Costume Symposium 2023

The fourth Costume Symposium was held at the University of Huddersfield’s Barbara Hepworth Building from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2023. The talks day included an interview with director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, The Beach, Slumdog Millionaire), a keynote session from award-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan (A Room With A View, Mad Max: Fury Road, Gosford Park, Cruella, Mrs Harris Goes to Paris), a presentation by Lucy Sturley on designing costumes for stop motion animation puppets, a panel discussion on the future of specialist costume skills and what are the most urgent questions the industry needs to address, and a talk by Richard Knight, Career Support Manager for Screen Yorkshire, on their work in the region. Two days of hands-on workshops covering a range of costume related skills followed. You can see photos from the event below.


Photos of Costume Symposium 2023 © Andreas Sterzing
Thanks to the University of Huddersfield and Liz Garland for their support for Costume Symposium 2023.