Stinking Fish of Southampton - Jane Austen's Landlord, the Marquis of Lansdowne

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Event information
Location: Georgian Room, Tudor House, Bugle Street, Hampshire, Southampton, SO14 2AD
Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Start time: 14:15
End time: 14:45
Price: Free
Contact: Sarah Siddons Fan Club
Telephone: 023 8086 2882

Many paintings of Southampton Castle do not depict the medieval fortification but the Gothic inspired residence of the notorious Marquis of Lansdowne, who among other things was Jane Austen's landlord.  Find out more about the eccentric Lord Lansdowne.

Speaker: Jean Watts from the Southampton Tourists Guide.

One of a programme of talks put together for The Stinking Fish of Southampton Jane Austen Festival, hosted in the Georgian Room of Tudor House.

Each talk lasts approximately 30 minutes throughout the day from 11.15am - 3.30pm, places are limited and are on a first come first served basis. All the talks have a link to Jane Austen's time in Southampton.

Entry to Tudor House is free on the 30th September. 

11.15 Georgian Ladies of Tudor House

12.00 Jane's School Days

12.45 Sarah Siddons, Southampton Resident, Contemporary of Jane Austen and famous actress

1.30 The French Street Theatre

2.15 The Marquis of Lansdowne

3.00 Putrid Throat and Things Medical

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