What’s On

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

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Mark making

Young Designers’ Portfolio Workshop

13–15 Feb 2023

Learn the basic principles of surface design and design mood boards for your portfolio in this workshop, especially for young designers.

Fashion sketches

Fashion Collection

17 Feb 2023

In this two-hour workshop, students will create mood boards from a selection of images and use croquis to illustrate their final collection.

Decorative collage

Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

18 Feb 2023

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

A selection of fashion drawings

Fashion Drawing

22 Feb 2023

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


Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

24 Feb 2023

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

Students applying a range of dyes to fabrics

Sublimation Printing & Flocking

1 Mar 2023

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

Silk painting

Silk Painting

2 Mar 2023

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

Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

3 Mar 2023

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

Front cover of the book 'How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer

Draw like a Designer

11 Apr 2023

Sharpen up your drawing skills and learn fashion drawing tricks with this one-hour workshop.

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