Burlesque performer kissing sculpted head on antique drawers
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Burlesque at National Trust property

A National Trust property in southern England is staging a burlesque event as part of an attempt to freshen up its image.

Prospective audiences are told the two-day event at Killerton House near Exeter will involve "dancing... corsets, feathers and pearls."

The National Trust's Felicity Boucher told told the BBC: "It's not about burlesque, it's about the costume collection... it's a family evening out."

  • 13 Jun 2013