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HOD 2024 – The House of Worth in Bourne.

September 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2024

Wake House is the birthplace of Charles Worth, “The Father of Haute Couture”. After moving from rural Lincolnshire, he founded his very successful business in the centre of Paris. There will be free guided (or self-guided) tours of Wake House. Also displays of Charles Worth’s creations, information about his life and career and talks about his life and work.
“The House of Worth” was the very first fashion brand and a huge success, dressing European royalty (including Queen Victoria) and rich ladies from across the world in spectacular and very expensive clothes.”

Booklet number: 7a

Region: SKDC

Address: Wake House, 41 North Street, Bourne, PE10 9AE

Time: Sat 14th – Sun 15th 10.30 – 16.00

Booking required: No

For more events, take a look at our Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days brochure. You can download our digital brochure for free (from June 21st 2024)


September 14
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Wake House
41 North Street
Bourne, PE10 9AE United Kingdom
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Family Activities, Refreshments, Parking, Toilets
Access information
Partial Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking, Disabled Toilet