Registration Open!! The Art School is looking forward to hosting a three day event from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June 2018, to promote costume making and the associated specialist skills vital to theatre, opera, film and television. Bringing together costume technicians and designers to exchange ideas, learn from others and celebrate their art, the symposium is organised by award winning costume designers Susannah Buxton and Catriona Tyson and involves leading figures, including designers from Game of Thrones, The Crown and Downton Abbey.

Costume Symposium

Registration now open!!

Earlybird fee for registration by 18 May £150 for 3 days

Regular fee for registration by 8 June    £180 for 3 days

Keynote Speakers;

Michele Clapton:  Costume Designer, Game of Thrones and The Crown

Professor Roger Kneebone:  Surgeon, championing collaboration between skills.

Workshops with:

Sean Barrett:  Milliner

Riina Oun: Handmade Gloves

Kunza: Corsetiere

Miriam Schultz: Embellishment& Patination

Anne Oldham: Makeup Design

Vicky Salway: Women’s Period Tailoring

For further information and booking email:


The Costume Symposium would like to thank Cosprop Ltd, The Costume House and City & Guilds of London Art School for their generous support.


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