History Wardrobe

Events Diary 

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Last updated 25th May 2017


February 2017
1st        PORTRAIT OF A LADY - Middlethorpe Hall, York
2nd       A VERY VICTORIAN LADY - Hands on History Museum, Hull
7th        DESTINATION: UNKNOWN - 1940s writing workshop
            Harrogate Ladies College
8th        FROCKS ON PARADE - Osprey Luncheon, Brantingham
11th      TEA GOWNS & TEATIME - Bagshaw Museum, Batley
12th     DRESSED TO IMPRESS - Darlington Head of Steam Museum
22nd    JOLLY HOCKEYSTICKS - Wakefield Museum
25th    FABULOUS FIFTIES - Kiplin Hall, nr Richmond
28th    DRESSED TO IMPRESS - Gateshead Central Library

March 2017
2nd      TITANIC - Nelson Dinner Club
3rd       AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - The Word, South Shields
8th       WOMEN AND THE GREAT WAR - Wakefield Cathedral
9th       JANE AUSTEN'S LADIES OF A CERTAIN AGE - Tangent club
11th     SILK - Durham Embroiderers Guild
12th    A VERY VICTORIAN LADY - Oakwell Hall, Batley
21st     DRESSED TO IMPRESS - Wallsend Customer First Centre
            Society (Northern Branch)  
28th     PINK, THE TRUE STORY - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle
29th    PINK, THE TRUE STORY - NYFEWI, Scarborough
30th     TITANIC - Tickhill Library, Doncaster  

April 2017
4th     JOLLY HOCKEYSTICKS - West Yorkshire Fed WI, Ilkley
6th     TEA GOWNS & TEATIME - Guisborough Women's Luncheon Club
7th     AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - Middlethorpe Hall, York
22nd    FROCKS ON PARADE - Creswell Social Centre, Crewswell, Derbys.
23rd    FABULOUS FIFTIES - * special fundraising event for the Friends of
            Richardson hospital* Barnard Castle 
26th    WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION lecture, University of East Anglia

May 2017
6th       AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - St Michael's Church Lichfield
8th      AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - Forest Group WI
  AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - Cameo Group, Mansfield
16th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - North Shields Customer First Centre
18th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Gateshead Central Library
19th    FABULOUS FIFTIES - Fundraising luncheon at Wetherby Golf Club
22nd    DRESSED TO IMPRESS - Sandhurst Library, Bracknell
23rd    DRESSED TO IMPRESS - Woodley Library, Reading

June 2017
11th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Potteries Museum & Gallery, Stoke
            1.30pm presentation  melanie.firman@stoke.gov.uk
13th    GREAT WAR FASHION - West Yorkshire History Centre
           6.30pm presentation  educationandoutreach@wyjs.org.uk  
14th    FABULOUS FIFTIES - Callerton Garden & Flower Club
            Ponteland Memorial Hall   2pm presentation
16th    DRESSED TO IMPRESS -  Thornaby Central Library *venue change*
            6.30pm presentation  Crossing the Tees Book Festival
20th    PINK: THE TRUE STORY - Market Bosworth Festival
            7.30pm presentation    Market Bosworth Parish Hall
            www.bosworthfestival.co.uk  Doors open 6.45pm
22nd    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Hartlepool Central Library
            7pm presentation  Crossing The Tees Book Festival
24th    FAIRYTALE FASHION - Norwich Costume & Textile society
           2pm presentation  pauline.white66@yahoo.com
28th    FROCKS ON PARADE - Guisborough NAFAS
29th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley
           7pm presentation  Tel (01282) 771004
30th    TITANIC - Middlethorpe Hall, York
            10.30am drinks, 11am presentation 12.30pm luncheon
            To book please call Julia on (01904) 661301

July 2017
5th     BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Social Lites, Flixton
           8pm presentation
           Our Lady and the English Martyrs Parish Centre, Urmston
6th     BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle
          7.30pm presentation  www.tulliehouse.co.uk
15th    V for VICTORY - The Minton Centre, Hartshill, Stoke
            3pm presentation  j.m.andrew@keele.ac.uk
20th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Doncaster Mansion House
            2pm presentation   peter.clegg@doncaster.gov.uk
21st    TITANIC - The Word, South Shields
            7pm presentation                                                                                                  https://theworduk.org/whats-on/history-wardrobe-presents-titanic/
28th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Bettys Tearooms, Harrogate
           7.30pm presentation and 3 course dinner
            Tel. (01423) 814070

August 2017
1st       'ALL WRITERS GREAT AND SMALL' - Yorkshire Day celebration
            Middlethorpe Hall York, details tbc
14th    PINK: THE TRUE STORY - Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough
           7.30pm presentation     http://www.feva.info/
16th    TEA GOWNS & TEATIME - Aldermaston, details tbc
17th    TEA GOWNS & TEATIME - Phyllis Court Members Club, Henley
           Tel. Jane Jackson (01491) 576054     2pm presentation
19th    BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond
            7.30pm presentation   Tel (01748) 823710
            Part of GeorgFest 2017

September 2017
8th       BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Middlethorpe Hall, York
            1pm drinks, 1.30pm presentation, 3pm buffet afternoon tea         
            To book please call Julia n (01904) 661301
16th    GOTHIC FOR GIRLS - The Mission Theatre, Bath
            * part of the Jane Austen Festival *
            6pm presentation  Jane Austen Festival programme 2017           
21st    Publication of THE RED RIBBON novel  pre-order here
24th    THE RED RIBBON - Leicestershire & Rutland WI
            Lunch & presentation
29th    WOMEN & THE GREAT WAR - Poppleton Historical Society
            The Tithe Barn, Poppleton
            7.30pm dinner and presentation

October 2017
1st        THE RED RIBBON - National Holocaust Memorial Centre, Newark
            1pm presentation   details tbc
4th       THE RED RIBBON - Lichfield Library, The Friary
            7pm presentation   Tel. (01543) 510700
5th      THE RED RIBBON - Darby & Joan Hall, Cottingham
            7.30pm presentation  Tel. Val Wright (01482) 843976
6th        THE RED RIBBON - The Word, South Shields, details tbc
7th       FABULOUS FIFTIES - Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate
            3pm presentation  Tel (01423) 556188  museums@harrogate.gov.uk
9th       THE RED RIBBON - Middlesbrough Central library, details tbc
12th    AGATHA CHRISTIE & ART DECO - National Trust Assoc. York
            St Edward the Confessor Community Hall, York
19th    THE RED RIBBON - Tickhill Library, Doncaster
            2pm presentation
20th    PORTRAIT OF A LADY - The Early Dance Circle
            Riley-Smith Hall, Tadcaster   8pm presentation
            ** LAST CHANCE TO SEE **
            Society (Scottish Branch)  Edinburgh
            2pm presentation.  Contact Ann Bates figment1@btinternet.com
24th    THE RED RIBBON - Gateshead Central Library
            6.30pm presentation  Tel. (0191) 43382420
            or book online www.gateshead.gov.uk/whatson
25th    OH MY POOR NERVES! - Heart of Tyne WI, Riding Mills
26th    THE RED RIBBON - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle
            7.30pm presentation   www.tulliehouse.co.uk
28th    THE RED RIBBON - Dunnington Library Reading Room
            7pm presentation   www.exploreyork.org.uk/bigcityread

November 2017
1st        WISH YOU WERE HERE... - Scarborough Ladies Luncheon Club
2nd      THE RED RIBBON - Whitley Bay Customer First Centre
            7pm presentation  Library.Events@northtyneside.gov.uk
            Tel. (0191) 6435390
4th       THE RED RIBBON - SYFWI - Rockingham Centre, Barnsley
8th       JOLLY HOCKEYSTICKS - Birmingham Federation of Townswomens'
            Guilds  2pm presentation.  Carr's Lane Church centre
9th       TITANIC The Yorkshire Club, The Parsonage, Escrick
            Tel. Jane Issot (01904) 488174  ** LAST CHANCE TO SEE **
11th     BAD GIRLS & BONNETS - Ripon & District U3A
            St John's Chapel, Bondgate  10.30am
16th     THE RED RIBBON - Middlethorpe Hall, York
            1pm drinks  1.30pm presentation  3pm buffet afternoon tea
            To book please call Julia n (01904) 661301
26th     JOLLY HOCKEYSTICKS - Darlington Head of Steam Museum
            1.30pm presentation  Tel. (01325) 405060

December 2017
3rd     GOTHIC FOR GIRLS - Potteries Museum & Gallery, Stoke
           1.30pm presentation  melanie.firman@stoke.gov.uk
2018 dates will be posted soon!