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04 Feb 2023 - 30 Aug 2023

Opening the Wardrobe

Price: Free

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Opening the Wardrobe – The History Wardrobe Collection of Lucy Adlington

A unique exhibition celebrating women’s clothes and the stories they tell. This exclusive exhibition features highlights from the private collection of dress historian Lucy Adlington. Lucy runs the History Wardrobe series of costume-in-context presentations, combining history, fashion and tons of fun. The collection spans over 250 years of design, making, wearing and sharing. Whether ‘glad rags’ or just rags, this exhibition celebrates the way clothes hold powerful memories and link us across generations.

Find out more about History Wardrobe.

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

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  • 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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