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Programme of Events for 2016 / 2017

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

27th September 2016

Presidential address

18th October 2016

Dr Sarah Kettley. Reader in Relational Design at Nottingham Trent University. Sarah is delivering a talk entitled ‘ Electric Corset’ and her research interests are in tangible, embedded and networked technologies in relation to Design.

4th November 2016

Annual Dinner, Midland Hotel, Bradford.

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6th December 2016

Ruth Caswell – Costume Designer. Ruth has been a designer/maker for Northern Ballet and many film productions including ‘Elizabeth’ and more recently ‘Dad’s Army’.

31st January 2017

Andrea Wilde is a woven textile designer who will show her experimental woven textiles cultivated from home grown, pest devoured perennials and time altered, woven silk archive fragments. She is a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and is course leader for HNC Constructed Textiles at Bradford College.

 7th February 2017

Evening visit to Wyedean Weaving in Haworth with Robin Wright. Meet at Wyedean Weaving, Bridgehouse Lane Haworth for refreshments and a tour of the Mill with Robin. There are no restrictions but please let us know if you would like to come by emailing

7th March 2017

1.00pm – 4.00pm Visit to the Textile Archive at Bradford College. Refreshments will be provided

4th April 2017

Laura Broadley - Hallmark Cards. Laura is a key member of the Hallmark Creatives team and a former Foundation student at Bradford School of Art and will talk about the company,  its design and creative processes.

5th May 2017

BTS Design Competition and Seminar. Dye House Gallery Bradford College.

*Dates and times will be sent out to the membership when these have been finalised.

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, Adrian Smith, of your wish to attend and to book your place.
His email address is:

To view the Huddersfield Textile Society Events Programme, please follow this link:


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