I was invited to the local French Society's Bastille Day Masquerade Dinner and Ball at the lovely Coachman Hotel last Saturday, with fellow partners in crime Liane and Hannah. Not yet having an 18th Century dress in my wardrobe, Liane came to the rescue and lent me one of hers. I decorated a mask to… Continue reading Bastille Day Masquerade
In April this year, The Coach House Museum put on a Skills and Trades of Yesteryear Open Day. This sounded like a fun day out as I hadn't visited the museum and they were inviting people to dress in period dress (bribing them by holding a best-dressed competition). I already had a couple of dresses… Continue reading The Coach House
When I first heard about Steam Incorporated's Kapiti Coast Express Family Fun Day I immediately thought it would be perfect for an excursion in period dress. It didn't take much convincing to get Liane on board and, as the day fell on her birthday, she also thought that it would be a fun way to… Continue reading Capers on the Kapiti Coast, Part I
In March this year I went along to the Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum for their opening of the 150 Years of Waipukurau exhibition.