MEDATS Chat: Digitally Recreating the Cloth that became the Bacton Altar Cloth

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Medats Chats | Members only | Online Event
Our next MEDATS Chat will be with Challe Hudson, a member of BACStitch: the Bacton Altar Cloth Research Group. This informal presentation based on her conference paper will more fully explore the processes used to digitally reconstruct the embroidered fabric that became the Bacton Altar Cloth. Join us via Zoom on Sunday 29 May at […]

2022 Annual Conference and AGM

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time: 12:30 - 18:00
Location: Online via Zoom
Members only | Online Event
This conference will be held online via Zoom. Members of MEDATS will receive an email with a link to register for the Annual General Meeting (12:30-13:00) and Annual Conference (13:30-18:00). There is no charge to members to attend, and the conference is only available to members. Sessions will not be recorded. Changing Textiles: Upcycling, Recycling, […]

Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Members only | Online Event
Annual General Meeting This meeting is for Members only.  Members will receive a link to register for the meeting via email.  If you do not receive that email, please contact the Publicity Officer. Membership is available at a cost of £15 and is good for all MEDATS events for the year.  

Medats Annual Conference: Animals and Textiles

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Location: Online via Zoom
Online Event | Open to the public
  FREE to members, Non-member tickets £10 photo credit: Mairie de Bayeuxée_tapisserie.jpg Updated Schedule Current as of 6 May. Timings are given in UK time: GMT+1. 13:30-14:00: ‘Whaleboned Fashions: The use of whale baleen in clothing in sixteenth-century England and France’ 14:00 – 14:30: ‘Animal-based metal threads: an overview of materials and manufacturing techniques […]

Anjou: The Fontevraud Effigies and the Apocalypse Tapestry

Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Zoom Meeting
Medats Chats | Members only | Online Event
The effigies at the Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud are of Henry II (died 1189), his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (died 1204), their son Richard I (died 1199) and their daughter in law, Isabelle of Angouleme (died 1246), widow of King John. The Apocalypse Tapestry, which is in the Chateau of Angers, was commissioned about 1373 […]