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11 Mar 2023 - 30 Sep 2023

A Hat for All Seasons

Price: Free

Event description

Celebrating all things hats! This new exhibition examines the style, function, and symbolism of headwear in British society.

Showcasing highlights from the Museum collection and contemporary examples from Yorkshire milliners, the exhibition traces the evolution of the hat from the bonnet and topper of the Nineteenth Century to Royal Ascot and catwalk showstoppers of the present day.

Wear your best hat to the Museum on Saturday 11th March for our celebration of Hat Day, with prizes for the best hat and hat-related activities for all the family.

Please note that Bankfield Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm and closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Accessibility Information:

  • Disabled parking is to the rear of building with access via a ramp.
  • All of the Ground Floor is wheelchair accessible (main areas and galleries of museum).
  • Toilets, disabled toilet and baby change are all on ground floor.
  • Large print labels are available for exhibitions. and Handling Boxes are available for visually impaired visitors .
  • Please contact us to discuss any requirements, our staff will be glad to help you.

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