Fashion and Freedom

The garments displayed reveal how women’s bodies were initially restricted by their clothing. The exhibition demonstrates that, over time, women began to be freed from the fetters of long, cumbersome skirts, tight, restrictive bodices, corsets and headwear. The display includes a small but important section on the history of the women’s suffrage movement. It also explores the fascinating stories of Elsie Duval and Olive Beamish, militant Suffragettes.

Suitable for
Any age

Admission
Free entry Tuesday to Friday 12.30 to 4.30 Saturday 11 to 4


Source: http://www.culture24.org.uk/se000235?id=EVENT577831


Exhibitions and events from this museum

Liquid History

This new exhibition takes a look at some of the Borough’s rivers; their history...

For Your Tomorrow

When Britain entered the First World War in August 1914 no-one could have...

Dressed For Best

Garments selected from The Olive Matthews Collection Suitable for Family...

First World Ward Day

This free family activity hosted by Chertsey Museum at Victory Park,...

Activities from this museum

We don't have anything to show you here.


Suggested Content