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Story of the White Wedding

Story of the White Wedding

Everyone loves a wedding!

Bringing family history photographs to life, this charming presentation celebrates the traditional white wedding in all its silk and satin glory.

Indulge your senses in the gorgeous array of original gowns from every decade of the 20th Century, each with a tale to tell. Discover the stories of blushing brides - and brazen ones too - as well as some scandalous alternatives to divorce.

Which gown will our young bride choose? The structured opulence of the Edwardian age? Knee-skimming 1920s lace? The bias-cut Hollywood glamour of the 30s? Or there's Austerity dressing in the war years, the New Look, sixties glamour, flower power, faux tulle... and flamboyant Princess Diana dress imitations from the 80s!

"Absolutely wonderful... brought back so many memories!"
- East Yorkshire Federation WI

"Everyone was absolutely delighted with your presentation and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. It was witty, erudite and brilliantly executed, and your passion for your subject was very much in evidence. Thank you for such a wonderful performance."
- National Trust Association (York)

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