Diana’s Fashion Story

Tweet A couple of weeks ago I  visited the exhibition of Princess Diana’s dresses at Kensington Palace in London. It traced the development of the Princess’s style, from the demure, romantic outfits when she was first […] Read more »

Regency at Rothbury

Tweet Had a very enjoyable evening last Tuesday presenting my Regency Talk and Costume Display  – Enter the World of Jane Austen Talk for Rothbury WI. One of the best venues we have ever had.  […] Read more »

Lovely Lincoln

Tweet We really enjoyed presenting my ‘Enter the World of Jane Austen – Regency Costume Talk with Display’ for Lincoln WI last Monday. We arrived in Washborough near Lincoln early evening and were welcomed in […] Read more »

Marie Antoinette Talk

Tweet Just thought I would let you know that I have completed my new talk for 2017 it is called ‘Queen of Fashion : What Queen Marie Antoinette wore to the Revolution’ My exciting talk […] Read more »

Heighton WI

Tweet     Last night we presented our Regency Talk and Costume Display for Heighton WI – Heighton is a very pretty village quite close to Newton Aycliffe.It was for a special WI event called […] Read more »

Tudor Talk

Tweet Last Friday  21 October we presented our Tudor Talk for a ladies group in Brancepeth. My talk included Tudor Underwear and costumes inspired by King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and Mary Queen […] Read more »

Marie Antoinette Gown

Tweet Decorating my Robe a La Francaise I am writing a new talk about Fashion and Queen Marie Antoinette.  I have already designed and made a number of garments for my new lecture which include […] Read more »

Tudors at Thropton WI

Tweet Earlier this week we presented our Tudor Talk with costume display for Thropton WI. Thropton is a very pretty village in Northumberland which is next to the picturesque town of Rothbury. We were located […] Read more »