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Twilight Talks at the Fashion Museum

Fashion Museum
Assembly Rooms
Bennett Street
Bath
BA1 2QH
Fashion Museum

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.00 per ticket
Student£8.00 per ticket

Tickets include a glass of wine

About

The Fashion Museum Bath will host a series of Twilight Talks this autumn, where expert speakers will discuss fashion-related subjects ranging from Jane Austen to fashions inspired by Caribbean culture.

The talks will also include topics such as the use of fur and feathers in fashion and a fascinating insight into the life of British stage and screen actress Vivien Leigh.



Jane Austen
Thursday 14 September 2017

A talk about fashions at the time of Jane Austen, to coincide with the annual Jane Austen Festival that takes place in Bath each September.

 

Discovering Pauline Baynes
Tuesday 26 September 2017

Hear all about Alberto Ceccatelli’s research discovering the life and work of children’s illustrator Pauline Baynes, who, as a child, owned a vibrant jumper now on display at the Fashion Museum. Later in life, Baynes worked with JRR Tolkien and illustrated many children’s books including The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

The talk will be a conversation in Italian and English, with simultaneous translation.

 

Re-use and Re-purpose: Understanding Jessica Ogden
Thursday 12 October 2017

Join Professor Carol Tulloch as she talks about how British/Jamaican fashion designer Jessica Ogden’s work re-making, re-cycling and customising pre-used textiles is rooted in a centuries old Caribbean tradition. Part of Black History Month.

 

Vivien Leigh – Actress and Movie Star
Thursday 9 November 2017

Keith Lodwick will talk about British stage and screen actress Vivien Leigh, drawing on the archive of her letters and diaries at the Theatre Museum Collection. Leigh’s 1940s red embroidered jacket is on display at the Fashion Museum.

 

Fashioned from Nature
Thursday 23 November 2017

Drawing on her research for the V&A's forthcoming exhibition Fashioned From Nature, Edwina Ehrman will talk about the fascinating role of fur and feathers in fashion from the 18th century to the present day. Her talk will particularly focus on the human impulse to improve on and commodify nature.

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Fashioned from Nature (23 Nov 2017)
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