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I Say, What A Charming Lawn Party!

Announcement!

The Duke and Duchess of Buckingham and The Stafford Society will host “A Victorian & Steampunk Lawn Party” on Sunday May 22nd 2016 from Noon until Four o’clock at “Stafford Manor” (aka the Kneeland Walker House in Wauwatosa, WI). 194 more words

Non-Fiction

8. Last minute & lift off

Greetings all again,
It’s a week till lift off now and things are starting to amp up as our time for preparation draws to a close. 248 more words

Botn

The Ring Of Confidence?

Some experiences defy description. They can only be reported.

I attended the Whiteman Park classic car show and looked at all the old cars. Amongst them was a preserved scout car – presumably used by a reconnaissance unit in the Australian Army some time ago. 365 more words

Cars

Wartime Weekend

From Geoff Thompson, Lincolnshire TV:

Coming up, a special weekend at the Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre, formerly RAF Metheringham, celebrating the men and women of 101st Airborne Division, many of whom gave their lives in World War II. 227 more words

Events

The Buttercup Ball and the 1895 evening gown

A long overdue post on a rather splendid ball we attended in London, in December.

The Buttercup Ball was organized by Stuart Marsden ( the dance master for our   495 more words

Dressmaking

It's Never About The Pictures...

Recently someone reposted a series of pictures on Facebook that had a political message – not surprising in an election year or at a time when crises overwhelm Europe. 411 more words

Photography

On a Spring Fair Day…

A post by Queen’s University Public History intern, Cliodhna NicBhranair.

For as long as I can remember, to get to work in a folk museum, dress up in period costume and talk to people all day seemed like the dream job! 687 more words

Public History