Castle Howard Costumes

Tweet I recently visited Castle Howard (June 2022) and they currently have a wonderful exhibition of film costumes so I thought I would share photographs of the costumes and the information included in the exhibition. […] Read more »

The Quilters Guild

Tweet I presented my Regency Talk for the Quilters Guild in Stannington in Northumberland yesterday. Had a great afternoon – the ladies in the group really enjoyed my talk – we certainly enjoyed presenting it. […] Read more »

Textile Talk

Tweet I presented my Tudor Talk and Costume Display for The Border Textile Group last week. We were in Foulden near Berwick in a large airy hall in the centre of the village – the […] Read more »

Regency Talk 2021

Tweet I presented my Regency Talk for Middlesbrough Teesside Women’s Institute last Saturday at St Marys Centre in Middlesbrough. After a couple of years of postponements due to the current health crisis it was wonderful […] Read more »

Regency Emma Spencer

Tweet I am presenting a number of costume events next year including “Enter the World of Jane Austen – Regency Costume Talk with Display”– A very interesting, lively, humorous and informative lecture about the design and construction […] Read more »

Dickensian Festival

Tweet My sister Carol and I enjoyed a great day in Grassington this Christmas wearing our 19th century inspired costumes for the Dickensian Street Festival.   There was plenty to see and do, including wonderful […] Read more »

Tudor Talk 10 June 2019

Tweet Join me Julia Soares-McCormick for an entertaining, lively and informative talk demonstrating the design and construction of my handmade reproduction gowns, and a brief history of the people who wore them, including Elizabeth I, […] Read more »