What’s On

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

See current exhibition
A fan created by textile artist, Pauline Caulfield

Pauline Caulfield Textile Works, 1968-2023

31 Mar – 10 Sep 2023

Fifteen pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work.

Front view of the Fashion and Textile Museum
Museum event

Highlights Tour - Andy Warhol: The Textiles

26 Apr – 6 Sep 2023

Join one of the Museum team to learn more about the highlights of our current exhibition.

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.

Pattern block making
Fashion School

Bespoke Pattern Block Making

5 Jun – 3 Jul 2023

A 5-day course focusing on creating bespoke fashion pattern cutting blocks, the perfect follow-up to Pattern Cutting.

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.

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