Talks and Workshops

Talks and workshops are available to book through Art Tickets, by calling the Museum at 01562 69028 or by popping in to the Museum shop and booking in person.


Illustrated Talk – Margo Selby: Art into industry

Saturday 20th August at 11am. Tickets £12.50 for Students and £13 for Adults.

Margo Selby is a renowned British textile artist and designer. Her design philosophy is focused on pushing the boundaries of weaving to create contemporary stylish fabrics for a range of textile applications, uniting the very best weavers and high quality fibres to produce beautifully crafted products.

We are delighted to welcome Margo to the Museum of Carpet. As a centre of heritage, art and industry we share Margo’s interest in the relationship between man and machine, hand and industry. This promises to be a truly inspiring morning.

Tickets for this event will include free entry to the museum galleries and the summer exhibition ‘Magnificent Design’, where you will be able to see an example of Margo’s ‘Festival Rug’, which has been kindly loaned to the museum for the duration of the exhibition.


Kidderminster Walking Talk

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Local historian Michael Loftus will be sharing his vast knowledge of the town and of significant moments from its past. You will visit locations and buildings throughout Kidderminster and hear Michael relate fascinating stories, bringing the history of Kidderminster alive. It is sure to be an entertaining and enjoyable morning.

Meet in the museum lobby at 10.30am. The walk will finish at the museum where refreshments will be served. Ticket price includes free entry to the Museum.


Children’s Weaving Workshops – Fully Booked

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Add a workshop on to your visit when booking. With these workshops, children aged 7-12 years can discover the basics of weaving on a fixed heddle loom. Create your own piece of weaving to take home. All materials provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Each slot can accommodate up to 4 children.


Other Talks

The Museum offers groups of visitors the opportunity to have talks about topics relating to the carpet industry. If you are interested in a talk for your historical society, civic society, class of students or other group, do get in touch at learning@museumofcarpet.co.uk

Available talks include:

  • The Social History and Industry of Kidderminster
  • Art Deco Design Influences
  • 250 Years of Kidderminster Design
  • A Look Into the Archives

Interested in something not listed? Get in touch with us to find out if we can offer you a group visit tailored to your particular interests.