We are delighted to welcome award-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan OBE (Mrs Harris Goes to Paris) as keynote speaker for the talks day at the University of Huddersfield on Friday 1 September 2023. With 12 Academy Award nominations for Best Costume Design and three wins, A Room With A View, Mad Max: Fury Road and Cruella, Jenny Beavan also has nine BAFTA Award nominations for Best Costume Design and four wins, A Room With A View, Gosford Park, Mad Max: Fury Road and Cruella, as well as the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Costume Design and a Tony Award nomination for Best Costume Design for the revival of Private Lives.
Other speakers will be confirmed soon. Workshops covering Corsetry, Dyeing and Enhancement, Embroidery Embellishment, Handmade Gloves, Men’s Period Tailoring and Millinery will be held on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September. Registration for Costume Symposium 2023 will open shortly.