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A Georgian Christmas Wedding

Christmas is a special time for weddings so come along and join the Georgian ladies as they prepare for their upcoming wedding day. Learn why marriage in Georgian times was not always for love and all about the new fashion of “honeymoons” and place your best for the runners in the maiden’s race! This event is part of the Armagh…

A Costume Cavalcade

This exhibition tells the story of dress over the last three hundred years showcasing some of the most important examples in the collection. The Museum has a long-established costume and textile collection which contains several outstanding pieces, particularly from the 18th century and this will be the first time that many of these fine examples have been on display creating…

In Her Shoes – Tredegar House

As part of Tredegar House; a Herstory we’re exploring the lives of two women who made Tredegar House their home in the early 20th century. Tredegar House has a deep history of strong and influential women and this autumn we are digging out and sharing the stories of Violet Mundy, the deputy Lady of the House and Norah Rogers, a…

Contemporary Art at Gibside

Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…

Contemporary Art at Gibside

Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…