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Designs From the Past, Inspiration for the Future (CPD Talk and Tour)

20th June 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


20th June 2018
11:00 am - 1:30 pm


John Lewis Partnership Heritage Centre
Odney Lane Cookham, Maidenhaead ,
SL6 9SR United Kingdom
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Interested in textiles and prints? If so, join this CPD talk and guided tour on the origin and history of the Textile Design Archive held by the John Lewis Partnership in their Heritage Centre based in Maidenhead. Starting at 11am on each of the dates below, this talk focuses on historic textile printing techniques, the work of reputable designers and how these have inspired more recent designs and products. This is followed by a Q&A session with a John Lewis Partnership Archivist then a guided tour of the Heritage Centre including the textile gallery where the original artworks for many designs from c1800 onwards are displayed.

The talk and tour is scheduled to end at around 1.30pm but you are welcome to stay and look through the prints on show.

SBID members will gain 2 CPD points for attending.


  • Wednesday 21st February 2018
  • Friday 23rd March 2018
  • Wednesday 25th April 2018
  • Friday 25th May 2018
  • Wednesday 20th June 2018
  • Friday 27th July 2018
  • Wednesday 5th September 2018
  • Friday 5th October 2018
  • Friday 2nd November 2018



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