Meet the Costume Curator

Get an exclusive look into the costume stores and handling pieces from the study collection.

  • Booking essential

Step behind the glass of Killerton's costume collection and Meet the Costume Curator, Shelley Tobin. Spend two hours of exclusive access behind the scenes with Shelley and Charlotte Eddington (Assistant to the Costume Curator), viewing parts of the stores, handling pieces of the study collection, a guided tour of the exhibition Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote and refreshments.

Ticket sale proceeds are going towards our £70k fundraising target to care for the collections.


Event ticket prices
  • All £25.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01392 881345
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
It is not completely accessible as there are stairs, however do contact us to discuss your needs.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 September 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Sold out
14:00 - 16:00 Sold out
15 October 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01392 881345

Upcoming events

Votes for Women?

Tue 21 Aug 2018
As part of the National Trust's Women and Power programme for 2018, we are celebrating 100 years of women getting the vote by telling two stories of women from Killerton and their roles at the heart of the fight for votes for women, on opposing...

Faces of change: Votes for Women

Tue 21 Aug 2018
In partnership with the National Portrait Gallery an exhibition supporting the celebration of 100 years since women got the right to vote comes to Killerton.

Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote

Tue 21 Aug 2018
After a year being cared for behind the scenes while the roof was being repaired the fashion collection is back with a bang and will be showing how women's fashion became politicised during the campaign for women's suffrage.

South West Society of Botanical Artists

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Pop in and meet the South West Society of Botanical Artists.

Wicked Wednesdays: pirates

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Can you walk the plank? Let imaginations run wild through themed afternoons of play and make-believe in our garden. Meet different magical characters each week and enjoy face painting, crafts and trails. Fancy dress most welcome. £3 activity charge.

Forest Fun Thursdays

Thu 23 Aug 2018
Get back to your wild side and learn new forest and woodland skills this summer.