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The Textile Society's Manchester Antique and Vintage Textile Fair 2017
Sun 30 April 2017, 10:00 – 16:30 BST
The Textile Society's perennial spring fair is a firm favourite for enthusiasts interested in buying antique and vintage costumes and textiles to collect, wear or discover. The selection is vast with 130 stands selling Oriental & Eastern European costumes & textiles; English costumes & textiles, fans, lace and linens as well as plenty of vintage clothes & textiles.
All profits from ticket sales support The Textile Society's museum awards, student and professional bursaries.
General entry from 10am £6 / Concession £4
Trade entry from 7.30am £20
Trade entry from 8.30am £10
Buy your ticket online to jump the queue and head straight into the fair. Online ticket sales are limited- so be quick to secure yours. This year- NO BOOKING FEE!
Unlimited tickets will be available to purchase on the door however you will need to queue.
Trade tickets are available on the door, entry from 7.30am £20 and from 8.30am £10.
The day also includes a series of talks:
12:00 pm - Paula Day: the legacy of Lucienne Day
12:30 pm - Presentation of the Lucienne Day Award
1.00 pm - Jennifer Harris, Deputy Director of The Whitworth Gallery: ‘Lucienne Day: the Woman and her Work’
2:30 pm - Fashion Designer Henry Holland ‘In Conversation’