Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021

Members only | Online Event

Annual General Meeting This meeting is for Members only.  Members will receive a link to register for the meeting via email.  If you do not receive that email, please contact the Publicity Officer. Membership is available at a cost of £15 and is good for all MEDATS events for the year.  

Medats Annual Conference: Animals and Textiles


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Time: 13:30 GMT+1

Location: Online via Zoom

Online Event | Open to the public

  FREE to members, Non-member tickets £10 photo credit: Mairie de Bayeuxée_tapisserie.jpg Updated Schedule Current as of 6 May. Timings are given in UK time: GMT+1. 13:30-14:00: ‘Whaleboned Fashions: The use of whale baleen in clothing in sixteenth-century England and France’ 14:00 – 14:30: ‘Animal-based metal threads: an overview of materials and manufacturing techniques […]

Anjou: The Fontevraud Effigies and the Apocalypse Tapestry


Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021

Time: 15:00 GMT+1

Location: Zoom Meeting

Medats Chats | Members only | Online Event

Fauntevraud Effigies
The effigies at the Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud are of Henry II (died 1189), his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (died 1204), their son Richard I (died 1199) and their daughter in law, Isabelle of Angouleme (died 1246), widow of King John. The Apocalypse Tapestry, which is in the Chateau of Angers, was commissioned about 1373 […]