Dressing for the Pleasure Garden
Friday 14 September, 4pm
Sarah Jane Downing
Tickets £ 7/ £5 Afternoon tea served in the Garden Café from 3pm
To see and be seen was the fashionable pleasure of promenading in the Pleasure Gardens of the eighteenth century. Author Sarah Jane Downing shares her research and offers a fascinating insight into eighteenth-century costume and the influence that the garden events, such as masquerades, had on blurring social boundaries and inspiring new fashions.