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An Evening of Film from Committee Member and Historian, Ian Baxter

Published on 12th December 2017

Our December lecture saw a return to the format of programming a lecture with a historic theme for this pre-Christmas event.

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What We Do Is Save Lives - Hugh Finn of Autoliv

Published on 7th November 2017

Hugh Finn, Research & Development Manager of Autoliv, joined us on 6th November 2017 to share how the company uses textiles to help save lives. 

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Rebecca Kelley, The Woolmark Company - White Rose Lecture

Published on 12th October 2017

The Society’s lecture programme opened with a fascinating presentation by Rebecca Kelley, European Product Marketing Manager for The Woolmark Company.

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Huddersfield Textile Society unveils 2017-18 Lectures & Events Programme

Published on 12th September 2017

Huddersfield Textile Society is delighted to announce details of its lectures and events programme for the 2017-18 season. 

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Huddersfield Textile Society Prizewinners 2017

Published on 1st September 2017

The Huddersfield Textile Society is delighted to announce its Graduate Prizewinners of 2017.

 

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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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