Each month our members are invited to an exciting talk with a member of the millinery world. 

Please check back on this page for further updates on who will be talking to us exclusively.

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Beverley Edmondson

Tues 6th July - 8pm

Millinery is about more than just making - it also involves building and running a business. British milliner Beverley Edmondson offers practical insight , tips and tools on how to obtain and retain clients.

Ian Bennett

Tues 7th Sept - 8pm

Ian Bennett is a loved British milliner, known for his innovative work with feathers. During this talk Ian will be discussing the properties of feathers and what is the difference between each. And how each lends itself to dying and manipulation, as well as showing us his work.

Elly Stemerdink & Marianne Jongkind

Tues 3rd Aug - 8pm

Dutch milliners Elly Stemerdink and Marianne Jongkind talk about their book “Hat Couture” and share tips for photographing your hats. Elly also shares what's next for The Hat Magazine

Previous talks

1st June 2021 - Rebecca Share from Hat Atelier

*whilst every effort is made to ensure the monthly talks are presented as advertised, in the unlikely event of unforeseen circumstances we will endeavour to replace the speaker with someone of equal interest