Monthly Archives: March 2019

  • We are delighted to introduce Aly Keeling who joins National Trust of Guernsey in the position of Museum Manager at The Folk and Costume Museum, Saumarez Park. Maintaining a love of history since her early childhood, Aly’s history degree and qualification as a history teacher brought her to Guernsey. Seventeen years later, her biography and […]

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  • Here at the Folk and Costume Museum, we’re pleased to be throwing open our doors on the first day of  2019 Heritage Festival by exploring the intriguing story of Guernsey’s wool industry. Imagine being able to pull a woollen knitted stocking through a finger ring. Such was the quality of Guernsey woollen stockings, that between […]

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  • A recent re-discovery at National Trust of Guernsey’s Costume Collection, yielded much excitement and admiration.  This beautiful pair of flat black silk satin lady’s slippers c.1820 – 1840 represents the style of women’s shoes in the early 19th century. In a style, favoured by a young Queen Victoria, the cloth-topped shoes, with a square toe […]

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