Fashion

Museum famous for royal fashion exhibitions could find itself homeless

The Fashion Museum in Bath is a world-renowned museum that houses a collection of 100,000 objects covering several centuries. Currently housed in the basement of the Bath Assembly Rooms, it unfortunately will need to find a new home by March 2023. The National Trust, who owns the Assembly Rooms, wants to use the building to create an immersive experience for visitors of Georgian Bath. It…
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Cabinet Office Blocks Publication of Lord Mountbatten's Diaries

Lord Louis Mountbatten was closely tied to the British Royal Family for his entire life. Born Prince Louis of Battenberg at Frogmore House at Windsor, he was a great-grandchild of Queen Victoria. Lord Mountbatten was murdered in 1979 but has remained a major figure in the royal story and his role in the development of the modern House of Windsor has been brought to a new audience through his…
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Windsor Castle set to reopen on 17 May

Along with many other historic sites, Windsor Castle will be reopening on Monday, 17 May. The UK entered its third lockdown in January 2021 and has slowly been easing restrictions since mid-April. In England, museums, theatres, and historic sites can reopen on Monday.  Windsor Castle has been home to English and then British monarchs for nearly 1,000 years. The Queen has spent most of the…
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Sanditon to return for 2nd and 3rd series - royal star likely to play character in the show

There is excellent news for Sanditon viewers everywhere; PBS has confirmed that a second and third series have been given the greenlight. And royal watchers everywhere will be excited too, as a member of the royal family may be returning to the show. Sanditon is based on the unfinished Jane Austen novel that she was writing when she died in 1817. It follows Charlotte Heywood in the…
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