For over 20 years, on and off, members and friends have gathered in locations throughout Aotearoa New Zealand to share their ideas, expertise and enthusiasms. It’s a welcoming, informal weekend of wide-ranging presentations and conversations about dress and textiles.

We are delighted to advise that the 2024 symposium will be in another location new to our list, Whangārei, Friday 30 August – Sunday 1 September, with the theme of Social Fabric. More details will be supplied with the call for papers.

The 2023 Symposium took place in Ōamaru from Friday 5 – Sunday 7 May 2023 with a theme of Tradition. More information here.