Fashion and Textile Museum is a cutting edge centre
for contemporary fashion, textiles and jewellery in
London. Founded by iconic British designer Zandra
Rhodes, the centre houses permanent and changing
exhibitions exploring elements of fashion, textile and
jewellery as well as the Academy which runs courses for
creative students and businesses, and the fabulous The
Café @ FTM.
the heart of fashionable Bermondsey Village, in a
fantastic building designed by Mexican architect Ricardo
Legorreta, the FTM aims not just to display and collect
items relating to fashion, jewellery and textile design,
but to offer inspiration to a new generation of
creatives. Now redeveloped and operated by Newham
College, the museum is a hub of learning, ideas and
networking for the fashion and jewellery industry.
About the Academy at FTM
The Academy @ FTM is a unique London-based hub for
professional development within the fashion industries.
It offers a wide-reaching education program for school,
college and university students, and an innovative
business support program for companies operating in the
fashion sector. And they are constantly developing too -
responding to the changing skills needs of the industry.
As part of Newham College, the
Academy has access to high quality educational resources
including professional staff with real industry
know-how. They have also developed great links to key
industry organizations, businesses and practitioners,
along with other specialist training providers and
business support organizations. All of which means they
are a one-stop shop for education, skills and
development program which meet the specific needs of the
fast-moving fashion industry - and the people who
work in it.
and Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street London SE1 3XF
T: 020 7407 8664
F: 020 7089 9416
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