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McNair Shirts - Making the Best Mountain Shirt in the World

Published on 8th February 2017

The Society’s February lecture was delivered by Richard Hamshire, co-founder of Slaithwaite-based McNair Shirts, who engaged with an enthusiastic audience keen to learn about the creative development of the company’s global niche brand.

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Interface - Mission Zero

Published on 23rd January 2017

Louise Swift, public sector sales director for Interface, delivered our December lecture, introducing Society members to the company’s Mission Zero goal - to have no negative impact on the planet. 

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Sage Automotive - Global Innovation in Textiles

Published on 20th January 2017

Iain Taylor, Sage Automotive’s design and development director, delivered our November lecture and gave Society members a comprehensive overview of the challenges faced by the company in continuing their success within the automotive interiors sector.  

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English Fine Cottons - Made In Britain

Published on 19th January 2017

Andy Ogden, general manager of Culimeta Saveguard, opened the Society’s lecture season in September and impressed the audience with his passion for bringing back fine cotton spinning to the UK.  

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Campaign for Wool Stages First Dumfries House Wool Conference

Published on 14th October 2016

The Campaign for Wool continued its promotional activity with the first ever Dumfries House Wool Conference, complete with speeches from The Prince of Wales and Sir Paul Smith, and a spectacular demonstration by double Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Max Whitlock.

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Kaffe Fassett Awarded Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield

Published on 18th August 2016

Kaffe Fassett, the internationally renowned contemporary craft designer, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Huddersfield on 12th July 2016.  

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Huddersfield Textile Society Prizewinners 2016

Published on 4th August 2016

The Huddersfield Textile Society is delighted to announce its Graduate Prizewinners of 2016.

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Huddersfield Textile Society President: Nicola Redmore, MA, BSc (Hons)

Published on 4th August 2016

Meet Huddersfield Textile Society's new President Nicola Redmore.

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Product Lifecycle Management Event At Huddersfield University

Published on 2nd June 2016

Huddersfield University is delighted to announce a Fashion and Textile Business networking event on the evening of 21st June.  

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Textile Innovation, Design & Craft At Inspired Huddersfield

Published on 27th May 2016

Huddersfield Textile Society members are invited to view the textiles talent of the future at Inspired Huddersfield 2016.  The event features the University of Huddersfield Graduate Degree Shows, which take place from 11th to 24th June.

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