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
16 July 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available
17 September 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available
15 October 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01392 881345

Upcoming events

Votes for Women?

Wed 20 Jun 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...

Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote

Wed 20 Jun 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.

Guided parkland walks

Thu 21 Jun 2018
Join a guided walk around the historic parkland and discover stories it holds.

Killerton parkrun

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It's not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too.

Garden Theatre - The Railway Children

Sat 23 Jun 2018
All aboard! Full steam ahead! Find your travel companions and take your seats (bring your seats actually, and a picnic) for Heartbreak Productions' outdoor adaptation of The Railway Children, a classic children's tale by Edith Nesbit.

South West Society of Botanical Artists

Wed 27 Jun 2018
Pop in and meet the South West Society of Botanical Artists.