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The Bowerbird and The Bride Exhibition

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Awarding-winning costume designer Marion Boyce, in conjunction with Queensland University of Technology, has developed The Bowerbird and The Bird exhibition which will be on display at Old Government House from 12 July to 19 August, 2018.

Marion Boyce is best known for her work on the television series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and The Dressmaker movie.

Image from Old Government House

More than 40 bridal gowns from 1860 to 1970 will be on display and the exhibition will be more than a history lesson on Australian wedding fashion.

Having been fascinated with collecting garments since childhood Marion has a vast collection of fashion, accessories and other curiosities, which have been purchased from places around the world or donated by family, friends and fans.

Costume Designer Marion Boyce. Image supplied by Coffee Break With Belinda

Throughout The Bowerbird and The Bird exhibition you'll be able to attend some unique events which include an 'In Conversation' event with Marion Boyce, a Wedding Garden Party and Behind the Seams tours with the exhibition team and an industry expert.

Visit Old Parliament House from 12 July to 19 August, 2018 to view The Bowerbird and The Bride exhibition featuring wedding fashion from the collection of Marion Boyce.

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Why? An exhibition featuring fashion from Marion Boyce's collection
When: 12 July - 19 August
Phone: (07) 3138 8005
Where: Old Government House, Queensland University of Technology, Main Dve, 2B George St, Brisbane
Cost: Adult: $26.00 Concession: $23.50, Group 10 : $20.00 plus booking fee
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