Costume and Textile Association

C&TA events 2017

Saturday 15 July

2-4 pm 

Town Close Auditorium at Norwich Castle Museum

£8 members
£10 non members

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Manufacturing Textiles in and around Georgian Colegate

- a talk by

Dr Michael Nix

Michael Nix, formerly the Research Manager for Transport and Technology, Glasgow Museums, is an independent historian who is researching the Norwich textile industry between 1750 and 1830.

Part of his current research includes a long-term scientific and historical investigation with the University of Delaware into dyestuffs used by Norwich dyers and a study of nearly 2,200 spinners, winders and putters-out in Norfolk.   


Wednesday 16 August

10.00 - 4.00

Jerningham Room
Costessey Centre Longwater Lane

Members £30


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Costume Detectives for a Day

A one-day workshop to unravel the mysteries of the
C&TA Resource Collection.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to examine and analyse Victorian women's' garments, and experience Victorian needlecraft


13 September

£25 members
£30 non-members

Transport, entry, tea  and cake are included.





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Peckover House, Wisbech

A lovely, partly Georgian House set in a beautiful garden.   

Peckover is a Georgian town house full of surprises: elegant and refined, but also intimate and relaxed.


The coach will pick up at Castle Meadow at 9.45 am and the Hall Road retail park at 10.00 am. 

The coach will return to Norwich between 5.40 and 6.00 pm

Saturday 11 November

2 - 4pm

Town Close Auditorium
Norwich Castle Museum

members £8
non-members £10



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Corsets; Agony and Ecstasy

A talk on the history and construction of corsets by

Joy Evitt


Isobel Auker


Saturday 25 November

3-5.30 pm

St Giles Rooms
47 St Giles Street Norwich  NR2 1JR

£10 members
£12 non-members

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Membersí Christmas Party

Back by popular request, the C&TA Christmas Party

With costume and textile related competitions and games plus a ghost story.  All served up with Christmas treats


Saturday 9 December

2-4 pm

Benefactors' Room
Norwich Castle Museum

£10 members
£12 non-members

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Christmas Workshop

Join us once again for the fun of having a go at making your own Christmas novelty gifts and decorations.   




C&TA Events Secretary
Barbara Coe        Email:
Tel: 01603 745766                                                                                                              

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