Programme 2023

adidas SPEZIAL exhibition

The evolution of adidas footwear past and present was presented in all its glory at the adidas SPEZIAL exhibition in Blackburn’s magnificent Cotton Exchange. Curated by Gary Aspden (adidas brand consultant and designer of the adidas SPEZIAL range), the exhibition featured shoes from his personal archive alongside those of other fellow adidas collectors. The showcase featured over 1200 pairs of rare adidas trainers. Highlights of the exhibition included numerous versions of the vintage adidas ‘City Series’ models with a full archive of the adidas SPEZIAL range.


Dates: Friday 4th to Sunday 20th October


Fri 4th October 12 – 8pm

and then Mon-Fri – 4pm-8pm

Sat & Sun – 12pm-8pm

Venue: Cotton Exchange, Blackburn

Entry: Free, no need to book