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24 Jun 2023 - 30 Nov 2024

History Wardrobe Presentations

Price: £20

Event description

Linked to the ‘Opening the Wardrobe’ exhibition at Bankfield Museum in 2023, you can enjoy four evening presentations by History Wardrobe.


The Frock Shop

Thursday 20th April 2023

Fashion shopping in the sixties. Celebrate the decade’s brilliant designs – from mini to maxi – in a riot of Lurex, Bri-nylon, crisp cottons and Crimplene! Why not get in the groove by dressing up for the occasion?

Doors: 6:30pm. Start: 7:30pm.


Monday is Wash Day

Saturday 24th June 2023

A hilarious new show featuring pinnies, poshers and washtubs galore. The Two Lucys plunge into the suds and stains of historical laundry and discover how to get your toga, petticoats or collars whiter-than-white!

Doors: 6:30pm. Start: 7:30pm.


Divine Deco – the Art of the Dress Maker

Saturday 16th September 2023

Fashions of the 1920’s showcase sensational dressmaking skills. From slinky bohemian pjs to beautiful bias-cut gowns, we explore a fascinating array of home-made and couture-quality clothes from this dazzling decade.

Doors: 6:30pm. Start: 7:30pm.


Top of the Frocks – A 1980s Christmas!

Thursday 30th November 2023

The Two Lucys revisit the 1980’s for power-dressing, ultra-glamour and even fitness kit for after the festive feasting. Roll up your stonewash jeans, flick your perm and grab your plastic bangles… this is going to be so much fun!

Doors: 6:30pm. Start: 7:30pm.


Tickets £20


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

Accessibility Information:

  • NB Please note that this exhibition is located on the top floor of this historic building. Please contact us before visiting to discuss nay access requirements, our staff will be glad to help you.

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