Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH
The Fashion Museum is located in the Basement of the Assembly Rooms. The Assembly Rooms owned by the National Trust are mentioned in both of Jane Austen’s Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.
Fashion Museum Bath is celebrating footwear with its stunning new exhibition, Shoephoria! Showcasing 350 pairs of boots and shoes, including ‘star’ loans, Shoephoria! illustrates 300 years of shoe style.
40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT +44(0)1225 443000
Situated on the 2nd Floor of the Jane Austen Centre is the very popular Regency Tea Room, with the most delicious cakes and of course excellent afternoon tea – ‘Tea with Mr Darcy’! Rest your reticule, meet up with other Festival enthusiasts and come and soak up the atmosphere whilst savouring a pot of real leaf tea – Assam or Jane Austen blends are particularly good or for a more delicate flavour why not try Earl Grey?
Bath Theatrical Costume Hire warehouse is an Aladdin’s Cave of authentic costumes and can provide whole wardrobes of Regency outfits, from ballgowns to day wear.
Nelson Villas in Central Bath, by appointment only, 07968 301786
Anna Tham’s work is both enchanting and regal paying tribute to the Georgian tradition of using jewellery as tokens of love, longing and loss. Affordable majesty!