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

30 May – 1 Jun 2023

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

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

Draw like a Designer

2 Jun 2023

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

Decorative collage

Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

7 Jun 2023

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


Couture Inside Out

8 Jun 2023

Take an intimate look at selected garments from the museum's collection and discuss some of the fascinating stories behind the clothes.

Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

9 Jun 2023

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

Fabric painting with a collection of open paint pots

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

10 Jun 2023

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

Couture dresses on display in the museum

Couture Techniques

17 Jun 2023

This popular one-day workshop will give you the know-how and confidence to work with high end fabrics such as chiffon and silk satin.

Sketches of five-petaled, black and yellow flowers strewn across a desk

Experimental Drawing

20 Jun 2023

Play and explore alternative drawing techniques, and discover new ways of unlocking your creativity in this new, exciting one-day workshop.

A selection of fashion drawings

Fashion Drawing

21 Jun 2023

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

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