Celebrating 235 years of luxury knitwear manufacturing

John Smedley Ltd of Lea Mills, Derbyshire, was one of the first companies to install fully fashioned knitting machinery. Jane Middleton-Smith discusses the way the firm uses its business archive for inspiration, research and engagement.

This talk is part of the programme for the exhibition Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade

It takes place on Thursday 21 November, from 1-2pm at Djanogly Theatre, University Park.

Tickets cost £3 (with free concessions) and tickets must be booked in advance online or via the box office on 0115 846 7777

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