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Historical Event, Sun 25 Mar 2018, £10


The Dressmaker: Victorian Extravagance in Detail

The Dressmaker: Victorian Extravagance in Detail


The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

01782 232323


Bethesda Street,

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Gorgeous gowns with fantastic frills, dramatic decoration and luscious lace abound in this talk by Meridith Towne celebrating the skill of the Victorian dressmaker. See what the dressmaker wears to dress the debutante in her new fabulous frock with original examples of display for you to study and admire.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 25 Mar 2018 13:00


. Please book in advance, tickets £10 and includes a Cream Tea, 1pm



Plan route to The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 881473  Lat: 53.02335 Long: -2.17742

From the M6, exit at junction 15 or 16 and take the A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. Follow the signs for the City Centre, Cultural Quarter, and The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

Bus services:
23, 23A every 10 minutes.
24 & 24A every 30 minutes.
25 every 10 minutes.

Nearest car parks are Lichfield Street and John Street Multi Storey. More car parking is available on Meigh Street Multi Storey.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stoke-on-Trent station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available