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200 Years Of Brides

200 Years Of Brides

In partnership with Hope House Costume Museum


Thursday 29th February 2024 10am-8pm


The Assembly Rooms | The Crescent | SK17 6BH


Wheelchair friendly, accessible toilet, lift

Please note: exhibition hours have been extended to 8pm.


Enjoy a Leap Day with a difference, visit the Crescent Assembly Rooms on Thursday 29 February and discover 200 Years Bridal Fashion! 

The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are delighted to welcome back expert textile valuer, Notty Hornblower of the Hope House Costume Museum to present a splendid display of ‘200 Years of Bridal Fashion’ in the elegant surroundings of the Assembly Rooms at the Ensana Buxton Crescent Hotel. Join us for a wonderful opportunity to view historic costumes and unique accessories. The fashion showcase will display a small selection of wedding outfits from the museum’s outstanding collection that will take you on a journey of wedding fashions through the decades from Victorian to vintage and bizarre to beautiful.


Please note: this exhibition is free and you don’t need to book.

If you’d like to support the work of Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust, and help us organise more cultural events in Buxton, you can donate £2 via this page.

Thanks for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you on the 29th!


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For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

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