When

  • Start date: 08 July 2017
  • End date: 08 July 2017
9.00-15.00

Ticketing info

£70/£63 HRP Members (includes lunch). 

Ticket holders can also attend an optional private view of the exhibition.

Separate fee (advanced booking required) Buy tickets online

Discover the skills and techniques of the key designers featured in the new Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition in this in-depth study day. Learn about the working relationship Diana, Princess of Wales had with Catherine Walker, Bruce Oldfield, David Sassoon and the Emanuels. The day includes lectures from Senior Curator Deirdre Murphy and Collection Curator Eleri Lynn,  handling workshops and lunch at Kensington Palace. Includes lunch and optional morning private view of the exhibition.

Eleri Lynn is the Collections Curator at Historic Royal Palaces. She has been the lead curator on the project team for Kensington Palace's new exhibition, Diana: Her Fashion Story. Eleri is interested in all aspects of historic fashion, especially underwear, and co-curated last year's V&A exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear.

Deirdre Murphy
is a Senior Curator at Historic Royal Palaces. She has special responsibility for the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection and for the curation of exhibitions and displays at Kensington Palace. Deirdre is Chairman of the Costume Society of Great Britain and has co-written Modern Royal Fashion: Seven Royal Women and their Style.

Explore what's on across the palaces

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is a major new dress exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Open daily

Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

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Open daily

Hampton Court Palace
Inspired by the Chapel Royal's magnificent ceiling, this bone china trinket box features gold stars and gilded musical cherubs.

Chapel Royal bone china trinket box

Inspired by the Chapel Royal's magnificent ceiling, this bone china trinket box features gold stars and gilded musical cherubs.

£29.00

This stylish cushion shows the evolution of British fashion and style from the 1700’s  through to the early 1800’s.

History of Fashion cushion

This stylish cushion shows the evolution of British fashion and style from the 1700’s through to the early 1800’s.

£22.99

A fascinating history of the rules governing royal dress and the modern royals who make 'dressing for the job' an art form.

Modern Royal Fashion

A fascinating history of the rules governing royal dress and the modern royals who make 'dressing for the job' an art form.

£10.99