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The History of Royal Fashion – GI 21 238 (Face to Face and Online)

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6 May 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 27 May 2022

Tutor: Lorraine Spindler BA (Hons) Dip Euro Hum

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Date: 6 May 2022
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 Fridays
Cost:
£46.40 – £56.00
Reference Code:
GI 21 238
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

We scrutinise the fashions of British royals from the 14th century to the present day.  How and why have these evolved? From the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection to contemporary texts, engravings, and photographs of British monarchs, their families and courtiers; we examine how fashion was worn to convey messages of power, status or to control their subjects. Did the royal family set trends and have they always demonstrated ‘good’ taste?

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