Can you solve the history mystery?

Students where regency fancy dress

Do you know anything about these two characters, photographed at an event on the North Holmes Campus?

In the full photograph, their skirts are so long that it is clear that they are standing on stilts.

What was the occasion? Why were these students dressed in this way?

If you know anything about this photograph – and particularly if you are one of the people shown – email us using the button below and tell us more!