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Saturday Supplement: Design Manchester

Saturday 21 October, 11amĀ­-4pm. Free, booking essential

Saturday Supplement: Design Manchester

TEXTILES | PRINT | DESIGN A day of tours, talks and workshops co-curated by Design Manchester.

Saturday 21 October, 11am­-4pm, booking essential

11am | Guided tour
Free, booking essential

Guided tour of Barbara Brown exhibition with Dominique Heyse-Moore, Senior Curator Textiles.

12pm | Study Centre
Art to Textile Talk
Ticket: £5, booking essential

Ros Weaver talks to Mark Daniels about his father Barry Daniels' involvement in Danad Design and transition from pop artist to print designer in the 1960s. Jill Worrall about the history of Manchester textile producers David Whitehead & Sons whose innovative artist-designed fabrics adorned the Festival of Britain in 1951 and brightened up stylish interiors throughout the 50s and 60s.

1pm | Study Centre
Behind the Scenes
Free, booking essential

Dominique Heyse-Moore gives insights into the Whitworth's fabulous textile print collections with an accent on Lucienne Day.


2pm-4pm | Clore Learning Studio
Introduction to Printing workshop
Ticket: £8, booking essential

Jasmine Walne leads a mono printing workshop for all ages and abilities. Introducing a number of textile artists who use mono printing in their practice, she will demonstrate and encourage participants to make a range of marks and textures using this basic printing technique.

To book your place on any or all the events above please follow this link >