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

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Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

7 Oct 2022

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

Silk painting

Silk Painting

8 Oct 2022

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

A selection of fashion drawings

Fashion Drawing

12 Oct 2022

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


Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

14 Oct 2022

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

15 Oct 2022

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.

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

Draw like a Designer

25 Oct 2022

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

Mark making

Young Designers’ Portfolio Workshop

26–28 Oct 2022

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

Decorative collage

Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

4 Nov 2022

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


Subversive Stitching

5 Nov 2022

Join The Subversive Stitcher, AKA Holly Searle for a fun and thought-provoking stitching workshop.

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