Fashion show highlights 70 years of wedding dresses

The show runs May 31 and June 1 at Nelson’s St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral

A model shows off a 1966 wedding gown next to the orginal bride who wore it. A fashion show of wedding gowns spanning 1945 to 2013 will be held at St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral on May 31 and June 1. Photo submitted


The Women’s Guild at St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Nelson has planned a special event.

On Friday, May 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday afternoon, June 1 from 2 to 4 p.m., a fashion show will be presented, highlighted with music and stories. This will be an historical showcase held in the church under its vaulted ceiling amidst the Gothic arches and stained glass windows. This special showing of wedding dresses will capture the timeless beauty and romance of wedding gowns from 1945 to 2013. Refreshments will be served after the show.

All past and future brides, as well as history buffs, costume or fashion enthusiasts, and people interested in music and drama will love this show. Tickets are available in Nelson at: Touchstones Nelson, Nelson Florist and Event Planning (corner of Vernon and Hall streets) and at St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral (corner of Ward and Silica streets).

Several of these wedding gowns will be on display in the lobby at Touchstones Nelson from June 4 to 17. The church office can be reached at

Just Posted

Leafs lose marathon season opener

Nelson fell 3-2 to Fernie in double overtime

Latest round of Columbia River Treaty talks wrap up in Cranbrook

Federal, provincial, U.S. and Indigenous representatives recently met for eight round of discussions

CHECK THIS OUT: Libraries as safe spaces for the homeless

Anne DeGrace writes about an upcoming movie and talk focused on libraries and homelessness

First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination

2016 ruling said feds didn’t give same funding for on-reserve kids as was given to off-reserve kids

PLACE NAMES: Kaslo and Sandon neighbourhoods

Narrow valley saw Sandon’s main street over a creek

VIDEO: Vancouver Island mayor details emergency response after fatal bus crash

Sharie Minions says she is ‘appalled’ by condition of road where bus crashed

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for devastating downturn in B.C. forestry

Some say the high cost of logs is the major cause of the industry’s decline in B.C.

Federal food safety watchdog says batch of baby formula recalled

The agency says it’s conducting a food safety investigation

UVic president offers condolences after two students killed in bus crash

‘We also grieve with those closest to these members of our campus community,’ Cassels says

Coming Home: B.C. fire chief and disaster dog return from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

The pair spent roughly one week on Great Abaco Island assisting in relief efforts

Newcomer Ferland lines up with sniper Pettersson as Vancouver Canucks camp opens

Ferland provides more depth and a scoring threat up front, Pettersson says

Intelligence official charged seemed to be ‘exemplar of discretion’: UBC professor

Professor Paul Evans says he served on Cameron Ortis’s doctoral dissertation committee

B.C. company gets licence to test psychedelic drugs for therapy treatment

Salvation Botanicals interested in manufacturing, testing and research and development

Most Read