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Threads Through Time – GI 19 644
7 February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 13 March 2020
Tutor: Lorraine Spindler BA (Hons) Dip Euro HumGo to all Courses Go to all Spring Term 2020
From knicker elastic to spatterdashers, we will examine the history of the textile industry. We will discover how linens were created and used by the ancient Egyptians and how the Silk Road operated, but we will also go into the more current social impact of textile: why has fashion always been closely connected to British social history? What was the human and environmental cost of the cotton industry? How did haute couture find its global capital in Paris?
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.