Plan for the Evening

The dress code for the evening is Semi-formal (Dress to Impress). This event is aimed at every sewist and partners – beginners, experienced and non-sewers are all welcome!

The venue will open from 7:00pm, welcoming you with a drinks reception.  You will be invited in to the drawing room, where there will be time to mingle with other sewists, sign up for the dressmaking competitions and enjoy the photo booth.  ‘The Dressmaker’ cocktail, specially designed for this occasion will be available to buy at the bar along with a range of other drinks.

The entertainment for the evening will be provided by the fantastic Gabby Young!  Take a look at her website, Gabby’s music will have us all dancing the night away!



At 8:15 we will move upstairs for our hot buffet dinner (Menu to be revealed very soon) in the Grand Ball Room.

At 9:00 those wishing to enter the competition will be called up to walk a short catwalk and show off their dresses, outfits and accessories.

At 9:30 Gabby Young and Other Animals will play their first set and the desert buffet will be opened.

At 10:15 the winners of the Dressmaking Awards will be announced, along with the winners of the grand prize draw.

At 10:45 Gabby Young will play a second set giving you another chance to dance the night away!

Carriages from 12 Midnight

The event finishes at 1am.