Patrick Grant @ The Northern Art
The Northern School of Art are hosting a series of live talks and are thrilled to welcome renowned designer, Patrick Grant.
3pm, Wednesday 25th November 2020
The live event will be FREE and open to student and the PUBLIC. It will be streamed through Microsoft Teams and Patrick will be talking about the northern design industry, sustainable fashion, his jaw-dropping career and answering some of your questions.
Want to ask Patrick a question? We want YOU to film a 10-20 second clip on your mobile phone of yourself asking a question for Patrick, these will be played within the event. Please email your clips to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11.59pm, Sunday 22nd November 2020
See more information about Patrick Grant below:
Patrick’s career in fashion has seen him revitalise Savile Row tailor Norton & Sons, revive luxury menswear brand E. Tautz, and launch Hammond & Co. in partnership with Debenhams, the most successful designer collaboration in the department store’s history.
He has collaborated with and consulted for many fashion brands including Christopher Kane, Christian Louboutin, The Kooples, Rag & Bone, John Lobb, Barbour and Cartier. He won Menswear Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards in 2010.
Patrick is a media commentator on sustainability and manufacturing and is best known as a judge on the hit BBC2 series The Great British Sewing Bee, now in its 7th series.
In 2013 Patrick was made Honorary Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University’s School of Business and Society, in 2016 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, in 2017 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Heriot Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design, and in 2018 he was named Co-Chair of HRH The Prince of Wales’s educational charity ‘Future Textiles’. In the same year he gave a TED Talk about Community Clothing.
Throughout 2020 Patrick has been heavily involved in Britain’s response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Production at his Cookson & Clegg factory switched to protective wear for NHS and other healthcare workers and he has launched and led the highly successful Big Community Sew campaign.
Please sign up to the event at the link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/patrick-grant-the-northern-art
You will be sent a web link to the Microsoft Teams talk to the email you registered with.