The Committee of Management of The Textile Institute Benevolent Committee is offering financial support of GBP £100.00 one off bursaries to assist 25 students who are a student at a university or college which is a Corporate Member of the Institute or studying on a programme which is accredited by…

The Textile Institute is 110 today! Our formal inauguration took place in Manchester on 22 April 1910. At that time there were 199 Foundation Members. Today we are thinking of all our members across the world and are encouraged by the support our networks bring in times such as these. Find out more…

The Textile Institute office staff are operating as normal during office hours 9.00-17.00 but  are working remotely from 19 March 2020 until further notice. Therefore please contact us via email tiihq@textileinst.org.uk instead of telephone. We appreciate your patience at this time.

This annual competition is a fantastic opportunity for independent designers, designers employed in the UK textile industry and students from UK universities and colleges to share their work and gain recognition. The Society’s annual Design Competition, with total prize money of over £14,500, is…

The Medals and Awards Committee is seeking nominations from industry and academia in a range of categories. Do you know someone whose contribution to textiles should be recognised? We want to highlight those people or organisations that have made a difference in the textiles world or The Textile…

The International Textile Flooring Academy (ITFA) course Introduction to Wool Carpets has been Approved with Credit by The Textile Institute. This course provides comprehensive coverage of the production and properties of tufted and woven carpet manufacture. The Textile Institute’s brand is the…

Dubbed ‘the Oscars of the Tailoring Trade’ by the Financial Times, The Golden Shears Award 2019 was held at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall, London, on 18th March. The biannual award seeks to reward tailors for their sartorial skills and sees 24 hopefuls vying for the £3000 prize money and a…