What’s On

Alongside a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, the Museum also offers engaging talks, workshops and short courses.

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Decorative collage

Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

26 Apr 2023

Spend a day creating decorative collages under the expert hand of Sarah Campbell.

Geoff Rayner and Richard Chamberlain
Museum event

Curator Talk - Andy Warhol: The Textiles

28 Apr 2023

Meet the collectors and curators behind the exhibition Andy Warhol: The Textiles, in this panel discussion.

Female student taking measurements for a blazer
Fashion School

Bespoke Tailoring Stitches and Techniques

29 Apr – 27 May 2023

This course will teach you the specialist hand stitch techniques used in the Bespoke Tailoring sector.

Students applying a range of dyes to fabrics

Sublimation Printing & Flocking

2 May 2023

Curious about surface design? Experiment and translate your designs from paper to fabric in this fascinating one-day workshop.

A selection of fashion drawings

Fashion Drawing

5 May 2023

Explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis, articulating your design ideas on paper

Fabric painting with a collection of open paint pots

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

11 May 2023

Learn how to incorporate shape, colour, motifs and form when designing a pattern for a home textile.

Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

12 May 2023

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

Pattern cutting equipment

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

13 May 2023

The two-day course focuses on using fashion blocks to create womenswear garment components including simple sleeves and skirts.

Silk painting

Silk Painting

23 May 2023

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


Fashion and Textile Museum is closed until 31 March

The museum will be closed while we refresh our galleries for the upcoming exhibition, Andy Warhol: The Textiles.

In the meantime, enjoy our online programmes, browse our online shop or buy tickets for our next exhibition. We look forward to welcoming you back on 31 March!

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