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8 May 2017 - 4 June 2017

Making Histories - an exhibition of work by Textiles students

About this event

A collaboration between Loughborough's first-year Textiles and Charnwood Arts, Making Histories features contemporary textiles designs inspired by the industrial and social history of the Loughborough area. The exhibition is the third annual event in this collobarative project and represents the majority of first-year Textiles students.

This year's brief invited students to respond to Loughborough, the surrounding area and its rich heritage in UK textile production, along with other industries such as bell founding, shoe manufacture and the Great Central Railway.

The exhibition contains sketchbooks and test samples as well as final samples. The students have also porivded a statement explaining their inspiration and describing their design decisions.