Introducing Tanys Transformations at Shepton Mallet Prison

Introducing Tanys Transformations at Shepton Mallet Prison

Shepton Mallet Prison invites you to ‘Evening Behind Bars’, a series of exclusive events that will showcase a mixture of prison history, workshops and exhibitions.

Join us on Tuesday 9th July, for our first ‘Evening Behind Bars’ event, ‘Tanys Transformations’. From 6pm, witness the transformation of wedding dresses into stunning ballgowns and prom dresses, supporting local charities and community groups across the county of Somerset. For just £10 per ticket and a 50% off discount for Shepton Mallet Prison Annual Pass holders, why not be a part of this unique experience. Each ticket includes a choice of a hot, cold or alcoholic drink on arrival.


Yellow Sunflower Dress stood infront of stair case at Shepton Mallet Prison


Experience Q&A Sessions

This event offers more than just listening to a speaker. You’ll have the chance to engage in Q&A sessions with Tanys about the creations, how the exhibition was designed and the stories behind the spectacular dresses.


Two ladies adjusting a dress during Tanys Transformations


Get Creative Behind Bars

Why not unleash your creativity in an interactive workshop, where you can help transform a wedding dress to represent ‘women behind bars’. This reimagined dress will be displayed alongside more than 70 other eye-catching dresses as part of the summer exhibition in the prison!

Be sure to keep an eye out for other ‘Evening Behind Bars’ events happening throughout the year!

Book your tickets now for an unforgettable Evening Behind Bars.