Win: Millinery masterclass, afternoon tea for two and race day tickets worth £270 have joined up with The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa, Bath and the expert milliner Annabel Lewis, founder of V V Rouleaux, to offer our readers a wonderful opportunity to create your own hat or fascinator for Ladies Day at Bath Racecourse, followed by a glorious afternoon tea in the hotel grounds and two tickets to the races. 

Five-star The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath is launching a millinery masterclass with expert milliner Annabel Lewis of V V Rouleaux for those seeking the perfect bespoke creation for the racing season. This June, under the guidance of V V Rouleaux, guests will be shown how to edge, shape and wire their very own creation that’s sure to be a stand out accessory at this summer’s top social events. 

The millinery masterclass will take place on 6th June at 1pm at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, with a two-hour instruction during which guests will learn about the tradition of millinery, the theory and the craftmanship of this exceptional art. The masterclass will teach guests the top millinery tricks for creating a beautiful headpiece. Guests will learn the art of shaping and stretching sinamay, wiring feathers and how to add the most spectacular finishing touches and trimming to create a piece worthy of the Royal Enclosures. With couture flowers, swooning feathers, and gorgeous trims in 100 colours, V V Rouleaux has all of the ingredients to make a one-of-a-kind hat or fascinator. Guests can celebrate their millinery accomplishments with a sumptuous afternoon tea on the hotel lawns; the perfect finish to an afternoon of beautiful craftmanship. 

The Millinery Masterclass:

  • 6th June 2019 
  • 1pm-3pm followed by afternoon tea 

Milliner Annabel Lewis founded V V Rouleaux in 1990 with the belief that “there are no barriers between fashion and decorating, home and catwalk”. V V Rouleaux are famed for their exceptional quality and expertise in the field of millinery and are the darling of interior designers and fashion houses, as well as craft aficionados and wedding planners. Having embellished Royal Weddings, styled A-listers and featured at some of the world’s most exclusive events, V V Rouleaux will share their expertise with hotel guests seeking the ultimate millinery experience. 

Guests will be able to wear their new creations to Ladies Day at Bath Racecourse which will be running a social media competition, along with The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa and V V Rouleaux, to win tickets for the Millinery Masterclass and Ladies Day race. To enter the competition, visit @bathracecourse @royalcrescent_hotel or @vvrouleaux on Instagram. 

Masterclass spaces are limited. To book please visit or

One lucky reader will win the following prize, worth £270

Start date: 
Friday, 10 May, 2019 - 12:00 to Friday, 31 May, 2019 - 11:59
For your chance to win simply enter your details below before 11:59am on Friday 31st May 2019
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