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

18th September @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Heritage Centre exterior

John Lewis For BusinessInterested 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 6th March 2019
  • Wednesday 10th April 2019
  • Wednesday 22nd May 2019
  • Tuesday 18th June 2019
  • Wednesday 17th July 2019
  • Wednesday 18th September 2019
  • Tuesday 15th October 2019



18th September
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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John Lewis Partnership Heritage Centre
Odney Lane
Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9SR United Kingdom
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