Queen of Fashion

Tweet My latest talk is titled ‘Marie Antoinette and What She Wore to the Revolution. My talk included a costume display consisting of reproduction 18th Century underwear  – chemise/shift, corset/stays and hooped underskirt called panniers. […] Read more »

The First Ladies

Tweet   On my recent trip to Canada and the USA I had the pleasure to visit a splendid exhibition called ‘The First Ladies at the Smithsonian’ in the National Museum of American History In […] Read more »

Marie Antoinette Talk

Tweet Today I presented my new talk ‘Marie Antoinette and What to she wore to the Revolution’ at the Primrose Centre in Jarrow for the University of the Third Age. This is the third time I have […] Read more »

Mr Darcy at Doncaster

Tweet   We presented my Regency Talk ’Enter the World of Jane Austen’ at the Mansion House in Doncaster yesterday afternoon.  Doncaster’s elegant Mansion House,a focus for civic pride, has dominated the High Street for […] Read more »

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 »