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Tailors Awards Winners 2023

The Aberdeen Tailor Incorporation were absolutely delighted to award joint winners Katie Prest and Mhiara MacKenzie their Certificates of Merit along with a cheque to be used for career enhancement purposes. Both students of Gray’s School of Art Aberdeen stated that the funding would be utilised to further their abilities with regard to cutting and tailoring.

All submissions were absolutely brilliant and innovative, including a piece based on Peterhead Prison Museum riot trousers!

 

Deacon Philip Sainsbury with the winners

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Aberdeen Blueberry Wellness

The Aberdeen Tailor Incorporation were delighted to donate £1070 to Aberdeen Blueberry Wellness. Funds were raised at their recent dinner dance
Aberdeen Blueberry Wellness is a Community Interest Company which exists to work with local, hard to reach, communities to improve key health and fitness concerns, via education and employment. The communities selected are in areas of multiple deprivation where health and social inequalities are most pronounced.
Pictured:
Deacon Philip Sainsbury of the Tailors Incorporation
Laura Walker, CEO of Blueberry Wellness
David Hamilton, Brand Ambassador

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Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation Awards – 13th April 2022

A huge well done to all the very creative students at Robert Gordon University Gray’s School of Art Aberdeen who participated in the 2022 Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation Awards.

A special well done to the winner Poppy McGrath and runner up Grace Angus for their stunning pieces which are pictured on the mannequins. …

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RGU Senior Lecturer becomes first female member sworn into Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation

A senior lecturer from Robert Gordon University has become the first female member to be admitted to the prestigious Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation.

Design Researcher and Senior Lecturer, Josie Steed, from Gray’s School of Art was sworn into The Aberdeen Tailor’s Incorporation at a special ceremony at Trinity Hall, Holburn Street, on Wednesday 2 March, as a new craft member and becomes the first female member in the Trade’s history. …

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RGU students commended for their creativity at Tailors trade award

Talented fashion and textile students from RGU Gray’s School of Art have been recognised at the ‘Professional Development Award Scheme’, organised by a branch of the historical Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.
The organisation, which was founded in 1587, includes The Tailors Incorporation which introduced the award last year following on from the Weaver Incorporation, which has had a similar award for its trade since 1987.

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Tailors Incorporation fundraising Bingo evening

On Friday 20th September the Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation held a fund raising Bingo evening in the function suite of the Ashvale Fish Restaurant to raise monies towards the funding of the annual Profession Development Awards for textile students at Gray’s School of Art.  The monies raised ensured that the project will continue for a number of years.  Around 70 family and friends of the Tailors members attended.

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