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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Passport to the Regency Era


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 You may also call Suffolk Tourism at 757.514.4130. 

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