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Last updated 17th April 2024

January 2024
18th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Eaglescliffe Golf Club 
25th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Wokingham Borough Libraries virtual talk 
February 2024
10th Monday is Wash Day Macclesfield Library 
15th Opening The Wardrobe Yarm Ladies Luncheon Club
18th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Beit Terezin via Zoom
27th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Knaresborough Men's Forum
29th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Poynton WI
March 2024
3rd Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
7th Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Gateshead Central Library
12th Top of the Frocks - the 1980s show Youlgrave WI 
21st Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Kiplin Hall 
22nd Bumps, Babbies & Bairns The Word, South Shields 
26th Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Wallsend Library 
28th * 100 YEARS OF FASHION * Exhibition launch at Kirkleatham Museum * free exhibition runs until end of September *
April 2024
3rd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Sydney Jewish Museum virtual author talk 
11th Monday is Wash Day Middlethorpe Hall 
13th Wool, Jet & Whalebone Whitby Museum 
16th Monday is Wash Day Malbank Group WI
17th Monday is Wash Day Virtual presentation via Zoom 7pm BST Eventbrite tickets
24th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz University of Georgia virtual author talk via Zoom 4pm EST 10pm GMT
26th The Frock Shop - the 1960s show Dementia Forward fundraising event Pannal Village Hall 7.30pm * SOLD OUT *
May 2024
1st Divine Deco - the Art of the Dressmaker The Cloud Group of WIs, New Life Church Congleton 7.30pm lesleyreynolds65@gmail.com
7th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Pontefract Library 1pm pontefractlibrary@wakefield.gov.uk Ticketsource Tickets
9th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Market Weighton WI, Community Hall Market Weighton 7pm
21st Top of the Frocks - the 1980s show Wallsend Library, 6.30pm performance 
23rd Silk & Shoddy - the Victorian Woman's Wardrobe Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham 6.30pm Tel 01282 771004
June 2024
1st The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe  Yorkshire and Humber Embroiderers, Regen Centre, Riccall 2.15pm raybrownuk@yahoo.co.uk
8th Tracing Lost Lives Threads Textile Festival, Sunny Bank Mills Farsley 7.00pm www.sunnybankmills.co.uk
12th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Widnes WI, Farnworth 8pm Tel. Elain 07926118419 / Karen 07722748937
15th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz West Acre Theatre, Kings Lynn 7.30pm Tel 01760 755007
20th Mary Quant - Fashion Icon Kirkleatham Museum, details tbc
27th Silk & Roses Kiplin Hall 7pm info@kiplinhall.co.uk Tel 01748 818178 Buy Tickets
29th The Secret Life of Knitting Biddulph Town Hall - special solo show 5pm Tel Sue Garvey 07961 093332
July 2024
6th Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Bankfield Museum 1.30pm www.calderdale.gov.uk/museums
20th Silk & Roses Norwich Costume & Textile Association, The Costessy Centre, Norwich 2pm
26th Ladies of Leisure NYWFWI Masham Town Hall 2pm
August 2024
1st Ladies of Leisure Tickhill Community Library, at St Mary's Church Tickhill, 2pm Tel 01302 742871
10th Ladies of Leisure FEVA festival, Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough 7.30pm drama@feva.info www.feva.info
13th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz FEVA festival, Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough 7.30pm drama@feva.info  www.feva.info
15th Silk & Roses East Keswick Flower Club, East Keswick Village Hall 1.30pm
21st The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Shrine of Remembrance/Melbourne Holocaust Museum 6pm AEDT midnight BST 
September 2024
12th 100 Years of Fashion Special show for the History Wardrobe fashion exhibition at Kirkleatham Museum Enquiries
14th Tracing Lost Lives Derwent Valley Bridge library, details tbc
20th Ladies of Leisure The Word, South Shields 6pm pauline.martin@southtyneside.gov.uk
24th Ladies of Leisure North Shields Library, 7pm
26th Ladies of Leisure Kiplin Hall 7pm info@kiplinhall.co.uk Tel 01748 818178 Buy Tickets
October 2024
3rd Ladies of Leisure The Georgian Theatre Royal, 7.30pm admin@georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk
5th Ladies of Leisure Wakefield One 10am
9th Bumps, Babbies & Bairns Billingham Library 6.30pm www.stockton/gov.uk/book-library-event
11th Mary Quant - Fashion Icon Darlington Library 2.30pm
12th Ladies of Leisure Jane Austen Society Northern Branch, Clement's Hall, York 2pm jasocnorth1@gmail.com
17th Ladies of Leisure Middlethorpe Hall 11am + 3 course lunch j.betteridge@middlethorpe.com
23rd Monday is Wash Day Golden Plover Group WI, Bardsey Village Hall 7.30pm Brenda Sanderson 01937 573352 brendas723@gmail.com
26th Visions in Blue Ripon U3A details tbc
November 2024
7th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe Bramall Hall, Stockport 7pm  Buy Tickets
9th Visions in Blue St Matthews Church Leyburn 2.30pm www.blueboxt.org
13th Visions in Blue Virtual presentation via Zoom 7pm GMT Eventbrite Tickets
21st Party Frocks & Birthday Cake Pendle Luncheon Club, Tempest Arms, Elslack mason.judith@yahoo.co.uk
28th Tracing Lost Lives Luvly Lasses, details tbc
30th Tracing Lost Lives Cambridge Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers, Arbury Community Centre Cambridge, 2pm Enquiries
December 2024
6th A Wartime Christmas The Word, South Shields 6pm presentation
8th Top of the Frocks - a 1980s Christmas Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent 1pm
14th The Frock Shop at Christmas - 1960s fashion shopping Macclesfield Library 11am macclesfield.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk
 
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