Wool, Jet and Whalebone
Date: Sat, 7 October 2023
Cost: £12.50 non-members, £10 for members
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History Wardrobe presents: WOOL, JET & WHALEBONE
Celebrating 200 years of fashionable life in Whitby. Come and join Lucy Adlington & Meridith Towne for this well-dressed history of Whitby women, featuring herring girls & holiday makers, cake-bakers & corsetry. We’ll explore the fascinating connections between clothes & local industry, showcasing original garments – from wooly swimsuits to luxurious mourning wear.
This event was specially commissioned for the bicentenary of Whitby Museum.
Pre-booking via Eventbrite is essential for this exciting event. Click Here to book. Tickets are priced at £12.50 for non-members and £10 for members of Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society.