Join Dressmaker and Costume Historian Merideth Towne as she takes you into the world of the Victorian dressmaker. Find out about gorgeous gowns with fantastic frills, dramatic decoration and luscious lace in this talk that explores the skill of the Victorian dressmaker.
Celebrate the sumptuous styles of the era whilst also considering the cost of the gowns on the women who made them.
As part of Jarrow Festival. Tickets available from Jarrow Focus Library.