A Symphony In White

Look where Berrington’s latest costume display has ended up…featured on the pages of the glossy and stylish September edition of Period Ideas Magazine! The article, features the exhibition ‘Symphony In White’ created by Professor Nancy Hills and currently on display at Berrington Hall. ‘Symphony In White’ is an exhibition of reproduction costume charting the chronology…

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A Cinderella Moment…

I don’t subscribe to the female stereotype of adoring shoes but I challenge anyone not to be excited, or just a little bit intrigued, by the rows and row of boxes in the┬áCostume Curator’s stores at Berrington Hall. Women’s shoes in the 18th century were predominantly made of fabric. The material was often patterned dress…

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Delicate Whites – Lace & whitework at Berrington Hall

A few weeks ago I discovered there is something of a tradition at Berrington Hall. Every year, in the run up to Christmas, the Costume Curator Althea Mackenzie displays a part of the Charles Paget Wade costume collection in the Dining Room. This weekend saw the Dining Room at Berrington filled with lace and whitework…

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