Huddersfield Textile Society Announces 2014-15 Events Programme

Published: 10th September 2014

Huddersfield Textile Society has finalised its 2014-15 events programme and it features the usual mix of expert lectures, a site visit and, of course, the annual dinner.

All lectures are held in the lecture hall at The Textile Centre of Excellence (Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield, HD2 1YF), with the buffet at 6.30pm and a lecture start time of 7,15pm, unless otherwise stated.

Society members, company employees and students of the University of Huddersfield are welcome to attend all events listed.

Monday 13th October 2014

White Rose Lecture: Ingredient Branding in Global Retailing - The Modern-Day Story of Wool

Peter Ackroyd MBE, President International Wool Textile Organisation

Monday 10th November 2014

What PR can do for your Business and the Power of Social Media

Juliet Barnard, founder and head of Bluebear PR

Monday 1st December 2014

Visionary Knitwear, New Directions

Professor Sandy Black, University of Arts London

Monday 16th February 2015

Inspiration in Colour

Kaffe Fassett, international textile designer ,author and lecturer

**This is a joint event with the University of Huddersfield and will be held at its Business School’s Jubilee Lecture Theatre at 7.15pm.

Monday March 9th 2015

Visit to A W Hainsworth and Sons, near Pudsey.

Huddersfield Textile Society’s annual visit takes us to one of Yorkshire's oldest woollen textiles companies.

Please note, this event will take place during the day.

Monday 13th April 2015

Annual General Meeting

Thursday 23rd April 2015

Annual Dinner

Cedar Court Ainley Top Hotel - 7.15 pm for 7.45 pm.

For full details of the programme, please visit our events page