Day School: Hoods, Hosen, Furs and Farthingales

Ref: C2225326

The 16th. Century saw many changes in the costume of men , women and children . We will consider the differing styles , fabrics , colours and accessories in their historical context .

Course aim

The day course will consider the differing styles, fabrics, colours and accessories - Tudor Dress from Henry VII, to Elizabeth I in their historical context .

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • State how dress was used to promote status in society .
  • Describe and evaluate the fashion for ` slashing ` and `pinking ` in costume
  • Explain why the use of fur declined throughout the 16th. century .

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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Day School: Hoods, Hosen, Furs and Farthingales

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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