Miss Fishers Preview Night Soiree
National Trust members are invited to be one of the first to experience the Miss Fishers Exhibition at our members only preview soiree. Members can enjoy an exclusive ‘after dark’ viewing of the Miss Fishers exhibition on the 6th September before it opens to the general public.
From the 7th of September to the 27th October, Rippon Lea, home of Aunt Prudence in the series, will come alive with costumes and props from both the first series and the highly anticipated second series, yet to hit our screens.
Visitors will be taken on a journey into the creation of Miss Fisher’s world with insights from Kerry Greenwood, the author of the Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries novels, Fiona Eagger, the producers of the popular ABC adaptation, Marion Boyce the costume design for the show and actor Essie Davis who plays Phyrne.
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition7th September - 27th October 2013
The popular ABC TV series Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries will return to Rippon Lea this spring with a major exhibition featuring the sumptuous costumes worn by the Hon. Phryne Fisher and her cohorts. The house and gardens, which features in the series as the home of Aunt Prudence, will once again be transformed as the doors open to the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition on the 7th September.
More than 30 outfits worn by the lead cast including Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis), Dectective Inspector Jack Robinson (Nathan Page) and Aunt Prudence (Miriam Margolyes) from both series one and the soon to be broadcast series two of Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries will be showcased in the exhibition.
Visitors will be taken on a journey in to the creation of the many worlds of Miss Fisher with insight from Kerry Greenwood, the author of the Phryne Fisher mysteries series of books, Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox, producers of the popular ABC TV series and Marion Boyce, the costume designer for the TV series.
The mansion will be open throughout the day for visitors to see the exhibition at their leisure. Alternatively there are guided historic tours available for those interested in learning more about the social history of Rippon Lea.
The exhibition will be open every day from 10.30am - 4.30pm.
Guided Tour with Marion Boyce: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition
Join us on an intimate guided tour of the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition with costume designer, Marion Boyce,the creator of Miss Fisher’s fantastic outfits in the ABC TV hit series.
Marion will provide insights into her inspiration behind the costumes on show and will share tips on how to create the ultimate 1920’s look.
The Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition at Rippon Lea runs from September 7 – October 27 and features over 30 sumptuous costumes worn by the Hon. Phryne Fisher and her cohorts in the hit series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.
Costumes provided by Every Cloud Productions.
This exclusive event is a must for vintage fashion lovers!
Miss Fisher's Tea Dance
22nd September 2013, 2 - 5pm
The Miss Fisher's Tea Dance will offer contemporary afternoon tea consisting of a variety of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of pastries and cakes, and your choice of many tea infusions. A live three-piece band will entertain you with traditional ballroom music while you dance away your Sunday afternoon. A truly authentic, timeless experience that Miss Fisher would not have missed!
High Tea with Kerry Greenwood at the Eynesbury Estate
Sunday 6th October
Enjoy an elegant jazz-filled Sunday afternoon High Tea with author Kerry Greenwood as she launches the 20th Phryne Fisher Mystery, Murder & Mendelssohn. In the gardens and event marquee of the beautiful Homestead, partake in delicate savouries, delicious sweets and perhaps a refreshing drink or two! Come attired in your Sunday best, costume of the era most welcome. $95pp
Miss Fisher's Author's Talk and Afternoon Tea
13th October 2013, 2.30 - 4.30pm
As fa feature of the public program for the Miss Fisher's Exhibition, Rippon Lea House and Gardens will host Kerry Greenwood, author of the Phryne Fisher mysteries series of books over a special Afternoon Tea.
Kerry Greenwood will explore and discuss her inspirations for the books, the characters and the fashions. She will also discuss her latest (20th) Phryne Fisher novel, called Murder and Mendelssohn. Guests will also savour an Afternoon Tea inspired by Phryne's favourite treats; including finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of pastries and cakes, and a variety of tea infusions.