Saturday 9th March 2019
AGM Spring Study Day – Stuarts, Jacobites and Tartan Heritage
10am – 4pm
Dr. Susan North of V & A Museum: “Materials of Martyrdom: the clothing relics of Charles I”
Prof. Jonathan Faiers – “Transition Translation & Transformation, Tartan & Contemporary Design”
Rosie Waine, presently research fellow at National Museums Scotland
Peter MacDonald – described as Scotland’s foremost Tartan Historian – “Tartan as a Jacobite Symbol”
Bookstall/Haberdashery: Jill Sanders
Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall, Main Road, Itchen Abbas, Nr Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1BQ.
Cost: Members £20 Non-members £30
Further details and booking forms with the January members mailing, non-members via website.
Tuesday 9th April 2019
Treasures of Chilcomb House : Frockcoats & Beaded Teacosies
11.00am – 4.00pm
The day will include a talk by Sarah Howard, SCCS Bursary recipient, whose research into the making & selling of men’s fashion in late 18th & early 19th century Hampshire includes the tailor’s accounts of George & Benjamin Ferrey.
Also Alison Carter, Dress Historian, will guide us through an examination of historical dress & textiles at close quarters.
Venue: Hampshire Cultural Trust, Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8RB
Members only, Booking form in January Mailing
Tuesday 14th May 2019
Worthing Museum visit
“From shirt to shift”
12.45am – 4.00pm
Lecture by Suzanne Rowland Fashion Historian & Ph.D. student, research includes – Development of the blouse, riding habit shirts to shift dresses – 1770s to 1920s
To include Hands On of associated costume from the Collection with Costume Curator Gerry Connolly
Venue: Worthing Museum & Art Gallery, Education Room, Chapel Road, Worthing, W. Sussex. BN11 1HP
Booking form in January Mailing
17th – 19th July 2019
“A Yorkshire Adventure”
3 days in York and Leeds.
Details in Spring Newsletter
Saturday 14th April 2018
AGM/Study day – Revolution to Rebellion: c. 1650-1750
Alison Carter – “Fashion at the Court of Versailles”
Mark Wallis, Director of Past Pleasures. “To the Barricades! Clothing for Revolutionaries c. 1642- 1789.”
Pat Poppy, Re-enactor – “Reproduction Costume”. A talk with examples.
Cost: Members £15, non-members £25. Cost includes tea and coffee – please bring your own packed lunch – Venue – Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall, Main Road, Itchen Abbas, Nr. Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1BQ
Saturday 21st April 2018
“Oh we do like to be beside the Seaside”
SCCS member Georgina Bradley (costume curator volunteer at Bexhill Museum) will exhibit in the Education Room some curator selected prized items.
Cost: Members £12, non- members £18. Venue: Bexhill museum,
Tuesday 22nd May 2018
By invitation of curator Catherine Leonard a talk on Handcuffs & Costume Treasures, Petersfield Museum.
This is a SCCS members only event- cost: £12
Saturday 9th June 2018
Chertsey Museum – Fashion and Freedom- Study Day
Speakers Grace Evans, keeper of costume – “Fashion and Freedom – woman’s Emancipation and Dress”
Nicola Sowter – “Madeleine Vionnet – Fashion Pioneer”.
Cost £12.50 for SCCS members and Friends of Chersey museum, Non members – £15.
Saturday 13th October 2018
“A Passion for Kimonos”
Marion Maule will be examining the materials, influences, techniques and significance of colour and symbolism which has made the kimono an enduring symbol of traditional Japanese culture.
Alison Carter in conversation with SCCS member Meriel Spalding about her collection of kimonos and accessories.
1 – 4.30pm, the Gurkha Museum Library, Winchester SO23 8TS
Cost: Members £15 Non-members £20
Tuesday 27th November 2018
Visit to the V&A Theatre and Performance Reserve Collection at Blythe House, Olympia, London
By special invitation from Jane Pritchard, V&A Curator. A last chance
to see this wonderful collection at Blythe House before it is relocated. Members only event.