Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine

The Bowes Museum

21 September 2013 – 5 January 2014

Free entry with National Art Pass

(standard entry charge £9)

Celebrating 60 years of the iconic fashion designer who re-introduced the Pre-Raphaelite style to Modern Britain.

Laura Ashley’s romantic visions of a pastoral Britain helped transform the metropolitan woman into a floral tea-dressing country girl in the 1960s.

This exhibition examines Laura Ashley’s legacy and how her earthy designs have continued to influence the way women dress today.

Venue information

Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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