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Programme of Events for 2018 / 2019

Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are to be held at The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard, Bradford, commencing at 6.30pm with refreshments available from 5.45pm

TUESDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2018

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
MS VIVIENNE BRADLEY BA (Hons)

FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018

ANNUAL DINNER 125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
THE MIDLAND HOTEL, BRADFORD.

FRIDAY 10TH MAY 2019

DESIGN COMPETITION SEMINAR AND AWARDS THE DYE HOUSE GALLERY, BRADFORD SCHOOL OF ART

16TH OCTOBER 2018

MR SALEEM KADER
“50 YEARS OF THE BOMBAY STORES GROUP”

Mr Saleem Kader, Managing Director of the Bombay Stores Group, will talk to the Society about how the business has evolved over the last 50 years – the 3 generations of family involved, the challenges faced and the influences of changing fashions and clientele on the business.

6TH NOVEMBER 2018

PROFESSOR PARIK GOSWAMI
‘NEW MATERIALS AND NEW APPLICATIONS’
Professor Goswami will discuss how textile is cross-fertilising other disciplines and getting fertilised by other disciplines in this era of multidisciplinary research. The richness of making our disciplinary boundaries porous will be discussed in this talk with some case studies from his research group.

11TH DECEMBER 2018

MR HUGH FINN
“VEHICLE AIRBAGS IMPROVE YOUR SAFETY”
Hugh Finn, Research and Development Manager at Airbags International Ltd will give an insight into the market, manufacture and use of high-performance technical textiles in airbag technology and their use in vehicles.

15TH JANUARY 2019 - TBC

DR MARK TAYLOR
“MICROPLASTICS”
Dr Mark Taylor will address the Society on the problems created by plastics in the environment. His talk will cover micro-encapsulation, lint from washing machines, atmospheric fibres and oceanic pollution.

12TH FEBRUARY 2019 - TBC

MR ANDREW TAYLOR
“3D PRINTING IN FASHION AND TEXTILES”
Andrew Taylor, a lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, will give an insight into 3D Printing within fashion and textiles

Chairman’s Report

Huddersfield Textile Society Events

Members of the Bradford Textile Society are welcome to attend any of the meetings of the Huddersfield Textile Society. Please inform the Secretary of the Huddersfield Textile Society by email of your wish to attend and book your place -
The email address is: secretary@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

To view the Huddersfield Textile Society Events Programme, please follow this link: http://www.huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk/events

 

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