Panniers, Pockets and Petticoats: Underwear in Georgian England – talk

Saturday, September 22, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Was it really fashionable to be ‘expensively and nakedly dressed’? Historian Dr Serena Dyer takes a peak beneath the petticoats of Austen and her heroines to see what women actually wore underneath those muslin gowns. Come along for a chance to see and handle reproduction stays from throughout Austen’s lifetime and to learn what went into creating the perfect Georgian silhouette.


Tickets: £10

Venue: The Mission Theatre, 32 Corn Street, BA1 1UF





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