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Christine Wilkinson Showcases Local Textile Industry As She Receives MBE

Published on 18th January 2016

Christine Wilkinson, former President of Huddersfield Textile Society, used her MBE investiture to promote the industry by wearing an outfit made by local companies.

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Leeds Fashion Initiative Incubator Programme Launched

Published on 30th November 2015

An exciting new business incubator programme for designer-maker / artisan new set-ups in the textile, clothing and fashion areas launched with a major fashion show at Leeds City Museum on November 25th.

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Making it in Textiles 2015

Published on 9th November 2015

The Making it in Textiles 2015 conference saw final-year undergraduates from 25 universities gain an understanding of what it is like to work in the industry.

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Wool Innovation Prize

Published on 20th October 2015

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England are launching a prize in the UK for innovation in the use and application of wool. This is open to any individual who works with wool.

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ROTOR: A Series of Collaborations Between Huddersfield University and Huddersfield Art Gallery

Published on 19th October 2015

The current ROTOR exhibition is called 'Thought Positions in Sculpture' and features ten artists and their works inspired by sculpture from other artists and archives. The exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery runs from 16th October 2015  to  9th January 2016.

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Fashion Industry Training Academy Launch

Published on 19th October 2015

The Textile Centre of Excellence is to launch Yorkshire’s first dedicated fashion, stitching, garment making and furnishings Academy, based in the heart of the UK’s textile and clothing industry, Huddersfield. 

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Huddersfield Textile Society President’s Message - September 2015

Published on 25th September 2015

A message from Huddersfield Textile Society President Stephen Sheard.

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Major Conference at the Textile Centre of Excellence - 7 - 8 October

Published on 24th September 2015

The Textile Centre of Excellence, Huddersfield, is to host the FESPA Fabric Printing Now Conference on October 7th and 8th 2015.

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Huddersfield Textile Society Announces 2015/16 Events Programme

Published on 15th September 2015

Huddersfield Textile Society has finalised its 2015/16 events programme and it features the usual mix of expert lectures, a site visit and, of course, the annual dinner.

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Christine Wilkinson - awarded MBE

Published on 2nd July 2015

Chris Wilkinson, the immediate past president and First Lady president in the Huddersfield Textile Society's 113 year history has been awarded the MBE by the Queen in her honours list, for services to the textile industry

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