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Monday 27 May 2024

[@]Hat Works - Historic Millinery

Hat Works

With its two floors of interactive exhibits taking visitors on a journey through the history of Stockport’s once thriving hatting industry.

Come and see our recreated hat factory, Victorian-style machines and our fantastic collection of over 400 hats from around the world.

Experience a hub of excellence, creativity and innovation for milliners, crafts-people, designer-makers and those with a keen interest in haute couture fashion and cutting edge textile design.

If you’re thinking of developing your hat-making skills, Hat Works is the place to learn. The museum offers a unique programme of taught courses designed and delivered by professional milliners.

Where better to learn the art of millinery than at the UK’s only hat museum.

Courses range from sessions for beginners, open blocking weekends and style icon workshops for the more advanced.

Opening times:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Bank Holidays: 11am - 5pm

Hat Works

Wellington Rd South