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Costume Society Scotland


Monthly Guest Speakers return to what's on

Monday nights

1 October 2018

The Evolution of Scottish Police Uniforms

Alastair Dinsmor MBE

Curator, Glasgow Police Museum


12 November 2018

‘From Red Coats to Camouflage’

A brief history of uniforms worn by Scottish infantry regiments

Desmond Thomas

Curator, Museum of the Royal Regiment, Edinburgh Castle


3 December 2018

Christmas Party


7 January 2019

‘Embroidered Stories’

The Needlework Development Scheme, it’s Revival and Re-invention

Lindy Richardson

Programme Director, Textiles, Edinburgh College of Art


4 February 2019

‘Japan & Shanghai , how this trip influenced my work’ Sheana M Stephen DA

Artist Jeweller


4 March 2019

‘A 21st Century Viking’

A Re-enactment Approach to Medieval Clothing

Jill Kirkwood

Re-enactor and Viking enthusiast


1 April 2019

‘Tales of the Old Department Stores of Edinburgh’

Jane Tulloch

Novelist who writes about Department Stores following employment experience in the 1970s


6 May 2019

Annual General Meeting


June 2019

Summer outing (details later)






Members (and visitors) are encouraged to bring in talk related photos, accessories, garments etc to share with members before and after meetings



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