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MEETINGS FOR 2015-2016

Society of Dyers and Colourists
Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 2PW 
Wednesday 07 December 2016 
13.00 - 17.30 hrs

The SDC is an independent, educational charity dedicated to advancing the science and technology of colour worldwide.
Established in 1884, they have been representing their members and industry for over 125 years.
They are also a global organisation, with their Head Office in Bradford UK, and they have an international network of regions and activities


13.00 - 14.00 hrs Christmas Lunch Sold Out  
14.20 - 14.30 hrs Introduction    
14.30 - 15.30 hrs Understanding Colour lecture A presentation covering colour theory and the history of colour knowledge, including many interesting colour factoids. paint cans
15.30 - 16.00 hrs SDC Colour Experience Gallery Tour   Gallery
16.00 - 16.20 hrs Halstead-Granville Tea    
16.20 - 17.20 hrs Colour in Textiles – Wool
This talk takes you through the whole process of wool processing in worsteds, woollens and carpet yarns and give lots of samples to look at and feel and discuss the variation in colour that can occur depending on the type of fibre originally chosen, the impact of fine deniers on colour for worsteds, the matt effect that comes from high crimp and different amino acids present, the variability of the fibre because of the natural element of its production. And examples of its coloration. wool 2
17.20 - 17.30 hrs Concluding Remarks    

Venue: map
Society of Dyers and Colourists
Colour Experience
1 Providence Street
West Yorkshire

NOTE: Maps and directions available as PDFs for downloading from:

13.00 hrs until 17.30 hrs

Tickets are required for admission to the lectures, gallery tour and Halsted-Granville tea.
Obtain your ticket by clicking the ORANGE Eventbrite button below: you will be sent an email with your ticket that you may download to your phone or to print out. Bring your ticket to show at the door.
Tickets free to Colour Group Members
Non-members must pay £5.00 for their ticket

Eventbrite - JOINT MEETING: Colour Group (GB) and Society of Dyers and Colourists

If you are not a member of the Colour Group (GB) why not join now - it is only £20 p.a. - and you could come to Bradford for free! Click the Membership Link.

Christmas Lunch:
Sold Out

DATE 01 December 2016