History Wardrobe

Welcome to the History Wardrobe Website!

Our popular presentations can be enjoyed at venues across the UK, from village halls to stately homes. We have a wonderfully busy events diary performing for many museums, heritage sites, literary festivals, historical societies, luncheon clubs, NADFAS and WI groups.

You can contact us to make a booking and for your costume history research enquiries - we're always happy to help. Click here for details on current fees and expenses.

Why not share your own memories in our costume survey?

Lucy Adlington’s new novel The Red Ribbon is published September 21st, inspired by the true stories of the dressmakers of Auschwitz.

You can also enjoy our costume history book Stitches in Time - The Story of the Clothes We Wear. For costumes of WW1 try Great War Fashion - Tales from the History Wardrobe and Fashion: Women in World War One.

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