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Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014: Events

Bruce Oldfield: Talking Fashion
Bruce Oldfield: Talking Fashion

Wed 24 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Bruce Oldfield is one of Britain’s most acclaimed fashion designers.

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Till death Us Do Part: The Macabre Drawing Salon
Till death Us Do Part: The Macabre Drawing Salon

Sat 27 September 2014 14:00

PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Sketch skeleton brides and 'Morte Couture' wedding gowns at Art Macabre's alternative altar of love, death and broken hearts.

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Kerry Taylor: Fashion at Auction
Kerry Taylor: Fashion at Auction

Tue 30 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Fashion expert and auctioneer, Kerry Taylor has handled the sale of some of the most important collections in the world of twentieth-century fashion – including the wardrobes of Eva Gardner, Diana Vreeland, Robbie Williams, and Diana, Princess of Wales.

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A Vintage Wedding: Hand Embroidered Souvenir Napkins
A Vintage Wedding: Hand Embroidered Souvenir Napkins

Sat 11 October 2014 10:30

ONE DAY WORKSHOP: Enjoy crafting your own souvenir piece for your home, a special event or loved one.

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How to be Fabulous in Business
How to be Fabulous in Business

Sun 12 October 2014 10:30

PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: This masterclass will cover all aspects of how to set up in a competitive environment - from
marketing and financial legalities to advice for breaking into retail.

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Waterford Crystal: Contemporary Design
Waterford Crystal: Contemporary Design

Mon 13 October 2014 19:00

To celebrate Waterford Crystal's sponsorhip pf the exhibition 'Wedding Dresses 1775-2014', designer Jo Sampson talks about the evolution of the company over the past two centuries.

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Beauty and the Bride: Weddings and the Wedding Industry
Beauty and the Bride: Weddings and the Wedding Industry

Sat 08 November 2014 10:00

STUDY DAY: Discover the different rituals, styles and customs associated with weddings from the late 18th-century to today.

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Couture Beading: Bridal Embellishments
Couture Beading: Bridal Embellishments

Fri 12 December 2014 10:30

3 DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Learn how to construct beaded braids, chains, buttons, drops and tassels to use as trims and embellishments for bridal wear, accessories or bridal jewellery.

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