Category Archives: Hathaways of Haworth

Please Mr Darcy

We have been privileged to have one of our photos used by Author Susan Mason- Milks for  the cover of her forthcoming book. a sneak preview  of both the work and cover can be seen here,, http://austenauthors.net/please-mr-darcy-cover-reveal-susan-mason-milks/smm-pmd-postcard-cover-240w Advertisements

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Showtimes The Tudors ,a love/ hate relationship .

The Tudors series by showtime  has had a mixed reception ,,roughly  split between  academics ,historians and costumers who hate it and everyone else who loves it .I was really excited when I heard the series would be on initially, but … Continue reading

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Haworth 1940s weekend a cheats guide to the 1940s look

As Haworth 1940s weekend is this Saturday ,heres brief cheats guide to looking authentic without buying vintage 40s clothing,which while  being without doubt the most desirable option is often not practical especially if like myself  you are curvy and big … Continue reading

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The hidden Charlotte Bronte

I am going to be  at the Bronte parsonage museum for Charlottes birthday next weekend and I have been working on  a talk to give visitors who may not know much about the Brontes an introduction to Charlotte ,but which … Continue reading

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The18thc costumes images resource

As there’s currently no 18thc  image page on the blog here’s a brief overview of my 18thc costumes The first is a very early style Sacque back or Robe a la francais ,this has less decoration and is fuller than … Continue reading

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The historical reliablity (or otherwise) of New Testament texts

As I have a background in The roman Empire and the Roman family,classical studies, first century Judaism  and the archaeology of ancient Israel  and its texts ,,which I studied under renowned scholars such as professor G Brookes foremost authority on … Continue reading

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Wuthering bikes, the Bronte tour de france shoot

Sarah  and Yvonne were the Bronte sisters today for a tour de france shoot ,the local newspaper the T&A wanted photos to promote the areas involvement in the tour de france .The bicycle was actually around during the Brontes day … Continue reading

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1940s re enactment and the hidden horrors of those smart German uniforms

I know there has been controversy about the growth of  German uniforms visible at 1940s events ,some events have banned the presence of  “German” re enactors while others limit the re enactors movements. I can personally see that it is … Continue reading

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How to put victorian or replica victorian clothing on

Just a very quick post on dressing in period costume as WGW is coming up and Haworths going steam punk in Nov The most important thing is highlighted in the Goth day public service announcement First some donts If your … Continue reading

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Tudor Headresses

A few photos from our Etsy shoot today as they show some of the more unusual Tudor headresses Not the most elegant photo ever but heres the front view The historical references are these images I also photographed my faux … Continue reading

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