Ruby Keeler

22 March 2024

– 8 September 2024

The Boy Friend: Period film and retro fashion in 1971.

The Biba Story, 1964-1975

22 March 2024

– 8 September 2024

Exploring how fashion phenomenon Biba blossomed to become the world’s first lifestyle label.

Highlights Tours 

28 March 2024

– 4 September 2024

Enjoy a guided tour of the current exhibition with one of our expert volunteer guides.

Short Course in Bespoke Pattern Block Making

3 June 2024

– 1 July 2024

A five day course focusing on creating bespoke fashion pattern cutting blocks, the perfect follow-up to Pattern Cutting.

Copy Your Clothes

21 June 2024

Learn the skills used by couture fashion houses to copy elements of historical garments without the need to pull them apart.

Silk Painting

21 June 2024

An introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs.

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The Biba Story, 1964-1975

Exploring how fashion phenomenon Biba blossomed to become the world’s first lifestyle label.

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We offer a varied and inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops, onsite and online, for all ages and levels to satisfy the fashionista within you.Learn more about your own textiles and breathe new life into your wardrobe. Explore the hidden stories behind our exhibitions as our experts uncover the inspirations that drive the world’s best designers and makers.

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