Registration for Costume Symposium 2022

New deadline Tuesday 30 August 2022

Friday 2 - Sunday 4 September 2022

Presented in association with ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund
at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, 1 – 3 Downside Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XF

After a gap due to lockdowns and a postponed event in January this year, the Costume Symposium is back, presenting three days of  talks and workshops and by leading costume specialists from Game of Thrones and other major film and television productions, at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School from 2 – 4 September 2022.

The Costume Symposium is run by Susannah Buxton (award-winning costume designer for film and television) and Mary Davies (film lecturer and event organiser) to promote costume making and the associated skills vital to theatre, opera, film and television, and bring together young makers from across the country to exchange ideas, learn from experienced practitioners in the field and celebrate their art.
Speakers for the talks day include award-winning costume designer Phoebe de Gaye (Killing Eve), and others will be announced shortly. Practical workshops will be led by Sean Barrett (Millinery), Toni Bate (Women’s Period Tailoring), Gillian Carew (Men’s Period Tailoring) , Michele Carragher (Embroidery Embellishment – jewelled beetle), Mark Foster (Dyeing and Enhancement), Kunza (Corsetry) and Riina Oun (Handmade Gloves). The workshops are designed for costume technicians and offer an unrivalled opportunity to develop their skills.
The symposium will run from 9.00am to 5.30pm each day. Lunch and tea will be provided on Friday 2 September.

3 day pass: £270

Talks day plus two workshop days: 2,3,4 September 2022

2 day pass: £180

Workshop days only: 2, 3 September 2022

1 day pass: £90

Talks day only: 2 September 2022