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RSN in-house Exhibitions & Events
Embellishment in Fashion Exhibition, Hampton Court Palace, Open now until March 2018

This exciting new display from the RSN’s unique Textile Collection captures the style and versatility of embroidery and embellishment from the 18th to 21st centuries.  It will showcase a wide range of pieces from blouses and men’s waistcoats to purses, gloves and shoes.   Read more and book

Certificate & Diploma Open Days, Hampton Court Palace at 2pm on 30 November and next year on 3 February.  For more details and to book your place


Animals Exhibition, Hampton Court Palace, April - December 2018

This exhibition will showcase work by current and recent RSN students along with examples from the RSN’s Collection of animals and birds worked in all techniques but especially Silk Shading which focuses on achieving the most life-like rendition.  For more information, please contact: Natalie Thew by email or call +44 (0)20 3166 6939.

Open Day at RSN Bristol on Sunday 13 May 2018, from 10am to 4pm
External Exhibitions

The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate:  23 - 26 Nov
  • Thursday 23 November: Workshop 11.45am-1.15pm: Introduction to Raised Embroidery: Rose Bud
  • Friday 24 November:  Workshop 2.45pm-4.15pm: Introduction to Appliqué: 'Ladybird on a Leaf'
  • Saturday 25 November: Workshop 12.45pm-2.15pm: Introduction to Raised Embroidery: Rose Bud
  • Sunday 26 November:  Workshop 12.45pm-2.15pm: Introduction to Appliqué: 'Ladybird on a Leaf'

Each workshop costs £16. To book click here.

1953 Coronation Robe sampler

Contact details

To discuss events, exhibitions and the loan of RSN Collection pieces contact:

E: Jane Hitchinson
T: +44(0)20 3166 6936


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