Jane Austen Talk

The Journal Newspaper 22 March 2014Please read today’s article in The Journal about my work and my new talk ‘Enter the World of Jane Austen’ – to be presented at Wallsend Customer First Centre on Thursday 7th April  at 7 pm.A very interesting, lively, humorous and informative lecture about the design and construction of my Regency inspired gowns

Read the article online –


A display of costumed mannequins will accompany my talk. – Included are an ornate gold-encrusted court gown inspired by clothes worn by Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, A very pretty white cotton afternoon dress fit for Jane Austen worn with bonnet, chemisette and spencer, also included is  a sumptuous lilac silk ball gown embellished with gold and lilac guipure lace,  it is worn with a turban, fan and gloves, a stunning outfit fit for the Netherfield Ball!  A pretty cotton morning dress, underwear and accessories worn during this period will also be included.

To book a place for my talk call Wallsend Customer First Centre on (0191) 643 2075, or call into any North Tyneside Library.


Can I just thank Polly for her excellent article in the Journal – it was a pleasure to talk to her!

Hope to see you all at my lecture with display – you will be very welcome!

Journal right side of page

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