40th Anniversary Conference of the Textile Society
Museum of Science and Industry, UK

40th Anniversary Conference of the Textile Society<br>Museum of Science and Industry, UK<br>22.04.2023

2022 winner Tal Narkiss Shenkar College, @talnarkiss

Saturday 22nd April 2023

Registration and coffee: from 9.30am
Conference: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Lunch and refreshments included.

To mark the Textile Society’s 40th Anniversary this conference considers the power and influence of textiles, celebrating its ability to inspire while exploring its capacity for change. The Textile Society is privileged to welcome professional speakers at the forefront of their practice. Textiles crosses cultural boundaries and disciplines, and its material qualities hold an enduring universal relevance. This conference looks to the future from different perspectives; reflecting a bigger picture for textiles through art, architecture, fashion and industry.


Dr Christine Checinska
Designer, writer and the V&A’s inaugural Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion.

Asif Khan MBE
International award-winning architect and Deputy Chairman of the Design Museum, London.

Adam Mansell
Chief Executive Officer of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT).

Carry Somers
Designer, entrepreneur, fashion activist and founder of Fashion Revolution.

Jonathan Watkins
Independent curator of contemporary art and former Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

Ticket types and prices:

Early Bird Member until 28 February – £75
Standard Member from 1 March – £95

Early Bird Non-Member until 28 February – £95
Standard Non-Member from 1 March – £115

All Students (one single category) – £45
Student places are limited so please book early.


More information and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-textile-society-annual-conference-2023-tickets-475943609147?aff=odeimcmailchimp&mc_cid=0d20bb771e&mc_eid=b39a19bb4a

Go back