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

24th August 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


24th August 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 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 1pm but you are welcome to stay and look through the prints on show.

SBID members will gain 2 CPD points for attending.


  • Tuesday 28th March 2017
  • Thursday 20th April 2017
  • Monday 15th May 2017
  • Thursday 22nd June 2017
  • Thursday 24th August 2017
  • Friday 22nd September 2017
  • Friday 20th October 2017
  • Wednesday 8th November 2017

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