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Passion & Legacy: Celebrating 125 Years of Irish Textiles & Design

 Friday 22 January at the Belfast School of Art

9.15am          Registration & Coffee

10am             Welcome from Bruce Clark

10.15am        Dr Lynn Hulse          ‘The Embroidered Furnishings of the Lethbridge Sisters c. 1899-1922’

11am              Coffee

11.30am        Prof Nicola Gordon Bowe     ‘Textiles and the Arts & Crafts Movement in Ireland c. 1886-1920’

Noon              Alex Ward    ‘Irish Costume: Dress & Identity in the early 20th century’

12.30pm       Q&A

12.45pm       Lunch

1.45pm          Catherine O’Hara          ‘The Great Depression and Textile Innovation: Ulster’s Response’

2.15pm          Dr Karen Nickell       ‘Threads of Identity: Unpicking Northern Ireland’s Textile Culture’

2.45pm          Pamela Hardesty  ‘The Ground of Linen’

3.15pm          Q&A

3.30pm          Tea

3.45pm          Dr Helen McAllister & Nigel Cheney     ‘Contemporary Design’

4.15pm          Hazel Bruce                         ‘Own Practice’

4.45pm         Hermann Glaser-Baur        ‘Flax Mill Textiles’

5.15pm          Q&A

5.30pm         Close