The Lynn Hopwood Costume Collection

HopwoodDuring the ‘Stainmore 150’ Celebration Weekeed from 27th to 29th August there will be a selection of Victorian costumes from the Lynn Hopwood Costume Collection displayed in the North Eastern Railway clerestory coach stationed on the 'Darlington Platform' at Kirkby Stephen East.
Lynn has a vast collection of authentic period costumes dating from 1800 together with an array of accessories from underwear to shoes and jewellery. The collection includes 97 wedding gowns from 1869 to 2002, and over the years the collection has become so popular that Lynn spends much of her time giving talks, and doing fashion shows and displays throughout the country.
Lynn and her partner now live in Kirkby Stephen and have a shop in Market Street called K.L .Vintage where they sell costumes from Victorian to 1980’s, accessories, bric a brac and small antique furniture. We hope you enjoy viewing this selection of Victorian costume. For further information please contact Lynn Hopwood 01768 3734870 or 01765 607091


Drawing Miss Nelson Christmas Book 1885 Poet John Close