Family Dressing Demonstration

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Buy 2 or more events in our Telling Tales festival, Family Guided Tours and demonstrations  and a discount of 10 – 20%* will be added automatically to your basket.

*Buy 2 events and save 10%. Buy 3 events and save 15%. Buy 4 or more events and save 20%. Multibuy discount is not available in conjunction with Members’ discount.

Why were Elizabethans always on the edge of their seats? What did we do in a world before Velcro? How many Elizabethans does it take to get ready for a ball?

Bring your whole family to see our Family Dressing Demonstrations, where you can see how Elizabethan women got dressed – whether it was for a party, work, or just to sit around. Try on the clothes of a gentleman courtier, or a ne’er do well about town, learn to bow, ‘make a leg’ and doff your hat like a real Elizabethan!



Running time is approximately 30 minutes

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Terms and conditions
Child and adult tickets are the same price.
All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

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