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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Passport to the Regency Era

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In the wake of the worldwide success of Netflix’s popular Bridgerton series, Suffolk Tourism has partnered with several community organizations for Passport To The Regency Era, a series of events and activities focusing on the culture of the early 19th century (1811-1820). Event partners include the Regency Society of Virginia, Stillwater Tea House, Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk Art League, Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society, Suffolk Public Library, and Suffolk Tourism. Passport to The Regency Era programs and activities can be found on the events tab of the Facebook page, and include:

Regency Hat-Making Crafts at the Suffolk Farmers' Market
Traditional Afternoon Tea & Regency Fashion Show
Film Series: Pride & Prejudice (2005), Emma (2020), and Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Pub Trivia Night: Etiquette, Elegance, and Bridgerton Babes
Living History Family Day: Experience the Regency Era
Suffolk Sewing Circle: Regency Era Needlework
Silhouettes: The "Snapshots" of the Regency Era
Corsets and Context: Historical Fiction for the 21st Century
Dining During the Regency Era
"May I Have This Dance?" Introduction to Regency Dance
Make Comics Then: Humor and Illustration in the Regency Era
Crafts Perfect for Galentine's Day
Haunting at Chuckatuck: Curse of Frankenstein
Regency Portraiture: Painting the Parts
Edmond Blair Leighton: "The First Gentleman of England" and Regency Art
Delicious Mess: Tea Party
Quilting or Creating a Counterpane in the Regency Era
"Strike A Pose" An Introduction to Regency Fashion
Inked Bag Workshop
Regency Ball
Book Club: Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice
Get Creative: Regency Inspired Watercolor Painting

For more information, visit the Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SuffolkVaPassport. You may also call Suffolk Tourism at 757.514.4130. 

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